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Account Executive

Digital Direction
Chicago, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Our Company:

Digital Direction is THE thought leader in the telecom management industry. We are looking for the perfect candidate and here are the top reasons to apply:

  1. Team Atmosphere – Sales Support/Operation Support/Executive Support
  2. Our Services are Awesome…we have spent 18 years perfecting them
  3. Growing Organization – 24% growth over 3 years (the next 3 years will be much bigger)
  4. Great Group of People – We hire the most experienced people in the industry and frankly, have the most fun
  5. Make More Money – Aggressive commission plan and ability to make well above market earnings for a top sales performer

Our telecom professionals will skillfully manage every aspect of the telecom lifecycle – ordering, contract negotiation, billing, audit/inventory management, invoice consolidation, expense management, procurement, trouble tickets, project management, and more. We have perfected these skills for 18 years and counting so our clients typically enjoy a 95% reduction of IT staff time spent on telecom issues, 25% savings on telecom spend, and a positive ROI within 3 months.

For clients in need of just one or two of our world-class telecom management services, our Telecom as a Service offering is ideal. Clients choose telecom support according to the unique needs of their company. It is always customized around the client and Digital Direction has the leadership and expertise needed.

Offerings Include: • Outsourced Telecom Management • Telecom Project Management • Telecom Auditing • Telecom Inventory Creation • Telecom Expense Management • Strategic Sourcing & Procurement • RFP Creation & Contract Negotiation

A team of telecom experts:

In an industry where the term “experts” is overused, we assign the term with the utmost confidence to our team members. Digital Direction’s unique team of highly experienced telecom experts puts us in a class of our own. Each year, our team negotiates millions of dollars of contracts and completes tens of thousands of telecom transactions. Our roster of experts are pros who have worked with hundreds of carriers; many have experience managing Fortune 500 customers. We only hire the very best people. You simply will not find a more dedicated and driven team to manage telecom.

Bottom Line:

If you are a successful sales professional with Telecom experience and want to work with a dynamic team in a fast-growing company with exceptional earnings potential, then Digital Direction is the place for you.

Account Executive

As an Account Executive, you will be responsible for developing sales strategies and attracting new customers to Digital Directions full suite of telecom management services. You will source new sales opportunities and close sales deals to achieve quotas. We have built an amazing team of telecom genius’s that will help you close business and generate revenue by managing and negotiating with clients, generating leads, qualifying prospects, and managing sales of products and services.

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities

  • Applicant MUST HAVE minimum 5 years telecom sales experience
  • Technical Skills: Strong understanding of voice/data/internet applications, communications technology, and network topology. Ethernet, MPLS, SDWAN, VPN, SIP and TDM Voice, Data Center, Cloud Solutions, Managed Services, UCaaS. High-level understanding of the diversity of carriers, their rates, and their geographic representations. Requires an advanced level of experience negotiating carrier contracts. Solid understanding of technical terminology related to telecommunications carrier products & services.
  • Must have an advanced understanding of telecommunications industry and sales cycles.
  • High Level of telecommunications sales experience with a proven record exceeding sales goals at the C-Suite level.
  • Solid network building, negotiation, presentation and closing skills.

Your Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business-related field

Digital Direction


Chicago, IL



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