Manager-Community Connect in Statewide, Texas (Remote) at Windstream

Date Posted: 5/30/2024

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Job Description

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

  • As Kinetic, Windstream offers bundled services, including premium broadband, security solutions, voice, and digital TV to consumers through an enhanced fiber network.
  • Windstream Enterprise is a leading managed services provider providing strategic communications and security products to mid-size businesses and enterprise clients.
  • Windstream Wholesale provides high-capacity, high-performance networking solutions and services to other telecom carriers, data centers, content providers and enterprises.

The Windstream team provides innovative software and network solutions to connect people and empower business in a world of infinite possibilities!


About this Role:

As a Community Connections Manager for Kinetic, you will use a proactive approach to leading a team that is integral to our local market success. You will use your talent for nurturing strong sales teams and connecting deeply with the local region you and your team support. In this role you will drive sales performance while ensuring that the team's activities are closely aligned with the needs of the local community.

We offer a dynamic and collaborative workplace with a focus on career growth and community engagement.

Join us as we redefine local market sales, with a strategy that is as community-aware as it is results-driven. If you have a passion for sales and a deep understanding of local and regional dynamics, this is where you can make a significant impact

What You’ll Do:

    Lead a dedicated sales team, ensuring they deliver exceptional service and meet sales goals, with a keen understanding of the local market nuances.
    Forge genuine connections with the local community, leveraging these relationships to enhance market presence and drive sales initiatives.
    Regularly coach and mentor team members, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement
    Oversee the hiring and onboarding process, cultivating a team that is not only skilled in sales but also resonates with the local region's culture and values.
    Partner with local sales teams to organize and staff events that resonate with the local community, amplifying regional sales efforts.
    Provide direct sales and customer service support as necessary, leading by example to maintain high service standards. Contribute valuable insights during weekly operational meetings, focusing on tactics that tailor to local preferences and opportunities.
    Keep the team informed about sales strategies, operational updates, and performance feedback, ensuring alignment with local market objectives.
    Cultivate an effective referral network, tapping into local insights and relationships to bolster lead generation and sales.
    Address and resolve escalated customer issues, upholding the brand's reputation in the Local market.
    Oversee the execution of daily sales activities, ensuring they are strategically timed and targeted.
    Handle intra-team conflicts with diplomacy, fostering a collaborative atmosphere. Administer the budget for the local sales team, ensuring fiscal practices are in harmony with sales strategies and goals.

Do You Have:

    Strong track record in sales leadership with an emphasis on local market dynamics. Exceptional people skills, enabling deep connections with both team members and the community.
    Strategic thinker, able to align sales initiatives with local consumer behavior and preferences. Experienced in coaching, talent development, and performance management. Organized and adaptable, with the capacity to balance multiple priorities. College degree and 6+ years professional level experience with 2-3 years supervisory experience; or 8+ years professional level related experience with 3-4 years supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience desired. Proven leadership in local marketing, sales, or related fields. Understanding of the telecommunications industry and local market dynamics. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, fostering and nurturing local Partnerships. Problem-solving skills and the ability to handle customer escalations with empathy and efficiency. Demonstrated leadership skills and client or customer engagement skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Effective communication skills (verbal, written and presentation) with the ability to influence at all levels.

Physical Tasks- Standing Occasionally: 0-33% | Walking Occasionally: 0-33% |Sitting and Stationary: Continuously: 67-100% | Bending: Occasionally: 0-33% | Crouching: Occasionally: 0-33% | Carrying: Occasionally: 0-33% | Reaching: Occasionally: 0-33% |Lifting -Lowering >1-15 lbs: Occasionally: 0-33% | Repetitive Hand Action: Medium Dexterity: Continuously: 67-100% | Fine Manipulating: Frequently: 34-66%

Audio Visual Needs - Hearing: Continuously: 67-100%| Near Vision: Continuously: 67-100% | Far Vision: Occasionally: 0-33% | Peripheral Vision: Occasionally: 0-33%

Equipment Used in Job Performance: Computer, Printer, Fax, Telephone, Basic Office Supplies, Copier



Our Benefits:

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

Windstream CIB Statement:

Connecting people in a world of infinite possibilities. Windstream cultivates a workplace culture where innovation and belonging are the cornerstones of our success. We are dedicated to empowering every member of our team to contribute their unique talents and perspectives, fostering an environment where creativity and innovation flourish. Together, we strive to build a more welcoming and connected future, both within our organization and in the broader community we serve.

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

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.

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

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