Senior Account Manager - Education

| United States | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 85,000-110,000 Annually
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Company Description
Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world's most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo's 141,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo's communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, and dedicated Internet access. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.
The Senior Account Manager will support both existing as well as prospective K-12 education accounts in the Mid-Atlantic up to the Northeast regions, in need of Zayo fiber infrastructure services. The successful candidate will develop customer relationships and drive sales of Fiber, Transport, IP, SD-WAN, Edge, Security, Wi-Fi, VoIP, and managed services to prospects and customers in the Zayo Education segment. The position is responsible to achieve sales and revenue growth targets through consistent account management and prospecting activities. The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of Fiber Infrastructure, Transport, IP, SD-WAN, Security, Wi-Fi, VoIP, and managed services with the ability to work on large, complex deals applying a consultative and trusted advisor approach.

  • Generate sales revenue by actively promoting Zayo products and services to targeted account territories.
  • Present proposals and manage customers through a strategic sales process.
  • Maintain current business relationships with customers, securing existing revenue on long-term commitments and or selling net new accounts
  • Apply knowledge of customers, industry, and services to achieve revenue objectives
  • Work within the Sales team to develop account strategy, solution design, and relationship management on targeted accounts
  • Manage high volume of work while maintaining a high degree of responsiveness
  • Track, analyze and report on sales performance and activities in Salesforce and other reporting tools
  • Provide accurate and timely forecasts of sales opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain records of customer activity for reporting of sales and forecasts.
  • Provide accurate and timely information to management.
  • Coordinate closely with other departments to ensure customer satisfaction is maintained and revenue objectives met.
  • Collaboratively work as a part of a team while concurrently performing as an individual with minimal supervision.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent from four-year College; or equivalent combination of education
  • 3-5 years of high volume sales experience managing large account territories
  • Previous experience selling to K-12 education customers with a strong understanding of the E-rate program.
  • Proven ability to build relationships
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Quick learner who collaborates well with others
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Exceptional customer service and relationship building/maintaining skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • A sense of urgency and desire to rapidly accelerate results and career with Zayo Group Sales
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and can work effectively with a diverse group of personalities; must be approachable, show respect for others and be able to present data with effective communication and presentation skills
  • High tolerance for ambiguity and can work successfully in a matrix management model
  • Strong understanding of account management & the strategic selling process
  • Effective problem solving and interpersonal skills Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Salesforce a plus.
  • General understanding of Zayo Networks value proposition, products, and services such as Fiber Infrastructure, Transport, IP, SD-WAN, Security, Wi-Fi, VoIP, and managed services.
  • Ability to travel as required by customers

Base pay range: $85,000 - $110,000, commensurate with experience
This position will be a remote position based in the Mid-Atlantic up to Northeast region.
Benefits, Rewards & Wellness

  • Excellent Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Retirement 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Fitness membership discounts
  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave

Zayo provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

More Information on Zayo
Zayo operates in the Cloud industry. The company is located in Boulder, CO. Zayo was founded in 2007. It has 4000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Volunteer in local community, Partners with nonprofits, Open door policy, OKR operational model, Team based strategic planning and Open office floor plan. To see all 31 open jobs at Zayo, click here.
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