Account Manager I
Posted on: January 18, 2020
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.
CenturyLink is a customer focused, cutting edge IT Solutions
company that is driven to exceed our customers' expectations and
needs. We are currently seeking an Account Manager I to join the
SMB organization. In this role, you will be a part of an
entrepreneurial team, responsible for managing account
relationships within existing and/or prospective customers;
allowing you the ability to develop long term & consultative
relationships. You will have experience working within multiple
systems and with various teams to provide end to end service on all
customer inquiries or challenges. This individual will have
previous success selling complex technology solutions and
experience with Voice Communications, Data Networking, Managed
Hosting, IP and equipment.
Sound Interesting? Here are some specifics:
* Must be able to execute with a high level of service in a
challenging and ever-changing environment.
* Must be self-motivated and disciplined and thrive on uncovering
* Must have demonstrated success in a quota bearing capacity.
* Must possess the energy, determination and service attitude
required to translate daily customer interactions into new
* Must possess the ability to analyze, comprehend, and translate
numbers and reporting into actionable plans to meet or exceed
monthly revenue quota.
* Weekly business reporting and accurate documentation of sales
activity are required.
* Must possess excellent communication skills and have the ability
to develop and deliver meaningful and concise presentations to any
* Acquire and integrate industry knowledge related to general
trends, emerging technologies, & competitors.
* Use a consultative sales approach to understand customer's
business needs, issues, strategies and priorities to deliver a
value-adding business solution.
* Manage and develop sales funnel and proactively monitor sales
activity against assigned quota.
What you will need to succeed:
* Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent education and experience.
Typically, with 2-4 years of outside Business to Business
technology sales experience in 'named' accounts.
* Proficiency with Sales Force, PowerPoint and Excel.
* Must have a valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving
* Successful completion of Sales Professional Assessment.
What will make you stand out:
* Familiar with local marketplace, companies and community in
geography stated above.
* Demonstrated stable track record of success in a quota bearing
role, with 2-3 years consecutive, successful sales experience
within one company within the last 5 years.
* Advanced degree is preferred.
Below are some Benefit Highlights on what CenturyLink has to
---We offer a broad range of health and welfare benefits including
Medical/Prescription Drug, Dental Vision and Disability. We also
have flexible spending and Health Savings Accounts, Life Insurance
options and Financial Planning for the future.
---Our Wellness Programs are outstanding. Well Connected helps
employees take charge of health resources - tools and tips on
eating right, getting healthier, losing weight and managing
---We have a Commuter Spending Account option which allows
employees to make before-tax contributions during the year to
reimburse transportation expenses throughout the year.
---Voluntary Lifestyle Benefits which include Accident Insurance,
Cancer Program, Critical Illness Insurance, Hospital Indemnity
Insurance and a Legal Plan.
---We also have several engagement initiatives that we have rolled
out over the last few years which include the following:
o Paid Maternity leave for 12 weeks paid
o Parental leave for 4 weeks paid
o Milk Stork for nursing mothers
o Extended Bereavement Leave from 3 days to 10 days for immediate
family members, paid - up to 30 days off unpaid.
o Survivor Benefits - if something happens to the employee, their
spouse continues to get the pay and benefits for 6 months
o Focus on You - a personal goal for the year 2019 to focus on
Alternate Location: US-Texas-Dallas
Requisition #: 219080
This job may require successful completion of an online assessment.
A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website
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.
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.
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