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altafiber Outbound Sales Specialist in Cincinnati, Ohio

Position : Outbound Sales Specialist

Location : Cincinnati, OH

Job Purpose

The position is responsible for engaging current/prospective customers selling residential service for home phone, long-distance, internet, and video products through outbound dialing. The agent must be self-motivated, have a thorough understanding of products and services offered by Cincinnati Bell, able to work in a fast pace environment, display exceptional customer service, and consistently meet sales goals.

Essential Functions

  • Utilize outbound dialing with a focus on customer acquisition, upgrading current customers, and upsell, (70%)

  • Initiate and obtain sales through lead lists while meeting productivity metrics

  • Assess customer's entertainment and communication needs, offering solutions or bundles from Cincinnati Bell

  • Effectively multi-task between account management, providing feedback to customers responses, offering solutions, discussing product options, and generating service through multiple ordering systems

  • Negotiate products and services offered by Cincinnati Bell utilizing promotional offers generated by marketing

  • Place orders for new service and/or changes to existing service through multiple internal ordering systems (10%)

  • Maintain, track, change, and input leads through (10%)

  • Take direction from upper management and complete administrative duties (5%)

  • Develop and maintain relationships with current customers; follow up by email/phone thanking them for their business and informing them of Cincinnati Bell's referral program (5%)


  • Four years of High School or equivalent


  • 0 to 2 years of experience

  • Prior experience in sales or marketing highly preferred

  • Prior experience in telecommunications preferred

  • Prior experience in a call center preferred

  • Strong organizational and time management skills preferred

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills necessary

  • Knowledge of Microsoft programs and applications

  • Ability to work independently within a team environment with minimal supervision adhering to performance measurements and sales goals

  • Proficient problem solving and analytical skills

  • Demonstrated success working in a sales environment

Supervisory Responsibilities

No Supervisory Responsibility

Altafiber has been connecting what matters for more than 150 years. We are a leading technology company that delivers integrated communications solutions to residential customers and end-to-end IT solutions to business customers across North America. Our 4,300 employees across the United States, Canada, India, and the United Kingdom help the world connect, and support the communities we serve through an extensive fiber network and cloud-based solutions. We are focused on building and maintaining a diverse team of employees who are committed to delivering an outstanding customer experience. We call the communities we serve home and giving back to these communities is an important part of our culture. Altafiber offers amazing Employee Volunteer Program, Employee Resource Groups, and organized corporate community service events that further strengthen our community relationships.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran, military status or any other characteristic protected by law.