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Primary Location 14841 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel, Maryland Job ID 347257
  • Full-Time
  • Laurel, Maryland
  • Level: Varies based on position

Job Summary

Are you looking to make an impact with your sales acumen? UPS is seeking an Area Sales Manager (ASM) responsible for volume and revenue growth for new/existing accounts within an assigned sales territory. The incumbent engages with team members to develop robust account strategies and ensure effective application of sales and negotiation skills. This role drives results in key areas of the business plan, including profit, revenue growth, people development and reporting. 

In addition to managing Middle Market Senior Account Executives (AE) and Patch of Land Account Executives, this position trains AEs/Inside Sales Representatives (ISRs) to review customer information and understand customer account status using the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application. The incumbent also communicates market trends and competitor information to support the sales team in opportunity development. This role reinforces the use of an established process to ensure the sales team effectively uncovers, qualifies and engages with prospects, makes the most of available opportunities and drives growth.


  • Conducts customer calls to model sales techniques and shares sales/negotiation expertise with team members
  • Supports targeted sales opportunities, account penetration and growth strategies
  • Shares complex experiences with operations teams to provide awareness on recurring customer issues
  • Collaborates with cross-functional committees (e.g., claims, damage reduction, etc.) to provide subject matter expertise
  • Manages resources and people processes (e.g., Quality Performance Review [QPR], Career Development, training, staffing, etc.) to ensure day-to-day administration of processes and formal procedures
  • Participates in establishing departmental budget to ensure guidelines are realistic and achievable
  • Reviews plan versus actual to support team performance and creates action plans to improve sales results


  • Demonstrates familiarity with both UPS’s and competitors’ core service offerings; able to compare/contrast how customers engage with UPS and primary competitors across all touch-points; develops plans to leverage advantages and correct disadvantages
  • Considers industry and financial trends when making account decisions; understands critical aspects of business models and operating structures to provide input into decisions
  • Reviews and coaches team members on overall revenue results compared to plan; provides pre- and post-sales call feedback; offers consultative selling techniques, negotiation skills and positioning solutions
  • Conducts customer analysis to identify customer facts and trends; collects standard research data about current/prospective customers; identifies and develops lists of prospective customers
  • Identifies instances where customer needs or expectations are not being met; drafts promotions of products, services and features
  • Helps define and create specific documented account strategies; evaluates key financial indicators; leverages sales and service resources to meet basic customer needs; recognizes overlap between customer needs and external industry trends
  • Uses negotiation techniques in less complex situations; recognizes potential impact of negotiation proceedings on business; gains consensus from involved parties
  • Identifies business areas and stakeholders impacted by customer issues; engages resources to resolve customer issues and identifies root causes; stays motivated despite difficult circumstances or setbacks
  • Builds and maintains relationships throughout a customer organization and makes recommendations regarding account decisions or strategies
  • Demonstrates an understanding of supply chain concepts and recommends solutions to issues
  • Supervisory experience 

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law

You truly are the CEO of your territory.

– Tanner Trevino

Benefits & Career Advantages

Sales employees get a full slate of benefits and rewards.

  • 401(k)

  • Full Healthcare

  • Career Growth
    & Mobility

  • Comprehensive

  • Competitive Pay

Career Path

Sales Career Path

Career Snapshot

  • Opportunities to Grow

  • Strength of the UPS name behind you

  • Diverse team of experts

  • Creating custom solutions for businesses

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Tanner Trevino, Account Executive, shares how he started in Inside Sales and has grown within our Business Development team.

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