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LIfestyle Product Specialist

Oxford, Pennsylvania 19363
United States
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Date Posted: 07/30/2020 | Last Updated: 07/30/2020
Categories:
Retail & Sales
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
$40,000 - $44,999
Minimum Education Level:
Two Year Degree
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Any Language
Drivers license required?
Yes
Commercial drivers license required?
No
Own car required?
Yes
Pets allowed?
No
Non-smokers required?
No
Live on site?
No
Will pay to relocate?
No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
We are proud to be the 2nd oldest Purina dealer and our company just celebrated 100 years of business. We are passionate about customer service, animals and our community. Our two main stores are Oxford Feed & Lumber located in Oxford, PA. and Brandywine Ace Pet & Farm located in West Chester, PA..
Job Description
Position Purpose: The Lifestyle Product Specialist – Equine & Companion Animal position offers consultative sales techniques which are utilized by calling on lifestyle animal owners within the assigned market area to evaluate and assist them with their nutritional program; the position also involves organizing and collecting animal data and condition and working up nutritional options, and selling the concept program to the animal owner(s). Also conducting effective educational meetings for saddle clubs, lifestyle show clubs, etc. to enhance brand image and sell product. This position is responsible for assisting in organizing and conducting selling events to build store traffic and increase sales volume as well as developing a business-to-business relationship with animal owners, key service/knowledge providers, and club leaders.
Job Requirements
Required Experience & Education: Bachelor's degree in Animal Science, a closely related field or equivalent experience. Must have intermediate computer skills and be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Must be able to travel daily in assigned geography.

Required Competencies & Other Skills: This Position requires excellent verbal and written communication, focus, along with strong organization and time management skills. Success in this position requires high internal drive, a natural ability for relationship building, and leadership in a team environment. Candidate has a passion for performance horses and show animals. Solid background and basic command of animal nutrition is a plus, along with computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office.

Preferred Experience & Education: Strong background and previous professional experience with Equine, Show, and Lifestyle animals, and has competed at a very high level with both horse and/or show animals.

Preferred Competencies & Other Skills: Candidate has strong Public Speaking Skills. Currently is involved with horse enthusiasts that have influence in the market.

Market Area: SE Pennsylvania-Central location Zip Code 19348

Percentage of Travel: 5% overnight travel.
Benefits
This position is Full Time, Simple IRA Plan available, Medical benefits available, Paid Time Off & Exceptional Employee Purchase Program
Description of Housing Provided
N/A
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