Director of Wholesale & Carrier Services

Blair, NE

Great Plains Communications is looking for a high-energy sales leader to oversee our growing Wholesale business segment.

Duties include:

  • Managing P&L for the Wholesale business segment
  • Planning and executing the operating strategy for the Wholesale business segment
  • Working with relevant departments to ensure methods and procedures, and performance metrics are in place, to ensure targets for service delivery timeliness and quality are met or exceeded
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with top-tier business executives and community leaders
  • Analyzing and measuring business trends
  • Managing the performance and development of the Wholesale sales team, sales operations teams, and service delivery teams

Fifteen or more years of sales and management experience is desired.  Experience in the Telecom/Networking business environment is preferred.  Successful candidate must have knowledge of telecommunications services, operations, technology, and equipment.  Excellent written and verbal communications skills along with project and task management skills are required.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel approximately 50% of the time.  Telecommuting is available.

Competitive salary, commissions, and benefits are provided.  EOE.

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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.