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(Archived) Veterinary Communications Manager, Remote

Last Updated: 1/22/21

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Veterinary Communications Manager, Remote Job Description

Nestle Purina is part of an $88B Global Organization and a leader in Nutrition Health and Wellness. Purina is THE leader in the pet products industry, dedicated to improving the lives of cats and dogs through quality nutrition and care. We may be the world's largest food company, but a common passion for providing the best products in the world creates a sense of family. Our Mission: We stand for trust. We earn it every day as we enrich the lives of pets and the people who love them.

The Communications Manager (Veterinary Communications) is responsible for conducting educational events and providing technical information that result in increased trial, usage and recommendations of Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets, Pro Plan and other Purina products by veterinarians, veterinary students and veterinary staff. Additionally, this role helps promote technical and scientific competency among veterinary sales personnel.


  • Develop and conduct educational events for veterinarians and veterinary hospital staff that supports sales/marketing goals and increases trial, usage and recommendation of Purina products and Purina programs.
  • Provide technical nutrition information and serve as a technical consultant to Purina veterinary sales personnel.
  • Manage and execute elements of the Purina Veterinary College Program in assigned veterinary schools: Develop and provide educational events to students, staff and faculty regarding nutritional management of cases
  • Manage Programs that enhance the image of Purina throughout the veterinary school
  • Promote and monitor usage of Purina products by students, faculty and teaching hospital
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key influencers in the veterinary community that will drive Purina’s image in the veterinary profession.

LOCATION: Remote, Midwest Region (as far west as Colorado, as far east as Illinois – any area to the North or South of these boundaries is acceptable). Location near a major airport is preferred.

Travel: This role may require up to 75% travel as business needs require. We’re following local guidelines to keep our employees safe and non-essential business travel is currently paused due to COVID-19. Please feel comfortable asking your Recruiter for more details on current essential or non-essential travel practices and policies.


Education: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent

Experience (Years/Type):

  • 1+ years’ in a small animal private practice or an internship is required.
  • 3+ years’ experience in private practice or similar industry is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to obtain and retain a Corporate American Express Credit Card is required.
  • Purina Veterinary Ambassador preferred.

Skills: Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills are required. Outstanding presentation and public speaking skills are required.

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

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Company Details

Nestle Purina PetCare

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Nestlé Purina PetCare has been advancing pet nutrition for over 80 years. Our team of over 18,000 employees and 400 scientists, including nutritionists, aim to develop products that deliver comprehensive nutrition to help ensure the long healthy lives of pets and make discoveries that can further enhance the lives of pets everywhere. Nestlé Purina is focused on delivering world-class products with...