Regional Sales Specialist (Remote)

Job Description

New hires based in the US & Puerto Rico will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption or accommodation to this vaccination requirement, subject to applicable law.

Our Territory Representatives interact face to face with our customers, understand their needs and consult to offer the right solutions. We work collaboratively with Field Sales Teams and play a critical role in supporting our customer centric business model.

This is a sales position within the Inside Sales team for our Company's Animal Health Companion Animal division focusing companion animal products. Candidate will be responsible for contacting veterinary customers via the telephone to initiate sales relationships and promote, position, and sell the companion animal line of products. The Regional Sales Specialist will be accountable for developing and maintaining account relationships and managing account growth for assigned veterinary, animal shelter, or other accounts. The Regional Sales Specialist is responsible for contacting decision makers to discuss product needs, increase product occupancy, expand market penetration, and acquire sales. Performance is measured on sales goal achievement vs. goal, as well as targeted promotions and other performance standards consistent with operating objectives.

In this role you will learn about and contribute to our Company's Companion Animal business as a member of the Inside Sales team. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to start or further a successful career in Animal Health sales and grow internally!! Top preforming and successful Inside Sales Representatives may be offered growth opportunities to transition to US field-based sales roles in the future which will likely require relocation to where the business and growth is needed.

Education Minimum Requirement:
  • 4 year college degree or equivalent


Required Experience and Skills:
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication and presentation skills
  • Successful candidate must be flexible and have the ability to adapt to a changing environment


Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • Experience selling animal healthcare products and services through veterinary and/or shelter channel is preferred.
  • ‏Knowledge of biological products and the ability to engage in dialogue with medical professionals is a plus.
  • ‏Understanding and past experience working with distribution.
  • Able to quickly build trust and rapport with customers.
  • Good time management and strong organizational skills.
  • Documented sales experience.
  • Ability to relocate for promotional opportunities.


Our Animal Health Division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to preserving and improving health, well-being, and performance of animals and the people who care for them. We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world's food supply and have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet.

Through our commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals®, we offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products. We invest in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. We are present in more than 50 countries, while our products are available in some 150 markets.

Who we are ...

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for ...

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

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Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status:
Regular

Relocation:
No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:
No

Travel Requirements:
10%

Flexible Work Arrangements:
Remote Work

Shift:
Not Indicated

Valid Driving License:
Yes

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:
1

Requisition ID:R151793