Animal Health
Animal Health

Business Development Manager


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a driven and ambitious sales professional to join one of the UK’s leading pet insurance companies as a Business Development Manager to cover the South West of the UK.


  • Developing existing vet practice relationships to optimise their understanding of our products and services, increasing their advocacy and promotion of our products and services to their customers to agreed personal targets.
  • Actively recruiting new veterinary practice customers, positioning our products and services uniquely to their business and customer base to agreed personal targets.
  • Training (face to face or virtually) our partners to maximise their understanding and advocacy of our products and services and to ensure Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) standards are met.
  • Keeping up to date with market trends and reporting instantly and in a monthly report on national and regional competitor and pet insurance activity.
  • Building the company brand through supporting local and national marketing campaigns and 3rd party partner organisations to agreed budgets and deadlines; attending relevant trade shows, events and conferences.
  • Communicating and liaising with our team of Business Development Managers and your partners at head office team in the pursuit of agreed common goals, demonstrating first class teamwork.
  • Work with member vet practices to develop our ‘growth process’ to achieve and exceed given targets.

About You

  • Experience within the UK Veterinary sales sector is critical
  • Dynamic and proven approach to meeting sales targets and objectives
  • Exceptional relationship/account management skills and personal presentation.
  • Strong depth of knowledge and relationships of the industry including corporate groups, PMS providers, wholesale and buying groups.
  • Proven track record in growing customer portfolios and generating new business, taking a strategic approach.
  • Proven track record of achieving targets in a business to business field sales environment.
  • Exceptional self-management skills, including diary management, planning, prioritisation, self-motivation and resilience.
  • Ability to comfortably use all Microsoft 365 software across different multiple platforms and complete all activity on CRM systems.
  • Ability to travel (incl. valid driving licence); and do overnight stays and occasional weekend working may be required to meet the needs of the role.
  • Ability to work with business plans to agreed performance targets.
  • Versatile, with the ability to adapt quickly to the changing needs of a rapidly developing business.
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility regarding working hours in order to meet business needs
If you are interested in the above role then please apply or get in touch to discuss further.
South West
apply Posted - 07.12.2020

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