If you are a highly motivated, sales minded individual with an interest in working for an established and industry-leading telecommunications company, join the TDS team, voted one of 2017 Best Places to Work by Madison Magazine!
We are looking for an Outside Sales Account Executive to sell our telecommunications solutions and technology offerings, including our ManagedIP Hosted VOIP solution in our Madison, WI and surrounding markets. We need a “hunter” type who can develop new accounts in a business-to-business environment. Your prospects will include everything from small “mom and pop” businesses all the way up to large Fortune 500 companies, with a variable sales cycle that can range from a one-call close up to 2 months or more.
Our sales force focuses on uncovering customer needs, understanding key business drivers, leveraging the latest technology, and delivering compelling TDS solutions to our prospects that meet their business needs in a timely manner. Once sold, the Account Executive manages the existing customer base and is responsible for the overall care, growth and retention of those customers. Consistent new business development through cold calling and prospecting, with a drive to succeed and grow the assigned book of business, in a quota driven environment are critical to the success of this position.
We will provide you with exceptional marketing support as well as extensive and in-depth training to prepare you for your new role with us. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation that includes an attractive benefits package that goes into effect on your first day.
TDS Telecom (TDS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. , a Fortune 1000 company. TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, WI, operates OneNeck IT Solutions LLC and TDS Baja Broadband LLC. Combined, the company employs 3,100 people.
As an Outside Sales Representative, you will be responsible solely for new business development. This activity-driven “hunting” role will require that you focus on cold calling new customers to sell our technology offerings covering voice, data and VOIP. Though you will spend much of your time meeting with potential customers, your position will also require daily attendance at the main office.
Your specific duties will include:
As an Outside Sales Representative, you must be highly self-motivated, goal-oriented and driven to exceed expectations. You must also have solid organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills as well strong analytic and problem-solving skills. It is also important that you have excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills as well as the ability to establish rapport with a wide variety of customers.
Specific qualifications for the Outside Sales Representative position include the following:
As a part of your total compensation, TDS provides a comprehensive, competitive benefit package. The benefit plans address both the immediate and long term needs that you and your family may have. For an overview of what we have to offer for full-time employees including vacation, health benefits and retirement options please click here.