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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Digital and Professional Veterinary Affairs Trainee

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Aug 20, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 110028 - Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

Professional Veterinary Affairs Trainee (full-time)


Are you a last-year student or a graduate of a veterinary university? Do you want to develop your experience within the Professional Veterinary Affairs, Marketing, Customer Development or Finance Team? Join our Trainee Development Program at Hill's Pet Nutrition - Central Eastern Europe & Middle East region (CEEME) - and become a real commercial expert with us.


Job Summary

Professional Veterinary Affairs Trainee is an active member and support of the Professional Veterinary Affairs community for Hill’s CEEME organization with a focus on learning and supporting activities related to the professional digital ecosystem. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities


Duties and Responsibilities


Professional countries websites (hillsvet) 

  • Current sites audit and cleaning up of PDPs and focus pages 

  • Current sites performance tracking (traffic, source of the traffic) and improvements proposition 

  • Reporting of bugs, amends and follow-up with global team

  • Launch support of new websites 

  • Country specific improvements  

Professional webinar support & analysis


Professional social media

  • Countries social media needs identification 

  • Coordination of content calendars development and implementation

  • Performance tracking and corrective actions implementation 

  • Collection and sharing of best practices

  • Quarterly follow-ups on performance


QR/loyalty tools 

  • Audit, bugs and amends reporting; follow-up with global team

  • Setting up new countries in the system 

  • Development of country launch activities and tools/materials development 


Support of CZ/SK Vet Territory Manager´s team in terms of projects or field visits


Total Percent (not to exceed 100%)

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions.


Education/ Experience

  • Fresh graduate with a university degree from veterinary/biology or related area, or last year university student

  • Previous internship/experience in pet food/veterinary/pharmaceutical industry or in digital roles is a plus

  • English language on C1 level, CZ/SK native speaker


Expected Areas of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Digitally savvy and interest in digital marketing, social media and customer development

  • Proficiency in Microsoft and Google tools/applications 

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Positive and proactive approach

  • Teamwork and cross functional collaboration

  • Must be able to work independently, manage a demanding schedule 

  • Ability to make sound decisions under conditions of uncertainty or complexity


Travel Requirements 

Expected percentage of travel:  Up to 10%


What We Offer

  • fixed-term employment contract for 12 months (with a possibility of extension)

  • wide range of benefits (meal contribution, private medical care and dental care contribution, pension and life insurance, cafeteria, Multisport card, discount for company´s products etc.)

  • the opportunity to learn about many areas of professional veterinary affairs, marketing, customer development and finance (may rotate within departments) 

  • the opportunity to visit our markets and participate in the meetings with customers within central europe-east and middle east region, as well as to explore the Hills factory

  • work for international company with a long tradition

  • mentoring support of Hill´s professionals

  • friendly work atmosphere in dog welcomed office 

  • possibility to get a permanent contract after successful completion of the program



Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law

Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply online and 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.

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 visit and, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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