Veterinary Sales Associate - Knoxville, TN

Territory Sales Associate Knoxville, Tennessee


Job Description

We are looking for a driven, reliable, extremely organized, pet passionate individual with a minimum 3 years’ experience in veterinary hospital environment to help build, maintain and strengthen relationships with veterinary practices in the 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 ground breaking opportunity within our industry. Does this sound like you?!


The ideal candidate will be comfortable with a 3 day per week commitment (Tuesday-Thursday), a high level of activity to assist in maintaining and building our success, and be open to growth. In this role, you'll earn an hourly salary and have the opportunity to bonus. Earning potential goes up year over year. This is a part-time position to start and there is potential for full-time in the future. The full-time growth would require travel within the Knoxville territory visiting veterinary hospitals.



  • Thorough understanding of the Veterinary Industry (minimum of the 2-3 years veterinary clinic experience)
  • 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 Knoxville. Due to COVID-19, the ideal candidate must be willing to work remotely for the time being and be willing to work on the road visiting hospitals 3-5 days/week in the future depending on COVID-19 safety precautions in addition to some administrative work from home office.
  • Must possess valid and clean driver’s license record and reliable car

Additional requirements:

  • Must acquire and maintain a P&C Insurance License in order to be employed
  • 1-week remote training (Zoom video & highly interactive)
  • Occasional weekends for Veterinary Conferences


About Trupanion:

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Trupanion Team DNA:

At Trupanion, we achieve great things together when we are:

  • Caring: We are kind to each other and assume positive intent.
  • Collaborative: We work together to achieve company goals (we not me).
  • Courageous: We are determined, take risks, and make bold moves.
  • Curious: We seek new information to continually better ourselves and our work.
  • Honest: We believe candid communication leads to successful teamwork.
  • Inclusive: We welcome and value all people and perspectives.
  • Nimble: We readily adapt and evolve in pursuit of progress and innovation.


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