Business Development Executive - Midwest
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Chicago, IL 60664
Job Opening ID:
00332151 Business Development Executive – Midwest (Open)
Business Development Executive – Midwest
Sales, Marketing & Product Management
United States of America
Job Description Summary:
Under general supervision, this position is responsible for contacting prospective customers with transportation spend of $30 million and above. This includes meeting with executive decisions makes to discuss the DCS service offerings. This position is the primary owner of the account(s) to which it is aligned, and focuses on defining the opportunity strategy to sell to the customer
Key Responsibilities: • 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 up to 50%.
Minimum Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree with 2-3 years of relevant experience, or 5+ years experience in sales, marketing, or similar.
Preferred Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree with 5+ years of experience
Internal resource coordination to provide solution development
Negotiating and building contracts
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 (Required), Bachelors: Business Communications
Customer Service/Account Manager, Marketing, Sales, Transportation/Logistics
Non Commercial Driver’s License – Department of Transportation
Addressing Customer Needs (Working Experience), Business Acumen (Extensive Experience), Oral Communications (Extensive Experience), Perseverance and Follow-Through (Extensive Experience), Prospecting (Extensive Experience), Results Orientation (Extensive Experience), Sales Forecasting (Extensive Experience), Sales Proposals and Presentations (Subject Matter Depth and Breadth), Sales Systems (Working Experience), Sales Tasks and Activities (Extensive Experience), Strategic Sales Planning (Subject Matter Depth and Breadth)
Conduct lead generation activities for new and incremental business, including cold calling, networking and other opportunity prospecting methods, 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, 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 up to 50%
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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.
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