WindStream Communications Senior Account Executive in Lexington, Kentucky
The Senior Account Executive is a self-motivated team leader with a successful track record and the ability to identify, build, and manage enterprise level client partnerships. The Executive must possess the ability to meet and consult with C-level executives to develop and implement effective, enterprise-wide telecommunication strategies and solutions, and promote new technology and recognize changing client needs to enable business growth and development.
Responsibilities: * Provides sales to new customers* by advising on new essential products; collaborating with customer on future business needs and desired production; and establishing executive engagement on new product lines * *Acquires new business* by prospecting key customers in the area; communicating with customer and internal sales team (for example, Account Management, Channel); determining key sales qualifications for establishing strategy; and leveraging referral partners to establish new customer relations * *Develops partner sales process* by establishing relations with partners in the area; presenting innovative approaches to solution-oriented product lines; and designing streamline processes for sale closures * *Conducts customer qualification analysis* by analyzing market sales data; researching customer business model/vertical specific business approach; assessing the needs of each unique customer; and leveraging marketing materials and information (solutions, business cases) * *Builds relationships with new customers *by listening to customer demand; introducing company brand; learning customer business; establishing a mutual product platform; and influencing key customer business initiatives with relevant product information * *Follows the structured sales process *by submitting activity and results reports*; collaborating with the market sales team; presenting prospect methodology; managing sales progress through Salesforce; and organizing sales material, processes, and order entry
College degree or equivalent and 5 years field sales experience directly related to job (outside, direct sales experience) or 8 years job-related field sales experience; or an equivalent combination of education and job-related field sales experience required.
Primary Location: *US-Kentucky-Lexington
Job Category: *Sales
EEO Statement: Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.
Requisition ID: 18001046