Life Sciences Partnerships Lead at RDMD
San Francisco, CA, US

RDMD’s mission is to accelerate drug treatments for patients with rare disease. There are 7,000 rare diseases affecting 1 in 10 people globally, yet less than 5% of conditions have an FDA-approved therapy. The rare disease drug development market is also growing at an unprecedented rate, making up 58% of all novel drugs approved by FDA in the last year. RDMD’s two-sided consumer and enterprise software platform empowers patients to play a more active role in driving forward drug research in their own conditions.

We are looking for a Life Sciences Partnerships Lead to support business development efforts with biopharma customers. You should be excited about making an impact in rare disease and redefining the current system in drug development. You are someone who is resourceful, thorough, detail- oriented, and creative. As part of our early team, you will help to shape and define life sciences partnerships strategy and execution.

What you’ll do

Identify potential customers and business development opportunities within biopharma, regulatory, and academic stakeholders.

Qualify potential customers based on publicly available information on their websites, news articles, industry networking, and other data sources.

Outreach to target customers and schedule meetings, calls, and demos in partnerships with Life Sciences Partnership Directors.

Research biopharma drug programs and stakeholders andto prepare materials to leverage in sales efforts.

Support development of internal team processes and look for opportunities to improve existing processes.

Manage sales operations and processes, including updating the CRM and tracking sales metrics and analytics.

Strive to continuously improve the sales development process and demonstrate a willingness to learn and implement best practices.

Who you are

You’re an individual with a passion for the healthcare industry, an analytical approach to problem solving, and an innate strength for building relationships. You should be highly motivated to make a meaningful impact on the lives of rare disease patients and the drug development system as a whole. You’re a kind, self-starting, and collaborative problem-solver who seeks and gives candid feedback.

You are highly resourceful, persistent, organized, detail-oriented, and creative.

You have a sense of urgency, strong work ethic, and enjoy a fast-paced environment.

You have hands-on experience with multiple sales outreach techniques (including cold emails and Linkedin).

You have prior lead generation and/or external prospecting experience.

You have excellent research skills and written communication skills.

You have the agility to work across and develop relationships with diverse, cross-functional teams.

You are proactive, self-starting, and comfortable with ambiguity.

You hold a B.S. degree in any field.

About Us

RDMD’s mission is to empower patients and communities to accelerate drug development for rare diseases. Rare diseases are actually not that rare: 1 in 10 people in the United States has a rare disease, and 50% are children. Your work at RDMD will directly affect people diagnosed with serious rare illnesses by connecting patients and their data to the researchers who are actively developing treatments.

If our mission resonates with you, but you only match some of these attributes, we hope you apply regardless. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, and enthusiastically encourage people from historically underrepresented groups in tech to apply to RDMD. We can’t wait to learn more about you!