Crop Protection Sales Specialist for Bayer Crop Science in Southern Wisconsin

Working from home
Jun 08, 2018
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Crop Protection Sales Specialist for Bayer Crop Science in Southern Wisconsin, are to:

  • Developing Sales Strategies for assigned customers and potential customers;
  • Communicate customers' requirements to proper internal personnel;
  • Call on existing and potential customers to sell Bayer Products and present recommendations on product introduction;
  • Participate in local organizations to maintain awareness of industry related issues and opportunities;
  • Gather, assimilate and analyze market data and competitive information;
  • Achieve and/or exceed budgeted sales volume for assigned area;
  • Develop and update annual sales forecast;
  • Assist in formulation and implementation of long and short-term strategic sales plans for accounts within assigned area;
  • Formulate and recommend strategies for achieving long and short-term business plans with key accounts in the assigned area;
  • Participate in industry trade shows;
  • Assist in establishment and maintenance of travel/entertainment budget.

Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors' degree in Agronomy, Crop and Weed Science, Agricultural Economics, Business, Finance, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering with five years' proven sales experience;
  • Individual will need to be located within or close proximity to the Southern Wisconsin Territory which include but are not limited to cities such as Milwaukee, Janesville and/or Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Possesses advanced understanding of sales/marketing techniques and knowledge of the assigned products, markets and customer base;
  • Good organizational and planning skills (oral and written);
  • Must possess advanced persuasive abilities and negotiation skills in order to influence current and potential customers to Bayer Products;

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors' Degree in Crop and Weed Science, Ag Business, Agricultural Economics, Ag Finance, or other Agronomy related field
  • Minimum of five years' experience with sales in an agricultural environment.

Domestic Relocation assistance is offered for this position.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Country: United States
Location: Residence Based