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Date: Apr 23, 2019

Location: Auckland, N, NZ

Work that matters, fuelled 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 visit and, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Location: Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 72425


Hill's Pet Nutrition is a leading global organization in the Pet Retail Industry, representing high profile brands and is at the forefront of science and innovation. Hill's is part of the Colgate-Palmolive global family and provides expertise on pet nutrition to pet retailers and veterinary professionals.


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.

If you're interested in work that matters, fuelled by passion for pets, we invite you to apply to our Territory Manager position.


As a Territory Manager you will be responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships and providing a direct interface with the Veterinary and Pet Retail channel, servicing independent, state and national key accounts. Following the Territory Management Plan, the Territory Manager will represent the Hill's brand through regular visits, meetings and seminars in order to achieve increased distribution, recommendation and sales.


The successful candidate will be responsible for achieving sales targets and territory objectives for the Pet & Vet Channels in territories covering North Shore of Auckland, Northwest Auckland, North where the main centres are Whangarei, Mangawhai, Dargaville, Bay of islands. Far north i.e. Kaitaia is included but only every 2-3 months.

As part of the territory, requirement would be to travel a week per month away in this territory to maintain and grow business relationships with our regional customers.

The ideal applicant should have:
• Bachelor Degree in Business, Pharmaceuticals, Veterinary Science or similar
• Exceptional relationship management skills and client focus
• High motivation and personal drive to increase sales and build business relationships
• Excellent planning and organisational skills
• Intermediate or advanced computer skills - Word, Excel & Powerpoint
• A valid driver's licence
• Sales experience in Territory Management, Veterinary, FMCG or similar fields is highly regarded


This role offers a competitive remuneration package including a fully paid company car.

Please include a cover letter with your application, stating why you would be the ideal candidate for this position.


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 email 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, colour, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability,  marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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