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BASF Innovation Specialist Sr. II - Tennessee in Memphis, Tennessee

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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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

And 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 2019. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Innovation Specialist Sr. II (1903564) – Western Tennessee (Remote Position)

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 play and build trusting and satisfying customer relationships.

You'll be living within and managing a territory in Tennessee.

As an Innovation Specialist, you will develop and maintain business relationships with growers identified as strategic to BASF in Tennessee. You will effectively communicate the value of our new innovations through direct contact with assigned growers, focus on the benefits of using BASF crop protection products & services, and to assist local sales and technical service teams in the development of business strategies and tactics that lead to helping growers get the most from every acre.

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

BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your Bachelors degree and professional sales experience, you will conduct agronomic focused calls on targeted growers, resulting in increased sales of BASF products. You will be expected to meet or exceed yearly financial goals.

  • Utilizing your vast agronomic and product knowledge, you will develop an area plan that includes overall business objectives, strategies for growth, identifies top customers, and an action plan to achieve overall growth.

  • Driving strategic decisions for the business, you will develop grower account plans, including business strategies and tactics that meet the needs of targeted growers and successfully grow BASF market share.

  • Demonstrating your strong business acumen, you will accurately forecast brands by grower.

  • Your technical savvy in agriculture will be essential as you develop and implement strategies to launch new products per launch goals.

  • Successfully engaging across the business, you will establish working relationships with local sales teams, technical service representatives and strategic account managers to support local initiatives.

  • Your effective communication and interpersonal skills will be a valued asset as you participate in (and lead as appropriate) key grower events including conferences, demo plots, etc.

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.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Job: SALE - Sales

Organization: N-APN/TS-Tech Service-63011575

Title: Innovation Specialist Sr. II - Tennessee

Location: TN-Memphis

Requisition ID: 1903564