Inside Sales Representative
UPS - Kansas City, KS

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The location of this job is San Antonio, TX and the job requires a self-relocation to San Antonio, TX.

Job Summary

The Non-National Inside Sales Representative (ISR) is responsible for retaining and growing UPS Small Package customer business. He/she uses available resources to learn customers’ businesses, identify business needs, and proactively contact customers to position UPS’s Small Package products and services to meet their needs. This position is responsible for prioritizing customer opportunities and focusing attention on accounts with the greatest opportunity and likelihood of success. The Non-National Inside Sales Representative also creates contacts, monitors contractual compliance, and answers customer questions.

The Non-National Inside Sales Representative must successfully complete the UPS Sales Academy training program. This training program is a 6-week academy located at the UPS Inside Sales location in San Antonio, TX. The ISR will be required to self-relocate to this location to complete the training and to work in the position.

The ISR is an entry level sales position. Upon successful completion of the Sales Academy training program and demonstrated performance results the ISR may be eligible to move into field sales positions across the country.

The primary focus of this position is to plan and conduct sales calls to address customer needs, sell additional products and services, retain current business, and follow up on leads. This position builds relationships with key decision makers and acts as a customer advocate. The Non-National Inside Sales Representative researches competitors’ strategies and offerings, and uses product knowledge to generate solutions that meet customer needs and business objectives. Pre-call duties include using automated sales tools to perform research into customers’ businesses and account information in order to develop appropriate selling and pricing strategies.

Other Duties
  • Respond to and resolve customer inquiries, complaints and issues.
  • Coordinate opportunities and strategies with other Non-National sales team members.
  • Maintain knowledge of UPS products and services to develop appropriate sales solutions.
  • Review customer shipping practices to ensure contractual compliance.
  • Determine customer discounts and write new contracts.
  • Educate customers on using service channels to expedite problem resolution.
  • Provide compelling value proposals to potential and existing customers.
Preferred Competencies
  • Applies financial expertise by analyzing and evaluating financial data, patterns and trends to determine the financial impact of a decision on the customer and the company.
  • Applies knowledge of customer business models and operating structures and offers logistic sales solutions that support the customer’s strategic business objectives.
  • Applies knowledge of the features and business applications of services, products and customer-facing technology offerings and solutions.
  • Assesses, identifies, measures and monitors customer or business needs in order to make decisions and take appropriate actions.
  • Builds business partnerships and develops key customer relationships to maximize account profitability. Understands the customer’s business and aligns account strategies to customer goals.
  • Conducts competitive analysis of competitor’s offerings and strategies, and maintains awareness of competitive environment.
  • Conducts customer analysis to identify customer needs, determine the impact of products/services on customers, and identify which products, services and features to promote to current/ potential customers.
  • Creates and develops strategies and plans for effectively managing accounts.
  • Solicits information using information gathering techniques such as asking open and closed-ended questions, probing for details, and interviewing others to obtain additional information.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National of the U.S., an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence, or an alien authorized to work in the U.S. for this employer.
  • Must be currently in the same geographic location as the job or willing to relocate yourself.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products or equivalent software
  • Bachelor's degree is preferred.
  • Business to Business or Business to Consumer sales experience or UPS experience is preferred.
  • Do you speak and write fluently a second language?
OTHER CRITERIA: Employer will not sponsor visas for position.

UPS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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