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Business Development Manager

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Listing Status: Filled
  • Date Posted: 2022-10-17 04:45

Job Description

The Business Development Manager is responsible for growing our existing customer accounts and building new business relationships that align with leadership growth initiatives. The ideal candidate is an experienced professional with knowledge of the sales process. This candidate must be a self-starter, able to analyze and understand freight data to guide business development efforts. This candidate will have exceptional people skills and can operate within a team-oriented environment.

At Nussbaum, our vision is to be purpose-driven in everything we do. We want to positively impact our drivers, employees, customers, partners, and those we meet along the way. This means we do more than just “show up.” As employee-owners, we own our actions and take a personal stake in our company’s success. We lead with faith and integrity. We put people and family first. It’s at our core, and it’s the reason so many people love coming to work here each day. Are you ready to join us?

 Core Responsibilities

  • Business Development – use existing tools to develop new opportunities
  • Inside Sales – working existing accounts
  • Bid management through workflow
  • Visiting customers and leads
  • Negotiating rates and lanes
  • Work with cross department managers

Job Schedule

  • Full-time position
  • Monday-Friday; 7am-4:30pm
  • Location: Corporate Offices – 19336 N. 1425 East Rd., Hudson, IL 61748


  • Full insurance benefits – health, dental, vision, short-term life, and disability
  • 401(k) company-match
  • Escalating PTO and Paid Holidays
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) – a company-funded supplemental retirement benefit in addition to the 401(k)
  • Flexible Spend Account options for healthcare and child daycare
  • Professional development opportunities

Job Requirements

Desired Soft Skills

  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player – able to interact well with others, respectful, gives/receives feedback with grace and honesty. Quick to listen, then react.
  • Self-motivated – identifies new opportunities and takes initiative to solve problems
  • Desire for continual learning – always looking to grow, both personally and professionally
  • Self-awareness – able to “read the room”

Desired Hard Skills

  • Ability to close new business
  • Ability to negotiate mutually desired outcomes
  • Advanced decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to dig into details, such as freight characteristics and costs
  • Investigative or inquisitive
  • Ability to build long-term relationships


  • Willing to Learn
  • A business-related bachelor’s degree or equal work experience in sales, marketing, or customer service
  • Strong presentation and articulation skills
  • Proficienct in Microsoft Suit of products

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