Sales Account Manager I

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Date: Sep 25, 2017

Location: Denver, CO, US, 80202

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.

Job Description


The Sales Trainee on the North American Sales Team is an opportunity to work with an industry leader and collaborate with highly-talented people. At CenturyLink Enterprise, you will join a team focused on developing your professional sales skills for long-term success.

Essential Duties:

  • Participate in an immersive CenturyLink Enterprise Sales Academy 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.
  • Generate potential sales leads by using lead-generation and research tools during the first 3 months. 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.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Self-starter who is motivated to excel in Enterprise Business Sales
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Strong time management and ability to prioritize


Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree with an emphasis in Business Administration, Marketing, Management or Sales
  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited university with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Graduated within the last two years highly preferred
  • A passion to succeed


Knowledge, Skills or Abilities:

  • 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.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and be a true team player.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and acts with integrity at all times.
  • Demonstrate a high level of accountability.
  • Conveys a sense of urgency, responsiveness and drives issues to closure.
  • A self-starter, with a measurable ability to adapt to changing situations.



Alternate Location: Broomfield, CO

Requisition #: 157110


EEO Statement

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.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Job Segment: Account Manager, Sales Management, Consulting, Manager, Sales, Technology, Management

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