Hiring

We are once again looking for new members to join the Midtown Comics Warehouse team in New Hyde Park, Long Island.  Read on for the complete list of job openings!

• Driver
• Back Issue Buyer
• Back Issue Supervisor
• Customer Service
• Janitor/Maintenance

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HELP WANTED—DRIVER AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE

Responsibilities:

  • Picking and packing custom orders
  • Drive 15’ box truck between store locations in Manhattan (Special truck driver’s license is NOT needed–our truck is the size of a U-Haul truck.)
  • Load and unload truck
  • Miscellaneous pickups from vendors

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must be polished, responsible driver
  • Must be detail oriented with a strong knowledge of NYC Tri-state area
  • Must be able to operate a walkie stacker

PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR RESUME TO JOBS@MIDTOWNCOMICS.COM with subject line: Driver

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FULL TIME HELP WANTED:  CHIEF BACK ISSUE BUYER AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE IN NEW HYDE PARK, NY!

Put your passion for comic books and pop culture to work for the premiere comic book retailer! Midtown Comics is seeking a Chief Comic Book Buyer, a full time, challenging, and highly rewarding position.  Job duties will include procuring back issues, key issues, collections, supervising the vetting of condition, grading, authentication of properties, reviewing inquiries, and much more.

Required skills:

  • Encyclopedic knowledge of comic books from the Golden Age to today.
  • Expert grading skills, and complete familiarity with the systems in place by CGC, and Overstreet.
  • Extensive experience in the comic book industry.
  • Highly personable, with natural skill in verbal and written communications.
  • Exceptional negotiating skills.
  • Expertise in “closing the deal.”
  • Experience with an auction house is welcome, but not required.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Must be available to work full time Monday – Friday (possibly some weekends if required).

Our warehouse is very accessible via the Long Island Railroad, just one block from the New Hyde Park station.

Please send your resume via e-mail to: jobs@midtowncomics.com, and in the subject line, enter “Back Issue Buyer Job.”

We hope to hear from you soon!

Thank you,

Your friends at Midtown Comics

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HELP WANTED—BACK ISSUE SUPERVISOR AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE

Responsibilities:

  • Accomplishes department objectives by  orienting, training, assigning, scheduling,  and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring; adhering to company policies and procedures.
  • Meets department operational standards by resolving problems and identifying warehouse system improvements.
  • Moves inventory to and from warehouse; coordinating inventory transfers to multiple locations.
  • Maintains storage area by organizing floor space; adhering to storage design principles; recommending improvements.
  • Maintains inventory by conducting quarterly physical counts; reconciling variances; inputting data.
  • Accomplishes department and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • At least two years of supervising experience
  • Advanced Comic Knowledge a must
  • Dependability
  • Ability to analyze information
  • Dealing with Complexity
  • Time Management
  • Organization

MUST be available Monday through Friday, 8:30AM – 4:30PM

PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR RESUME TO JOBS@MIDTOWNCOMICS.COM with subject line: Back Issue Supervisor

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HELP WANTED—CUSTOMER SERVICE AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE

Responsibilities:

  • At least 1 year experience as a customer service representative
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Comic knowledge is a must
  • Must be detail oriented

MUST be available Monday through Friday, 8:30AM – 4:30PM

PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR RESUME TO JOBS@MIDTOWNCOMICS.COM with subject line: Customer Service

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HELP WANTED—JANITOR/MAINTENANCE AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE

Responsibilities:

  • Sweep and mop floors.
  • Clean buildings by emptying trash, sweeping, and cleaning surfaces.
  • Use cleaning solutions to remove stains and clean surfaces.
  • Dust furniture and scrub surfaces clean.
  • Clean and service restrooms with mops and disinfectants.
  • Clean and wipe down kitchen
  • Identify and report possible repairs.
  • Fix minor plumbing leaks
  • Light maintenance knowledge required

PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR RESUME TO JOBS@MIDTOWNCOMICS.COM with subject line: Janitor/Maintenance

 

 

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FULL TIME HELP WANTED:  CHIEF BACK ISSUE BUYER AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE IN NEW HYDE PARK, NY!

Put your passion for comic books and pop culture to work for the premiere comic book retailer! Midtown Comics is seeking a Chief Comic Book Buyer, a full time, challenging, and highly rewarding position.  Job duties will include procuring back issues, key issues, collections, supervising the vetting of condition, grading, authentication of properties, reviewing inquiries, and much more.

Required skills:

  • Encyclopedic knowledge of comic books from the Golden Age to today.
  • Expert grading skills, and complete familiarity with the systems in place by CGC, and Overstreet.
  • Extensive experience in the comic book industry.
  • Highly personable, with natural skill in verbal and written communications.
  • Exceptional negotiating skills.
  • Expertise in “closing the deal.”
  • Experience with an auction house is welcome, but not required.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Must be available to work full time Monday – Friday (possibly some weekends if required).

Our warehouse is very accessible via the Long Island Railroad, just one block from the New Hyde Park station.

Please send your resume via e-mail to: jobs@midtowncomics.com, and in the subject line, enter “Back Issue Buyer Job.”

We hope to hear from you soon!

Thank you,

Your friends at Midtown Comics

Midtown Comics of NYC will have a booth at London Super Comic Con at the Exel Centre, and we need some help!

What we need:

We need YOU to hand out our promotional material at or near our booth at London Super Comic Con for about half of each day.
When and where:

March 15 and 16 at London Super Comic Con
What’s in it for you:

A FREE full weekend badge to enjoy the convention during the hours you’re not working.  Also, you’ll receive a Midtown Comics online gift card in the amount of $10.00 per each hour that you work, valid at MidtownComics.com.
What to do next:

If you’re interested, just drop us a line at info@midtowncomics.com with subject line “London” and we’ll reply with a brief application.

