Windstream Enterprise has an immediate need for an Account Director interested in working alongside fellow WE employees in building a foundation for our customers' success. We do this by acting as Pathfinders, pursuing a daily dedication to the following behaviors:
We approach each situation with a responsive and highly agile style, always meeting customers on their own terms.
We take the time to listen, learn and acknowledge the context of a customer's pain points.
We dig deeper into problems and seek new and better answers for our customers' unique requirements.
We guide customers towards the right solutions by leveraging our deep expertise and portfolio of innovative next-generation technology.
We deliver a direct response to our customer's needs, focusing on technologies that set the stage for growth.
The Account Director will be responsible for identifying/researching/penetrating meaningful targets, closing new enterprise accounts, and growing/managing customer relationships in an assigned territory. The AD will serve as the point of contact to educate prospects/customers about the full suite of Windstream Enterprise solutions ( network services, the UCAAS portfolio, managed services for LAN/WAN/Security, professional services defined as advisory services, migration and governance and PMO offerings for network, cloud and security.) The AD will provide valuable insights into the industry, gain understanding of clients' business-impacting challenges and make recommendations to support clients' strategic initiatives.
As a Windstream Enterprise Account Director, you will be responsible for:
Performing all aspects of business development aligned with a defined target list of Enterprise clients
New logo acquisition in IT consulting, systems integration and infrastructure support/outsourcing engagements
Establishing and maintaining new client relationships and teaming partner relationships in targeted geographies
Conducting client presentations, estimation efforts and proposals and negotiations
Driving revenues from go-to-market solutions identified as a good fit for their account portfolio
Working closely with the Solutions Leader to build customized solutions pitches for the target account
Conducting industry research and competitor analysis
Building and managing an account plan for targeted accounts
Building and managing a territory plan for a designated region
College degree or equivalent and 8 years field sales experience directly related to job (outside, direct sales experience) or 12 years job-related field sales experience; or an equivalent combination of education and job-related field sales experience required.