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Account Executive - Fiber

Crown Castle
Cary, NC 27513
  • Job Code
    ACCOU02406

Company Summary


At Crown Castle, we work around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the worlds most revolutionary technologies. Our portfolio of communications infrastructure (towers, small cells, fiber) connects cities and communities to essential data, technology, and wireless servicebringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. As the nations largest provider of communications infrastructure and with more than 5,000 employees across the country, weve been building the connections that people depend on for 25 years. Crown Castle is an S&P 500 company and one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts in the United States with an enterprise value of approximately $70 billion.



PositionTitle Account Executive 6E



PositionSummary:


The Account Executive proactively identifies and maximizes opportunities to increase business for Crown Castle Fiber. The Account Executive will also be responsible for direct B2B sales of fiber based services to small, medium and large enterprise organizations.The Sales Professional is responsible for monthly quota attainment through revenue generation by selling Crown Castle Fiber products.Establishes and maintains strong relationships with customers, leverages for new business, and serves as local customer advocate to ensure customer satisfaction.



Essential Job Functions


  • Establish and maintain relationships with customers and prospective customers. Serve as the main point of contact for all customers providing a high level of customer service.

  • Provide competitive proposals, highlighting the Crown Castle Fiber value proposition.

  • Meet or exceed established sales performance targets.

  • Particular attention paid to Dark Fiber, High Bandwidth Transport, and High Bandwidth IP products and services.

  • Identify and proactively seek new business, including opportunities to increase market share.

  • Persuade prospective customers to do business with Crown Castle Fiber and negotiate deals which mutually benefit Crown Castle Fiber and the customer.

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of assets in ones own geographic area in order to better market and sell such assets.

  • Know the competition and provide detailed analysis as required.

  • Communicate frequently with applicable teams and internal departments to maintain an accurate, current understanding of existing and upcoming customer projects and issues. Follow-up on all installations with customers to ensure satisfaction.

  • Serve as primary contact with customers and direct workflow to ensure customer satisfaction by quickly and effectively handling all customer issues.

  • Track key sales indicators and provide accurate, timely reporting of these indicators to the appropriate individuals at the corporate and area level.

  • Ensure the sales dashboard/CRM is updated in a timely manner and that the information is current and accurate.

  • Stay abreast of technical topics and changes. Participate in continuing education to keep current on both technology and selling techniques.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of contract conditions and terms for customers in geographic area.

  • Adhere to Company policy regarding generation and execution of all contract and legal documents related to sales process.

  • Attend customer and internal deployment meetings as needed.

  • Keep management team well informed regarding sales performance, opportunities, and customer satisfaction issues.

  • Interact and Assist our Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS), Build To Suit (BTS) and Fiber Teams toidentify business opportunities to meetbusiness demands and provide solutions to our customers.


Education/Certifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience in Business, Sales, Marketing or related field preferred


Experience/Minimum Requirements



  • Three (3) years of previous sales experience is required

  • Experience working within Metro Ethernet, Fiber Optic or Data niche of telecommunications is preferred

  • A valid drivers license is required


Other Skills/Abilities


  • Understanding of technical specifications of telecommunications networking from both the ISP and OSP perspectives

  • Superior B2B sales and negotiation skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Proven, successful, direct outside sales experience in B2B markets

  • New business development, cold calling and prospecting

  • Attend local trade shows, industry events and networking meetings

  • High ethical standards

  • Ability to handle multiple projects

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong understanding of the competitive landscape of Metro Ethernet and IP market

  • Self-motivated team player

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Proficiency in Sales Force Automation and CRM applications


Organizational Relationship



Reports to: Director Enterprise Sales/ Area Director of Sales



Title(s) of direct reports (if applicable): N/A



Working Conditions: Works in a normal office setting with no exposure to adverse environmental conditions.



Additional Information:N/A








Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-08
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