Account Dev Director-WE in , WA at Windstream

Date Posted: 11/15/2023

Job Snapshot

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    , WA
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Job Description

Job ID:23003269

Windstream is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations, and carrier partners across the U.S. 

About the Role:
The Account Development Director will focus on business development, by selling Windstream’s full suite of strategic products and services to an assigned geographic base of customers. Our goal is to increase wallet share, increase customer satisfaction with Windstream, reduce churn, and increase our customer base utilization of strategic next-gen services.  The Account Development Manager will leverage a full support team consisting of an Area Sales Director and Sales Engineering team

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of Windstream’s sales process, products, and solutions to ensure customers are under contract with the most strategic product set.
  • Develop a deep understanding of a customer’s business, corporate priorities, and industry to effectively identify solutions that align with the customer’s strategy and needs.
  • Develop, own, and document the multi-faceted account plan and growth strategy for each customer; manage priorities and eco-system partners to meet established milestones and achieve sales growth objectives.
  • Act with a sense of urgency and work in close partnership with the Customer Success organization, to assure customer issues are resolved quickly. 
  • Develop and implement plans to create additional opportunities to cross-sell and up-sell accounts and increase overall total customer spend.
  • Manage a pipeline of opportunities in including generation of accurate forecasts and attainment of assigned quotas.
  • Participate in, and successfully complete, all required training; participate in team meetings and activities as required

Do You Have? 

  • Verifiable record of success in enterprise-level sales, owning a customer base, and driving full life-cycle management of sales, conversions, and renewals.
  • Prior strategic account management and consultative sales experience selling multiple products and solutions to medium and large businesses.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, organization skills, time management skills, listening skills, presentation skills, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to confidently network, build rapport, and develop trusted relationships overtime to execute mid to long-term account plans.
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to speak with business professionals at all levels in an organization and across multiple lines of business.  
  • Strong PC skills, including expertise in MS Office. 
  • Experience in building account plans and leading customer business reviews (MBRs and QBRs).
  • Experience driving strategic consulting services into new accounts while consistently achieving or exceeding sales goals by generating and maintaining a qualified pipeline. 

Even Better:  

  • Strong business, financial and technical acumen with negotiation and closing proficiency. Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Working knowledge of selling cloud-based communications and data solutions.
  • Independent, stress-tolerant, self-motivated, competitive, assertive, pro-active, and results-oriented; able to work with minimum direction.
  • Adept at prospecting and using effective consultative selling practices. 
  • Understands market dynamics including demographics


  • Medical, Dental Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401K
  • Health & Flexible Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance plans
  • Educational Assistance Plans
  • Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance



Text Windstream to 97211


Windstream DEI&B Statement:

Connecting people in a world of infinite possibilities. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and the inclusive, equitable culture we are building fosters belonging and empowers each one of us to create amazing customer experiences.  

Our Employee Resource Groups:

•         WinVets – Veteran Employee Resource Group

•         WOW – Women Employee Resource Group

•         WINPRIDE – LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group

•         WBPN – Black Professional Resource Group

•         WARG – Ability Resource Group

•         LaFamilia –Hispanic Resource Group

The starting compensation range for this job is $74,500 to $93,100.

Actual base pay for this job will depend on the candidate's primary work location and other factors, such as relevant skills and experience.

Job Requirements


College degree or equivalent and 10 years field sales experience directly related to job (outside, direct sales experience) or 14 years job-related field sales experience; or an equivalent combination of education and job-related field sales experience required.

  • This is a safety sensitive position.

  • EEO Statement: Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.


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