J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.

Business Development Executive

Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    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


    • 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.


    • Bachelor's Degree with 2-3 years of relevant experience, or 5+ years experience in sales, marketing, or similar.

    • Must possess a valid driver's license with a clean motor vehicle record as per JBH standards.


    • Bachelor's Degree with 5+ years of experience

    • Accounting/Finance

    • Transportation Law

    • HR/Personnel/Risk

    • Boardroom setting

    • Skilled Communication

    • 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


    • 00430474 Business Development Executive (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.

  • Industry
    Transportation / Trucking / Railroad
  • Locations
    Pittsburgh, PA • Richmond, VA
  • About Us

    At J.B. Hunt, we continuously look for new ways that our people, processes and technology can be used to move freight transportation forward. We hire for entry-level, professional and management roles across several areas, including corporate services, customer service, engineering and technology, operations, sales and more!