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Inside Sales Representative (2000485) – Ames, IA
Where the Chemistry Happens
This position is responsible for internal sales support, monitoring market trends and reporting results, and assisting the Sales Team on projects and tasks necessary to grow market share and improve profitability. Coordinating color runs in the lab as determined by the outside sales force, and other duties and special assignments as prioritized through management.
· Sales support for wood and rubber markets
· Sales support for equipment parts orders
· Competitive color evaluations
· Preparation and planning for sales team meetings
· Price matrix adjustments
· Customer product admin - all container, weight, etc changes adjusted on customer lists
· Freight and delayed shipment tracking
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
· Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Agriculture, Communications or related field.
· A minimum of 3 years’ experience in marketing, product management, sales or technical services.
· Proficiency in computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, CRM).
· Must have a valid US Drivers License
· Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
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.