Sales and Marketing Jobs at the US Postal Service
Postal careers are not just limited to mail handler and clerk positions. The USPS also offers postal worker jobs in sales and marketing. There are over 74 markets across the United States where you can play a crucial role as a professional salesperson or sales manager.
Sales and marketing positions within the US Postal Service include such positions as District Manager of Shipping and Mailing Solutions; Shipping and/or Mailing Solutions Specialists; Business Solutions Specialists; and Business Alliance Specialists. If a challenging sales environment is your cup of tea then you might consider joining the postal service in any of these capacities. The question is: Are you up to the challenge?
If you have managed a sales team before and have a knack for meeting sales goals and objectives then you can consider applying as District Manager of Shipping and Mailing Solutions. Since implementing customer solutions and closing complex sales is part of the job, you should have proven yourself in these areas in your previous work. In short, you must be really good at what you do.
Experience in commercial business-to-business sales is essential for applicants who wish to become Shipping and/or Mailing Solutions Specialists. You should have shown success in achieving the revenue objectives and business growth expectations for customers in your prior experience as well as being able to develop pricing and contract strategies.
Candidates for Business Solutions Specialists positions should also have experience in handling business-to-business sales for small to mid-sized customers. Package sales and/or direct marketing and catalogue sales are also advantageous. You will be required to develop pricing and contract strategies so you should have enough understanding of these products.
Business Alliance Specialists are for those who already have experience and proven record of closing voluminous and complex sales. This means that applicants should have worked with commercial business partners/vendors and know how corporate strategy, business needs, environmental factors, and impact of trends work. They are also expected to strategize and sell through business partners so that revenue goals can be attained.
A career in sales and marketing with the US Postal Service means that you’ll be given the necessary training to be able to do your job well, competitive salary and opportunities for advancement, the chance to work in a diverse environment, health and life insurance, Federal retirement benefits, and generous leave programs. If you have what it takes to sell and help the US Postal Service achieve its revenue goals then you can apply for these marketing jobs.