Account Director I-Channel Manager - Work at home Texas

Lumen

3.9

TX

Why you should apply for a job to Lumen:

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management

  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 71% would recommend this company to other women

  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Flexible time off policy intended to empower employees to balance personal lives with demands of the business.

  • Access to Care.com membership to provide employees with the help they need – when and where they need it.

  • Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance.

  • #326109

    Position summary

    About Lumen
    Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at news.lumen.com, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

    The Role

    The Account Director I - Channel Management assumes Leadership of the Partner’s experience with the standard Lumen Enterprise Acquire and Customer Success policies, processes, and tools as well as those created specifically for the Partner Channel. The responsibilities include building, growing, and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with the right strategic Partners to expand our market share. 

    This role identifies, recruits, and manages an assigned account base of indirect sales, telecommunications partners to generate revenue by executing channel programs. The Account Director I is responsible for selling new and existing company products and services, targeting business to business clients.

    The Main Responsibilities

    • Drive inflight sales opportunities with Partner/Customer/Internal teams
    • Develop and implement opportunities to cross-sell and up-sell accounts, increasing overall revenue spend by targeted customers. 
    • Create account plans and strategies to win new business from existing customers.
    • Solution pricing review and negotiation
    • Develop sales in designated account base by working with partners to identify new sales opportunities.
    • Responsible for Funnel, Promo, Spiff and Deal reviews
    • Define solution design, Pricing strategy, DSR for marketing promo, OM engagement
    • SFA opportunity creation and Funnel Management
    • Partner Engagement – New partner activation, dormant partner reactivation, relationship building
    • Provide accurate and detailed weekly, monthly and quarterly forecast funnel of identified and proposed opportunities to meet and exceed quota requirements.
    • Manage and serve as the escalation path for end customers and partners to ensure superior customer experience.
    • Coordinate and deliver training and on-boarding programs for Partners to ensure sales readiness for company products and processes, including product and systems training.
    • Coordinate with Inside Sales on partner sales opportunities, prepare customer presentations, and coordinate with internal groups (sales engineering, product, etc.) during the sales process.

    What We Look For in a Candidate

    • 7-9 years of related experience
    • Proficient understanding of company’s telecommunications products and network capabilities
    • Valid driver license as role may require driving to customer and/or partner meetings.
    • Ability to travel an average of 25%

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in business, marketing, or related field with 7-9 years of related experience.
    • Proven success of building strong relationships and partnerships.
    • Advanced understanding of company’s telecommunications products and network capabilities.
    • Advanced knowledge of company financial measurements, telecommunications industry, and indirect sales model.

    What to Expect Next

    Based on your job application information you may be given the opportunity to complete a video interview immediately after applying. This will include a set of questions for you to record a response to in addition to Game Challenges. Completion of this video interview is a requirement in order to be considered for our open position. Now not a good time? No worries, we will also send you an email with a link to complete the video interview. We strongly recommend that you complete this within 5 days of your application date.

    Requisition #: 326109

    When applying for a position, you may be subject to a background screen (criminal records check, motor vehicle report, and/or drug screen), depending on the requirements for the position. More information on what’s included in these checks can be found in the Post Offer section of our FAQ page. Job-related concerns noted in the background screen may disqualify you from the new position or your current role. Background results will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

    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.

    NOTE: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

    Disclaimer
    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.

    Salary Range

    Salary Min :

    69863

    Salary Max :

    155250

    This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.

    This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

    As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by clicking here.

    Note: For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions.

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    What are Lumen perks and benefits

    Lactation facilities

    Maternity leave coaching

    Fertility

    Backup child care

    Child care subsidies

    Care-taking PTO

    Elder care

    Unconscious bias training

    Sponsorship program

    Networking

    Diversity performance

    Diversity recruiting

    Remote work policy

    Part time policy

    Paid paternity

    Paid maternity

    Unpaid paternity

    Unpaid maternity

    Paid adoptive

    Short term disability

    About the company

    Industry: Telecommunications

    We are a global company of over 40,000 professionals, dedicated to empowering businesses to produce amazing things. Driven by the challenges and opportunities of the 4th Industrial Revolution, we’re helping to change how people interact and how companies acquire, analyze and act on data with flexible, intelligent, secure and collaborative solutions built for the next generation of business.

    Why you should apply for a job to Lumen:

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management

  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 71% would recommend this company to other women

  • 79% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Flexible time off policy intended to empower employees to balance personal lives with demands of the business.

  • Access to Care.com membership to provide employees with the help they need – when and where they need it.

  • Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance.