Sales Excellence Associate
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change. Sales Development 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. The primary responsibilities of this role, Sales Excellence Associate are to:Learn BCS systems to address District fulfillment issues at end of year, audit program documentation status prior to season end in order to pre-empt issues at fulfillment, and coordinate assembly of grower data for program fulfillment;Coordinate and summarize any forecasting or data from Reps;Assist with rollout of programs such as Innovation;Support Regional Business Coordinators in analysis of internally managed programming to spot outliers, initiate follow-up with Sales Representatives and flag to District Managers;Conduct analysis of sales data and market data, including market share information, grower segmentation, grower trends, retailer trends, targeting lists, etc. Present insights to management team;Assist Districts with local projects and promotions, create and distribute marketing materials to customers (mailers, localized newsletters, direct mail, district website); assemble presentations for District Managers;Complete training on BCS sales model, general business and agronomy as needed to refine skills;Support mentor sales rep with their sales efforts out in the territory at predetermined rotations throughout the year;Cultivate relationships with leaders in headquarters and field organization. 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:B.S. degree; Preferably in Agro-business, Agro-economics, Agronomy or related field with 0-3 years of experience;Demonstrated organizational, responsiveness and follow up skills are necessary, as this role will obtain and transfer key information to not only management but also to customers;Analytical skills to gain insights into the business; •Ability to multi-task in a rapid-paced and matrixed environment is expected;Advanced computer skills (with particular proficiencies in Word, Excel, PowerPoint);Willingness and ability to travel domestically, as needed, up to 50%;Must have authorization to be immediately employed within the United States long term;Must be willing to relocate to the Raleigh area and to other territories within the US based on business need both during and after the achievement of field sales rep readiness. Preferred: Overall G.P.A. of 3.0 or above. Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/DisabledApply for this job.