Senior Account Director - Cloud / Colocation

11 - 15 years experience  •  Telecommunications.

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/19/18
Chicago, IL
11 - 15 years experience
Telecommunications.
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/19/18

Job Summary

Responsible for managing business development activities for high-profile named accounts and/or specific market segment(s) that lead to the expansion and growth of specialized products. Accountable for the coordination and strategy on assigned key account(s). Responsible for the overall development and implementation of the account plan.

Job Description

  • Drives account management responsibilities as an overlay sales role including solution creation, solution offering, configuration management, order issuance, service delivery, service management and revenue recognition. Demonstrates a balance of strategic and tactical thought leadership.

  • Identifies, bids on, negotiates, and closes new sales opportunities in order to meet and exceed established sales and revenue quotas. Provides comprehensive account plans and strategies to win new business from new and/or existing accounts.

  • Provides input to sales management about trends and changes taking place within the customer’s organization, and makes recommendations about future courses of action necessary of the company towards improving its position with the customer.

  • Provides accurate and detailed weekly forecast funnel of identified and proposed opportunities in order to meet or exceed sales quota requirements.

  • In-depth knowledge on a specific products and/or services. Interaction with Product management for nonstandard / custom requirements based upon customer needs.

Qualifications

Experience

  • 10+ yrs

Education

  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

  • Field of Study: Business, Marketing, Sales or similar

Other Job Requirements

  • Knowledge and understanding of the telecom industry's competitive landscape.

  • Experience with Salesforce.compreferred.

  • Demonstrated strong communication, written, and formal presentation skills as well as proficiency in selling to the close

  • Self-motivated, pro-active, results-oriented professional with an ability to work with minimum direction.

  • Proficient in MS office products: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Requires at least 50% or more of time conducting sales activities outside of the office.

Alternate Location: US-Illinois-Chicago

Requisition # : 173108

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