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12/14/2012 Senior Solutions Consultant (RR) 268897
Join our team and take your career to the next level. Windstream is a communications and technology solutions provider with operations in 48 states and the District of Columbia, generating about $6 billion in annual revenues. We provide IP-based voice and data services, MPLS networking, data center and managed hosting services and communication systems to businesses and government agencies. Windstream also delivers broadband, digital phone and high-definition TV services to residential customers primarily in rural areas and we operate a local and long-haul fiber optic network spanning 100,000 route miles.
Windstream's Hosted Solutions is a dynamic and high growth business unit of Windstream, a Fortune 500 Company. The Cloud and Data Center Sales Consultant is responsible to grow revenue and product awareness of Windstream's Hosted Solutions cloud and data center products and services to new and existing accounts within the direct and Indirect (agent) prospect and customer base. They are expected to work as part of the sales team in prospecting, qualifying, proposing and closing opportunities.
-Achieves or exceeds quarterly sales quota as assigned.
-Maintains and reports a qualified funnel of revenue that allows for accurate forecasting.
-Works and collaborates with field/network sales and sales leadership to identify and hunt opportunities within the current customer base.
-Keeps informed of Windstream's Hosted Solutions products and solutions as well as the industry in general.
-Properly identifies opportunities for Windstream's Hosted Solutions.
-Identifies and understands customers and prospects current environment, to uncover opportunities and design solutions that establish Windstream's Hosted Solutions as a trusted advisor.
-Conducts tours and presentations of Windstream's Hosted Solutions Data Centers, which will be supported by local facilities and operations management.
-Manages and works with cross functional resources to deliver personalized solutions and proposals to prospects and customers.
-Keeps current and trained on Windstream's Hosted Solutions products, solutions and processes, as well as of the general industry.
-Demonstrates experience in selling and/or supporting sales of, Infrastructure as a Service, Virtualization, Storage, Managed Hosting Solutions and Colocation.
- Brings, maintains and develops relationships with relevant partners in the Data Center space.
-Ability to understand server, LAN, application and storage infrastructure and map to and design Windstream solutions.
-Knowledge, experience and ability to understand current and new technologies related to collocation, cloud computing, storage and virtualization.
College Degree or equivalent + 7-8 years related experience or 11+ years combination of education and experience.
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Professional Dues Reimbursement
* Career Development and Training
Paid Time Off
* Medical and Dental Insurance Options
* Prescription Drug Plan and Vision Coverage
* Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Accounts
* 401(k) Plan With Employer Match
Experience the benefits of a growing company
For all that you put into your job, you deserve the best in return. From a friendly, team-based environment to progressive salaries and health plans, our benefits work hard for you. See for yourself.
Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. EOE/AAP Employer.
There is no relocation package offered for this position.
We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package,
and opportunities to grow your career within an excellent working environment.
WINDSTREAM IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER