CenturyLink Director Strategic Partners 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.

Job Summary

The Director, Strategic Partners will report to the Vice President of Small Business and Digital. They will lead a team of sales and business development leaders responsible for a national partner sales portfolio that makes up 30%-40% of our small business revenues, and our Digital and Print Advertising business.

Job Description

  • Develop and launch new partner strategies focused on high margin revenue returns, and new small business revenue streams for CenturyLink. This leader will

  • Work across many different partner types ranging from traditional BPO vendors, alternative markets partners, SEO partners, affiliate relationships, etc. This position requires

  • Cross functional collaboration with marketing and segment strategy on key initiatives focused on digital and organic growth in the partner segment. This position also

  • Ensure business processes, expenses, compliance checks, and support for vendor partners are all met to ensure our vendors and partners across the nation are successful.



  • Bachelor’s Degree and 10+ years of sales leadership experience

  • Experience with Vendor/Partner Management

  • Experience with Strategy & Contract Negotiation

  • Digital / E-commerce background is preferred


  • B2B Sales


Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Arizona-Phoenix; US-Colorado-Denver; US-Florida-Apopka

Requisition # : 199319

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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