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Sales Representative - Northern and Central OH (Remote Position)


Job Field: SALE - Sales
Location: Columbus, OH, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1702905

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.


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 – Northern and Central OH (1702905) – 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…

  • Implement marketing programs with key retailers
  • Create demand for innovative products with retailers and growers
  • Develop strong relationships with retailers and growers
  • Launch new products into this geography
  • Provide customer service for retailers and growers
  • Develop and execute strong business plans for results

***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 BASF located in RTP, NC, please select: BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division Where you'll work… You'll be living within, and managing a territory in Northern and Central Ohio, traveling 20% 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. BASFRS

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
  • Agronomy knowledge and competency
  • 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 Northern and Central Ohio
  • 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 proven sales experience
  • Basic Plant Physiology, Pathology, Entomology and Weed Science
  • Ohio Crop Knowledge -- Primary Focus on Corn, Soybean, & Wheat
  • Crop Protection Chemical and Ag Retail Understanding
  • MBA or other advanced degree

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

Job Segment: MBA, Management

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