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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

Bilingual Sales Supervisor (French/English) (Markham, ON) | Graphic Designer - Digital Media and Print (Toronto, ON) |

Bilingual Sales Supervisor (French/English)

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An opening exists at the Markham Book Fair Head Office for the position of a Bilingual Sales Supervisor reporting to the Sales Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Sales Manager to implement long and short term goals, objectives and sales strategies to ensure the growth of the Book Fair business and achievement of KPIs.
  • Support the Sales Manager in efforts to motivate the sales team by creating periodic incentives and team competitions within a given budget that focus on recognizing individual and team achievements to targets.
  • Support the call monitoring process to ensure consistent performance standards are met by conducting scheduled coaching sessions with assigned Sales Consultants to identify and provide feedback for skill development and call improvement.
  • Provide follow-up support for customer escalations and cancellations, focused on customer retention and information gathering (Second Voice).
  • Escalate any performance concerns to Sales Manager.
  • Liaise with Senior Systems Administrator to perform daily systems support, input sales targets and perform periodic spot checks on Salesforce data entry.
  • Utilizing Salesforce, analyze, review and ensure sales reports support the direction and activity necessary to meet individual and team KPIs.
  • Support Book Fair webinars seasonally. Assist Webinar Team by supporting presenters and drivers in all aspects of webinar presentations. Act as backup driver/presenter when necessary.
  • Participate in and co-facilitate weekly sales meetings to provide ongoing training, program initiatives and team building.
  • Lead sales onboarding program, maintaining consistent processes and supporting ongoing training initiatives.
  • Coordinate and participate in the interview process for new hires.
  • Maintain daily system updates (Dayforce) and approval verification for punch clock and time off requests
  • Utilize, coordinate and support Subject Matter Expert (SME) Teams when leading special projects/initiatives.
  • Participate in monthly sales branch conference calls.
  • Other duties/special projects as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • The successful candidate must be bilingual (French and English).
  • University degree with a minimum 3 to 5 years’ previous related supervisory experience in sales or call centre
  • Salesforce Administrator - Level One is required.
  • Demonstrated analytical, organizational, sales management, and communication skills.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office programs. Intermediate knowledge of Web-based programs.
  • Must be available to work flexible hours

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume with salary expectations by January 31, 2020 to:

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


Graphic Designer - Digital Media and Print

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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.

A full time position exists in Creative Services for the position of Graphic Designer, Print and Digital Media reporting to the Studio Manager.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Familiar with traditional, online and digital media and can design across all channels that include web, mobile and social media. 
  • Demonstrates experience in creating print and online promotions that include posters, flyers, bookmarks, catalogues, email campaigns, web banners and social media.
  • Contributes new ideas and creative design solutions appropriate for diverse media outlets, evolving technologies and current trends.
  • Content created will be distributed across multiple owned and paid platforms.
  • Demonstrates solid understanding of branding guides.
  • Produces accurate production artwork that includes grids, style sheets and templates.
  • Other duties as assigned.

HOW YOU CAN FIT:

  • A post-secondary education with a degree or diploma in Graphic Design is required with a minimum of 3 years working experience in the design industry.
  • Experience in print production processes, technical requirements and project deadlines.
  • Experience with print vendors, purchase orders and request for proposals.
  • Experience in motion graphics and knowledge of After Effects and Premiere Pro.
  • Photography and post-production proficiency; thorough understanding of photo studio production, lighting techniques and photography skills. 
  • Must demonstrate a solid working knowledge of current MAC OS-X design software including Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign/Photoshop/Illustrator/AfterEffects/Premier / Acrobat/Bridge/ Lightroom), Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • The successful candidate will be motivated, hardworking and resilient to changing timelines, requests and deliverables.
  • This position requires excellent communication, organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude and able to follow art direction.
  • A good working knowledge of French is an asset.
  • Must be enthusiastic, resourceful and have a versatile portfolio.

Thank you for considering Scholastic Canada.

Interested applicants are asked to forward a copy of their resume with salary expectations by January 24, 2020 to:

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