Saint Paul, MN, United States
The Senior Inside Account Executive focuses on acquiring new logo accounts in a B2B target market through an aggressive sales approach. The ideal candidate understands needs, issues and strategies so an appropriate business product portfolio solution can be deployed for small, mid-sized businesses. Prior experience in telecommunication sales and demonstrated ability to uncover new business is preferred.
Accountable for meeting and/or exceeding assigned sales objectives and monthly revenue quotas, and building new revenue by selling telecommunications products and services to small and mid-market accounts.
Responsible for cold calling and prospecting over the phone, in a high activity sales model.
Manage sales funnel to analyze and manage pipeline activity and monitor sales activity against assigned quotas.
Must be self-motivated, self-disciplined and provide prompt follow-up to all customer inquiries.
Must be organized and maintain accurate records on daily activities and results.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education with typically 0-1 year experience.
Demonstrated ability to exceed Sales goals through outbound calling.
Strong oral and written communication, analytical and problem solving skills.
Aggressive follow-up and closing skills.
Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel), SalesForce and other software applications.
Ability to talk/negotiate with various levels of decision makers.
Ability to manage sales funnel.
Ability to multi-task with a sense of urgency in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
Active listening skills to identify sales opportunities.
Successful completion of Sales Professional Assessment
Prior Sales experience.
Experience with and knowledge of the customer base in the local market.
Demonstrated stable track record of success in Sales
Managed Services, Hosting and Security product knowledge.
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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The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.
Nearest Major Market:
Telecom, Telecommunications, Consulting, Cloud, Technology, Sales
Website : http://www.centurylink.com/
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The Company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink® Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations.