Business Development Manager

About Us





Velocity BioGroup is a strategic group of long-time business executives in the pharmaceutical, biologics, medical devices, and Federal Markets, with very high-level relationships in the commercial and government payer world, public relations and advocacy communities.

Full-time Position

Do you have strong sales skills and hands-on substance use disorder experience? Can you influence stakeholders and build partnerships to increase access to lifesaving medications? Are you knowledgeable about the treatment infrastructure and political nuances? Can you communicate complex ideas clearly and adapt your approach for each audience?  Are you up for 40% regional travel? This role is not for the faint of heart. You'll be on the front lines driving change.  Are you up for a challenge that makes a real difference? If you answered YES, and have the resilience to combat this epidemic, we want to hear from you.
  • Who We Are

    At Velocity BioGroup, we achieve what others can’t by building trust-based partnerships between government, industry, and investors. We partner with pharmaceutical companies to increase access to innovative medications that save lives. Our mission is to solve the opioid addiction crisis through education, advocacy, and access to life-saving medications like branded naloxone. We know we can change lives because we’ve seen the results – more opioid overdoses reversed and patients’ lives transformed through medication-assisted treatment.
    Our team collaborates closely with clients while operating with autonomy, trust, and passion for our shared mission.
  • We Believe

    • Health Equity: Everyone deserves access to life-saving medications and care.
    • Education & Advocacy: We have a responsibility to use our experience and platforms to advocate for change and educate communities.
    • Partnership: We accomplish more together. Our success depends on building strong relationships and collaborating with stakeholders.
  • Our Culture

    • Passionate about our mission
    • Belief in ourselves
    • Have fun together
    • Work hard to drive results
    • Serve those who have served our country
    • Help those who cannot empower themselves
  • What You'll Do

    • Build relationships and influence stakeholders to increase access to lifesaving medications
    • Develop strategies tailored to regional dynamics to drive market share.
    • Represent our mission at conferences and task forces
    • Collaborate to align messaging and remove barriers
    • Educate communities and stakeholders on naloxone and its life-saving impact.
    • Influence decision makers to increase access to and procurement of high-dose naloxone.
    • Build partnerships with healthcare organizations, first responders, corrections, and advocacy groups.
    • Develop regional strategies to drive utilization and market share growth.
    • Represent our mission by presenting at conferences and engaging with regional task forces.
    • Collaborate cross-functionally to align messaging and remove barriers to access.


    You’ll be on point educating communities and influencing stakeholders in your California region to drive utilization of high-dose naloxone. This is not an ambassador role – it requires analytical skills, political know-how, and the ability to persuade decision-makers. You must understand the nuances of the treatment infrastructure and sell ideas in this complex landscape.

  • What You Will Accomplish

    • Increased procurement of high-dose naloxone in your region, ultimately saving more lives.
    • Strong partnerships and increased awareness among stakeholders about naloxone’s importance.
    • Market share growth and utilization of high-dose naloxone in your region.
    • Positioning as a thought leader who advances conversations on the fentanyl crisis in America.
  • You are Ideal for this Position if you are

    • Passionate Advocate – You have a passion for health equity and advocating for communities impacted by substance use disorders.
    • Politically Savvy – You have the political savvy to navigate conflicting perspectives on how to address the opioid overdose crisis.
    • Relationship Builder – You excel at influencing stakeholders and building collaborative partnerships.
    • SUD Knowledgeable – You are experienced in the substance use disorder space or adjacent fields like public health fields like HIV/AIDS.
    • Sales Savvy – You have the ability to sell and influence decision makers.
    • Adaptable Communicator – You openly communicate with diverse groups without preaching or moralizing.
    • Criminal Justice Insight – You could have relevant experience in corrections, criminal justice, or recovery services.
    • Strategic Thinker – You develop creative strategies tailored to regional dynamics and needs.
  • You Possess These Basic Requirements

    • 3+ years experience in pharmaceutical, medical affairs, or biotech sales
    • Experience in substance use disorder landscape preferred
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to travel regionally, though centered in CA and the following states: CO, WA, OR, AZ and KS
  • Why You Will Love Working With Us

    • Competitive pay ranging from $130,000 – $150,000, with additional uncapped bonus potential
    • Full medical benefits, 401k match, and generous PTO
    • Flexible work environment with a team culture of passion and fun
    • Career development opportunities in a fast-growing company
    • Chance to truly make an impact and defeat the substance use disorder crisis and heal lives

    This is not an easy undertaking but the impact potential is immense. If using your sales talent to save lives excites you, apply today.


Business Development Manager - Full Time, Remote, California

Meet Our Team

Velocity BioGroup is a strategic group of long-time business executives in the pharmaceutical, biologics, medical devices, and Federal Markets, with very high-level relationships in the commercial and government-payer world, public relations, and advocacy communities. The primary function of the Velocity BioGroup team is to support your organization in framing a compelling formula for the success of your key products introduced in the market.