Regional Learning Manager (RLM) - Chicago, IL


Cogent Communications is a multinational, Tier 1 facilities-based ISP, consistently ranked as one of the top five networks in the world and is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the ticker symbol CCOI. Cogent specializes in providing businesses with high speed Internet access and Ethernet transport services. Cogent's facilities-based, all-optical IP network backbone provides IP services in over 219 markets globally. Since its inception, Cogent has unleashed the benefits of IP technology, building one of the largest and highest capacity IP networks in the world. This network enables Cogent to offer large bandwidth connections at highly competitive prices. Cogent also offers superior customer support by virtue of its end-to-end control of service delivery and network monitoring. A competitive base salary and a full benefits package including; Health, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off (PTO), Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Holidays, Parental Leave, 401(k) plan with employer match, stock options, and an Employee Assistance Program. Most benefits take effect within 30 days of employment, and some require a waiting period.


  • Design, develop and deliver a sales training program within assigned sales region
  • Collaborate with sales leadership to identify, recommend, and implement training solutions that maximize organizational efficiencies and performance
  • Assist in coordination and delivery of new hire training programs, including some coaching and training on certain topics and tasks
  • Focus on newly hired account managers aligned with the Onboarding Program with topics to include: Sourcing/Prospecting, Impact Statements, Qualifying Opportunities, B2B sales processes, technical product launches, CRM/System
  • Support Regional Initiatives to include: Tracking and communicating training progress within the region, launching regional training programs as needed to support the sales organization
  • Conduct needs assessments and identifies areas for additional learning opportunity to ensure the region meets its business objective


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Detailed knowledge of all aspects of the Telecom industry to include IP, Data, WAN products
  • In-depth knowledge of selling skills concepts
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Previous sales experience as well as ability and willingness to travel 50% - 75% required

COVID-19 Policy:

Cogent has adopted a mandatory vaccination and booster policy which requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated (including booster shots when eligible) against COVID-19. Prior to beginning employment, new employees must provide proof of vaccination or apply for and receive an accommodation to be exempt from the policy.

By submitting an application or resume for this position, I understand that is an in-office position and agree to abide Cogent’s mandatory vaccination policy.

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Cogent Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.