Sales Academy - Account Manager Junior - College Connect

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Sales Academy - Account Manager Junior - College Connect

Herndon, VA
+14 locations
Arlington, VA
Richmond, VA
Apopka, FL
Detroit, MI
Monroe, LA
Jacksonville, AR
Albuquerque, NM
Portland, OR
New York, NY
Hoover, AL
Salt Lake City, UT
Charlotte, NC
Phoenix, AZ
Minneapolis, MN
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    CenturyLink (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

    Are you a new or recent graduate, eager to start or grow your sales career with a Fortune 200 Company? Launch your sales career with the CenturyLink Sales Academy Program! The Sales Academy is seeking driven and highly motivated individuals to join our January 2020 College Connect program. Participate in an immersive CenturyLink Enterprise Sales Development program to learn the technical and professional fundamentals to facilitate success. Learn through classroom, virtual instructor-led (VILT), and On-the-Job Training (OJT) of CenturyLink’s full product and solution portfolio. Sales, Business and Technical training courses will increase overall knowledge of CenturyLink solutions and go-to-market strategies. The possibilities are endless to grow your career with a Fortune 200 Company!

    Job Description

    About Our Sales Academy Program Experience:

    • Temporary relocation to our Broomfield, CO office for our classroom based – 12 week training program.
    • Learn technical and professional fundamentals for success from proven sales leaders.
    • Understand CenturyLink’s full product and solutions portfolio to increase overall knowledge for go-to market strategies.
    • Network with a group of other sales trainees, sales leaders and business executives.
    • Transition into an Account Manager role in a major U.S. market territory Portland, Oregon after completion of the Sale Academy training program.

    Sound Interesting? Specifics for our Account Manager Role:

    • Generate potential sales leads by using lead-generation and research tools during the first 3 month. Proactively qualifies leads and sales prospects by understanding business profile, buying process, requirements and timeline expectations.
    • Formulate solutions and present products and solutions persuasively and effectively while linking benefits to the client’s business objectives and needs.
    • Produce new sales from prospects and current Enterprise customers via telephone and other methods. Must have a sense of urgency and respond to inquiries within established timeframes.
    • Successful performance must be clearly demonstrated by achievement of monthly quota.

    What is in it for you?

    • Part of an entrepreneurial team, responsible for managing a designated existing customer base.
    • Uncapped earning potential; you will be empowered to grow financially through the ability to deliver complex and robust product solutions backed by world class technology and infrastructure.
    • Continued mentoring and growth/development through, Instructor-led, web-based and hands-on training - all designed to help you gain new experiences
  • Qualifications

    What you will need to Succeed:

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Graduated within the last two years preferred
    • A history of leadership in extracurricular activities, such as sports, student government, societal membership
    • Ability and ambition to thrive in a fast paced, complex sales environment.
    • Demonstrate a positive attitude and act with integrity at all times.
    • Conveys a sense of urgency, responsiveness and drives issues to closure.
    • A self-starter who is motivated to excel in Enterprise Business Sales
    • Strong time management and ability to prioritize

    We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services
  • Locations
    Hoover, AL • Jacksonville, AR • Phoenix, AZ • Apopka, FL • Monroe, LA • Detroit, MI • Minneapolis, MN • Charlotte, NC • Albuquerque, NM • New York, NY • Portland, OR • Salt Lake City, UT • Herndon, VA • Arlington, VA • Richmond, VA
  • About Us
    CenturyLink is the 2nd largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise companies. We enable digital businesses and homes through adaptive networking, IT agility and hybrid cloud, and connected security. We meet customer expectations by aligning our experts to customer priorities and helping customers understand their opportunities.