CenturyLink Sales Manager UK Wholesale in Basingstoke, United Kingdom

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com 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 at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

Develops and ensures attainment of new sales and revenues by running a team focused on selling to new

accounts and upselling into existing account which contribute to the Company’s bottom line; increasing revenue to meet

or exceed company revenue and market share objectives on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

Job Description

  • Formulate account strategies to grow the business to gain significant sales momentum in the UK Wholesale

accounts space. Develop compelling sales territories and utilize lead sources to generate high activity across the sales


  • Hiring and managing sales team, including training and development, setting goals, monitoring and appraising

performance and initiating corrective action. Motivate and provide a common objective across the sales team in order to

achieve significant employee morale and sense of common cause.

  • Business owner of several key sales support processes including opportunity management and forecast management,

the overall sales process, territory/customer-prospecting. Conduct accurate sales forecasting and achieve sales targets.

  • Develop and execute sales plans: Territory Strategies, hiring plans, networking, and Marketing. Participating in refining,

executing, and managing overall sales strategy to ensure alignment with Company strategies and plans.

  • Develop and implements specific programs and account strategies consistent with the economic trends and

environmental factors to position strategic products, strengthen competitive position, ensure client satisfaction, and meet/

exceed revenue objectives.

  • Tracks sales team performance and prepares appropriate reports as required. Communicates overall strategies and

responsibilities to the sales team.

  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned or as become evident. Meets prescribed deadlines for external projects as



  • Success leading and managing a Field / Transactional sales team. A clear track record for

consistently exceeding revenue goals.

  • Strong record in developing and assigning geographic territories.

  • Proven ability to hire, manage and motivate successful, transactional sales teams.

  • Demonstrated leadership ability, people-management and mentoring.

  • Technical knowledge related to Voice, Data and Internet Services.

  • Experience at being a strategic member of sales management team who contributes significantly to growth and

development of the business.

  • High energy level and demonstrated drive to succeed.

  • Strong personal leadership skills, including planning, goal-setting, resource allocation, objectives negotiation, team

management techniques and group problem solving.


Alternate Location: UK-Hampshire-Basingstoke; UK-London-Fleet Place

Requisition #: 183309

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