CenturyLink Manager Inside Sales-GES in Phoenix, Arizona

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Manager Inside Sales-GES

Location: Phoenix, AZ or Salt Lake City, UT

Job Overview:

The Manager Inside Sales-GES is responsible for all aspects of sales within the encompassing business product portfolio within Government/Education Sales. This position will report to the Area Director and will be the sales lead for a team of sales representatives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the oversight of account executives selling the company’s products and/or services via telephone using knowledge of the full CenturyLink networking, cloud, hosting, and CPE portfolio.

  • Lead a team with Primary sales focus on upsell and revenue retention of existing Enterprise/Commercial Account base along with New Logo targeting

  • Coaches to a solution-based sales approach by identifying business needs and matching with strategic solution sets.

  • Coaches representatives to qualify leads, identify decision makers, determine customer needs, explain product/service variations, overcome customer objections and close sales.

  • Collaborates with support resources including engineers, order managers, and strategic product overlays to assist in opportunity development and order packaging/completion

  • Must have strong funnel management skills and analytical abilities related to KPI measurement through to revenue management

  • Hires & performance manages sales team and complete required sales documentation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3-4 Years Sales Experience (preferably in an inside sales environment in the business-to-business market)

  • Strong track record of leadership, mentoring, and participation in organization-wide initiatives

  • Strong client engagement focus.

  • Excellent communications (oral and written), organizational, negotiation, persuasion, planning and time management skills.

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.

  • Successful completion of Sales Manager assessment.

Job Segment: Sales

Alternate Location: US-Arizona-Phoenix; US-Utah-Salt Lake City

Requisition # : 141415

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/

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