LOCATION: Home Office - Hunt Valley, Maryland
DATE: August, 2014
POSITION TITLE: New Accounts Sales Representative
The New Accounts Sales Representative’s primary focus is aggressively prospecting for new customers in various sales channels and to increase Diamond’s customer base. In addition, the Sales Rep is responsible for assisting new customers who are buying comics, toys, or other merchandise from Diamond Comic Distributors for the first time with account set-up and their first orders.
- Use internet and other research resources to prospect for customer leads for Diamond’s varied product lines
- Inform prospective customers of services available to them through Diamond
- Work with applicants who are buying from Diamond for the first time
- Call on assigned customer leads
- Represent Diamond and open new accounts at trade shows and conventions
- Initiate follow-up phone calls for leads established at trade shows and conventions
- Build relationship and sales of new and already established Diamond specialty market retailer accounts
- Some travel required
- All other duties as assigned
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
- High School diploma or equivalent. Some College preferred.
- One plus years sales/customer service experience
- Must be computer literate. Data Entry and typing skills required (Outlook, Excel, Word and Access for Windows preferred)
- Enthusiastic out-going personality
- Excellent communication and organizational skills
- Knowledge of/or ability to learn comics, toys, and others collectibles
- Knowledge of Diamond Comic Distributors services and procedures is a plus
- Must be able to perform well under pressure
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