Account Executive-Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

Great Plains Communications is looking for a high-energy sales professional to join our growing sales team to support our Sunman, Indiana area customers.

Duties include:

  • Prospecting, presenting, and closing the sale of network services with mid to large enterprises and other communications firms
  • Negotiating contracts with customers and partners
  • Working with Project Management and Billing teams to ensure the post-sale implementation occurs effectively
  • Ensuring the customer is satisfied
  • Developing a sales forecast and expense budget necessary to support sales efforts
  • Meeting or exceeding sales quota as determined by management
  • Providing reports and information on a regular basis

 

Successful candidate must have strong public relations skills, time management skills, and written and verbal communication skills.  Must also possess the ability to think strategically and to work effectively with a diverse group of co-workers and customers.  Experience selling at a C-level is preferred.  A working understanding of telephony including Internet, managed Ethernet, traditional voice, and SIP trunks is desired.  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, plus 5 or more years of sales experience in the telecommunications field is desired.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to travel occasionally.

 

Competitive salary, commissions, and benefits provided.  EOE.

To apply, visit www.gpcom.com/careers.

Great Plains Communications is one of the largest privately-owned telecommunications providers in the Midwest, serving nearly 200 communities throughout Nebraska and Indiana. Business and enterprise services range from traditional and cloud-based voice and data products to installation and support of strategic networks with fully scalable, managed Ethernet solutions. The company also takes pride in its progressive approach to accommodating the unique needs of wholesale customers, including regional and national telecommunications carriers, LECs, ISPs, wireless and other providers utilizing superior custom engineering and custom-build strategies. In addition, the company serves residential customers with an impressive suite of services including high speed Internet, cable and streaming video, and local and long-distance telephone services. At the core of its service offering is an extensive 13,000+- mile, MEF certified regional fiber network reaching 11 states that is fully supported by a 24x7x365, Network Operations Center.

Founded in 1910 by E.C. Hunt as a Nebraska phone company, Great Plains Communications has evolved over the past century, keeping pace with technology and increasing bandwidth demands to become a leading regional network and fiber services provider.

The company is headquartered in Blair, Nebraska and is owned by Grain Management, LLC: a leading private equity firm focused on investments in the Communications sector.