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Account Consultant

CenturyLink, Inc Portland, OR

Job Description

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network.





Job overview:

The Account Consultant will support Government customers. The responsibilities of the Account Consultant include providing sales and sales support for complex communications product solutions (data, voice, IP, etc.) for CenturyLink's Government and Education customers.  The Account Consultant is a key member of a Sales team, who is responsible for customer life cycle management and retention, acting as a primary interface with both internal and external customers, the Account Consultant's Spirit of Service and skills make a positive contribution to the strength of CenturyLink's relationship with our Government Accounts. 


Job Description:

  • Complete service orders in a legible, accurate and timely manner.
  • Interact effectively as a team member within an Account Team organization to support achievement of sales objectives and deliver CenturyLink's Spirit of Service.
  • Partner with Sales, Service and Support personnel to strategically support Accounts.
  • Make accurate and timely decisions based on customer needs and business requirements.
  • Develop, maintain and manage customer relationships from the operational to executive levels throughout the organization.
  • Ability to contribute to the attainment of revenue objectives by managing orders from the sales stage through to accurate billing and revenue recognition.
  • Ability to effectively represent CenturyLink to multiple customer departments and levels within the Account, by understanding how CenturyLink's products meet their goals.
  • Project Management of the activities of multiple CenturyLink departments such as Contracts, Pricing, Order Entry, Provisioning, Design, Installation and Billing on behalf of CenturyLink Customers to install new service, or to coordinate moves, adds or changes to existing service.
  • Implement process management/process improvement initiatives.
  • Champion communication between organizations at all levels

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with CenturyLink Products and Systems, QC and QCC OR related Telecom experience

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Valid Driver's License and satisfactory driving record
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Knowledge of CenturyLink products, e.g., Voice, Data, IP, VPN, Web Hosting, and CPE is desired
  • Additional functions, as identified.
  • Bachelor's degree in business, education, communications or a related field plus equivalent curriculum development training and experience. Equivalent work experience in a similar position may be substituted for educational requirements
  • Effective communication skills, written and verbal, face to face, phone email, etc.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio and PowerPoint required.
  • Basic knowledge of product and project management software tools preferred.
  • Strong written communication skills for RFP responses (preference of government enterprise) preferred.


EEO Statement

No Discrimination. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, œprotected statuses). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug test and background check.


The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Job Segment: Telecom, Telecommunications, Consultant, Consulting, Technology, Contract

Job Details

Date Posted December 24, 2018
Date Closes January 23, 2019
Requisition 396446400
Located In Portland, OR
SOC Category 00-0000.00