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Business Development Representative

DIAMOND COMIC DISTRIBUTORS, INC.

LOCATION:  Home Office                                                 

DATE:  February 2020

POSITION TITLE:  Business Development Representative    

DEPT:  Sales

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Business Development Representative’s primary focus is to research potential new customers for Diamond Comic Distributors and help them through the new account process. Once opened, the representative would work with the new customer to identify the best mix of toys or other pop culture related merchandise to suit their needs and to continue to work with them as their Account Representative. The Business Development Representative would also work with a select group of inactive customers to further develop them

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform proactive lead gathering and management
  • Use internet and other research resources to prospect for customer leads for the company’s varied product lines
  • Represent the company and open accounts at trade shows and conventions
  • Call on prospective and assigned leads for qualification purposes 
  • Inform prospective customers of services and product choices available to them through Diamond
  • Review customer agreements/routing guides and interact with Diamond’s credit, EDI, and operations departments to identify any challenges Diamond may have in successfully meeting the customer’s requests
  • Communicate and negotiate any concerns discovered during the New Account process     
  • Convert new accounts into successful long-term retail partners by continuing to work closely with them
  • 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 experience
  • Must be computer literate, Data Entry and typing skills required (Outlook, Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Access for Windows preferred)
  • Enthusiastic out-going personality
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of/or ability to learn, toys, comics, graphic novels, trading cards and other collectibles
  • Ability to work independently of others
  • Must be able to perform well under strict deadlines

Please forward cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to jobs@diamondcomics.com.

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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