Who wants to join the mighty Midtown Comics team in New Hyde Park?  We are currently looking for a Full-Time Graphic Novel and Book Buyer for our Purchasing Department.  Could that person be you?  Read on to see if you are qualified!

Skills and Abilities:

  • Expert in purchasing, inventory and cost reduction systems and methods.
  • Negotiate purchasing agreements with supplier
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including a proven ability to successfully interact and foster open dialogue with Publishers, internal departments, field operations, and Customer base.
  • Ability to Organize and execute assigned projects according to their individual requirements
  • Superior organization, attention to detail and analytical skills with emphasis in managing multi-site requests, workload prioritization.
  • Able to work independently on assigned activities or as part of a structured team as required.
  • Must demonstrate and maintain an extremely high regard for confidential and sensitive information.
  • Provide purchasing information by collecting, analyzing and summarizing data and trends
  • Resolve shipment error with suppliers
  • Oversee all phases of inventory movements, including ordering, re-ordering, and transfers
  • Responsibility for maintaining inventory according to stated levels
  • Create and implement new processes to reduce inventory and waste.
  • Ensure purchasing information is updated – pricing, unit of purchase, etc.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and trace undelivered goods
  • Review/ resolution of open orders to ensure product delivery expectations are met.
  • Return of Older Product to Publishers
  • Ability to identify and cultivate new trends in the marketplace
  • Ability to simplify and communicate complex data/information
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Expert in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.

Knowledge & experience

  • Must know the Graphic Novel and Book Industry
  • 2-3 years as Buyer or Assistant Buyer

Schedule hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Think you are the right person for the job? Send your resume and cover letter with your email address and your availability for a phone interview to: jobs@midtowncomics.com

Good luck everyone!

 

 

 

 

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