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ACCOUNT DIRECTOR I

Company name
CenturyLink, Inc

Location
Austin, TX, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Account Management, It

Posted on
Jan 31,2019

Valid Through
May 16,2019

Profile

Job Summary

Identify and develop new sales opportunities, provides product solutions, ensures customer satisfaction, and maintains positive ongoing relationships to maximize sales for the company. Introduces company products and services to new and/or existing customers. Develops and maintains accurate sales and/or revenue forecasts and management of quota funnels.

Job Description

Essential Duties

Responsible for developing sales in the designated target market(s) by identifying new sales opportunities by contacting prospective customers by cold calling, premise visits, networking, lead generation, proposal submission, and customer appointments in order to meet and exceed established sales and revenue quotas.

Develops and manages relationships with acquired and/or existing customers in order to attain additional business and retain existing revenue. Develops action plans to cross-sell and up-sell accounts to increase overall total customer spend with the company.

Learns and develops further knowledge of new technologies and selling points which includes enhancing expertise in the company's entire product suite.

Provides comprehensive account plans and strategies to win new business from new and/or existing accounts.

Provides accurate and detailed weekly forecast funnel of identified and proposed opportunities in order to meet or exceed sales quota requirements.

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities:

Knowledge and understanding of the telecom industry's competitive landscape.

Experience with Salesforce.com preferred.

Demonstrated strong communication, written, and formal presentation skills as well as proficiency in selling to the close.

Self-motivated, pro-active, results-oriented professional with an ability to work with minimum direction.

Proficient in MS office products: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Requires at least 50% or more of time conducting sales activities outside of the office.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum skills required to perform in this role.

5 years of industry sales experience

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

Education and Experience

Experience: 5 yrs

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

Field of Study: Business, Marketing, Sales or similar

Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities.

Ability to prioritize with good time management skills.

Education

Alternate Location:

US-Texas-Austin

Requisition #

208584

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”).  We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

Disclaimer

The above job definition information 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.  Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

Nearest Major Market:

Austin

Job Segment:

Manager, Telecom, Telecommunications, Account Manager, Consulting, Management, Technology, Sales

Company info

CenturyLink, Inc
Website : http://www.centurylink.com/

Company Profile
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The Company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink® Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations.

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