Careers with Aratana Therapeutics

Aratana seeks the best talent to continue our success in delivering high quality, new medicines that address significant medical need for cats and dogs. If you are interested in joining a dynamic team, dedicated to innovation in veterinary medicine, please submit your resume using the form at the bottom of the page. You may also follow us on LinkedIn.


A Letter from the Chief Executive Officer and President

Thank you for your interest in Aratana Therapeutics. As Chief Executive Officer and President, I am honored you’re considering career opportunities with us.

Since our company was founded in 2010, our mission has been to develop safe and effective therapeutics for unmet or underserved medical conditions in pets. To align with our mission, we have built a culture based on hard work, trust and a shared belief that pets are family and they deserve the best quality care. As you consider a career in animal health at Aratana, please know we seek talent who are dedicated, focused and driven self-starters.

On behalf of all of us, we appreciate your interest and wish you success in your endeavors.

Dr. Steven St. Peter


Financial Reporting Manager

Aratana has an opening for a Financial Reporting Manager.  This position is responsible for the preparation of various SEC filings (10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, etc.) and primary financial statements and footnotes for those filings.  Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA, and approximately five to seven years of public and/or industry experience.

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Director of Marketing

Aratana has an opening for a Director of Marketing. This position is responsible for analyzing, planning, developing and coordinating marketing activities to meet overall company objectives. The Director of Marketing directs all brand management, market research, advertising, promotions, trademarks management, packaging, sales forecasts for existing and potential therapeutics and expense management. This position develops long and short term strategic plans and ensures the development and execution of annual marketing plans and tactics with the primary objective of meeting or exceeding Aratana company objectives including sales and profit targets. A bachelor’s degree required, MBA preferred along with 10+ years of animal health experience including progressive and successful marketing management. This full-time position is based at our corporate headquarters in Leawood KS and reports to the Chief Operating Officer.

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Therapeutic Specialist (Sales Representative)

Aratana has an opening for a Therapeutic Specialist (Sales Representative) in Long Island, NY. This position is responsible for achieving sales objectives by effectively communicating the value and the appropriate use of our portfolio of therapeutic products. Candidates must have animal health sales experience, with specialty experience a plus. A bachelor’s degree, is preferred and a veterinary technician degree with surgical experience is a plus. This full time position is available immediately. The position is field based and the candidate must be located within the territory specified. A valid driver’s license and domestic travel is required.

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Sales Coordinator

Aratana has an opening for a Sales Coordinator supporting the Sales organization; including Director of Sales, Customer Care and Sales Operations, and reporting to the company Executive Administrator. This position is responsible for arranging travel, itineraries, and expense reporting along with planning and organizing sales meetings. In addition, this position also assists with the sales force vehicle reimbursement program and a variety of other projects for the sales team. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years’ experience in a sales support related or executive assistant role. The position is a full-time position and based at our corporate headquarters in Leawood, KS.

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Data Engineer

Aratana has an opening for a Data Engineer.  This position will support data flow and integration across the company, reporting to the company’s Information Technology Manager.   The Data Engineer’s role is to work with other internal business units, external business partners, and IT/IS to implement and support BI software and systems, including integration with databases and the data warehouse.  This involves designing, developing, documenting, implementation of BI solutions to end users, training, and support.  A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field is required as well as a minimum of 3 years in data engineering and efficient SQL experience.  This full-time position is based at our Leawood, KS corporate headquarters and is available immediately.

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