Veterinary sales representatives must sell their products to a highly focused niche group of customers – Veterinary Surgeons (Vets), Nurses and associated Practice Staff. In the UK, there are approximately 20,000 Veterinary Surgeons, employed in a variety of roles, including:
You will spend a lot of your time on the road visiting these locations, but gaining appointments is generally easier than most other pharmaceutical or healthcare sales jobs. Vets are very interested in clinical evidence and often like to see supporting data, so you will need to be good at analysing and interpreting figures in order to decide what sort of evidence you should present in different situations. If this sounds like you then send us your CV today and we will get in touch.
The veterinary sales market is very competitive and you will need a number of core skills to succeed:
There are, however, no ABPI code requirements or constraints for this type of role.
There are a number of different backgrounds that could lead you towards this type of role:
This sector is a niche and highly competitive sales environment, demanding the highest levels of both technical and sales competence. For the latest UK veterinary sales jobs please search using the form at the top of the page.
As specialists in recruiting for this field, we aim to help employers in the industry find the best possible employees for their roles, while also aiming to help candidates to find roles that will suit them.
We would be delighted to discuss your current job situation in more detail – just send us your CV and we will get back to you.
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