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Senior Ag Sales Advisor - Southern Minnesota (Field)


Location: Mankato, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: May 21, 2024
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Sr. Ag Sales Advisor - Southern Minnesota (Field)
Now Hiring! Sr Ag Sales Advisor
Southern Minnesota - (Field)
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Where the chemistry happens…
We are seeking a Sr Ag Sales Advisor like you to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and growing business relationships with retailers, growers and consultants. This role has been identified as strategic to BASF.
Serving as a local agronomic expert, you will position BASF seed, crop protection and seed treatment products with growers to help enable them to maximize yield and profit from their operations. In addition, you will serve as the business lead with assigned retailers for BASF seed soybean seed brands. You will be accountable for achieving annual sales targets with growers on seed, crop protection, seed treatments with assigned retailers on seed.
As a Sr Ag Sales Advisor, You Create Chemistry By...
• Creating demand for BASF seed and crop protection products with assigned growers and retailers, as well as be a trusted adviser to your customers on agronomics, seed varieties and chemistry.
• Establishing business and agronomic plans with key growers, including business strategies and tactics that meet the needs of targeted growers. You will also be acting as the primary contact from BASF, including business strategies and tactics for both short and long term.
• Creating a plan for the top retailers in that territory for CP, Seed and ST. You will also establishing a strong partnership with your BR and align on a strategic plan toward targeted retailers and growers to achieve goals.
• Driving Seed conversations at Retail with the Seed Manager, Agronomist, and local Retail sales team. You will make joint grower calls to get the “right seed on the right acre”. Additionally, you will utilize all these relationships to position BASF as the leader in your market with targeted customers (Retail and Grower) and exceed budget.
• Establishing business plans including sales targets, forecasts, positioning varieties and actions with assigned Retailers for seed. You will also accurately be forecasting brand sales with assigned customers and achieving financial goals.
• Cultivating solid working relationships with local sales teams, technical service representatives, and strategic account managers to support implementation of customer plans.
• Developing and executing market strategies to launch new products per established goals, market development execution, crop activities, and product positioning. Additionally, you will be developing an area/territory plan annually that includes overall business objectives, strategies for growth, identification of top customers, and an action plan to achieve overall growth.
If you...
• Have a Bachelors Degree and knowledge and previous sales experience with agronomics, seed varieties and chemistry.
• Possess strong business acumen and agronomic skills for seed and crop protection.
• Have experience working well in a team environment with a positive attitude and creativity.
• Have strong computer skills, as well as experience with Digital Tools such as GS Live, Xarvio, Sales X.
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At BASF you get more than just compensation, Medical & Dental. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. That’s what we call you@BASF. Our Periodic Table of Benefits includes some additional perks below for starters…
• Flexible Work Arrangements whenever possible
• Retirement Benefits
• Maternity/Paternity Leave, Infertility & Adoption reimbursement
• Mentoring & Development Programs
• Employee Discounts
• Pet insurance
• Matching Donations to your favorite cause
• Access to our BASF Wine Cellar and much more!
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Pay Transparency
BASF is committed to pay transparency practices. The competitive Pay Range for this role is $89,600 - $123,200. Actual pay will be determined based on education, certifications, experience, and other job-related factors permitted by law.
Equal Employment Opportunities
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.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
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