CenturyLink Inside Sales Account Manager I-GEMINI in Denver, Colorado

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

Do you have a passion for sales, eager to start or grow your career with a Fortune 200 Company? Launch your sales career with the CenturyLink Sales Academy - GEMINI Program! We are currently seeking driven and highly motivated individuals to join our WIN & GEMS (Government, Education, Medium, & Small) business organization in our April training class. Start as a sales trainee to broaden your professional experience through a comprehensive development program building your sales, technology, and business acumen, as well as a customer-centric mindset to set you up for professional success.

About Our Sales Academy Program Experience:

  • Classroom based - 10 week training at our Broomfield, Colorado office location.

  • Learn technical and professional fundamentals for success from proven sales leaders.

  • Understand CenturyLink’s full product and solutions portfolio to increase overall knowledge for go-to market strategies.

  • Network with a group of other sales trainees, sales leaders and business executives.

  • Transition into an Inside Sales role within our WIN organization at completion of the sales academy program.

Job Description

Sound Interesting? Specifics for our Inside Channel Manager Role:

  • Focus on acquiring new business & drive revenue by managing partner sales opportunities.

  • Perform internal quoting system, RFP support up to order entry.

  • Expedite sales process by facilitating requests with appropriate internal groups, coordinating completion, and ensuring timely responses

  • Coordinate any internal groups (sales engineering, product, Offer Management etc.) during the sales process required to close WON.

  • Manage & serve as the escalation path for partners to ensure excellent customer experience

  • Coordinate, train & manage all resources needed to WIN and ensure sales readiness for company products & processes.

What is in it for you?

  • Part of an entrepreneurial team, responsible for managing a designated existing customer base.

  • 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.

  • Continued mentoring and growth/development through, Instructor-led, web-based and hands-on training - all designed to help you gain new experiences

Qualifications

What you will need to Succeed:

  • Self-motivated, ambitious and passionate individuals who can directly impact the business through technology solutions.

  • Ability to understand accurate and detailed forecast funnel of identified and proposed opportunities to meet or exceed quota requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to exceed Sales goals through outbound calling.

  • Strong oral and written communication, analytical problem solving and closing skills.

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel).

  • Associated Degree or equivalent education and 0-2 years Business to Business inside/outside sales experience.

  • Authorization to work in the US; sponsorship is not available for this program

Education

Associates or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Denver

Requisition # : 210228

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/

This position is part of a bargaining unit and represented by a union. Depending upon the applicable collective bargaining agreement under which you may be hired, you may be: (a) required to join the union and pay union dues as a condition of employment; or, (b) required to pay union dues, but not join the union as a condition of employment; or (c) free to chose whether or not to join the union, but if you do join the union you would be obligated to pay union dues.

EEO Statement

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Disclaimer

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