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Account Executive

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Bend, OR
  • Salary: $76,000 - $123,500/yr.

Website tdstelecom TDS Telecom

Do you enjoy finding mutually beneficial solutions for business customers?  If so, then come join TDS Telecom as a Commercial Account Executive!!

*Average Commercial Account Executive make $76,000+ a year (Base + Commission)*

What’s in it for you?

  • $2,000 Sign-On Bonus!
  • UNCAPPED monthly commission!
  • VERY generous ramp-up period with supplemental income!
  • Full Benefits Package – Beginning on first day of employment!
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
    • Vacation, Sick Time, Personal days, and PAID Holidays
    • 401k eligible after 30 days with excellent company match
  • Discounted TDS services!

As an Account Executive, you will be a solution seller by identifying opportunities to leverage TDS’ full complement of solutions and technology offerings which encompass, hosted and premise-based VoIP solutions, managed services, and web security.  As a business-to-business sales professional, you will be responsible and accountable for developing new business opportunities and retaining and growing an existing customer base.

Our sales force focuses on uncovering customer needs, understanding key business drivers, leveraging the latest technology, and delivering compelling TDS solutions to our prospects that meet their business needs in a timely manner.  Once sold, you will manage the existing customer base and is responsible for the overall care, growth and retention of those customers. Consistent new business development through cold calling and prospecting, with a drive to succeed and grow the assigned book of business, in a quota driven environment are critical to the success of this position.

This position will report out of the Bend office.

The salary listed for this position is encompassing of both the base salary, as well as what one might expect to earn when meeting established sales quotas. The actual offer amount will carefully consider multiple factors, such as relevant skills, qualifications, work experience, location and/or competencies that align with the specified role.  We offer uncapped commission incentives, leaving earning opportunities limitless!

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Metrocom/TDS) is a leading provider of fiber internet service. With more than 50 years of experience, the growing communications company is building and deploying new, fiber optic networks in neighborhoods across the country to deliver up to 8 Gigabit internet speeds to homes and up to 10 Gigabit internet speeds to businesses. In addition, TDS provides innovative TV entertainment and advanced phone services. Visit to learn more.

TDS provides communications services to a mix of rural and suburban communities throughout the United States. The company employs more than 3,500 people nationwide and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS Inc.), a Fortune 1000® company [NYSE: TDS]. Founded in 1969, Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless, broadband, video and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses: UScellular, TDS Telecom, and OneNeck IT Solutions. Visit for more information.


  • Identify, contact, and build relationships with prospective customers through a combination of telephone and in-person cold calls, networking and referrals to obtain appointments.
  • Leverage the TDS CRM system to develop prospecting and sales strategies that ensure high activity and effective closing ratios for new and existing customers.
  • Write and submit accurate and timely new orders following the established sales process. Manage and submit moves, adds, changes and deletion orders (MACD) to the existing customer base.
  • Conduct sales calls to determine customer needs, gain information, determine how TDS can help solve business challenges, and effectively communicate TDS’ value proposition to prospective customers and the existing customer base.
  • Maintain accurate and timely customer status and forecasts utilizing the CRM system for all new prospects and existing customer sales.
  • Manage the existing customer base by regularly contacting customer accounts, acting as their resource for sales negotiations, and meeting or exceeding sales and revenue growth targets.
  • Build and maintain relationships with customers, contacts, prospects and lead sources.


Required Job Qualifications

  • 2+ years inside and outside sales experience.
  • 1+ years of experience in successful prospecting and generating leads through cold calling.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license, insurance and have access to reliable transportation.

Other Qualifications

  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced, ever-changing, multi-system environment.
  • Proven ability to manage a territory using technology, prioritization, and time management skills.
  • Track record of success in business-to-business sales.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills including the ability to convincingly persuade others as evidenced in personal interviews and via telephone.
  • Access to a cell phone.
  • Ability to set goals clearly and effectively and then attain them as evidenced by a track record of setting goals, creating a work plan, establishing a reward, working diligently, measuring performance, adjusting as necessary and then accomplishing the goal.
  • Ability to work independently as evidenced by identifying problems, gathering data, weighing the facts, consulting others as necessary, making decisions and effectively implementing the decision.
  • Computer literacy (i.e., Excel, Word, email, Internet).
  • Ability to maintain quota levels.

Do you meet all of the Required Qualifications, but aren’t sure if your experience meets the Other Qualifications? We encourage you to apply! Research shows that some candidates may not apply for jobs unless they feel they meet 100% of the qualifications, when, in fact, they have the skills and experience to be successful in the role!  Experience and skills come in many different forms and may not always look identical to what we have on paper, but still lead to success in the role. If you meet the Required Qualifications and believe you have what it takes to be successful in the position, apply today!


Associates scheduled to work 20 or more hours per week have access to medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a 401(k) plan, and paid time off benefits such as vacation (15 days accrued per year for full-time; pro-rated for part-time associates working between 20-39 hours), sick leave (10 days accrued per year for full-time and pro-rated for all other associates), seven paid national holidays and one floating holiday, paid parental leave (2 weeks after 12 months of employment), among others.  Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability coverage is also available for associates working 30 or more hours per week and Education Assistance is available to full-time associates.  Associates scheduled to work under twenty hours per week or for a limited term (i.e. interns) are eligible for medical coverage, the 401(k) plan (if 18 or older), as well as sick leave (10 days accrued per year for full-time and pro-rated for all other associates). For more detail on the benefits we offer click here.

At TDS, we embrace Equal Employment Opportunity by valuing our differences and consider all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by law. To learn about our diversity & inclusion philosophy and culture, click here!

Pay Range

$76,000.00 – $123,500.00

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