Welcome to Alliance Game Distributors!

Welcome to the Alliance Retailer Services Area, your entry point to the many web-based services offered by Alliance Game Distributors including online ordering, account information, breaking news, vendor provided downloads and much more!

Whether games are your core product line or you are adding them to add diversity to your store, Alliance stands ready to help you. As exclusive representatives in North America of most of the top selling board games, we offer the best and most profitable selection of any distributor.

We offer a wide variety of tools to help your store succeed. Alliance publishes Game Trade Magazine, the industry’s leading monthly consumer guide to upcoming games. Our Master Buyers Guide catalogs are published every Spring and Fall, and serve as a physical guide to the games we carry.

On the electronic front, we publish a daily email newsletter - the Alliance Alert - that keeps you updated on the latest in the business. Alliance has a robust presence on Facebook and Twitter, as well as a marketing business best-practice blog, Alliance Aloud. Add to this a top team of account-specific sales reps and a schedule of trade shows and Open Houses, and Alliance is an unbeatable partner!

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 Thank you for doing business with Alliance. We look forward to serving you!

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Job Opportunities
Open Buyer Position in Fort Wayne, IN

Alliance Game Distributors

POSITION:  Buyer

DEPARTMENT:  Purchasing

LOCATION:  Alliance Midwest - Fort Wayne, Indiana

REPORTS TO:  Vice President of Purchasing

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Buyer position is a full time, salaried position, working Monday – Friday in the Warehouse offices. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Duties will include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Analyze sales patterns to create purchase orders for both new and existing items for lines assigned
  • Manage inventory levels for both new and existing product
  • Analyze processes and recommend improvements
  • Maintain accurate and timely purchase order management
  • Work with vendors to reduce lead times and ensure timely availability
  • Provide adequate stock of goods to support distribution sales
  • Maintain the inventory database and manage transfers
  • Communicate with manufacturers, vendors, and internal customers via e-mail and telephone
  • Research questions from several different areas in the company
  • Set up new items in the purchasing/order system
  • Work with the Accounting Department to verify that invoices match purchase orders and items received
  • Assist the Department when other Buyers are out of the office
  • All other duties as assigned

 

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook, and the Internet is a must 
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal, are necessary 
  • Must have strong attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills are essential
  • Must have good time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to stay focused with limited supervision is a must
  • Applicants must have an excellent attendance record and work ethic

 
Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@diamondcomics.com