Animal specialist Jobs in Netherlands


Animal sales employee (Animal specialist)

  • Ede
  • €2,070 – €2,200
  • Animal care, Sales
  • 24 – 32 hours
A cat with a healthy weight, a shiny dog ​​coat or the best cock mix for the chickens at home. It makes you just as happy as our customers. As an animal lover, you are like a fish in water in this position. Pets, farm animals or animals around the house. Every day you give the best advice about our products! Oh yes…and of course you like to put the heavy bag of food in the car for our customer.


What you’re going to do.

You are the beating heart of our animal department. Dog cushions, cat food, fencing or bird toys. You can show all our customers around our store. Some customers even bring their own pet. A pat on the head or a tasty candy should not be missed! Does a customer have a question? Then you give the best advice with your knowledge and experience.

As an Animal Sales Employee you do a lot. You:

  • Receives, checks and registers incoming animal products
  • Replenish our beautiful animal range in the store
  • Builds promotional presentations, provides atmospheric decoration and the correct price communication
  • Places part of the goods order, tailored to the turnover rate in the store
  • Helps behind the cash register when your colleagues need help

In addition to the regular activities of a Sales Employee, you as an Animal Specialist can do even more cool things. You will become a real expert in the field of:

  • Weight control and nutritional advice
  • Coat care
  • Clipping nails
  • Dental check-up
  • Reading animal behavior
  • Travel information and holiday tips

You will also learn to apply basic medical knowledge so that you can refer a pet and owner to a specialist if necessary.

As you can see: a super varied job!

Who you are.

We naturally look at what you can do, but especially at who you are. Because we believe that you can gain knowledge and you must have passion. That is why we think it is important that you really fit in with Welkoop, have a passion for animals and recognize yourself in our cultural values.

Our cultural values.

Win together.


Every day better.


With pleasure.

What you can.

In addition, it is important that you:

  • You are following or have completed at least an MBO course in a suitable field
  • Have knowledge of animals or are willing to learn this
  • Easily makes contact with animals and their owners and easily approaches them
  • Always wants to give the best advice and service
  • are multi-deployable; from selling in the store to helping out behind the cash register
What we offer.

Working at Welkoop means working at the winner of the best retail chain in the field of Garden & Animals. With your advice and service you really make a difference. And that is rewarded.


  • Become part of a close-knit, helpful and professional team
  • Gets room to grow and blossom; You do this every day in practice, but also by following numerous classroom and online training courses
  • Receives a salary between €2,070 and €2,200 per month based on 38 hours
  • Receives a travel allowance of €0.21 per km, between 10-30 km one way
  • Receive free work clothes for every season and work shoes
  • Regularly enjoy team outings or a Welkoop party
  • Always have access to our own Welkoop Academy
About Welkoop.

We are doers, just like our customers. For more than 100 years, we have been the expert on everything that grows and blooms in and around the house. We believe that being busy with the outdoors and animals makes people happy. That is why we provide the best advice and service and we know what to do all year round. We do this with more than 2,000 employees in approximately 160 stores in the Netherlands and on Everything in our new format stores contributes to providing the very best advice for gardens and animals. Welkoop. Know what to do.

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