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Small to Medium Business Account Executive


Sylva, NC, US, 28779

Brand:  Optimum
Requisition #:  5991

Are you looking to Optimize your life? Start your exciting path to a rewarding career today!


We are Optimum, a leader in the fast-paced world of connectivity, and we're on the hunt for enthusiastic professionals to join our team! We understand that connectivity isn't just a luxury anymore – it's a necessity that empowers lives, fuels businesses, and drives innovation. A career at Optimum means you'll be enabling progress and enhancing lives by providing reliable, high-speed connectivity solutions that keep the world connected. We owe our success to our amazing product, commitment to our people and the connections we make in every community.


If you are resourceful, collaborative, team-oriented and passionate about delivering consistent excellence, Optimum is the Company for you!


We are Optimum!

Job Summary

Optimum is looking for enthusiastic, motivated individuals who want to reshape the way people connect. As a Small to Medium Business Account Executive, you will be in the field, at the forefront of innovation, forging powerful connections, offering our customers best-in-class connectivity solutions, while delivering an unparalleled customer experience.

As a valued member of our team, you will be ‘boots on the ground’, working with business owners to not only create partnerships but help contribute to the success of the channel. You will have the opportunity to make each interaction unique and memorable by guiding them through our full suite of Optimum products and services, such as high-speed internet, TV, mobile and voice services, ensuring that their solution best fits their needs. 

Our culture of excellence provides a pathway to success as local leaders and peers, will support your personal and professional growth by cultivating the skills needed to achieve sales targets, allowing you to be a successful earner in our lucrative compensation plan.


  • Prospect and Lead Generation: Identify potential customers in your assigned field territories using your market-savvy skills, community engagement, and valuable lead lists.
  • Engage and Educate: Approach businesses with a dash of charm and a sprinkle of professionalism. Enlighten them about the incredible benefits and features of our top-tier telecom services.
  • Customized Solutions: Be a telecom wizard! Dive into the unique needs of each customer, crafting tailored telecom packages that leave them speechless with satisfaction.
  • Product Knowledge: Stay ahead of the curve by staying up to date with the latest offerings, pricing plans, and technological wizardry. You're the walking encyclopedia of telecom goodness!
  • Sales Pitch: Become a master of persuasion selling in the field. Deliver mind-blowing sales presentations that showcase the unparalleled advantages of our products and services, effortlessly addressing customer concerns and objections.
  • Closing Deals: You're not just a salesperson; you're a deal-making maestro. Skillfully negotiate and close sales agreements, ensuring customers are thrilled and locked in for life.
  • Documentation: Your attention to detail is impeccable. Complete all paperwork, contracts, and sales reports with precision, ensuring we have everything we need for smooth sailing.
  • Relationship Building: You're not just closing deals; you're opening doors to lasting connections. Provide exceptional post-sales support and assistance, turning customers into lifelong advocates.
  • Team Collaboration: Teamwork makes the dream work. Collaborate, share insights, and create strategies with your fellow sales dynamos to conquer collective goals.
  • Targets and Quotas: You're driven by success. Consistently meet or surpass monthly sales targets and quotas, showing your unwavering commitment to personal and team triumph.
  • Compliance: Ethical and above board, that's your motto. Always adhere to company policies, industry regulations, and sales practices.


Minimum Qualifications and Essential Functions:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is necessary. 
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of field-sales to Small/Medium Businesses
  • Effective communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivator with a knack for working independently.
  • Proficient computer and technical skills, that help support the best customer solutions.
  • Reliable personal vehicle (where applicable), valid driver license, car insurance, and a satisfactory driving record.
  • Physical Abilities: Work environment includes sitting, standing, and walking.
  • Ability to work full time.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sales-centric mindset: A genuine passion for delivering exceptional sales results by achieving sales targets.  Ability to empathize with customers, understand their needs, and provide tailored solutions. Strong interpersonal and communication skills to build rapport and establish trust.
  • Extensive product knowledge: Deep understanding of mobile and fixed-line products and services. Stay current with industry trends, technological advancements, and competitive offerings. Ability to translate technical information into easily understandable terms for customers.
  • Digital proficiency: Comfortable navigating digital platforms and tools. Proficient in using customer relationship management (CRM) systems, point-of-sale (POS) systems, and other relevant software applications. Ability to adapt to new technologies and embrace digital transformation.

What’s In It For You:

  • Unlimited earning potential: Base pay + Uncapped Commission structure = $100,000+ combined income potential.[1] 
  • Comprehensive training: We'll equip you with the knowledge you need to succeed.
  • Top-notch benefits: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance from day one.
  • Time to relax: Enjoy paid vacation and sick pay.
  • Incentives galore: Dive into our Sales Incentive and Bonus programs for additional earning opportunities
  • Invest in yourself: We offer tuition reimbursement and employee referral earning opportunities.
  • Stay connected: Discounted TV/Internet/Phone Employee product benefits.[2]
  • Secure your future: Contribute to a 401(k) with company-matched funds.
  • Continuous growth: Opportunities for career advancement within our organization.

 [1] Estimated and not guaranteed. Earning potential varies based on individual sales performance and subject to the terms of applicable commission plan(s), which may be modified by the Company in its discretion.
 [2] Subject to eligibility requirements and Company plan terms, including location of residence in Optimum footprint.


At Optimum, we're fueled by our four core pillars: Taking Ownership, Upholding Transparency, Creating Community, and Demonstrating Expertise. Our commitment to empowering employees to take responsibility and embrace proactive problem-solving underpins Taking Ownership. Upholding Transparency is at the core of our culture, with open and honest communication fostering trust among our dedicated team and loyal customers. Creating Community is more than a goal; it's our daily commitment to fostering an environment of collaboration, innovation, and positivity. Demonstrating expertise is a promise we uphold through continuous learning and engagement with our customers to consistently deliver top-quality products and services. These pillars not only shape our culture but define Optimum as a place of excellence, trustworthiness, and thriving community, and we invite you to be a part of our journey.


If you have the drive to succeed and are ready to embark on a thrilling career, seize this opportunity today, and join our winning team, so together, we'll shape the future of connectivity. 


All job descriptions and required skills, qualifications and responsibilities for a particular position are subject to modification by the Company from time to time, in the Company’s discretion based on business necessity.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. The Company provides reasonable accommodations upon request in accordance with applicable requirements.


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Nearest Major Market: Asheville

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