BASF Sr.Technical Sales Representative, Animal Nutrition - Virtual in Florham Park, New Jersey

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Where the Chemistry Happens…

The position is responsible for acquiring business opportunities at new and existing customers in the Animal Nutrition business in North America to drive organic growth. In addition, the successful candidate will understand market trends and customer needs and apply this knowledge to key customer targets. He/she would display a strong market and consumer focus and will translate into clear business strategies.

Senior Technical Sales Representative – Animal Nutrition, Virtual Office (1701643)

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Enthusiastically build meaningful relationships at multiple levels within the customer’s organization.

  • Maintain existing customer accounts and ensure satisfaction with BASF’s products and services.

  • Drive “hunting” efforts to support organic growth of the Animal Nutrition business segment.

  • Identify, negotiate, and close new opportunities for our product portfolio at both existing and new accounts within the dedicated sales region.

  • Create and execute account-specific strategic plans and implement customer segmentation and business rules.

  • Monitor sales budgets and provide accurate business forecasts.

  • Perform administrative duties including, but not limited to, account plans, call reports, monthly updates, lead documentation, and competitive intelligence data collection.

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Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

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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…

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Animal Nutrition or related science. (Master’s degree a plus)

  • Minimum 5 years’ prior relevant professional experience in Sales or equivalent qualification, preferably in the poultry industry.

  • Knowledge of business process systems, e.g., analytical marketing and sales execution processes; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Strong account management skills, capable of cultivating an extensive network of contacts at key/major accounts.

  • Team-oriented, be able to provide leadership in handling difficult situations and solving problems effectively.

  • Clear and effective communications skills and able to present and sell with a concentration on value pricing.

  • Greater than 50% travel, primarily across the U.S.

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Job: MARK - Marketing

Organization: (EN)-Nutrition & Health

Title: Sr.Technical Sales Representative, Animal Nutrition - Virtual

Location: NJ-Florham Park

Requisition ID: 1701643