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Ashfield is the Commercial & Medical Services division of UDG Healthcare, a global leader of outsourced solutions for the pharmaceutical industry.  A FTSE250 company trading on the London Stock Exchange, UDG is a broad based, stable organization that is strategically structured both in the services and products it offers as well as the locations wherein it operates, to be able to deliver to its clients the breadth of services they are looking for.  Our clients are looking for less vendors, more partners; organizations that provide the ultimate in flexibility, scalability and adaptability of solutions…solutions that are integrated and performing beyond the sum of their parts while simultaneously providing clients with complete visibility on performance and impact..

The excitement that resonates throughout the Ashfield Division comes from the ability to combine best-in-class services to create truly integrated solutions that are customized to our clients’ needs. With the healthcare industry facing an ever-shifting landscape, Ashfield is redefining outsourcing to provide global services that are more comprehensive, more integrated and more intelligent than ever before.

We are currently looking to hire a Healthcare Communicator in Canada that will build relationships with dental industry partners (dentists, periodontists and dental hygienists).

Key objectives:

  • Build and manage multiple dental office relationships, business needs and training on core brands (e.g. patient education, product training, and business profitability).
  • Interact over the phone and virtually with dental industry partners (dentists, periodontists and dental hygienists) and deliver their product information messages.
  • Manage sample and literature inventories
  • Presentation of Lunch and Learn/CHE events, conference participation.


  • 2+years’ experience in the dental arena (e.g. dental hygiene, dental assistant );
  • Education: University Degree in life sciences, business or equivalent business experience, Dental Hygienists Licensure by the appropriate provincial body or Dental Assistance Education Program;
  • Computer literacy; Proficient with Microsoft Office and Outlook;
  • Understanding of the Canadian Oral healthcare marketplace is an asset;
  • Strong patient, dental and industry knowledge;
  • Excellent presentation skills; Proven ability to communicate a message in an articulate & professional manner;
  • Preference for a dynamic & rapidly evolving work place;
  • Computer literacy; Proficient with Microsoft Office and Outlook;
  • English & French fluency.

Effectively adapts priorities in line with business needs

Commercially aware and demonstrates knowledge of the business. Ability to make calculated business decisions when choosing an appropriate course of action

Solutions oriented, the ability to understand the needs of the customers and uncover opportunities. Strong negotiation skills and ability to overcome objections resulting in sales

2+years’ experience in the dental arena (e.g. dental hygiene, dental assistant);

Supports and nurtures client/customer relationships within scope of own job role with a willingness to make decisions and take ownership of the results

Perceives, understands and manages own emotions and those of others; uses both intrapersonal and interpersonal intelligence to operate effectively at work

Motivated by achieving results and strives for on-going improvement in performance

Commercially aware and demonstrating knowledge of business

Communicates effectively and appropriately to meet own and wider business needs

Manages expectations by clarifying what a satisfactory outcome looks like; Thrives in driving a business forward through ambiguity


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