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Pop Culture Sales Account Executive (DCD)

DIAMOND COMIC DISTRIBUTORS, INC.

 

LOCATION:  Home Office - Hunt Valley, Maryland                                                       

DATE:  December, 2016

POSITION TITLE Pop Culture Sales Account Executive

DEPT:  Sales

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. is seeking an aggressive Sales Representative with a background in Action Figures & Collectibles and/or Comic Books/Graphic Novels for this entry level position. The Pop Culture Sales Account Executive’s primary focus is to develop and increase business with Diamond’s non-comic store retail customers.  Additional responsibilities include prospecting, product presentations, POS analysis, and sales forecasting.  Qualified candidates must be well informed in the world of pop culture.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Call on assigned customers on a regular basis. 
  • Build relationships and sales with new accounts.
  • Review merchandise to solicit the best products for each assigned customer. 
  • Inform customers of the services we offer, establishing the company as a competitive distribution choice.
  • Work with the company’s New Accounts Department, keeping up with the needs of recently opened accounts.
  • Use Internet and other research resources to prospect for customer leads for our varied product lines.
  • Provide feedback concerning industry trends, customer suggestions, and customer polling. 
  • Responsible for providing customer service to assigned customers.
  • Follow-up account administration from close of sale through product delivery.
  • Coordinate execution with internal teams (purchasing, order processing, credit, marketing, customer service) as needed
  • Represent the company and open new accounts at trade shows.
  • Initiate follow – up phone calls for leads established at trade shows.
  • Some travel required.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.  Some College preferred.
  • One plus years of sales/customer service experience.
  • B2B sales experience preferred.
  • Must be computer literate.  Typing skills required. (Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word preferred).
  • Enthusiastic out-going personality.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn about comic books, graphic novels, toys and other collectibles.
  • Ability to work independently of others.
  • Bi-lingual is a plus.
  • Must be able to perform well with tight deadlines.

 

Please forward a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

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To apply for any of the open positions listed here, please forward resume and salary requirements to jobs@diamondcomics.com, or mail to: 

Human Resources Department
Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc.
10150 York Road
Suite 300
Hunt Valley, MD  21030