Acadia Healthcare Professional Outreach Representative-Illinois Region in Lemont, Illinois

This position is to represent the State of Illinois

**This position requires a great deal of travel.

**You will be representing Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center for Women located in Lemont, IL.


  • Develops, creates and builds a contact/referral database in assigned territory; increases referrals (by calling on all identified target market groups, organizations, hospitals, treatment centers, and professionals).

  • Develops long-term customer relationships coupled with the ability to identify and capitalize on opportunities.

  • Raises public awareness and knowledge base of TK with public and professionals.

  • Delivers key presentations to clients.

  • Represents TK at trade associations.

  • Monitors and evaluates the activities of the competition.

  • Monitors admissions/marketing results by:

  • Weekly contact reports to supervisor.

  • Weekly admissions reports to supervisor.

  • Exercises initiative in researching new marketing opportunities and tools.

  • Targets (1-2 or more) identified market focus geographical areas per year.

  • Meets monthly objectives, quotas and sales revenues.

  • Acts as liaison to professionals with both the admissions and the clinical staff.

  • Conducts tours as needed.

  • Has the ability to travel locally and overnight as needed (approximately 84 days per year).

  • All other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Business, preferred

  • Proven record of progressive sales and/or new business development

  • Healthcare experience, especially behavioral health care, preferred

  • Clinical licensure is desirable


  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills in building and maintaining relationships with referents, team members and co-employees

  • Relationship builder-face to face contact skills and talent, as well as telephone sales expertise

  • Demonstrated “closer” skills driving referrals and admissions

  • Strong follow-up skills characterized by self-motivation, high energy performance, and assertiveness

  • Documents all visits and calls consistently

  • Creates the impetus for referents to make referrals on a consistent basis

  • Spends 60% of his/her prospecting time working with current referents, 30% strategically developing new ones, and 10% on marketing

  • Thinks strategically about his/her role and how to contribute to success of his/her employer

  • Demonstrates integrity in all activities (leadership quality)

  • Demonstrates persistence in achieving goals