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Territory Sales Rep - Animal Health

Primary Location Sioux Center, Iowa Additional Location(s) Dyersville, Iowa; Manchester, Iowa Job ID R106980 Apply

Attention Ag Sales Professionals!

We are seeking applicants for an Animal Health Territory Sales Manager in the East Central Iowa area with experience in swine and cattle production.

The Territory Manager is responsible for the maintenance and expansion of assigned customer base within an assigned territory for pharmaceuticals, supplies, products, & programs. This includes achieving annual sales, revenue, and gross profit goals within a specified territory.

Responsibilities include:

  • Regularly call on mixed-practice veterinarians, agricultural retailers, and/or producers within a defined sales territory to achieve budgeted sales volume and other established goals.

  • Retain and further develop established customer accounts and develop new customer accounts to increase market share.

  • Partner with customers to understand their business needs and requirements in order to proactively recommend specific products and solutions.

  • Provide impeccable support:  respond to customer queries, answer questions and solve problems in a timely fashion.

  • Identify trends in customer satisfaction.

  • Verify price and terms in accordance with standard procedures and customer profitability profiles.

  • Partner with the sales support functions in order to grow the territory.

  • Meet forecasted goals.

  • Maintain a current knowledge of the industry, consumer preferences, company products, programs, market conditions, and competition. 

  • Gain understanding of and adhere to Accounts Receivables policies and practices.

  • Ensure accuracy in customer orders and territory records, document all customer interactions and potential sales opportunities, and maintain accurate financial documentation. 

  • Utilize sales and financial reports as needed to grow the territory. 

  • Maintain acceptable driving record.

  • The Territory Manager may perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Associate degree in Business and/or Animal Health, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Demonstrated customer service and organization skills.

  • Observable self-motivation

  • Ability to analyze financial information

  • Skillful negotiation and presentation abilities

  • Proven accuracy and strong attention to detail.

  • Evident effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. 

  • General computer proficiency including knowledge of MS Office

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of experience in animal health/agriculture or sales


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