Full TimeMaryland Heights, MissouriPosted 05/19/2022Business unit: MarketingAreas of interest: Outside Sales, SalesRequisition Number: 312395BR-3SAE270
JOB SUMMARY The Account Executive is responsible for selling primary and ancillary communications solutions to small and medium sized businesses within a specified territory. Primary services include coax delivered Internet, video and voice. Ancillary services include custom hosting, desktop security, data back-up, data storage, toll free, additional email addresses, static IPs and more. The AE achieves sales and revenue goals through successful prospecting for new customers as well as the successful sale of bundled services to new customers. The AE is responsible for generating all sales leads through a variety of prospecting tactics and working every lead from initial contact to sale. The AE is responsible for the development and implementation of a Territory Plan (under the instruction of the Sales Manager) which is designed to expand the customer base within their assigned territory. The AE is 100% focused on generating new Internet, voice and video customers.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
Place orders through order management software. Work with Account Coordinator in the event the order cannot be automated to ensure that all necessary administrative work necessary to support sales activities including sales orders, contracts, billing forms and sales reports are accurate and submitted in a timely manner. Hand off customer service and non-sales related client inquiries to the Customer Service department; focus on selling
Have a complete understanding of Spectrum Business coax services, rates (individual and bundled) and applicable taxes
Demonstrate selling skills and product knowledge. Practice selling skills with other Account Executives regularly. Read sales books and take sales courses to learn new sales techniques; practice and implement new sales techniques regularly
Maintain accurate records of all sales and prospecting activities including sales calls, presentations, closed sales, and follow-up activities within assigned territory, including the use of Salesforce.com to maintain accurate records to maximize territory potential
Meet and exceed performance standards as defined by the department Standards of Performance (SOP) and the Spectrum Way Sales Model
Attend and participate in sales meetings as established by management
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Skills/Abilities and Knowledge Ability to read, write, speak and understand English Knowledge of communications technologies and services, with an emphasis on telephone and Internet fundamentals Valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record Education Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or related field, or equivalent experience
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Related Work Experience Outside sales experience in a high transaction, short closing cycle model preferred; 3-5 years Business to business sales experience preferred Proven sales history of meeting or exceeding targets preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS Office environment and / or outside environment with exposure to inclement weather Exposure to moderate noise levels
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Physical Requirements Vision ability: close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus
Mental Requirements Ability to communicate orally and in writing in clear and straightforward manner Ability to maintain confidentiality Ability to prioritize and organize effectively Ability to use personal computer and software applications
SAE270 312395-3 312395BR
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