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 (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska). 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
- 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.
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