CenturyLink Senior Inside Account Executive in St Paul, Minnesota
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.
The Senior Inside Account Executive focuses on acquiring new logo accounts in a B2B target market through an aggressive sales approach. The ideal candidate understands needs, issues and strategies so an appropriate business product portfolio solution can be deployed for small, mid-sized businesses. Prior experience in telecommunication sales and demonstrated ability to uncover new business is preferred.
Accountable for meeting and/or exceeding assigned sales objectives and monthly revenue quotas, and building new revenue by selling telecommunications products and services to small and mid-market accounts.
Responsible for cold calling and prospecting over the phone, in a high activity sales model.
Manage sales funnel to analyze and manage pipeline activity and monitor sales activity against assigned quotas.
Must be self-motivated, self-disciplined and provide prompt follow-up to all customer inquiries.
Must be organized and maintain accurate records on daily activities and results.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education with typically 0-1 year experience.
Demonstrated ability to exceed Sales goals through outbound calling.
Strong oral and written communication, analytical and problem solving skills.
Aggressive follow-up and closing skills.
Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel), SalesForce and other software applications.
Ability to talk/negotiate with various levels of decision makers.
Ability to manage sales funnel.
Ability to multi-task with a sense of urgency in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
Active listening skills to identify sales opportunities.
Successful completion of Sales Professional Assessment
Prior Sales experience.
Experience with and knowledge of the customer base in the local market.
Demonstrated stable track record of success in Sales
Managed Services, Hosting and Security product knowledge.
Alternate Location: US-Minnesota-St Paul
Requisition # : 208987
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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