Chewy
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Dania Beach, FL

Director, Veterinary Relations

| Dania Beach, FL
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Our Opportunity:

Chewy’s mission is to be the most trusted and convenient online destination for pet parents and partners everywhere. We view pets (and pet parents) as family and are obsessed with meeting their needs and exceeding customer expectations through every interaction.  Within Chewy, the Chewy Health team is focused on redefining how vets and pet parents care for their pets, and are on a multi-year journey to build a set of new pet parent and veterinarian facing services, delivered via our Practice Hub platform, that make it easier to keep pets of all shapes and sizes leading healthy, happy lives.  

As part of this mission, Chewy Health is hiring a Director, Veterinary Relations to join our Healthcare Team based in Dania Beach, FL. This leader will own defining and implementing our strategy for engaging the veterinarian community to establish and reinforce Chewy’s commitment to veterinarians and to the growth of the veterinary profession.  Additionally, this leader will act as the key liaison and advocate to key industry influencers, medical associations, and trade associations, as well as act as a subject matter expert and advisor for the Chewy health leadership team.  The Director, Veterinary Relations will be a team leader and mentor in a high-pace environment demanding clear and effective leadership. 

What you'll do:

  • Develop comprehensive vision and strategy to engage the veterinarian community to help position and reinforce Chewy as a key partner to the industry
  • Develop relationships and act as a key liaison with key influencers in the veterinary profession, national veterinary medical associations, veterinary colleges, and other relevant business and professional associations
  • Provide comprehensive knowledge of Chewy Health product and services to the veterinary community
  • Manage our trade show, influencer and university engagement strategies and programs, coordinating across multiple partner teams to ensure flawless execution
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise both internally and externally, including boardroom and industry conference presentations, and assist and advise business development efforts with current and ongoing Chewy platforms
  • Partner with our sales and business development teams to advocate on behalf of Chewy Healthcare product and service offerings
  • Consult, review and advise on editorial and PR content in veterinarian publications
  • Provide insights and expertise to internal product development teams to create new and innovative products and services supporting the veterinary community
  • Set and manage our veterinary relations and industry engagement budgets
  • Lead and develop a world class team of program managers; Partner with recruiting to identify and close top talent

What you'll need:

  • 8+ years’ of small animal Veterinarian experience, combination of corporate experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and influence within the vet community
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable in a fast paced, self-starter environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree, MBA preferred
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM, VMD) preferred
  • Up to 20% Travel required

Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.
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What are Chewy Perks + Benefits

Chewy Benefits Overview

We offer competitive salaries and 401k, unlimited time off, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, in addition to wellness programs, online communities, and resources for improved physical and mental health... enabling you to be your best self - in and outside of work. With mentorship programs, employee resource groups, cross-functional job trainings, events, and customized development tracks for advancement, we're proud to help develop and promote our team members from within.

True to our business, we're pet-friendly and have fun pet-related perks like Paw-ternity leave for new pup parents and Chewy employee discounts. We offer countless volunteer opportunities, recreational club teams, company outings, happy hours, and team events to enable you to bond with fellow Chewtopians and have some fun!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
We offer a commuter transit, parking, and dependent care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We're currently 100% remote due to caution and care for the health & well-being of our team. Post-pandemic, we plan to operate in a combination of onsite and remote, with logistics still being defined
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Chewy sponsors office sports leagues year-round.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross-functional lunch and learns.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of Chewy

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Fast paced! We work in "doggy-years" here. It's a place where talent and hard work is valued and where team members can think big and can bring their dreams to life.

Greg

Senior Technical Recruiter

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

At Chewy, one of our operating principles is Accelerate Time. We release new features weekly, fail fast, and iterate often to bring incremental progress quickly to our Pet Parents. Our success is driven by a customer first mentality, a culture of collaboration, and empowering individuals and teams.

Heather

Associate Director, Product Management

How does the company support your career growth?

Chewy gives a significant amount of freedom and autonomy to do your best work. I am able to pursue the most important objectives, and work that I really enjoy. It’s an amazing feeling to see your hard work pay off immediately and have a positive impact on the team—and something that makes life at Chewy really unique!

Rich

Human Resources Business Partner

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Aside from the standard 1x1s and team meetings: 24/7 via text, email, chat, voice and during business hours by walking around the office engaging in conversation, listening to current challenges and proposed solutions.

Mike

VP, Software Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

Collaborating with so many different teams on a daily basis and seeing how we all come together to help pet parents find the products that they need for their pets.

Victoria

Senior Integrated Marketing Manager

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