Retail Sales Support Representative (Contract)-1903082 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 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.
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. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Retail Sales Support Representative (Contract) - Austin, TX
Where the Chemistry Happens
Support sales of Thermotek PRO Roof Coatings Products through Big-Box Retail sales channel and secure relationships and contacts with PRO Roofing Contractors, Facility Maintenance Mgrs. and Mobile-RV Home-owner Associations. Build brand awareness and product knowledge of Thermotek PRO Roof Coatings Products through local & regional Contractors customers, Retail Pro-Desk Sales Associates and local associations.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
3-5 years of specialty construction products sales and/or experience as an installer of specialty on Roofing Coatings products / Construction Products.
Bachelor of Arts/Science preferred, but not necessary provided commensurate industry related work experience.
Communication - both written and verbal, conflict resolution, negotiation and public speaking, basic math skills, computer skills, knowledge of construction process.
Understand how roofing construction products are sold into the industry through the retail channel. Channel of sales is predominately big-box retail but includes an understanding of Retail PRO-Desk Associates, PRO Roofing Contractors, Facility Maintenance Managers and RV/Mobile Home Owners.
Responsible to conduct an assigned number of product training sessions with Pro-Desk Associates at local retail stores & Contractors. Responsible to contact an assigned number of local roofing contractors to create awareness of product/brand availability through the local big-box retail stores. Responsible to operate in a safe and ethical manner. Responsible of drive demand through his contact to the Big-Box retail stores.
Business is conducted off site, at big-box retail stores, customer & contractor offices and project sites. Driving, with some overnight travel. Home office required.
Responsible for contractor account development and territory development through existing follow up, cold calling /prospecting, target marketing and business development meetings.
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-TX-Austin
Function: SALE - Sales
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EBN/B-Management Construction Systems Unit-63023894
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.