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BASF Strategic Account Manager - US - Remote in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

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Strategic Account Manager – US - Remote (1903309) – RTP, NC

The Strategic Account Manager is responsible for driving Professional and Specialty Solutions (P&SS) new innovation sales to channel partners and end users in the Turf & Ornamental and Pest Control business segments.

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.

You'll manage 4 national channel partners who cover the entire U.S. You will also reside within commutable distance of an airport and will be traveling up to 50% of the time.

Formula for Success…

  • BS or higher level degree

  • 10 years of experience, at least 5 of which are within Sales or Marketing within the Pest Management, Turf & Ornamentals and/or Crop Protection markets

  • Demonstrated Sales and Account Management abilities for selling competitive innovations

  • Experience with strategy development and new product launches

  • Is a plus if you have previous direct report management responsibilities

  • Reach yearly sales goals

  • Build sound business relationships through service, innovation, account management and product opportunities

  • Build distributor channel partner business plans to grow the overall Turf & Ornamental and Pest Control business segments

  • Work with the regional sales managers and the outside sales force to coordinate customer meetings, sales training and customer support

  • Work with marketing to help develop and implement marketing strategies and materials that can be used to help promote new innovations to customers and channel partners

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

BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division

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Job: SALE - Sales

Organization: APM/N-Speciality Products Group-60000945

Title: Strategic Account Manager - US - Remote

Location: NC-Research Triangle Park

Requisition ID: 1903309

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