Colgate Palmolive Professional Consulting Veterinarian - Phoenix, AZ (Fluent Spanish Speaker required)) in Phoenix, Arizona
No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 112300 - Phoenix, Arizona, United States
If you are passionate about our company mission, we invite you to apply for our Professional Consulting Veterinarian as part of the Sales & Engagement Development Training Program. We welcome applicants from the following locations: Phoenix, AZ / Los Angeles, CA / San Diego, CA. You will start your career in the local market, where you will learn and train with the district team, as our development training program provides you with all the skills vital for a successful career as a Professional Consulting Veterinarian with Hill’s.
Upon successful completion of the development and training program, you will be assigned to your permanent location (which could be anywhere in the US) . You will be expected to move to the new location within 90 days. The Professional Consulting Veterinarian (PCV) is part of Hill's Customer Development Organization, and interacts with the US Professional and Veterinary Affairs team. The PCV is responsible for relationship building, education, and influence of veterinary and pet retail customers, in order to earn the Hill's recommendation.
These customers include veterinary specialists, general practitioners, members of the veterinary healthcare team, Key Thought Leaders in the veterinary profession, academic administrators, faculty, residents, interns, and students, leaders of veterinary professional organizations, and pet retailers. This role also provides support for local district sales teams by delivering internal education to sales Territory Managers, providing external education and training to pet and veterinary customers, and supporting customer initiatives. The PCV works closely with the District Manager in their assigned district to identify business needs and implement strategies.
The PCV’s work ensures that Hill’s is known as a scientific, innovative, and credible partner that is engaged with veterinary and pet care professionals to transform the lives of dogs and cats through outstanding nutrition.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Key Thought Leaders, Specialty Hospitals, and Colleges of Veterinary Medicine
Establish influential relationships with Key Thought Leaders in specialty hospitals and academia. Find opportunities to deliver relevant continuing education and engage KTLs in Hills’ initiatives. Promote active recommendation and endorsement of Hill’s products.
Call on specialty hospital customers with appropriate frequency, based on tier. Educate and implement initiatives that result in an active Hill’s recommendation from the veterinary healthcare team. Increase Hill’s sales and market share with assigned specialty hospital customers.
Engage with College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) faculty, interns, residents and 3rd/4th year students. Provide education on clinical nutrition and Hill’s products, improving nutritional competence and influencing active recommendation of Hill’s products. Build relationships with administrators and key staff to establish Hill’s as a valuable and trusted partner.
Work with Hill’s Student Representatives to target and coordinate opportunities to build a positive presence in veterinary schools, and to encourage the use of Hill’s products through the VIP Market program.
Increase sales and market share and establish Hill’s as the preferred partner with pet retail and veterinary healthcare teams, to help achieve district performance goals. Deliver appropriate education, mentor, and training to meet customer needs.
Use the tools of technology to improve educational reach and influence.
Support Territory Managers’ technical, nutritional, and product expertise with education and training during district meetings and conference calls, and while working in the field.
Work closely with District Manager to identify and prioritize business needs and implement strategies. Help to plan and participate in district customer events that will increase product sales and market share.
Regional, National, and Corporate Activities
Represent Hill’s at assigned regional and national veterinary conferences and corporate customer meetings.
Develop working relationships with local and regional veterinary associations to identify, target and prioritize opportunities that support Hill’s strategies.
Partner with US Marketing and Retail Marketing teams to provide customer insight and technical support for Hill’s products and programs.
Serve on project teams, deliver webinars, and support Hill’s customer tours as assigned.
Professional degree in veterinary medicine (DVM, VMD or equivalent)
4+ years clinical practice experience required
Current and active license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state.
Fluent in Spanish
Expected Areas of Skills/ Abilities:
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Valid driver’s license with no moving violations
Able to work independently to manage a fast paced schedule with irregular hours and to manage travel within geography/region
Ability to relocate for career advancement
Able to fulfill travel requirements of the position (on average 1-2 nights per week, but will vary).
Strong work ethic, professional appearance and demeanor, high integrity. Excellent relationship building and influencing skills.
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation).
Self-motivated and highly competitive.
Business and leadership skills.
Animal health industry or sales experience.
We are a results oriented company with a caring culture and work life balance. Apply with us! Come and join our amazing team!
Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law
Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.
Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets! At Hill’s we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.
HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries. To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com , or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.