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Vet Branch Manager

Primary Location Charlotte, North Carolina Additional Location(s) Columbia, South Carolina; Raleigh, North Carolina Job ID R101430 Apply

Job Summary

Patterson Veterinary Supply is looking for a results-oriented leader with a history of strong sales success, preferably as a leader in the veterinary supply field.  

As a Branch Manager, you will direct and supervise a geographically dispersed outside salesforce. You will play a key role in developing and executing strategies to drive branch growth and profitability while providing quality service to our customers.

Essential Functions

  • Developing and maintaining sales plan for the branch.

  • Developing and implementing sales/marketing plans.

  • Developing and managing vendor and customer relations.

  • Managing the implementation of the sales strategies and tactics.

  • Managing key accounts.

  • Define and evaluate issues, develop methods, and revise procedures within established policies.

  • Manages direct reports including the hiring, development, performance management, goal setting, and other managerial duties.

  • Ensures direct reports are aware of and follow established business policies, practices, and Company’s Code of Conduct to create a supportive and productive working environment.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • A four-year college degree.

  • Thorough knowledge of the veterinary industry and vet practices.

  • Prior experience in customer service and dealing directly with customers in a sales capacity.

  • Prior knowledge of sales and asset management.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Financial management experience. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous supervisory experience

Working Conditions

Physical Demands

  • Operating a computer or other office devices for the majority of the workday

  • May occasionally need to move packages up to 10 pounds such as office supplies or equipment

  • Must be able to communicate with others in person, over the phone, and in writing. 

  • Must be able to understand and effectively exchange accurate information with others such as coworkers, customers and vendors

  • Must be able to read and interpret various electronic and written documents.

Environmental Factors

This position is in an office environment in which team members occupy desks in assigned areas or at meeting/collaboration spaces within the building. The building’s primary work areas consist of desks, chairs, computers and other office equipment and devices for professional services.

Travel and On-call

This position requires traveling to customer locations and providing services and support to customers.


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