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CenturyLink Lead Program Manager in DALLAS, Texas

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com/ 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

This position can be based in any major US Market

The Sales Productivity team is a function within Sales Effectiveness with a primary mission to provide tools, methodology and coaching to sellers that increase their efficiency in the selling motion. A Sales Productivity Program Manager managing the strategy, implementation, and sustainability of sales productivity and enablement platforms. In addition to lifecycle management of a program, the Sales Productivity Program Manager evangelizes the value of the program within the CenturyLink ecosystem and performs enablement research to stay ahead of industry trends taking place in the growing sales enablement spectrum.

Job Description

  • Lead sales productivity tool implementations and manage the adoption and sustainability of the program

  • Perform market research to stay current of sales methodology and enablement tools, platforms and techniques.

  • Support sellers and front-line managers as a subject matter expert on methodology and productivity.

  • Develop and communicate a strong vision of recommended efficiency and effectiveness measures to Business Unit leaders

  • Partner with Marketing and Segment Strategy leaders to implement productivity tools into marketing plans.

  • Evangelize the value of the program across ecosystem inclusive of Business Process, Product, Solutions Marketing, and Business Unit leadership.


  • 5+ years of relevant job experience (Sales, Marketing, Strategy, Sales Enablement)

  • Very strong business acumen with knowledge of sales performance drivers

  • Strategic and conceptual thinking that can transfer into a tactical execution plan

  • Proven success managing multiple projects, deadlines, initiatives, and tasks.

  • Self-motivated and can deliver in collaborative settings.

  • Demonstrable leadership skills

  • Change Management skills and techniques. (Possibly lead a significant change in the past)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree; Business, Marketing or equivalent

  • Analytical proficiency in market sizing and segmentation, financial forecasting, and general business planning.

  • Strong relationships or previous work experience in telecom, consulting, system integrators, application developers, VARs, and global accounts.

  • Demonstrated experience leading business teams thought significant change


Alternate Location: US-California-San Francisco; US-California-Santa Clara; US-Colorado-Denver; US-Georgia-Alpharetta; US-Georgia-Atlanta; US-Illinois-Chicago; US-Missouri-St Louis; US-Texas-Dallas; US-Washington-Seattle

Requisition # : 212584

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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