CenturyLink Manager Inside Sales in ST PAUL, Minnesota
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.
The Manager Inside Sales is the first level of management, directly responsible for the work activities of assigned team and for all aspects of sales within the encompassing business product portfolio. Staff may consist of skilled, specialty non-exempts and/or developing professionals or career professionals with specific objectives.
Lead a sales team responsible for selling the company’s products & services via telephone/web conferencing using a solution-based/consultative sales approach
Direct team with driving growth through upsell of assigned customer base and new logo acquisition
Coach representatives to qualify leads, identify decision makers, determine customer needs, explain product/service variations, overcome customer objections and close sales
Responsible for funnel management, productivity, forecasting, and revenue analysis for team level performance metrics
Exercises judgment with defined procedures and practices, and performance management to determine appropriate action
Hires & performance manages sales team and completes required sales documentation
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience. Typically 6+ years of experience. 4+ with a Master's Degree
Strong track record of leadership, peer-mentoring, and participation in organization initiatives
Strong customer service focus
Excellent communications (oral and written), organizational, negotiation, persuasion, planning and time management skills
Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Must have a valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record
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-Minnesota-St Paul
Requisition # : 213461
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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