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Director of Veterinary Services – New York #6306

Director of Veterinary Services – New York #6306

We are seeking a Director of Veterinary Services for a fast-growing pet health service country in the US. To combat misleading marketing in the industry, it is this company’s mission to provide pets with honest and simple care. Their direct-to-consumer business model, holistic approach to growth, and dynamic and forward-thinking culture allow them to lead the pet health industry into the future.

About this Position

The incumbent will be the thought leader and customer-facing expert on all things functional canine health, and will work with the Veterinary Nutrition, R&D, customer service, and digital teams to lead their health-service initiatives. The incumbent will have a passion for service and providing dog lovers with the most accurate information on how to best care for their pets. The incumbent is a first principles-based, independent thinker with a strong understanding of canine health fundamentals. You stay informed in current research and industry trends while remaining skeptical of misinformation.

As the company develops and improves products and services, the incumbent will be an authority on pet health and collaborate on initiatives starting from R&D through digital product development. You will be the primary veterinarian, partnering with the customer service function, and providing direct service and function leadership to ensure the best service is provided to employees and customers. In order to achieve these objectives, you will manage veterinary teams, manage people, and be an effective leader in driving results.

This is a highly cross-functional role that reports to the founders, collaborating with numerous internal and external stakeholders. Because health and nutrition is the core of what they do, the work will be diverse; A successful candidate in this role will be immersed in both the strategic and tactical portions of initiatives.

About You

  • 8+ years of experience, including 2+ years of clinical experience
  • Professional degree in veterinary medicine (DVM, VMD) with a current, active license to practice veterinary medicine in at least one state
  • You are a direct, caring, and persuasive communicator and establish rapport easily with veterinary professionals and other stakeholders
  • You love to roll up tour sleeves and dig into the details, but it’s also easy for you to pull up and look at the big picture
  • You are passionate about fixing the pet health industry
  • You have corporate office/start-up experience (a plus!) and stellar business presentation and writing skills
  • You have the flexibility to commit to up to 20% travel, dependent on the annual event calendar

What Will You Gain for Your Hard Work?

Benefits:

  • Market-competitive compensation and equity packages
  • Comprehensive healthcare, dental, and vision insurance
  • 12 week paid parental leave
  • Competitive 401(k) plan with company match
  • Flexible PTO and WFH policy
  • Relocation assistance
  • Discounted food for your pup

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