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Sales Representative (Southwest, MO) - Remote Position Job

Date: Jan 9, 2018

Location: Springfield, MO, US

Company: BASF

Sales Representative (Southwest, MO) - Remote Position-1705217

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

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 – MO – (1705217) – Remote Position

As a Sales Representative, you will be responsible for managing accounts in your own territory and meeting 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. If selected, you will be hired at a level that matches your knowledge, skills, abilities and experience. ***

For further information on Agricultural Products with BASF, please select:

BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division

Where you'll work…

You will reside within the TBD, MO territory. You will be traveling 75% of the time, of which, less than 5% will be overnight. 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.

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…
- Bachelors Degree
- 2+ years of sales experience (and/or completion of a BASF Agricultural Rotational Program)
- Account management experience
- 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 SW MO.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills; Strong work ethic and self-motivation; Able to manage multiple projects to meet goals and objectives

We Also Look For…
- 5+ years of sales experience
- MBA or other advanced degree
- Agricultural experience

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

Nearest Major Market: Springfield

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