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Posted: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 2:42 PM

What you’ll be doing...

The Business Development Manager position within Verizon Enhanced Communities is responsible for securing contracts within the MDU (multi dwelling unit) community to enable Verizon to expand the reach and revenue penetration of FIOS services. The primary role of this position will be to secure required Right of Way Agreements to shift MDU from a Copper to Fiber network infrastructure. Initially the geographic footprint will be targeted to applicable Wire Centers in New York City. As the Verizon Copper to Fiber migration evolves throughout the Verizon Footprint, the geographic location could also grow to other applicable Wire centers in the Verizon copper/fiber based footprint. These performance metric will be based on number of executed Agreements secured that would allow Engineering to complete the Fios Network design for the property.

Customer base includes owners, developers and builders of multi-family unit (MDU) housing and rental communities.

  • BDM will work in coordination with local Verizon Engineering to secure License Agreements granting Verizon the right to construct a fiber to the premises network on and through the targeted properties
  • Initiate face-to-face customer contact with high value owners, builders and developers of multi-dwelling units to present, propose and secure marketing rights for Verizon's FiOS services in direct competition with Cable MSOs, CLECs and other providers of communications services at these properties
  • Establish deal terms specific to each opportunity as necessary
  • Establish and leverage effective customer relationships to position Verizon as the provider of choice for voice and broadband services by owners, builders and developers
  • Negotiate contracts and close long-term deals for cooperative marketing of voice and data services to renters on an exclusive basis or under a Developer-paid Bulk program, creating new business and top-line revenue growth opportunities to Verizon
  • Understand competitive environment and Verizon's technical advantages in order to present capabilities in a consultative manner
  • Coordinate pre-sales, technical support with Verizon engineers, as needed
  • Update applicable Verizon Engineering and Sales Databases
  • Participate in local/regional industry events and forums, including owners, builders and developer trade associations, presenting Verizon's programs and capabilities as applicable
  • Interface with local Outside Plant Engineering organizations (as applicable) positioning Verizon's Enhanced Communities program and leveraging OSPE role in identifying and pursuing new construction engineering opportunities for Verizon and ownership entities alike
  • Responsible for continued improvement/on-going education as it relates to applicable technical, product and service, and sales training
  • Satisfy administrative and funnel management responsibilities, and maintain/update weekly and monthly sales forecasting reports in VEC systems
  • Meet or exceed established sales quota

What we’re looking for...

Must have:

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Two or moreyears of outside business to business sales experience and understanding of Fiber Optic network designs in which individual was directly responsible for an individual sales quota.
  • Strong familiarity with MS Office Suite and funnel management software.

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • Cold Calling sales experience.
  • Consultative selling skills.
  • Familiarity with Multi-Dwelling and Single Family housing industries.
  • Working knowledge of Verizon's suite of FiOS products and services as well as competitors (local and nationwide) offerings.
  • Proven experience at developing opportunities from the ground up in a defined geographic territory, starting out with "cold calling".
  • Excellent written andverbal communication skills.
  • Problem-solving and negotiation skills.
  • Presentation skills.
  • PC skills.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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• Location: Manhattan

• Post ID: 107760523 manhattan
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