Lumen Dir Sales-Large Enterprise in WOBURN, Massachusetts
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Develops and ensures attainment of new sales/revenue and margin growth for strategic accounts which contribute to the company’s bottom line. Staffs and directs a sales team and provides leadership towards the achievement of maximum profitability and growth in line with company vision and values. Establishes plans and strategies to expand the customer base in the assigned area, and contributes to the development of training and educational programs for customers and Account Directors.
The Main Responsibilities
Formulates account strategies to grow the business and the relationships within large accounts. Develops new business opportunities with partner companies with complementary technology. Builds a high performance team; hires and retains the right talent in the right roles; sets goals, delegates work, holds reports accountable; develops and empowers direct reports to make decisions and take action. Demonstrates Company’s values, maintains a positive open demeanor, encourages different points of view, moves team forward through change; provides timely information; communicates context for business decisions; recognizes accomplishments; fosters teamwork and collaboration.
Develops and maintains account plans and detailed financial forecasts. Conducts accurate sales forecasts, and achieves sales targets.
Develops and executes sales plans such as sector strategies, hiring plans, territory management systems, and compensation plans.
Oversees and participates in programs that ensure the attainment of expense objectives, and will recommend programs to control and correct budget overruns.
Owns several key sales support processes which may include opportunity and forecast management, the overall sales process, territory/customer-prospect module management and sales certification.
Supports and develops initiatives across Sales and the company primarily focused on sales productivity and efficiency. Expands opportunities into untapped product portfolios and develops sales propositions.
What We Look For in a Candidate
Knowledge, Skills or Abilities
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of applicable education and experience required; MBA or related graduate degree preferred.
• Demonstrated sales management experience (at least 5-6 years) in Information Technology sales and sales leadership experience.
• Business/financial background is helpful.
• Exceptional strategic planning, account management and contract negotiations skills required.
• Experience is consultative sales techniques and account planning (including account profiling, account positioning strategy, customer needs analysis, sales opportunity development, service improvement planning, and long range account management strategies.
• A track record for consistently exceeding revenue goals.
• Success leading and managing sales teams
• Proven ability to hire, manage, mentor and motivate successful, Business Outcome sales teams.
• Strong record in developing and assigning geographic territories and customer/prospect modules.
Basic Qualifications .
• Bachelors Degree and/or combination of education and 7 years of relevant job experience with similar essential duties
Preferred Education, Skills and Experience
• Experience: 10+ yrs
• Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
• Field Of Study: Information Technology, Sales/Marketing, or similar
• Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities.
• Ability to prioritize with good time management skills.
The starting salary for this role differs based on the employee's primary work location. Employees typically do not start at the top of the range, though compensation depends on each individual's qualifications.
Location Based Pay Ranges
$142,940 - $178,673 in these states: MA
As with the pay range variety that's based on the region of a country, specific offers are determined by various factors such as experience, education, skills, certifications and other business needs.
What to Expect Next
Based on your job application information you may be given the opportunity to complete a video interview immediately after applying. This will include a set of questions for you to record a response to in addition to Game Challenges. Completion of this video interview is a requirement in order to be considered for our open position. Now not a good time? No worries, we will also send you an email with a link to complete the video interview. We strongly recommend that you complete this within 5 days of your application date.
Requisition #: 331909
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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.
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This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. (https://jobs.lumen.com/global/en/compensation-information) We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.
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