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

Job Title:

Market Research Analyst

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 researching and qualifying potential customer leads for the Dedicated Contract Services (DCS) sales force. Analyzes transportation requirements and supply chain needs of prospective customers to determine a fit for the division's business model. Works closely with the DCS sales team to help determine areas of focus and customer needs.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct lead prospecting and qualification activities through the use of web-based tools, customer contact lists including outreach and verification, research and other outreach methods (e.g., telephone contact).

  • Actively maintain customer information within the Market Research Center, and works within the CRM to test the process, manage internal processes, address issues, etc.

  • Assist the Market Development Manager and Business Development Executive in determining the market area needs for their assigned region, ensuring an adequate number of sales leads and setting appointments with prospective customers.

  • Analyze competitive landscape for their region and provide analysis to the sales force to support pursuit efforts.

  • Support the response to RFPs and RFIs, as needed.

  • Provide other sales and marketing support as needed, such as developing sales collateral, marketing campaigns, email blasts, measuring campaign effectiveness, customer presentations, etc.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualification:

  • Bachelor's Degree or 5+ years experience in sales, marketing, or similar..

Preferred Qualification:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 2-3 years of experience

  • Ability to quickly learn a new software system

  • Proficient time-management skills

  • Self-motivated

  • Ability to multitask

  • Basic deductive reasoning skills

  • Experience in using tools and techniques for collecting, collating and analyzing information on existing or potential markets in order to meet market needs

  • Ability to explore and develop potential areas of business growth for the organization

  • Ability to prepare formal recommendations for how the organization can meet the customer's needs

  • Knowledge of existing and planned markets and market-related initiatives from the perspectives of the competition, the suppliers, the customer base and the regulatory environment.

Education:

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

Work Experience:

Customer Service/Account Manager, Marketing, Sales

Job Opening ID:

00395219 Market Research Analyst (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.”

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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.

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