J.B. Hunt Transport Sales Executive in Atlanta, Georgia
Sales, Marketing & Product Management
United States of America
Under general supervision and within their assigned region, the position is responsible for contacting existing and prospective customers with minimum transportation spend of $30 million and generate revenue $20 million (up to $75 million). This position is the primary owner of the account(s) to which it is aligned, and focuses on defining the opportunity strategy to sell J.B. Hunt services to the customer, and establishing and growing a book of business.
Conduct lead generation activities for new and incremental business, including cold calling, networking and other opportunity prospecting methods.
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.
Coordinate with internal teams and the customer to implement the customer's solution, including participation in kick-off.
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.
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.
High School Diploma/GED with 3-4 years of transportation/logistics, or relevant experience; must posses a valid driver's license with a clean motor vehicle record as per JBH standards.
Preferred Qualification: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration/Management, Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management, Communication, or related field with 3-4 years working in transportation/logistics or relevant experience
Proficient active listening skills
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.
Bachelors: Business Administration/Management, Bachelors: Business Communications, Bachelors: Logistics Management, Bachelors: Supply Chain Management, GED (Required), High School (Required)
Customer Service/Account Manager, Marketing, Sales, Transportation/Logistics
Job Opening ID:
00377616 Sales Executive (Open)
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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.”
Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.
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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.
J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. affirms its belief in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment in all terms and conditions of employment. J.B. Hunt is committed to both the spirit and the letter of affirmative action law and continues its good-faith efforts to comply with all applicable government laws and regulations. The company is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity. J.B. Hunt will recruit, hire, compensate, offer benefits to, upgrade, train, layoff, terminate, and/or promote individuals without discrimination in regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or other bases by applicable law.
J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. offers reasonable accommodation in the employment process for individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance in the application process due to a disability, you may request accommodation at any time by calling 1-800-777-4968.