Who We Are:
National Veterinary Associates (NVA™) is the largest private owner of freestanding veterinary hospitals, pet resorts and specialty pet hospitals in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Each general practice hospital, specialty hospital and pet resort operates under their own unique brand. With rapid annual growth through acquisition, NVA seeks individuals with the ability and knowledge to manage the current operation and scale tomorrow to support a much larger and complex organizational footprint. Our many veterinarians provide a full range of medical and surgical services, and our local hospital and pet resort leaders embody the entrepreneurial spirit in which NVA was created. NVA believes in putting clients and community first, engaging with respect and integrity, and making a lasting and positive impact. We are a community dedicated to the love of animals and the people who love them.
Business Development Specialist:
National Veterinary Associates is seeking to hire a Business Development Specialist to support growth goals. This position provides a unique blend of sales/business development responsibilities with exposure to business valuations and the acquisition process. This is a high profile position within the company and successful Specialists will have a meaningful impact on the company’s overall revenue growth.
The successful candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills, the ability to interact with veterinary professionals and pet resort business owners and the ability to learn basic valuation techniques. This is an excellent fit for pharmaceutical/medical sales reps who are results-oriented and possesses initiative, drive and passion to succeed in this high-impact position.
Originate new acquisition opportunities by identifying, prioritizing, and establishing relationships with qualified hospitals and pet resorts targets. The objective is to evaluate the target’s fit with NVA’s acquisition strategy, introduce the target to NVA’s unique operating model, gain an understanding of the owner’s exit strategy goals, and position NVA as the preferred buyer
Build trust through professional presentation, discretion, follow through, and communicating an understanding of the veterinary and pet resort industries
Effectively communicate financial analysis and valuation results
Maintain a proprietary database of acquisition targets
Coordinate meetings and all future correspondence and with targeted prospects
Partner with senior management team in executing and closing acquisitions
Successful track record of achieving sales goals; experience in medical sales or the veterinary industry is desirable
Ability to communicate and develop rapport, both telephonically and in person
Knowledge of, or ability to learn financial statements and ability to communicate financial analysis results
Confidence solving problems and making decisions
A Bachelor’s degree is required, Business related discipline is preferred
Travel: Up to 30% nationally
3-5 years of relevant veterinary sales experience
Compensation is highly competitive and includes a strong base salary with significant, uncapped bonus opportunity. We also offer a comprehensive benefits and total rewards program.
NVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Hiring is contingent on candidate verifying their eligibility to work in the United States and passing a complete background check and drug screen.
- This role is not open to receiving agency candidates and any contingent submissions will not be honored.