Location TBD, preference given to candidates in Chicago, Southern California area, or Dallas/Fort Worth area. The key responsibility of an Enterprise Business Development Director is to find and develop new business revenue in all market verticals. The Enterprise Business Development Director will work at the direction of the VP of Enterprise Business Development and independently, to identify, engage and close new business opportunities with shippers. New business may be in multiple modes of transportation services and/or transportation and supply chain management services. Sales activity will be focused on a high level customer engagement to obtain a significant position for BNSF Logistics in the transportation and/or transportation management of shipments. The Enterprise Business Development Director will interact with procurement, solutions design, marketing, operations and other sales team members in the fulfillment of their responsibilities.. VP of Enterprise Business Development will jointly establish annual revenue growth objectives for each Business Development Director, and provide guidance with new business targets and industry segments. All sales activity in the market vertical performed by the Enterprise Business Development Director is to be documented fully in the BNSFL CRM for ongoing evaluation of the new business pipeline and measurement of sales closure results. Sales activity will include third party logistics services, distribution services, consulting services and B2B multimodal solutions with a focus on highway, intermodal, international, project and rail and rail-related transportation solutions.. This position requires a significant amount of business travel, and time away from an office environment. The Enterprise Business Development Director must be able to work independently, and schedule their time productively to maximize the number of direct customer contacts. The responsibilities of the position often require activities with customers and other company personnel after normal office hours.. Position Responsibilities:. Development of new business revenue is the key responsibility of an Enterprise Business Development Director. Successful results require active solicitation and relationship development with shippers and receivers. Target accounts may be assigned by the VP of Enterprise Business Development, or independently developed by the Enterprise Business Development Director. Sales activity includes contact, introduction, preparation, research, strategy development, presentation of BNSF Logistics services and capabilities, relationship building and opportunity development with new customers. New business activity is documented in the BNSFL CRM system for accurate tracking of sales results.. Provide sales presentations and new customer development, both individually, and jointly with other sales personnel. Activity includes planning, presentation development, travel and actual presentation time and other customer activities.. The Enterprise Business Development Director will convert procurement pricing information into customer proposals and appropriate documents and/or presentations for delivery to customers. Interaction with the VP of Enterprise Business Development in the development of pricing strategy and proposal presentation is expected. Follow through on proposals and pursuits of feedback on proposals are key elements of successful new business closure.. Coordination and communication with marketing, operations, finance, claims, and other company departments.. Administrative duties (i.e. travel planning, expense reports, CRM documentation, sales reports).. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. Broad knowledge of such fields as accounting, marketing, business administration, finance, etc.. Equivalent to a four year college degree, plus 4 years related logistics experience and/or training. OR equivalent combination of education and experience.. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.. BNSF Logistics offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to:. Competitive pay. Comprehensive health benefits package. 401(k) plan with employer match. Flexible spending account. Company paid life, short-term and long-term disability insurance. Employee discounts on autos, travel, electronics, insurance, etc.. Tuition assistance. Professional training staff with an industry leading Learning Management System. Company culture that recognizes its employees. ABOUT BNSF Logistics:. BNSF Logistics is an industry-leading transportation intermediary, committed to providing value to each of our customers through professional acumen, entrepreneurial drive, and individual commitment. We are one of the fastest growing 3PLs in North America and pride ourselves on service flexibility and modal breadth. BNSF Logistics is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC.. Our Purpose: We Deliver What Matters. Our Guiding Principles:. Protect the well-being of ourselves and others. Drive innovation and embrace transformation. Respect and serve everyone. Keep our commitments. Celebrate and enjoy the journey. Foster a collaborative and inclusive community. BNSF Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
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