Desk Based Account Manager

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Date: Oct 28, 2018

Location: Paris, 92, FR, 92

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 Summary

A desk based Account Manager role responsible for protecting, renewing and growing existing French revenue stream, whilst identifying and selling opportunities over the telephone.

Job Description

Telephone based Account Management of existing customer base and new business opportunities. Must be able to formulate solutions and present persuasively and effectively while linking benefits to the client’s business objectives and needs.

Working to maintain customer contact strategy across large customer base. Be strong team player working with an internal virtual team. Be able to handle objections confidently, making the most of every opportunity and working within strict quality and adherence guidelines.

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

Learns and develops further knowledge of new technologies and selling points which includes enhancing expertise in the company's product technologies. To proactively manage own professional standards and development. To act as a role model, living the Level 3 values.

Quickly building rapport with customers, you will seek to understand their needs in order to provide the right solution for their business and ultimately close the deal.


* Sales Experience in a similar desk based sales role.

* Ability in penetrating Customers to find decision makers through networking, cold-calling, email, Social Media etc.

* Excellent communication skills and telephone manner

* The ability to meet and exceed sales targets

* Customer focus with the ability to positively close business opportunities via the telephone

* Strong influencing and persuasive skills

* Competitive nature. A results orientated, positive and determined attitude

* Great relationship building and interpersonal skills

* CRM knowledge a plus


Alternate Location:  FR-France-France 

Requisition #: 194519 

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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