Architectural Inside Sales Representative-1805309 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.
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.
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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.
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 Employers in 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
We are seeking a professional like you to join the Architectural Inside Sales Representative Team to build brand awareness and specification position of BASF products in the cladding and air barrier construction markets. We are relying on you to communicate with architects and engineers to be a trusted and knowledgeable resource for specifiers and our internal and external sales teams.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leverage your educational and professional background in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or similar field as you analyze project specifications to assess product needs and opportunity value for wall claddings and air weather barrier product lines.
Facilitate lead qualification and distribute projects leads via the use of a CRM tool and lead source programs (CMD, Dodge, etc).
Your strong ability to interact with the customer in a helpful and friendly manner and to understand customer needs will be a valued asset as you develop and maintain customer relationships.
Your knowledge and understanding of the construction industry will be essential as you build relationships with architects and engineers to gain approval on product substitution requests and gain inclusion in firm's master specifications.
Collaborate with the Business Development Manager to expand Wall Systems specifications position in National Accounts.
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.
Primary Location: US-MN-Shakopee
Function: MARK - Marketing
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EBN/B-Bus Mgmt Building Systems-63020138
Internal Number: 537398
About BASF Corporation
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.