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Director I, International Air

Lowell, AR - JB Hunt Corporate

Los Angeles, CA- 11th Avenue

Chicago, IL - 130 E Randolph St

Dallas, TX - Pinnacle Point

Miami, FL - 10900 NW 97th Street

Jersey City, NJ - 75 County Road

Job Title:
Director I, International Air

Sales, Marketing & Product Management

United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under administrative direction, the incumbent is responsible for some account ownership and directing the overall activities of a branch or business group to maintain growth targets and profitability, develop and grow our employees, and build and foster cross-divisional influence and external relationships to provide a best-in-class customer experience.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote operational efficiency by collaborating with internal groups to gain insight on how to successfully ship cargo in the most cost-efficient manner
  • Interface with internal support to implement service procedures and expedite cargo in a timely manner
  • Report essential financial and operational information to senior management to participate in the development of long-range operational plans and business initiatives
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (e.g., customer service, operations, etc.) to proactively identify innovative logistic solutions enhancing service quality, productivity, and profitability for potential and existing customers •
  • Facilitate regular carrier audits to review performance and develop solutions for chronic issues (e.g., delayed shipments, damaged freight, etc.) that affect service quality
  • Hire, train and develop staff to meet goals and objectives in regards to customer satisfaction, sales, and operations to ensure superior, on-time service for customers.
  • Drive gateway and mode neutral strategies across multiple teams to grow network, profitability, agent relationships, and global forwarding growth


Minimum Qualification:

  • High School Diploma/GED with 5 or more years of experience in Transportation/Logistics, with 2 or more of those years in business administration or brokerage.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 5 or more years of experience in Transportation/Logistics, with 4 or more of those years in business administration or brokerage; Comprehensive knowledge of language of the country in which the position resides; posses a valid driver's license with a clean motor vehicle record as per JBH standards
  • 8 or more years of relevant professional experience or 3-4 years of experience in the global forwarding
  • U.S. customs or brokerage industry with 3-4 years of supervisory experience; individual owned customs brokerage license highly preferred
  • Knowledge and experience of international air cargo (IAC), IATA, global freight forwarding, gateway operations management, air freight customs and compliance
  • Knowledge of finance and accounting practices, financial analysis, and reporting
  • Knowledge of major functional processes and associated operating requirements and the ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations
  • Ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment
  • Ability to impact decisions within and outside own organization
  • Applies strategies and skills to enlist others in setting, embracing and achieving objectives
  • Ability to drive critical activities to completion
  • Demonstrates the ability to develop an organizational culture that promotes the highest level of ethical standards and responsibility to the community
  • Applies organizational acumen to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for the organization
  • Uses expertise to coach, mentor and challenge others both inside and outside the organization
  • Experience in establishing best practices for selling strategies for large or important customers.

Bachelors: Business Administration/Management, Bachelors: Transportation Logistics, GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:
Transportation/Logistics, Brokerage, Business Administration, Management-Entry Level

Job Opening ID:
00466345 Director I, International Air (Open)

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.”

Posted 5 Days Ago

Full time


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Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominant force in transportation and logistics, offering exciting career opportunities both at corporate and at field locations across the country. There are a variety of job types that support our business, so no matter your passion, J.B. Hunt is the place to jumpstart your career.

Why J.B. Hunt?

J.B. Hunt is a leading transportation and logistics company for one simple reason – our people. The career possibilities and benefits of working at J.B. Hunt are endless. From competitive salary and benefits packages, to defined career paths and growth opportunities, we take care of our people and take great pride in our efforts to build and sustain an inclusive workplace for all employees.

What are we looking for?

J.B. Hunt welcomes high-energy, forward-thinking people of all backgrounds and experience levels to join our team. We offer full-time, entry level, professional and management opportunities across all departments. Whether you are fresh out of school or bring years of industry experience, a role at J.B. Hunt could take your career to the next level.