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Merck Animal Health Seeks Inside Sales Regional Specialist

November 07, 2019

Position Title                                        Merck                                                                                                        Inside Sales Regional Specialist
(Animal Health)
                                                                                               
                                                                             

 

Job Description

Our Territory Representatives interact face to face with our customers, understand their needs and consult to offer the right solutions. We work collaboratively in Field Sales Teams and play a critical role in supporting our customer centric business model. This is a sales position within the Inside Sales team for our Company's Animal Health Companion Animal division focusing companion animal products.
              

 Our Territory Representatives interact face to face with our customers, understand their needs and consult to offer the right solutions. We work collaboratively in Field Sales Teams and play a critical role in supporting our customer centric business model. 

This is a sales position within the Inside Sales team for our Company's Animal Health Companion Animal division focusing companion animal products.  Candidate will be responsible for contacting veterinary customers via the telephone to initiate sales relationships and promote, position, and sell the companion animal line of products.   The Regional Sales Specialist will be accountable for developing and maintaining account relationships and managing account growth for assigned veterinary, animal shelter, or other accounts. The Regional Sales Specialist is responsible for contacting decision makers to discuss product needs, increase product occupancy, expand market penetration, and acquire sales. Performance is measured on sales goal achievement vs. goal, as well as targeted promotions and other performance standards consistent with operating objectives. 

In this role you will learn about and contribute to our Company's Companion Animal business as a member of the Inside Sales team in Omaha, NE. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to start a successful career in Animal Health sales and grow internally!! Top preforming and successful Inside Sales Representatives may be offered growth opportunities to transition to US field-based sales roles in the future which will likely require relocation to where the business and growth is needed. 

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • Bachelors Degree in Animal Health, Agriculture, Business or relevant study is required.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal/communication and presentation skills

  • Successful candidate must be flexible and have the ability to adapt to a changing environment

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Experience selling animal healthcare products and services through veterinary and/or shelter channel is preferred.

  • ‏Knowledge of biological products and the ability to engage in dialogue with medical professionals is a plus.

  • ‏Understanding and past experience working with distribution.

  • Able to quickly build trust and rapport with customers.

  • Good time management and strong organizational skills.

  • Documented sales experience.

  • Ability and desire to relocate for promotional opportunities within the U.S.

Our Animal Health division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to the health and well-being of animals. We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world’s food supply and have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society and our planet. We offer one of our industry’s most innovative portfolio of products, services and technologies that serve to prevent, treat, and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species.

We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.

What we look for …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor

 

 
 
 
 

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement.  At Merck, we’re inventing for life. 

 

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to  staffingaadar@merck.com.

 

 

  


Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully: 

Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means. 

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


 

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