CenturyLink SALES DIRECTOR, SLED - ST. LOUIS in TOWN AND COUNTRY, Missouri
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 Director I SLED Sales is responsible for all aspects of sales in the encompassing business product portfolio within State and Local Government and Education accounts. 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 SLED Accounts.
Responsible for realigning modules of accounts, and meeting/exceeding monthly sales objectives while delivering outstanding service to customers.
Train, coach, mentor, motivate and conduct formal performance reviews for team of 6-8 sales executives in SLED level 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 Global 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.Preferred Qualifications:
Experience and knowledge of the customer base in the local market.
Demonstrated stable track record of success in Sales, with 2-3 years consecutive, successful sales management experience within one company within the last 5 years.
Alternate Location: US-Kansas-Overland Par; US-Kansas-Overland Park; US-Missouri-Kansas City; US-Missouri-St Louis
Requisition # : 210812
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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