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Job Description


We are in the process of filling open positions for the combined company following CenturyLink’s acquisition of Level 3 Communications. All qualified candidates who express interest by submitting an application to an open posting will be considered. However, based on business needs, preference may be given to internal applicants on certain positions. We still welcome, and encourage, all application submissions while we continue our integration process.  Internal applicants are current, active CenturyLink employees, including Level 3 employees who have transitioned to CenturyLink as part of the acquisition.


Location: Tulsa, OK

Job Overview:

Manager Inside Sales I is the first level of management, directly responsible for the work activities of assigned team. Staff may consist of skilled, specialty non-exempts and/or developing professionals or career professionals with specific objectives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for selling the company’s products and/or services via telephone using knowledge of the company’s products/services/supplies.
  • May direct customers to website or other company resources for information.
  • Exercises judgment with defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Coach’s representatives to qualify leads, identify decision makers, determine customer needs, explain product/service variations, overcome customer objections and close sales.
  • Responds to customer inquiries and resolves problems. Hires & performance manages sales team and complete required sales documentation.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience. Typically 6+ years of experience. 4+ with a Master's Degree.
  • Strong track record of leadership, peer-mentoring, and participation in organization
  • Strong customer service focus.
  • Excellent communications (oral and written), organizational, negotiation, persuasion, planning and time management skills.
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cloud/Hosting Experience highly preferred

Alternate Location: US-Oklahoma-Tulsa

Requisition #: 166225

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at 

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”).  We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Sales Management, Manager, Inside Sales, Telemarketing, Sales, Management

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