Senior Account Manager at Zayo
Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo’s 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo’s communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, and dedicated Internet access. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.
The Account Executive will support accounts in need of and in support of a broad spectrum of communications infrastructure. The successful candidate will develop customer relationships and drive sales of Connectivity, Colocation and infrastructure services to established accounts and contacts within the wholesale environment. The position is responsible to achieve sales and revenue growth targets through consistent account management activities, meet monthly, quarterly, and annual sales goals set by the leadership team through aggressive selling. A demonstrated ability to succeed in an autonomous environment is key to this role. The ideal candidate has the ability to work on large, complex deals applying a consultative and trusted advisor approach.
Generate sales revenue by actively promoting Zayo products and services to targeted account patches.
Work with the current Sales team to develop account strategy, solution design, and relationship management on targeted accounts.
Manage high volume of work while maintaining a high degree of responsiveness.
Track, analyze and report on sales performance and activities in Salesforce and other reporting tools
Provide accurate and timely forecasts of sales opportunities.
Develop and maintain records of customer activity for reporting of sales and forecasts.
Provide accurate and timely information to management.
Coordinate closely with other departments to ensure customer satisfaction is maintained and revenue objectives met.
Collaboratively work as a part of a team while concurrently performing as an individual with minimal supervision.
Bachelor’s degree and 0-1 year relevant work experience
Proven ability to build relationships
Strong financial acumen
Quick learner who collaborates well with others.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Exceptional customer service and relationship building/maintaining skills.
Excellent time management and organizational skills.
A sense of urgency and desire to rapidly accelerate results and career with Zayo Group Sales
Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and can work effectively with a diverse group of personalities; must be approachable, show respect for others and be able to present data with effective communication and presentation skills
High tolerance for ambiguity and can work successfully in a matrix management model
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Salesforce a plus.
Willingness to learn Zayo Networks value proposition, products, and services such as Ethernet, Waves, IP transport, Dark Fiber, Cloud services/connectivity, and Colocation.
Ability to travel as required by customers
Competitive compensation: 63,000 - 105,000/annually
Sales Incentive Plan - full-time Zayo sales employees are also eligible for discretionary incentive cash compensation through our Sales Incentive Plan
Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401 (k), disability and life insurance
Fitness membership discounts
Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time