Bayer Area Sales Manager IV – Turf & Ornamental in United States
Your tasks and responsibilities
The primary responsibility of the Area Sales Manager IV (ASM) - Turf & Ornamental is to develop, plan, and implement sales initiatives aimed at maintaining and increasing business in the Golf and Landscape markets in MN, WI, IA, NE, ND, and SD.
Your other responsibilities, as an Area Sales Manager IV, are to:
• Build & Maintain relationship with the distribution network as well as with key end-user accounts in the assigned territory; • Drive the external sales force (e.g. agents/distributor reps) to create value for Bayer range of product; • Create and present the product line review to the customers and end users in the area; • Provide the high level of technical product training and support to the key customers and end users'; • Manage customer complaints and inquiries within area with support from regional sales managers.
Who you are
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE (Leadership, Integrity, Flexibility and Efficiency) values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy, Turf Management, or relevant discipline with 10+ years of proven sales or equivalent experience in the Green industry; • Excellent presentation and selling skills, including use of support software; • High capacity to define priorities and to allocate his/her time resources; • Good computer skills and the ability to work with MS programs (Word, Excel, Outlook,PowerPoint, etc.) and other database programs; • Possessing the ability to travel as needed, including approximately 40-50% overnight travel.
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 Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled
Location:MN, Residence Based, ND, WI