CenturyLink Manager Enterprise Sales in Los Angeles, California

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network.

Manager Enterprise Sales

Location(s): Los Angeles or Irvine, CA

Job Overview:

This position is responsible for all aspects of sales within the encompassing business product portfolio. This position will report to the Area Director and will be the sales lead for a team of sales representatives; prior experience in telecommunication sales with experience leading, coaching, and mentoring other sales professionals in value selling, prospecting, proposal creation, and sales closing skills.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the sale of all Cloud, Hosting, managed services, Data, and IP products and services, meet revenue targets based on rolled up quota of sales team

  • Perform account planning and positioning for Strategic Accounts under the Enterprise Markets Unit

  • Responsible for setting quota, realigning modules of accounts, and meeting/exceeding monthly sales objectives while delivering the outstanding service to customers

  • Train, coach, mentor, motivate and conduct formal performance reviews for team of 6-8 sales executives in Enterprise level accounts

  • Manage active learning plans and facilitate daily, monthly and yearly sales results objectives for sales team.

  • Responsible for day-to-day sales activity management, funnel activity, territory management, and customer focused sales efforts for a team of Enterprise sales executives

  • Participate in community and industry-related events to further develop the opportunities to procure new business

  • Work cross functionality with variety of business leaders and other direct and indirect sales channels

  • Overall financial tracking, revenue recognition as well as forecasting responsibilities for the team

  • May require some travel

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent education and 5+ years telecom or related technology sales experience

  • Minimum 2 years sales management experience in telecommunications or a technology-based industry

  • Experience in building strategic plans for sales team growth and development including account and activity planning and development

  • Experience mentoring, training and developing high performance sales teams

  • Proficient with PC-based applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and sales performance/tracking programs

  • Must have a valid Driver's License and satisfactory driving record

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree

  • 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

Job Segment: Sales


Alternate Location: US-California-Los Angeles

Requisition # : 111707

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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