For more information on London Super Comic Con, visit LondonSuperComicConvention.com

For more information on Midtown Comics, visit MidtownComics.com

Thanks, and we hope to see you at the con!

Your friends at Midtown Comics in NYC

Help-Wanted

Enter the fabulous world of comics and work for the premiere retailer! Midtown Comics has three open positions: Truck Driver and Buyer’s Assistant.

FULL TIME TRUCK DRIVER WANTED AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE IN L.I.C. QUEENS!

Responsibilities:

  • Picking and Packing customer orders
  • Drive 15’ Box Truck between store locations in Manhattan (Special truck driver’s license is NOT needed–our truck is the size of a U-Haul truck.)
  • Load and unload truck
  • Miscellaneous pickups from vendors

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • MUST be a Polished Professional Driver who is Trustworthy and Dependable
  • MUST have a strong knowledge of the NYC Tristate Area
  • Must be able to operate a walkie stacker
  • Attention to detail a MUST

Our warehouse is very accessible via MTA, including the 7 and E lines.

Please send your resume via e-mail to: jobs@midtowncomics.com

 

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ASSISTANT TO BUYERS HELP WANTED AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE IN L.I.C. QUEENS!

Enter the fabulous world of comics and work for the premiere retailer.  In addition to your natural born love of comics, your role and requirements include:

Roles include, but are not limited to:

–        Communication with and collation of information from vendors to facilitate creation of Purchase Orders

–        Sorting and picking of product from vendors for redistribution to Midtown entities

–        Gathering and sorting of sales information from Midtown entities.

Requirements

–        Bookstore, Toy store, Retail Sale or Wholesale experience

–        Buying Experience

–        Microsoft office, especially Excel

–        Ability to cold call

–        Carry a project from idea to physical completion and to build to make it better

–        Comic knowledge preferred

Our warehouse is very accessible via MTA, including the 7 and E lines.  PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR RESUME TO JOBS@MIDTOWNCOMICS.COM

Enter the fabulous world of comics and work for the premiere retailer!  We are looking for a Junior Systems Administrator that has experience with installation, configuration, documentation, and maintenance of a Windows server environment, virtualization software, and server hardware administration. We’re also looking for someone with a natural born love of comics.

This role offers exposure to a wide range of technologies including Windows, Citrix, and VMware administration. The candidate will work closely with the Director of Technology, the CFO, and the COO in many new initiatives by researching, planning, documenting, testing, and rolling out new systems and applications.  This position requires excellent communication skills, flexibility, and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administer the Windows Server 2003/2008 environment; support and administer Active Directory, group policies, DNS, and DHCP under the supervision of the Director of Technology.
  • Administer & maintain the Citrix environment, including Presentation Server, Web Interface, and published applications. Proactively install Citrix software patches as necessary.
  • Assist in the planning, implementation, and maintenance of VMware environment.
  • Administer the current Exchange 2003 server, including mailbox & database maintenance as well as research and upgrade to the latest Exchange when appropriate.
  • Perform light database administration tasks as requested.
  • The ability to effectively research and manage projects assigned to them in a professional, organized, and efficient manner.
  • Make recommendations on enhancements to optimize system availability and performance.
  • Install, maintain, and troubleshoot network printers and drivers.
  • Troubleshoot connectivity issues on LAN segments, VPN’s, and WAN connections.
  • Assist with the creation and placement of users and new user accounts into their appropriate User & Security Groups.
  • Provide and maintain clear and easy to understand documentation and procedures.

Requirements:

  • Associates degree or higher in IT or related field, or MCSE/MCITP certification.
  • Minimum of 3 years of Windows administration experience, including Server, AD, group policy, DNS, & DHCP administration.
  • Must have some experience with VMware, including creating & maintaining virtual machines.
  • Discipline and strong analytical problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Full knowledge & proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Working knowledge of any of the following: Citrix, SQL, Mac OSX, and/or Watchguard Firewall.
  • Working knowledge of any of the following: Power Shell, VB, .Net, or SQL.
  • Working knowledge of switches, routers, and wireless AP.
  • Familiarity with mobile devices. (i.e. iPhones, iPads, Droids, Windows).

If you’re the IT person that Reed Richards would want, please send your resume along with salary requirements to jobs-it@midtowncomics.com with the subject line: Junior System Administrator.
This position is located at our warehouse in LIC, Queens and is easily accessible via MTA, including the 7 and E lines.

 

Salary will be based upon experience.

ASSISTANT TO BUYERS HELP WANTED AT MIDTOWN COMICS’ WAREHOUSE IN L.I.C. QUEENS!

Enter the fabulous world of comics and work for the premiere retailer.  In addition to your natural born love of comics, your role and requirements include, but are not limited to:

–          Communication with and collation of information from vendors to facilitate creation of Purchase Orders

–          Sorting and picking of product from vendors for redistribution to Midtown entities

–          Gathering and sorting of sales information from Midtown entities.

Requirements

–          Basic MS Excel knowledge a must. Advance knowledge a plus.

–          Familiarity with MS Outlook

–          Comic knowledge preferred.

Our warehouse is very accessible via MTA, including the 7 and E lines.  If you’d like to be considered for the position PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR RESUME TO INFO@MIDTOWNCOMICS.COM and have “Midtown Comics Buyer Job Opening” in the subject line.

We hope to hear from you soon!

Thank you,

Your friends at Midtown Comics