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Business Development Manager


Lowell, AR - 611 JB Hunt Drive





Job Title:
Business Development Manager

Department:
Sales, Marketing & Product Management

Country:
United States of America

State/Province:
Arkansas

City:
Lowell

Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, the position is responsible for aggressively marketing the J.B. Hunt brand to develop new accounts and secure an established customer base. Responsible for the solicitation of business from new customers to build business volume according to the business needs. The Incumbent will evaluate a customer's current transportation requirements, e.g., existing service, mode, lanes, budget, and propose a custom transportation solution from JBHT's product offerings. Accounts are typically mid-level and higher in terms of revenue, demand, volume and/or complexity

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities: • Conduct lead generation activities for new and incremental business, including cold calling, networking and other opportunity prospecting methods • Visit prospective and existing customers at their corporate headquarters or other sites as needed. Requires ability to travel to customer sites to meet customer needs • Perform various activities related to Opportunity Management and monitoring the health of the account which includes, but is not limited to, Customer KPI review, revenue quality monitoring, watching for additional opportunities, contract and pay terms review to ensure adherence to agreement • Coordinate with internal teams and the customer to implement the customer's solution, including participation in kick-off • Meet with customers and prospective customers to discuss viable opportunities in an effort to understand their business needs, identify scope, submit a proposal, finalize the contract and win the business


Qualifications:

Minimum Qualification: High School Diploma/GED with 4-5 years of sales or customer service experience.

Preferred Qualification: Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communication, Public Relations, Business Administration/Management, Supply Chain Management, and/or related field with 2-3 years of experience and 2-3 years of management experience (where applicable), 1-2 years of Global Forwarding experience in relation to transportation.

Skills & Abilities:
Experience working in sales
Self-motivated
Ability to communicate effectively over the phone
Experience working in transportation
Ability to develop sales plans that are future-oriented, support business strategy and reflect understanding of emerging, as well as existing, opportunities and markets
Ability and willingness to seek out work and the drive to accomplish goals
Ability to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with clients, vendors, and peers
Knowledge of the activities and responsibilities involved in selling a product or service
Ability to analyze customer activities, profiles and information
Understanding of the importance of meeting or exceeding established targets and ability to drive critical activities to completion.


Education:
Bachelors: Marketing, Bachelors: Public Relations, Bachelors: Supply Chain Management, High School (Required), GED (Required)

Work Experience:
Customer Service/Account Manager, Sales

Certifications:
Non Commercial Driver's License - Department of Transportation

Job Opening ID:
00474233 Business Development Manager (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 17 Days Ago

Full time

00474233


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