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If you are interested in applying for an available position or would like to have your resume kept on file for a more suitable opportunity, please forward your resume, attention Human Resources to:

E-mail: resumes@scholastic.ca

Resumes are kept on file for a period of three months.

We wish to thank all candidates for their applications in advance and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities are available to applicants who are selected for an interview. Please notify the interviewer in advance of any accommodations you require.

Thank you for your interest in Scholastic Canada.

Current Opportunities

Junior Systems Administrator (Markham, ON) | Lettershop Clerk (Markham, ON) | Editorial Coordinator, French (Toronto, ON) |

Junior Systems Administrator

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An exciting opportunity is available at Scholastic Canada in the Book Fairs Division for the position of Junior Systems Administrator, reporting to the Senior Director, Book Fairs.

Scholastic Canada is the country's leading publisher and distributor of children's books in both official languages. For over 60 years, Scholastic Canada has introduced young people to the joy of reading.

ROLE SUMMARY

The Junior Systems Administrator jointly supports the business, by working alongside the Sr. Systems Administrator performing administrative (primarily Salesforce) functions, to ensure business needs and systems functionality.  This position also acts as gatekeeper by reviewing and troubleshooting daily business requests, determining prioritization and escalation based on impact to the business.         

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assess, prioritize and filter all inbound business system requests to aid in resolution, escalating and prioritizing to development team where necessary.
  • Perform weekly systems audits (Salesforce and AS400) to ensure data integrity; troubleshooting errors where evident.
  • Review daily sync error logs ensuring all errors are investigated, reported and corrected.
  • Work with business/Executive to enhance dashboards, reporting, analytics and metrics as determined by the business.
  • Troubleshoot all Customer-facing systems issues such as password generation, account setup, Customer data changes, and table configuration.
  • Work with Sr. Systems Administrator to perform testing and quality control as it pertains to new enhancements and development.
  • Manage new user account setup/termination of SF licenses.
  • Ongoing review and management of Salesforce Chatter.
  • Responsible for timely completion and submission of all STS profile and network documentation, as it pertains to policies surrounding network access and security.
  • Participate in business conferences/workshops in support of the Sr. Systems Administrator.
  • Other duties/special projects as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • University or college diploma with 1-3 years related work experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, Access, PowerPoint and other relevant software applications.
  • Salesforce Administrator Level 1 certificate (or comparable CRM system).
  • Experience with Adobe Connect.
  • Working knowledge of AS400.
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and multi-task in a deadline driven environment

SOME OF THE BENEFITS WE OFFER:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Attractive corporate RRSP program
  • Health and Dental Benefits after probationary period
  • Employee discounts on Scholastic merchandise

Thank you for considering Scholastic Canada

If you are interested in the above position, please forward a copy of your resume including salary expectation by October 25, 2019 to:

Human Resources Division
Fax: 905-887-3639
E-mail: resumes@scholastic.ca


Lettershop Clerk

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Scholastic Canada is the country's leading publisher and distributor of children's books in both official languages. For over 60 years, Scholastic Canada has introduced young people to the joy of reading.

An opening exists in our Markham warehouse for the position of a Lettershop Clerk within the Operations Division, reporting to the Lettershop Supervisor.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare and collate various departmental materials for mailings (including packaging, folding, inserting, labelling and sealing).
  • Ensure all requests are properly processed in an accurate, professional and timely manner.
  • All counts provided to the shipping department for accounting purposes must be accurate.
  • Help in maintaining accurate inventory counts.
  • Perform housekeeping duties such as cleaning, restocking shelves and maintaining a clean work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Applicants must have a high school diploma along with 1 year of related work experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication and interpersonal skills in addition to well-developed organizational and problem solving are required.
  • Ability to work independently or in groups and be a team player are essential for this position.
  • Previous experience with AS400 and keyboard skills.
  • Ability to lift/move manually up to 40lbs repeatedly is required.
  • CSA approved green-labelled safety shoes.

If you are interested in this position, please forward a copy of your resume by October 25, 2019 to:

Human Resources Division
Fax: 905-887-3639
E-mail: resumes@scholastic.ca


Editorial Coordinator, French

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THE OPPORTUNITY

Scholastic Canada is the country's leading publisher and distributor of children's books in both official languages. For over 60 years, Scholastic Canada has introduced young people to the joy of reading.

An opening exists in the French Division for the position of Editorial Coordinator, French, reporting to the Editorial Manager, French.

DESCRIPTION

The Editorial Coordinator’s purpose is to liaise with freelance translators and proofreaders, and assist the Editorial Manager in coordinating the editorial schedules and deadlines. This a junior level position, perfect for launching your career in the publishing industry.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Editorial Manager with work flow.
  • Monitor and update editorial schedule.
  • Provide support for the Editorial team, including inputting manuscript corrections, drafting copyright page, giving instruction to graphic designers and copying manuscripts.
  • Proofreading and English/French comparison of books, catalogues, marketing tools, emails, and website content.
  • Coordinate translations and freelance projects.
  • Translate and write copy for various business units.
  • Review book advances.
  • Ebook production.
  • Create and maintain metadata files.
  • Attend various meetings, take minutes and contribute.
  • General administrative tasks.
  • Other duties as assigned.

HOW YOU CAN FIT:

  • The successful candidate must be bilingual (French and English) and have excellent writing and proofreading skills in French.
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills and the ability to juggle projects in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Strong computer knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft applications (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) are mandatory.
  • Book publishing certificate or internship an asset.
  • A Vulnerable Sector Check must be submitted and maintained.

Thank you for considering Scholastic Canada

Interested applicants are asked to forward a copy of their resume with salary expectations by October 18, 2019.

Human Resources Division
Fax: 905-887-3639
E-mail: resumes@scholastic.ca