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Veterinary Sales Representative

Job Location Santa Rosa, California Additional Location(s) Napa, California; Petaluma, California; Sacramento, California Job ID 2021-12693
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Overview

At Patterson Companies, our sales representatives provide products, equipment, technology and innovative solutions to help dental and animal health professionals across North America care for their clients and advance their businesses. We’re looking for sales professionals who:

  • Are committed to developing and maintaining strong business relationships
  • Bring a customer-first approach to providing recommendations and solutions
  • Use sound strategies and a creative approach to drive sales and provide exceptional service

Establish your new sales career at Patterson Companies where you can achieve your professional goals while helping our customers succeed.

Success Profile

What makes a successful sales representative at Patterson Companies? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Consultative
  • Critical thinker
  • Customer-focused
  • Resilient
  • Self-starter
  • Tenacious

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Rewards

  • Health and Well-being

  • Retirement and Savings Program

  • Compensation

  • Professional Development

  • Employee Discount Programs

  • Vehicle Program

Responsibilities

Overview


As a Veterinary Sales Representative you are responsible for the maintenance and expansion of your assigned customer base within an assigned territory for veterinary supplies, products, & programs. This includes achieving annual sales, revenue, and gross profit goals within a specified territory.

Clickhere to learn more about a day in the life of a Territory Manager!

Building connections for healthier communities

Patterson Companies and our dedicated teams create healthier communities by building strong partnerships, one person at a time. We connect expertise to inspired ideas, products and services while creating a relevant, memorable difference in the lives of our clients and their customers.


As a market leading animal health and dental company, we supply technology, products and equipment, as well as marketing, support and logistics services across North America and the U.K.


Responsibilities


  • Regularly calls on veterinary offices, labs, and institutions within a defined sales territory to achieve budgeted sales volume and other established goals.
  • Maintains and further develops established accounts, and develops new accounts to increase market penetration.
  • Actively prospects, pursues, and closes equipment and technology sales in assigned territory.
  • Responsible for maintaining and growing existing consumables base.
  • Responsible for generating leads for technology offerings, exclusive products, and capital equipment.
  • Prepare presentations and price quotes for customers.
  • Must be able to meet forecasted goals.
  • Promotes Patterson Vet marketing programs & demonstrates new products.
  • Participates in and supports meetings and activities as requested by the Branch Manager, Region and/or General office.
  • Performs other Veterinary Pharmaceutical Sales Representative duties as assigned.


Qualifications


Veterinary Sales Representative Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must possess ONE or more of the following:

  • A four year degree or
  • Three or more years of experience in business to business sales or
  • Three or more years of experience in the HEALTH/VETERINARY industry 

Veterinary Sales Representative Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior direct, retail, or telephone sales experience
  • Knowledge of veterinary industry (or experience)
  • PC skills required including knowledge of spreadsheets & word processing software
  • Ability to analyze financial information
  • Skillful negotiation and presentation abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


What's In It For You:

We provide competitive benefits, unique incentive programs and rewards for our eligible employees:

  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits and an integrated Wellness Program.
  • 401(k) Match Retirement Savings Plan.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).
  • Paid Time Off (PTO).
  • Holiday Pay & Floating Holidays.
  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO).
  • Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement).
  • Full Paid Parental and Adoption Leave.
  • LifeWorks (Employee Assistance Program).
  • Patterson Perks Program.

Why Join Patterson?

Click here  to see what it’s like to be a part of our winning team! Patterson isn’t just a place to work, it’s a partner that cares about your success.


An Equal Opportunity Employer

As a people-first company, Patterson promotes a culture that embodies and celebrates diversity and inclusivity. We believe our employees’ unique experiences and differences are what strengthen us and drive our success. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We are Patterson. We welcome you.

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Getting Hired

We’re excited that you’re interested in joining Patterson Companies. We offer a wide range of opportunities, and the hiring process may vary based on position. Learn how to submit a job application, and the typical evaluation processes used at Patterson, click here(This link opens a PDF file).

Corporate Responsibility

At Patterson Companies, we measure success by the strength of our relationships with our clients, customers and employees. From working with our partners to bring innovation solutions and provide best-in-class experience to our customers, to supporting employee volunteerism large and small, we’re committed to building strong connections to support the communities we live and work in. Learn more about our corporate responsibility, click here.

Our Mission

Be a part of a great organization with a special mission: to be the market leading dental and animal health company supplying technology, marketing, support and logistics to maximize customer success. We connect expertise to inspired ideas, products and services and create a relevant, memorable difference in the lives of our clients, customers and employees. To learn more about our Mission and Values click here.

RECRUITMENT FRAUD ALERT

It has been brought to our attention that there has been fraudulent activity by scammers attempting to represent themselves as Patterson employees or recruiters. These individuals are attempting to reach potential job seekers through online chat interviews and sending false offer letters, representing Patterson without our consent. If you’re concerned that you’ve been contacted by an unauthorized Patterson recruiter or employee, please notify privacy@pattersoncompanies.com. You may also report suspicious fraudulent activity to your local law enforcement agency or the FBI. Thank you.

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