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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
Fax: 905-887-3639

Should you wish to mail your resume or fill out an application in person, we are located at:

Scholastic Canada Ltd.
Human Resources Division
175 Hillmount Road
Markham, Ontario
L6C 1Z7

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 In House Sales Rep (French/English) (Markham, ON) | Director of Sales (Markham, ON) | Fulfillment Clerk (Brockville, ON) | Payroll Coordinator (Markham, ON) | Assistant Controller (Markham, ON) | