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BASF District Sales Manager - Agriculture Solutions - Missouri / S. Illinois and Eastern Kansas (Remote) in Missouri

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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.

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 Large Employers in 2021. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

District Sales Manager - Agriculture Solutions (2101993) - Missouri / S. Illinois and Eastern Kansas ( Remote)

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 to understand the diverse markets where we build trusting and satisfying customer relationships.

We are looking for a professional like you to act as the face to BASF field staff, to the marketplace and to key industry stakeholders or trade organizations. In this role, you will have responsibility for leading the retail and grower focused resources within their geography, inclusive of managing both direct reports and influencing indirect reports. You will also be responsible for the defined financial performance in your assigned district.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your Bachelor degree and 10 years experience in Sales and/or Marketing, you will manage sales, people development and customer engagement targets within your geography.

  • Managing a team of sales professionals, you will achieve targets by leading your team in translating and deploying the national marketing strategy/messages into sales execution plans for their local area(s), while acting as an advocate for BASF & the agriculture industry.

  • This role is part of the Midwest Region Leadership Team and will contribute to short / long term strategy development regarding sales planning, execution, customer segmentation and people development

  • As a role model, you will promote staff engagement, cultural values and embrace the use of data beyond sales figures as key characteristics of a successful field sales staff.

  • Your strong leadership ability will be a valued asset as you establish and cultivate a culture of high performance that seeks continuous improvement, and which embraces the need for practice & constant communication.

  • Successfully engaging inside and outside the organization, you will act as a key spokesperson for BASF’s internal and external communications with employees, customers, and the marketplace.

  • Your valuable selling, negotiation, and analytical skills will be essential as you assign sales targets to Business Representatives and coach them to achieve their assigned sales targets.

  • Your strong business acumen will help you to bring constructive input and feedback regarding processes, needed investments and proactively engage in cross-district exchanges aimed at speeding the delivery of best practices and deployment of new tactics or ideas.

Leadership Expectations : As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable.

C reate 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/AC-Business Mgmt USA Crop Unit-60000930

Title: District Sales Manager - Agriculture Solutions - Missouri / S. Illinois and Eastern Kansas (Remote)

Location: Missouri

Requisition ID: 2101993