Fargo, North Dakota, United States
CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL) is a premier network solutions provider and trusted partner to our customers. As part of our recent acquisition of Level 3 Communications, our portfolio has expanded. More customers. More network. More locations. More opportunities for you. With a global presence in 60 countries, service to more than 350 metro areas domestically, and more than 200,000 miles of fiber; CenturyLink is going places. At CenturyLink, we believe in growth and innovation, for our customers and our employees. Discover how CenturyLink can expand your potential and take your career to new places if you're looking to join a company that celebrates diversity and creativity, with industry-leading benefits and commitment to employee advancement. We're committed to bringing great talent to our team to help us change the world. One network connection at a time.
We are in the process of filling open positions for the combined company following CenturyLink's acquisition of Level 3 Communications. All qualified candidates who express interest by submitting an application to an open posting will be considered. However, based on business needs, preference may be given to internal applicants on certain positions. We still welcome, and encourage, all application submissions while we continue our integration process. Internal applicants are current, active CenturyLink employees, including Level 3 employees who have transitioned to CenturyLink as part of the acquisition.
The Manager Global Sales-GES is responsible for all aspects of sales within the encompassing business product portfolio within Government and Education Sales. This position will report to the Area Director and will be the sales lead for a team of sales representatives; prior experience in Cloud/hosting and managed services sales with experience leading, coaching, and mentoring other sales professionals in value selling, prospecting, proposal creation, and sales closing skills.
Manage the sale of entire product portfolio including Cloud, Managed Services, Datacenter and Voice solutions, meet revenue targets based on rolled-up quota of sales team.
Perform account planning and positioning for Strategic Accounts in Global Markets.
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 Global 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 Global 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.
Bachelor's degree in business or related field, or equivalent experience is required.
Must have 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.
Successful completed of the Sales Manager assessment.
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.
US-Colorado-Denver; US-Montana-Billings; US-Montana-Missoula; US-North Dakota-Bismarck; US-North Dakota-Fargo; US-South Dakota-Pierre; US-South Dakota-Sioux Falls
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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.