Veterinary Sales Associate - Grand Rapids

Field Sales Grand Rapids, Michigan


Veterinary Sales Associate – Grand Rapids

Job Description

We are looking for a driven, reliable, extremely organized, pet passionate individual with 2+ years’ experience in veterinary hospital environment or 2+ years' sales experience to help build, maintain and strengthen relationships with veterinary practices in the Grand Rapids area!

This position would require the individual to visit veterinary practices, build relationships and educate hospital staff on the advantages of having insured clients and how to incorporate this into their workflow. This is a great opportunity for an experienced vet tech or practice manager looking for a groundbreaking opportunity within our industry. Does this sound like you?!

The ideal candidate will be comfortable with a full-time commitment, a high level of activity to assist in maintaining and building our success and be open to growth. This is an 1099 independent contractor position with a monthly base pay that will eventually move to a 100% commission compensation model. Earning potential goes up year over year.


  • Thorough understanding of the Veterinary Industry 
  • Passion for helping eliminate economic euthanasia in dogs & cats
  • Must have the personality to build relationships with our partnering veterinarian practices throughout the market/territory
  • Ability to present to hospital owners and staff with confidence
  • Must be pet passionate and possess a strong belief in our mission to give responsible pet owners the ability to provide the best care for their pet when it becomes sick or injured
  • Able to establish and maintain good relations with customers by providing courteous, efficient, and professional service
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • An innate entrepreneurial drive, embodying an attitude of persistence and patience
  • Outstanding communication and listening skills and a professional appearance
  • Experience in field sales, cold calling, and building a business
  • Sales & Marketing background a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (primarily Outlook, Excel and Word)
  • Must live in Western Michigan or Grand Rapids and be willing to be on the road visiting hospitals 4-5 days/week in addition to some administrative work from home office
  • Must possess valid and clean driver’s license record and reliable car

Additional requirements:

  • 1-week remote training session
  • Occasional weekends for Veterinary Conferences

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