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Account Executive, Eastern Iowa

Iowa, Remote See Job Responsibilities

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  • Persuasive
  • Relationship Expertise
  • Skilled Presenter

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The opportunity to work at McKesson means you get to join in our company purpose of Advancing Health Outcomes for All. Hear from one of our team members to learn more about their role and how they get to make an impact every day.


Play a key role

Set out every day to do purposeful and meaningful work. Manage the entire deal lifecycle of a customer and play a key role in how McKesson can advance health outcomes for all.


Join a collaborative, fast-paced, determined team that is dedicated to building excellent relationships with our prospects and customers.

Your expertise

The future of health starts with you. Your unique story, ideas and experiences are valued here, and we need your sales expertise to fulfill our mission of improving care in every setting.


  • Coverage you can rely on

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision
    • Health Spending Accounts
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Benefits that go beyond your base pay

    • 401(k) (U.S.)
    • Pension (Canada)
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Support for total well-being

    • Mental Health Programs
    • Flexible Schedules
    • Paid Time Off
    • Wellness Program
    • Education Reimbursement
    • Volunteer Opportunities
    • Flexible Work Environment
  • A global leader of inclusion

    McKesson’s commitment to diversity and inclusion starts at the top. We have also been named a Best Employer for Diversity by Forbes.


McKesson is an impact-driven, Fortune 10 company that touches virtually every aspect of healthcare. We are known for delivering insights, products, and services that make quality care more accessible and affordable. Here, we focus on the health, happiness, and well-being of you and those we serve – we care.

What you do at McKesson matters. We foster a culture where you can grow, make an impact, and are empowered to bring new ideas. Together, we thrive as we shape the future of health for patients, our communities, and our people. If you want to be part of tomorrow’s health today, we want to hear from you.

McKesson Corporation is a global leader in healthcare supply chain management solutions, retail pharmacy, community oncology and specialty care, and healthcare information solutions. McKesson partners with pharmaceutical manufacturers, providers, pharmacies, governments and other organizations in healthcare to help provide the right medicines, medical products and healthcare services to the right patients at the right time, safely and cost-effectively. United by our ICARE shared principles, our employees work every day to innovate and deliver opportunities that make our customers and partners more successful - all for the better health of patients. McKesson has been named a “Most Admired Company” in the healthcare wholesaler category by FORTUNE, a “Best Place to Work” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, and a top military-friendly company by Military Friendly. For more information, visit

We take pride in our culture of connection and believe in a workplace where everyone can be their full, authentic self. We welcome and encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities and others with diverse perspectives to join our growing team. Your unique perspective and experience are valuable assets that can translate into a rewarding career path with us.

Apply to join our team and help shape the future of healthcare! 

Current Need

We are seeking a Primary Care Account Executive to join our team in managing the Eastern Iowa territory. Our ideal candidate will currently be located in Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, or the Iowa City Corridor. Relocation is not provided for this position.

Position Description

The PC Account Executive is an individual contributor, responsible for selling products and/or services within an assigned geographic area which includes specific customer accounts to achieve gross profit and sales targets. This role will identify, develop and pursue sales leads, visit existing and new customers, assesses customer needs and suggests appropriate products and services, set price and delivery times within limits of authority, and concludes sales orders and transactions to meet gross profit and/or revenue targets. The PC AE has an individual Gross Profit (GP) plan and related MBOs or goals. The role requires sustained customer/manufacturer partner contact and relationships. PC AE engages with various McKesson specialists that support a segment or specific product category including LAB, Rx, McKesson Brands, Surgery Centers and Corporate Accounts.  This role spends the majority of their time at customer sites.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the sales of certain products and services in the Primary Care sales segment.

  • Develop strategies with clients aimed at accelerating overall business processes.

  • Develop and execute call plans and key account strategies to specifically add new accounts to the territory.

  • Implement McKesson sales strategies, educate and convert the customer base.

  • Perform field promotion work, demonstrate products/services, provide assistance in the best application of products/services and manage questions regarding products/services.

  • Meet company forecasts and objectives for the territory.

  • Master technical and industry knowledge in order to position McKesson's value to the customer.

  • Responsible for the sale of certain products or services. 

  • Duties involve direct one-to-one communication with customer or client. 

  • Responds to all questions concerning products or services and refers questions as necessary. 

  • May coordinate company product support (including technical engineering support) and services to ascertain customer's needs. 

  • Will close transactions and take orders. 

  • May estimate time and sales expenses expected and submit to management. 

  • Should be competent in analyzing records of present and past sales, trends and costs, estimated and realized revenue, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred. 

  • Interprets accounts, trends, and records to management. 

  • Sells to new and present clients. 

  • Contacts prospects and explains features and merits of products or services offered, utilizing persuasive sales techniques.

Minimum Requirements

  • 4+ years of relevant experience

  • Valid driver's license and clear driving record

Critical Skills

  • 4+ years progressive experience in sales or service

  • 2+ years selling a large product line/large number of sku's

  • Strong proven record of creating and maintaining long term customer relationships

  • Experience selling in a collaborative team setting

  • Experience using Salesforce or other CRM tool

  • Advanced proficiency with Excel, Power Point, Word, and Outlook

  • Flexible to travel up to 80% within the territory, mostly day travel

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Experience presenting to C-suite

  • Prior sales experience in distribution is strongly preferred

  • Prior lab sales experience strongly preferred

  • Experience selling value propositions and technology solutions

  • Experience managing GP's and Margins for a territory


Up to 80% with occasional overnights


4-year degree in business or related field or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements

Ability to travel daily within assigned territory.

We are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson as part of our Total Rewards. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, please click here.

Our Total Target Cash (TTC) Pay Range for this position:

$0 - $0

Total Target Cash (TTC) is defined as base pay plus target incentive.

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity Employer

McKesson provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees and is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age or genetic information. For additional information on McKesson’s full Equal Employment Opportunity policies, visit our Equal Employment Opportunity page.

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