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Patterson isn't just a place to work, it's a partner that cares about your success.One of the distinguishing marks of our company is the talented people who embrace the people-first, always advancing, and results-driven culture. Professional growth abounds in this motivating environment. We value the diverse talents and experiences our employees bring to Patterson and believe that they build a stronger and successful organization.As an Inside Sales Representative (ISR) for Animal Health International, you are responsible for generating and increasing sales through inbound and outbound sales calls, while handling inbound customer calls with professionalism, skill and expediency. This is an in person position located in Sioux Center, IA.Responsibilities include

Make regular outbound calls to assigned customers/territories

Generate new and repeat sales by providing product and technical information to customers in a timely manner

Identify customer requirements and expectations in order to recommend specific products and/or solutions

Use appropriate selling tactics such as up-selling and cross-selling when needed.

Educate customers about product features and benefits to grow sales and improve customer satisfaction

Generate referrals from current customers and manufacturers’ representatives.

Maintain a current knowledge of consumer preferences, company products, programs, market conditions, and competition

Ensure accuracy of customer transactions in order entry system such as orders, quotes, returns, etc

Maintain accurate customer and territory records; document all customer interactions and potential sales opportunities

Gain understanding of and adhere to Accounts Receivables policies and practices

Run sales reports for all sales activity.

Monitor scheduled shipment dates to ensure timely delivery

Verify price and terms in accordance with standard procedures and customer profitability profiles

Multitask and work within multiple computer systems and communication platforms simultaneously


Associate’s Degree in Animal Science, Ag, Ag Business or related fields, or equivalent work experience

Proven customer service and organization skills

Measurable accuracy and strong attention to detail.

Demonstrated verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

General computer proficiency including knowledge of MS Office

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science, Ag, Ag Business or related fields

Inside sales experience; previous success exceeding sales goals is a plus

Proficiency in SAP

What's In It For You: (http://www.pattersoncompanies.com/careers/default.aspx#section=benefits)We provide competitive benefits, unique incentive programs and rewards for our eligible employees:

Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits and an integrated Wellness Program.

401(k) Match Retirement Savings Plan.

Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

Paid Time Off (PTO).

Holiday Pay & Floating Holidays.

Volunteer Time Off (VTO).

Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement).

Full Paid Parental and Adoption Leave.

LifeWorks (Employee Assistance Program).

Patterson Perks Program.

EEO StatementEOE, including disability/vets.We are Patterson. We welcome you.At Patterson Companies, we live our values everyday. With more than 8,000 employees worldwide, we're responsible for providing dentists, veterinarians, animal producers, and farmers with the support they need to keep us and our animals healthy.An Equal Opportunity EmployerPatterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

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