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J.B. Hunt Transport Carrier Acquisition Representative in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Title:

Carrier Acquisition Representative




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

As a Power Carrier Recruiter, you'll be responsible for sourcing, soliciting and screening potential carriers. You'll also be responsible for selling J.B. Hunt's compensation and carrier services to secure qualified carriers

Job Description:

The successful candidate for this role will:

  • Must utilize excellent oral and written communication skills to develop business opportunities that will secure outsource capacity by utilizing various methods of communication and interaction including but not limited to telephone, email, and video conference with potential carriers.

  • Evaluate and determine whether prospective carriers are prospects through a prescribed qualification process.

  • Communicate and demonstrate the benefits of the company by using supportive materials and presentations.

  • Cultivate a pipeline of contacts that can develop into a working relationship.

  • Maintain status of activity and documentation of the qualification process within the company outsource capacity database (HUB).

  • Assist qualified carriers in completing all necessary documents required to get set up as an approved carrier.

  • Maintain and foster an on-going working relationship with the carriers that you secure to help drive external capacity growth.

  • Monitor financial returns within your portfolio of secured capacity to ensure they are in-line with division goals.

  • Must be able to meet or exceed financial expectations set forth by the Director or Operations Manager.

  • Other duties as assigned.


What does it take to be considered?

Minimum qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 7-11 months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher preferred.

  • Sales or recruiting related experience preferred.

  • Be an effective negotiator, clear communicator, and a proactive problem solver. Develop relationships, communicate clearly, and be able to hear "no" and keep going.

  • Have strong motivation to work on a sliding scale, commission based pay structure. Be driven and paid by results.

  • Bilingual in English, Spanish, Russian, Armenian, Iranian a Plus.


Bachelors: Business Administration/Management, Bachelors: Business Communications, Bachelors: Marketing, GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:

Business Administration, Sales

Job Opening ID:

00365429 Carrier Acquisition Representative (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.”

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.

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.