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Outside Sales Representative

Missouri State Job Bank Saint Charles, MO
  • Posted: March 23, 2020
  • Full-Time

Outside Sales RepresentativeJob DescriptionA pet owner's most trusted advisor is often their veterinarian. As an Outside Sales Representative for our Veterinary Sales Team, you are the face behind our brand as these providers consider Pro Plan Veterinary Diets. Proper nutrition is key to optimal dog and cat health. It is an idea carried throughout our entire line of veterinary pet food-specialized nutrition that makes a difference. Pro Plan Veterinary Diets include products focused on dietary management of dogs and cats with specific health problems. This role will provide you an incredible portfolio of formulas to represent, each of them backed by scientific research and Purina's unparalleled pet expertise. Globally, Nestl has 27 research, development and technology centers along with over 500 scientists dedicated to ensuring top quality and creating innovative approaches to make the lives of dogs and cats better.As our conduit into clinics, animal hospitals and offices throughout the veterinary channel, this role allows you to have the freedom of running your territory like your own business and provides the opportunity to become a strategic partner in enriching the lives of pets and the people who love them. Similar to our retail sales channels, you'll enjoy the benefits of thought leadership and collaboration that develops within a tight-knit sales team.Through continuous training, Outside Sales Representatives will develop an expertise in our diets and strategic sales plans, just as you'll need to understand our channel partners' goals, so that we are simultaneously creating a healthier pet community and gaining market share. You'll achieve this through your high level of professionalism, entrepreneurial spirit, advocacy and business acumen as you leverage Purina's advancing technology and industry-leading innovation to nurture relationships with current clients and build new client business.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:Promote Pro Plan Veterinary Diet product line.Grow the Purina Veterinary business by using innovative sales and marketing concepts to achieve assigned goals in all key measures.Call on existing and potential clients to create targeted, brand-building sales and marketing programs to drive volume and hit quantitative and qualitative sales goalsDevelop and implement strategic business plans within assigned geography to allow Purina to advance in the marketplaceCreate a positive Purina experience by providing top-tier customer services to clients through a consultative selling approachWork cross-functionally with regional team, distributor channel and counterparts across the country to consistently exceed sales expectationsInfluence with integrity by identifying each clinic's business needs, and then leveraging consumer insights and trends to support your recommendationsDevelop and foster business relationships with key decision makers to gain active recommendations of Purina to veterinary clients.Provide Nutritional Pet Food Diet expertise to Veterinarians and their staff through clinic calls, product detailing/comparisons, In-Hospital Trainings and Special Events.LOCATION: Must be willing to reside or relocate in at least one of the following areas: St. Louis, MO (Territory will cover parts of St. Louis and Illinois, including Effingham, Champaign, Decatur, Springfield, Capital, Alton, Saint Charles, Weldon Spring, Chesterfield and Granite City).Travel: Must be able to travel, including overnights as needed to manage the assigned territory.Relocation assistance will be provided.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's Degree required1 years of sales experience requiredPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Outside sales experience preferredExperience managing a territory preferredWillingness to relocate if not in the designated territory preferredOTHER REQUIREMENTS: You are required to have a valid state driver's license, a satisfactory driving record and carry automobile insurance in the following amounts:$100,000 bodily injury liab

Missouri State Job Bank


Saint Charles, MO
63303 USA

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