Account Executive, Cox Business
Cox Communications - Phoenix, AZ

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Position Details

Posting Title: Account Executive, Cox Business
Location: 20401 N. 29th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85027
Job posted through August 4, 2012 or until filled

Cox Business Arizona is the business-to-business division of Cox Communications, Inc., the second largest communications company in Arizona.

Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of advanced voice, data and video products and services to more than 100,000 business customers nationwide in industries ranging from healthcare and hospitality to government and education. The backbone of our capability as a communications provider is our self-owned and self-maintained nationwide IP network.

Award-winning quality and service are the hallmarks of our business, with numerous honors and industry accolades illustrating the high level of customer satisfaction for which Cox Communications, and Cox Business, are well known.

JOB SUMMARY:
The Account Executive - Cox Business sells Cox telecommunications services to small to medium sized business clients within an assigned territory. Responsible for entire acquisition process from prospecting, proposal generation, contract negotiation, to fulfilling contract requirements. Maintains pipeline of three (3) times monthly quota. Maintains ongoing relationships with existing clients. Seeks and acts upon clients' feedback regarding satisfaction. Works independently in the field 70% of the week or more and uses own car for extensive local travel (with reimbursement for travel).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Meet or exceed monthly and yearly sales quotas.

Sell complex telecommunications solutions (e.g. business phone services, toll-free services), data, and video services, as well as Internet, to small to medium sized clients.

Maintain high activity standards, including prospects, cold calls (by phone and in person), new sales appointments, number of proposals weekly.

Manages and maintains required pipeline and forecast data, including weekly updates.

Identifies and qualifies prospects.

Participates in business development and networking activities weekly.

Develops and increases market penetration in assigned sales territory.

Negotiates pricing, service level, and terms/conditions with clients as approved by manager.

Maintains client satisfaction throughout the sales cycle.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent experience required. Post-high school education or college degree a plus.

2-5 years of prior telecommunications B2B sales or comparable outside sales experience (voice, data, internet or web hosting, VPN or Long Distance products) is highly desirable.

Must have lead generation experience to include hunting, cold calling, prospecting and new business development.

Must have strong technical aptitude, verbal and written communication, problem solving and presentation skills.

Must have effective people and relationship management skills, as well as the ability to deal in a changing and fast paced environment.

Must have computer skills including Windows based applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook).

Must have a valid driver's license, clean DMV record and current automobile insurance.

Cox Communications Inc. is a multi-service broadband communications company with approximately 6.6 million total customers, including approximately 6.3 million basic cable subscribers. The nation's third-largest cable television provider, Cox offers both analog cable television under the Cox Cable brand as well as advanced digital video service under the Cox Digital Cable brand. Cox provides an array of other communications and entertainment services, including local and long-distance telephone under the Cox Digital Telephone brand, high-speed Internet access under the Cox High Speed Internet brand, and commercial voice and data services via Cox Business Services. Local cable advertising, promotional opportunities and production services are sold under the Cox Media brand. Cox is an investor in programming networks including Discovery Channel. More information about Cox Communications can be accessed on the Internet at www.cox.com.

Cox Communications, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. We have a tradition of encouraging a wide diversity of talents through a broad range of hiring practices. Please note those individuals submitting resumes online or by mailing a resume are not considered an applicant for employment until a signed employment application form is completed, usually at the time of interview.

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