Ag Professional Development Program – Sales & Marketing Class of 2018 – Crop Protection-1702443
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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.
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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
BASF's Professional Development Programs (PDPs) were created to provide highly motivated, mobile-minded current university students an opportunity to enhance their professional skills through a variety of diverse learning experiences. Participants will contribute to real-world rotational assignments within different domestic locations. They will explore career options and develop technical and professional decision-making skills, while fulfilling specific business needs. Participants also have the opportunity to assess their capabilities, skills, and interests and gain valuable exposure to BASF's culture, values, and decision-makers.
Ag Professional Development Program – Sales & Marketing Class of 2018 – Crop Protection
APPLICATION IS AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS GRADUATING BETWEEN MAY 2017 AND AUGUST 2018.
At BASF, we are creating chemistry for a sustainable future. Our innovative products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, advancing global food science, and improving quality of life.
Combining economic success, social responsibility, and environmental safety, we empower our customers across industries to meet the current and future needs of society.
We are seeking highly motivated, mobile-minded, upcoming university graduates ready to take their careers to the next level. Our rotational programs combine hands-on experience with unparalleled networking opportunities designed to accelerate your career development at BASF.
Explore your sense of adventure! Build your professional network! Engage your passion for challenge! Apply for the BASF Ag Professional Development Program!
Formula for Success: You Will...
18-month cross-functional program with two rotations, one in marketing working in Research Triangle Park, NC; one in sales working with field sales teams and tech services.
Assignments can be located in a variety of locations throughout the U.S.
Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be placed in a field sales role as a Business Representative.
What can the Ag PDP do for you?
Enhance career development and deliver value to BASF through the planned assignments.
Prepare you to target growers, retailers, distributors, and key influencers, while learning to develop business strategies and tactics that lead to helping growers get the most on every acre.
Prepare you to communicate the value of BASF's innovations through direct contact with assigned growers, retailers and distributors, focusing on the benefits of using BASF crop protection products and services.
This program offers a comprehensive program of employee benefits, including an award winning flexible work arrangement and 100% tuition reimbursement.
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
Please visit this link to see where BASF will be recruiting On Campus this fall: https://basf.avature.net/events
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You...
·Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Sales, Agribusiness, Marketing, Agronomy, Biology, Plant Science, or related field.
Demonstrated academic achievement (Minimum Major GPA 3.0).
Recent or upcoming graduates (May 2017 – August 2018 grads).
Commitment to relocate anywhere in the U.S.
Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship.
Valid Driver's License.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Outstanding work ethic.
Active participation in extracurricular activities and on-campus organizations.
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.