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Sales Representative - Oklahoma & NE Texas (Remote Position) Job

Date: Jul 1, 2017

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US

Company: BASF

Sales Representative - Oklahoma & NE Texas (Remote Position)-1701932

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Description
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

We are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Sales at BASF revolves around the customer experience and driving profitable growth. The foundation for this is a strong team that brings specific application, industry and market knowledge in order to understand the diverse markets where we build trusting and satisfying customer relationships.

Sales Representative – Oklahoma & NE Texas (1701932) – Remote Position

As a Sales Representative, you will be responsible for managing retail accounts in your own territory, meeting BASF specified targets by creating value for the existing customer base and prospecting for new customers with products, services, and/or solutions from BASF.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Develop a business plan to segment and target retailers, distribution and key influencers; develop short and long term customer action plans and anticipate/respond to market dynamics.
- Conduct product updates, trials, technical and sales training to growers, retailers, distributors, and influence groups.
- Submit timely reports, required to identify opportunities, emerging threats, and competitive activities.
- Participate in District, Regional or National cross functional teams.
- Provide timely and accurate administration and communication of customer needs to others in the organization.

This position will report directly to District Sales Manager.

***This position is part of a job family and will be filled at a level commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful candidate. ***

To learn more about the Agricultural Products Division, click: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNOSoxx2r8c&feature=youtu.be

Where you'll work…

You'll reside within the territory of Oklahoma and North East, TX, traveling 50-75% of the time. Our opportunities can take you all over the world...

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

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Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…
- BA/BS Degree
- 2+ years of proven sales experience (or successful completion of a BASF Professional Development Rotational Program)
- Account management experience
- Agricultural experience and agronomic knowledge
- Computer skills, including MS Office, particularly Excel, to generate sales support materials, analyze trends, and fulfill marketing programs
- Willing and able to live and travel throughout the assigned territory of Oklahoma & NE Texas
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills; Strong work ethic and self-motivation; Able to manage multiple projects; Assertiveness; Ability to develop meaningful relationships; Intellectual curiosity; Coachable; Ability to take purposed action; Resiliency; Empathy for our business and customers.

We Also Look For…
- Degree in Agronomy, Crop Science or Related Field
- 5+ years sales experience
- MBA or other advanced degree

Primary Location: US-OK-Oklahoma City
Function: SALE - Sales
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-APN-Crop Protection North America


Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Agricultural, Agronomy, Sales Rep, Sustainable Agriculture, Agriculture, Sales