Manager, Deal Originations

Manager, Deal Originations

About TrialSpark

The biggest bottleneck in bringing new treatments to patients is the clinical trial. On average, getting a drug through the trial process takes nearly a decade and frequently costs $1B+. And the problem is only getting worse.

TrialSpark finds new medicines and develops them cheaper and faster, using our proprietary trial engine. This role is responsible for seeking and developing investment ideas for the creation of new TrialSpark companies. The Manager of Deal Originations will work with the Investment Team to develop and implement a strategy to proactively source assets for TrialSpark to license.  This position is critically important to building the company and this team will help to set the pace of growth for the organization.


Include but are not limited to:

  • In coordination with the Head of Investments, the Manager of Deal Originations will develop and lead the strategy to proactively source investment opportunities and high potential customers for TrialSpark's contract research business
  • Develop and maintain a network of business development executives, investment bankers and other intermediaries to support deal originations strategy
  • Produce marketing material to support business development and deal originations initiatives 
  • Primary responsibility for developing and maintaining the content on the TrialSpark Investments website and other social media outlets
  • Attend scientific, medical, business development and broker conferences to identify investment and asset licensing opportunities
  • Document and communicate sourcing activities internally to ensure that the TrialSpark team communicates with one voice to all external parties



  • Must have 2 to 5 years of sales or sales-support experience at a pharmaceutical or healthcare company
  • Familiarity with the stages of the drug development process, including discovery research, lead selection and optimization, preclinical testing, clinical trial design and clinical trial execution
  • Excellent communication skills and a proven ability to work collaboratively internally and externally
  • Significant experience with PowerPoint
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment with other members of the business development team and thrive in a fast-paced and highly self-motivated professional culture

Personal Qualifications

  • Strong work ethic
  • Team player
  • Organized and detail-oriented, with a demonstrated ability to multitask

You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Salary Range
$90,000.00 - 150,000.00
per Year
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New York, NY 10001, US
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