Colgate Pet Sales Coordinator in Surrey, United Kingdom

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Date:Jan 16, 2019

Location:Surrey, ENG, GB

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets! At Hill’s we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries. To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visithttp://www.hillspet.comand, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Location: Surrey, England, United KingdomNo Relocation Assistance Offered# 71649


Job Summary

To provide support to the General Manager and Customer Development team and through timely and cost effective day to day administration to ensure an efficient Sales operation.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities




  • Act as the Head Office coordinator on all Pet Channel customer development team activities, including:

  • Contact on Point of Sale queries

  • Meeting venues and action points

  • Day to day requirements

  • Diary management for Pet Channel Meetings

  • Day to day admin support for account management team


  • To act as coordinator on key trade shows and events:

  • Liaise with Event Manager to deliver efficient organization and logistics requirements

  • Arrange delivery of supporting materials

  • Manage the stand, together with nominated manager at the event


  • Manage, in conjunction with Marketing, POS and racks to ensure it meets all the demands of the sales team:

  • Maintain regular contact with external vendors to ensure standards are maintained and inventory is managed

  • Set up regular stock and ordering systems to anticipate and satisfy demands

  • Ensure the service of pet shops and/or vet practices is both timely and efficient

  • Alert relevant people on any shortages and manage speedy replenishment


  • Collate and Process Invoices and create purchase orders for the Pet and eCommerce Team

  • Maintain invoice and BDF trackers

  • Manage epay system


  • Support Customer Development Manager(s) in the preparation of sales review meetings, sales team meetings and other presentations


  • Provide support to the General Manager including;

  • Travel

  • Meetings


Total Percent (not to exceed 100%)

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions.

Education/ Experience

Basic qualifications include: Minimum 3 years of relevant experience

Preferred qualifications include: Bachelor Degree

Expected Areas of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient computer skills with the Internet, Lotus Notes and Microsoft office, specifically Excel, Word and Powerpoint

  • Demonstrates strong time management skills and capable of prioritizing tasks

Leadership Competencies (Should match the Colgate Global Competencies – Up to 3)

  • Communicate Effectively

  • Teamwork and Collaboration

Working Relationships (Key partnerships and reporting relationships)

  • Does this position supervise: No

  • National Sales Manager ( Line Manager)

  • Customer Development team

  • Key Account Managers

  • Vet Team Coordinator

  • Territory Managers

  • Marketing

  • Telesales

  • General Manager

Travel Requirements

Expected percentage of travel: Up to 5%

Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply to work with us using this online application. Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process.

Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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