CenturyLink Veterans Jobs

centurylink logo
mobile centurylink logo

Job Information

CenturyLink Senior Account Manager - SLED in BATON ROUGE, Louisiana

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

The Role

Responsible for sales account development within the SLED organization, with an established geographic territory for a complex suite of services and robust product sets to drive sales, increase brand awareness, and grow a specific territory.

The Main Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for developing sales in the designated target market(s) by identifying new sales opportunities with prospective enterprise customers headquartered in the region by cold calling, premise visits, networking, lead generation, proposal submission, and customer appointments.

  • After winning new business, manages customer relationships in order to gain strategic positioning with decision makers, retain existing revenue and obtain additional business.

  • Develop and implement sales plans that provide clearly defined strategies, tactics and timeframes to maximize revenue. Take ownership of the geographic territory designated by management.

  • Continually learn and develop knowledge of new technologies and selling points including enhancing expertise in the company's products and solutions.

  • Utilize Siebel & Salesforce.com to provide accurate and detailed weekly forecast funnel of identified and proposed opportunities in order to meet or exceed sales quota requirements.

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities:

  • Proven experience in solution selling IP, data, and voice network services.

  • Proven experience in hunting, prospecting, and new account development.

  • Experience with Salesforce.com preferred.

  • Demonstrated strong communication, written, and formal presentation skills as well as ability 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.

  • Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities.

  • Ability to prioritize with good time management skills.

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

What We Look For in a Candidate

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of sales experience.

What to Expect Next

Based on your job application information you may be given the opportunity to complete an online assessment immediately after applying. Completion of the online assessment is a requirement in order to be considered for our open position. Now not a good time? No worries, we will also send you an email with a link to complete the assessment. We strongly recommend that you complete this within 5 days of your application date.

Alternate Location: US-Louisiana-Baton Rouge

Requisition #: 228857

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.

DirectEmployers