The field professional services veterinarian position is designed to support the technical needs of the sales regions. In doing so, this individual will interact with our customer base on a technical level, giving presentations in at various venues local and national, and train sales representatives on the use of technical data during sales calls.
The professional services veterinarian will also coach sales reps on technical selling. The professional services veterinarian will also assist in the preparation of presentations, and serve in a technical capacity on marketing brand teams.
This position will be field based within Minneapolis- St. Paul- Metropolitan Area.
Participate in technical "ride-withs" and “in-services” with the sales force. 50%
Serve as the region’s technical expert, evaluating regional and individual technical training needs of the representatives and coaching sales reps in technical selling skills15%
Prepare and deliver technical lectures on our product line to VMA’s and professional veterinary organizations. 10%
Teach sales training classes to our sales representatives and distributor sales representatives. 5%
Report back to headquarters on new trends in veterinary medicine. 5%
Meet with key opinion leaders and veterinary school faculty to discuss potential new business opportunities 5%
Represents our company Animal Health at Veterinary Schools, Professional Veterinary Associations and Conferences 5%
Monitor Phase IV market support trials. 5%
Execute responsibilities with a moderate degree of independence.
Assist Marketing Liaisons as needed with preparation of presentations and marketing communications.
Required Experience and Skills:
3 years experience in clinical companion animal veterinary general or specialty practice
Excellent presentation skills
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Competency in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Must be able to work effectively with our customers and our sales force
Practical and industrial experience
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Experience with companion animal vaccines and parasiticides; industry experience, research experience, other advanced degrees.
Board Certification in a relevant veterinary specialty
About Merck Animal Health
Our Animal Health division is a global leader in veterinary medicine and digital solutions dedicated to the health and well-being of animals and the people who care for them. We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal health and well-being and supporting a safe food supply. Through our commitment to the Science of Healthier Animals®, we offer one of our industry’s most innovative portfolio of pharmaceuticals, vaccines and digital health management solutions including traceability and monitoring products that serve to prevent, treat, and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
In a world of rapi...d 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.