J.B. Hunt Transport Market Research Analyst in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00198559 Market Research Analyst (Open)

Job Title:

Market Research Analyst

Department:

Operations

Country:

United States of America

State/Province:

Arkansas

City:

Lowell

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Shift:

Job Description Summary:

Job Description:

The Market Research Analyst researches and qualifies potential customer leads for the Dedicated Contract Services (DCS) sales force. The position will analyze the transportation requirements and supply chain of prospective customers to determine a fit for the division’s business model. The incumbent works closely with the DCS sales team to help determine the areas of focus and customer needs. Additionally, the employee will often engage in assigned group projects to further service field sales as required.

The successful candidate for this role will:

  • Create and completion of RFP's and RFI's.

  • Prospect for potential customer leads using web based tools and customer lists.

  • Qualify potential leads and collect customer information by conducting research and taking telephone contact.

  • Enter customer information into the MRC portal.

  • Assist in setting sales appointments with prospective customers for Business Development Executives (BDEs).

  • Work with the assigned BDEs to determine market area needs for their assigned region.

  • Ensure the assigned BDEs have an adequate number of prospective sales leads.

  • Participate in weekly conference calls with assigned BDE.

  • Perform industry and market analysis.

  • Create and develop marketing campaigns.

  • Collaborate and create sales materials.

  • Complete strategic targeting analysis.

What does it take to be considered?

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent from four-year college or university AND

  • 12 months work experience in transportation, marketing, or related field

  • Must be advanced in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Other desired skills:

  • Ability to demonstrate strong communication skills to top level leadership

  • Possess the ability to effectively and tactfully interact with customers and employees

  • Proficiency to make decisions in a timely and professional manner

  • Ability to collaborate with internal groups to develop and maintain sales materials

Qualifications:

Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

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, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.