CenturyLink Director I Sled Sales (Portland) in PORTLAND, Oregon
CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com (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 Director I -SLED 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; prior experience in Cloud/hosting and managed services sales with experience leading, coaching, and mentoring other sales professionals in value selling, prospecting, proposal creation, and sales closing skills.
Manage the sale of entire product portfolio including Cloud, Managed Services, Datacenter and Voice solutions, meet revenue targets based on rolled-up quota of sales team.
Perform account planning and positioning for Strategic Accounts in SLED vertical.
Responsible for setting quota, realigning modules of accounts, and meeting/exceeding monthly sales objectives while delivering the outstanding service to customers.
Train, coach, mentor, motivate and conduct formal performance reviews for team of 6-8 sales executives in SLED accounts.
Manage active learning plans and facilitate daily, monthly and yearly sales results objectives for sales team.
Responsible for day-to-day sales activity management, funnel activity, territory management, and customer focused sales efforts for a team of SLED sales executives.
Participate in community and industry-related events to further develop the opportunities to procure new business.
Work cross functionality with variety of business leaders and other direct and indirect sales channels.
Overall financial tracking, revenue recognition as well as forecasting responsibilities for the team.
May require some travel.
Bachelor's degree in business or related field or equivalent experience is required.
Must have 5+ years telecom or related technology sales experience.
Minimum 2 years sales management experience in telecommunications or a technology-based industry.
Experience in building strategic plans for sales team growth and development including account and activity planning and development.
Experience mentoring, training and developing high performance sales teams.
Proficient with PC-based applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and sales performance/tracking programs.
Must have a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record.
Successful completed of the Sales Manager assessment.
Alternate Location: US-Oregon-Portland
Requisition # : 210512
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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