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Thank you for your interest in Scholastic Canada.

Current Opportunities

National Account Manager, Library & Educational Retail Accounts (Toronto, ON) | Warehouse Shipper Receiver (Surrey, BC) | Marketing Specialist, French (Toronto, ON) | Warehouse Fulfillment Clerks (Surrey, BC) |

National Account Manager, Library & Educational Retail Accounts

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THE OPPORTUNTIY:

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 Trade division for the position of National Account Manager, Library & Educational Retail Accounts reporting to the Director, Trade Sales.

The National Account Manager is the senior sales position responsible for overall account sales, strategy, analysis, program implementation and account management.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sell and market all Scholastic Trade books to the library and educational retail market in Canada
  • Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with buyers, marketers, and others at account level in order to maintain a solid partnership, grow business and develop new opportunities
  • Identify promotional and merchandising opportunities for libraries to increase Scholastic presence; analyze results and build upon successes
  • Analyze performance of new and evergreen titles and programs using BNC Salesdata, library-specific tracking systems and internal systems; provide timely reports to key stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain communication strategy whereby library wholesalers, libraries and educational retailers are apprised of new product and properties, advertising opportunities, promotions, displays, policies, specials, etc.    
  • Communicate effectively to internal partners changes to accounts, trends in business, identify opportunities and competition and be prepared to recommend changes to improve business
  • Be a children’s book expert and an advocate for the library market

HOW YOU CAN FIT:

  • Ready to join a fast-paced sales team in a rewarding industry
  • Driven – possess a strong desire to be successful, self-starter and a true initiator
  • University degree in related area, or equivalent
  • 3-4 years progressive and related experience
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to quickly switch gears and an aptitude for problem-solving
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficiency with Power Point, Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Working knowledge of BNC Salesdata and Catalist
  • Valid driver’s license
  • A passion for children’s books is FUNdamental
  • Some travel will be required along with occasional weekends and evenings

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 expectations by August 30, 2019 to:

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


Warehouse Shipper Receiver

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An opening exists at the Surrey Book Fair Branch for the position of Warehouse Shipper/Receiver reporting to the Distribution Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for shipping and receiving; checking all incoming product receipts and transfer documentation
  • Responsible for reporting and controlling damaged product to ensure proper documentation is completed
  • Responsible for reviewing trucking requirements (scheduling) and participate in cost negotiations and analysis; stock movement; picking and packing book fair orders, and general warehouse duties.
  • Moderate to heavy lifting is required up to 40 lbs.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • The ideal candidate has a high school diploma along with six months of previous warehouse work experience and excellent verbal and written English communication skills. 
  • Knowledge of trucking and logistics and working knowledge of courier shipping systems is required. Knowledge of AS400 system would be an asset.
  • Attention to detail; a positive attitude and the ability to be a team player are also requirements of this position.
  • This position requires lift truck experience, and CSA approved (green-label) safety shoes.

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume by August 16, 2019 to:

Human Resources Division
E-mail:  surreyresumes@scholastic.ca  


Marketing Specialist, French

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YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Catalogues (printed and Digital) and Marketing:

  • Manage all Éditions Scholastic catalogues and their order forms, in French and in English; coordinating all aspects of the work with the French Marketing Manager, French Publishing Manager, and Creative Services Department.
  • Manage the publication of the Backlist catalogues, e-catalogues and other marketing print promotions as needed. Ensure timely posting of catalogues on our website. Responsible for all internal distribution of French catalogues and order forms.
  • Manage all aspects of press releases and press kits; working with Marketing Manager, copywriter and the freelance public relation consultant.
  • Manage mailing of books to media. Distribute key media coverage, events and other French Trade news within French Division, and to Trade Marketing and Publicity Manager.
  • Participate in weekly marketing meetings and seasonal marketing and publicity planning for Éditions Scholastic programs.

Social Media and Website:

  • Manage, create and schedule posts for all French businesses on Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram: French Trade, Club de lecture and Festival du livre.
  • Liaise with the social media team in Canada and the USA.
  • Liaise with bloggers and reviewers.
  • Manage all aspects of the Éditions Scholastic website (maintenance and updates in collaboration) with Web Team, to the exclusion of “Enseignants” and “Club de lecture” pages.
  • Manage elaboration of activities and videos as required.
  • Manage Éditions Scholastic e-newsletter, including copy writing/editing.

Indigo:

  • Assist VP, French to promote French products and execute marketing strategy to Indigo. Maintain up-to-date lists of products for Indigo.ca to keep our leading place. Supply titles for our end-caps and communicate our back to stock titles. Provide images when needed and assist in preparation of samples for sales presentation.

Support:

  • Assist Marketing Manager in creation of activity kits, displays, events and other projects as needed.
  • Assist with, and attend, Quebec Salons du livre, sales conferences and special events as required.
  • Be aware of competitive companies and products and define new trends and opportunities to overcome the competition.
  • Other duties as required.

HOW YOU CAN FIT:

  • Bilingual French / English
  • B.A. or equivalent with 1-3 years related work experience.
  • Strong writing and editing skills in French.
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills.
  • Ability to juggle projects and work both independently and as a team.
  • Some evening and weekend work.
  • Knowledge and interest in Children’s books, authors and book media.
  • Computer knowledge (Excel, Word, basic keyboarding, computer processing etc.)

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 (both in French and English) including salary expectation, by August 23, 2019 to:

Human Resources Division
E-mail: resumes@scholastic.ca


Warehouse Fulfillment Clerks

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An opening exists at the Surrey Book Fairs Branch for the General Labour entry-level position of Warehouse Fulfillment Clerk, reporting to the Book Fair Distribution Manager.

This position is Part Time (Full Time hours Mon-Friday) whereby you are employed for a temporary period of time based on the needs of the business (45 weeks of each year).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • We require energetic individuals who will be responsible for picking orders in the warehouse for shipping; unloading and shelving stock in the warehouse
  • Pricing product as well as some housekeeping duties in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Moderate to heavy lifting is required up to 40 lbs.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • The ideal candidate has a high school education; six months previous work experience and excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Attention to detail; a positive attitude and the ability to be a team player are also requirements of this position.
  • This is a seasonal position that requires CSA approved (green label) safety shoes.

Interested applicants are asked to forward a copy of their resume by August 16, 2019 to:

Human Resources Division
E-mail:  surreyresumes@scholastic.ca