• Outside Sales Representative

    Patterson Companies, Inc.Alachua, FL

    Job #543051473

  • Overview

    Achieve assigned sales and gross profit quotas within the assigned territory and within the approved level of expenses

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

    • Transact all business in accordance to Patterson Animal Health's business code of ethics and conduct.

    • Develop an awareness of customer’s personal operation and needs

    • Perform the steps in the selling process

    • Provide service that is appropriate for account potential

    • Develop strategies for each major account

    • Budget time and activities appropriately

    • Keep territory records current

    • Maintain a current knowledge of Company products, policies, procedures, programs, selling skills, market conditions, and competition

    • Maintain a good driving record

    Other Duties/Responsibilities:

    • As Assigned

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

    • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

    • Good planner and organizer

    • Self-motivated

    • Solid selling skills

    Education or Formal Training:

    • 4 years degree in business or related subject preferred

    • Experience may be substituted for formal education

    Experience:

    • Inside/Outside sales experience strongly preferred

    • Experience in the Animal Health Industry preferred

    Environment:

    Material and Equipment Directly Used:

    • General Office Equipment

    • Selling related materials

    • Company vehicle

    Working Environment/Physical Activities:

    • Move up to 50 lbs.

    • Frequent travel required

    • Occasional overnight travel as required

    • Stationary position 50% of the time

    • Moving 50% of the time

    Positions Reporting to This Position:

    • None

    Requisition ID 2017-6641

    # of Openings 1

    Position Category Sales

    Company Patterson Veterinary Supply, Inc.

    Position Type Regular Full-Time

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

    Updated 01/23/2018

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