Director Sales Activation - Work from Home

at Lumen in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

About Lumen

Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

Our Director Sales Activation is responsible for energizing, encouraging and building a team of customer centric sales professionals. This is role that is a hyrbid of exercising strong sales leadership skills and creativity in finding the best possible outcomes!

Our team of sales professionals are in the field, and while they are out it is important that we have a strong leader who is focused on rewarding the team, through building recognition programs. This leader must be committed to removing any obstacles that stand in the way and willing to model what great looks like for the team. This role is strategic, focused and driven by finding solutions for the team which ultimately leads to happy paths and happy customers. If you are passionate about building diverse teams focused on delivering results, cultivating a culture of success for customers and celebrating wins, no matter how big or small, this is the role for you. Don’t worry it is not all fun and celebrations there are also reports, strategies and scheduling to keep you busy.

The Main Responsibilities

+ Direct responsibility for establishing the Regional Enterprise sales motion and attainment of the corresponding Regional Enterprise sales target associated with a specified GM territory.

+ Responsible for sales forecasting, weekly funnel add attainment, new logo production and lead conversions.

+ Creation of compelling content and assistance in the delivery of virtual and/or face-to-face sales presentations that demonstrate knowledge of Lumen’s products and services.

+ Promotes the sale of bundled products to ensure the optimal solution for the customer.

+ Generates new leads with targeted businesses through various prospecting activities and analysis of propensity models and Lead Gen tactics, including development of and participation in customer prospecting exercises, blitz motions, customer referral programs, and alliance partner relationships.

+ Reviews business plans, sales strategies, and action plans for identified accounts to make sure objectives, goals, win strategies, schedules, and action assignments are clearly defined.

+ Execution of coaching and development plans to create a continuous learning environment among the sales community.

What We Look For in a Candidate

+ Demonstrates superior knowledge of Lumen’s products, offers, tools, systems and desired selling skills to maximize sales of new solutions and bundles that target the regional enterprise segment.

+ Candidate will motivate, recognize, reward and evaluate overall effectiveness of sales approaches and adherence to the prescribed model, creating and implementing changes in strategy where necessary.

+ Deep understanding of competitive landscape and emerging technologies to best position Lumen solutions in the market.

+ Influences the development of account plans and identifies strategic opportunities which lead to the penetration of new customer logos and cross sell opportunities in the existing base.

What to Expect Next

Based on your job application information you may be given the opportunity to complete a video interview immediately after applying. This will include a set of questions for you to record a response to in addition to Game Challenges. Completion of this video interview is a requirement in order to be considered for our open position. Now not a good time? No worries, we will also send you an email with a link to complete the video interview. We strongly recommend that you complete this within 5 days of your application date.

Requisition #: 257457

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EEO Statement

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, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

NOTE: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. ( We’re able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

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This information reflects the base salary pay range for this job based on current national market data. Ranges may vary based on the job’s location. We offer competitive pay that varies based on individual experience, qualifications and other relevant factors. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and for which you believe you are qualified. To learn more, you are welcome to discuss with us as you move through the selection process.

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Job Posting: JC188817534

Posted On: Jul 30, 2021

Updated On: Aug 12, 2021