CenturyLink Senior Business Development Manager - Broomfield in Broomfield, Colorado

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.

Job Description

Develops the Wholesale Marketing strategy associated with priority segments, products and business themes. Develops tactical programs and consistent delivery methodologies that drive successful execution of the go-to-market strategy across all Wholesale segments. Collaborates with key stakeholders, including product management, marketing, sales, finance, business unit executives, and external consultants, to uncover business opportunities and formulate strategic recommendations. Keeps apprised of opportunities and trends through competitive analysis, market research and industry knowledge. Writes and presents cogent presentations to senior management to articulate findings and various strategies. Maintains a high level understanding of products, pricing and strategy for the telecommunication industry.

  • Develop Wholesale Marketing strategy and business development programs to drive profitable revenue growth and value creation for CenturyLink and our wholesale partners

  • Conduct competitive analysis and market intelligence. Provide updates and insights to executives regarding market opportunities

  • Review monthly financial performance and assess impact and effectiveness of marketing strategy and programs. Adjust tactics as needed to drive performance against strategic objectives

  • Conduct quarterly marketing reviews with sales, marketing and product management

  • Drive new product introduction to the wholesale channel. Coordinate with product management and marketing to bring new products to market in a timely and effective manner

  • Strategy lead for any promotions, spiffs and other incentives

  • Design and implement tactical program models in collaboration with Marketing Communications team that maximize execution resources, foster broad Sales engagement and enable consistent evaluation


Wholesale marketing and/or communications background required, including experience developing and executing marketing strategy and programs through cross-functional collaboration to drive broad implementation. Ability to clearly communicate strategic priorities across organizational levels.

  • Experience: 8+ years broad marketing and/or communications background required, including experience developing and executing marketing programs through cross-functional collaboration.

  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree, Master’s Degree a plus

  • Field of Study: Marketing, Communications, Business Administration

  • A combination of education and experience is acceptable: Yes

  • Attention to detail with strong organizational capabilities.

  • Ability to prioritize with good time management skills.

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities

8+ years broad marketing and/or communications background required, including experience developing and executing marketing programs through cross-functional collaboration. Strong project management skills across all organizational levels are critical. Experience directly managing a team for program implementation. Experience designing multi-layered campaign strategies, including event logistical coordination. Experience leveraging third-party agencies to complement internal strategies and capabilities. Must be skilled in core Microsoft Office suite, SharePoint and Salesforce. Telecommunications experience a plus.


Bachelors or Equivalent

Masters or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Minnesota-Wayzata

Requisition # : 206249

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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