CenturyLink Senior Enterprise Relationship Manager in South Dakota

About CenturyLink

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.

Job Summary

CenturyLink is a customer focused, cutting edge IT Solutions company that is driven to exceed our customers’ expectations and needs. We are currently seeking a Senior Enterprise Relationship Manager to join the GEMS (Government, Education, Medium, Small) 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.

Job Description

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 customer needs.

  • 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 revenue.

  • 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 audience.

  • 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.

Qualifications

What you will need to succeed:

  • Bachelor's Degree 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 record.

  • 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.

What is in it for you?

  • Uncapped earning potential; you will be empowered to grow financially through the ability to deliver complex and robust product solutions backed by world class technology and infrastructure.

  • Instructor-led, web-based and hands-on training - all designed to help you gain new experiences and transform your skills

Education

Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-North Dakota-Bismarck; US-North Dakota-Fargo; US-South Dakota-Rapid City; US-South Dakota-Sioux Falls

Requisition # : 202810

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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EEO Statement

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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.