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About CenturyLink

CenturyLink at (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

The Sales Support Associate develops a comprehensive understanding of the company’s internal sales systems and processes while acting as the subject matter expert for all internal questions and escalations around these processes. The Sales Support Associate supports the sales team by driving rapid responses from internal teams via these processes and systems, as prioritized by Sales Management. The SSA directs sales support by utilizing a variety of organizational and project management skills.

Job Description

  • Manage required responses and forms from multiple teams during order preparation

  • Provide prioritized support to sales staff

  • Perform administrative changes to internal quoting system including workbook order entry

  • Assist sales team with pricing and quoting group requests and sales credit verifications

  • Partner with Business Process Engineering group to identify areas of process improvement

  • Assist in sales funnel management by identifying committed sales

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

  • Facilitate service inventory investigation

  • Schedule follow up customer meeting and coordinate customer attendance for local events


  • 2+ years of applicable experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant years of experience

  • Success with building partnerships and relationships with colleagues at various levels

  • Detail oriented with the ability to prioritize multiple projects in a dynamic, fast paced environment

  • Self-motivated, proactive, and results oriented professional

  • Experience or ability to work with complex databases and systems


Alternate Location: US-California-Irvine

Requisition # : 210393

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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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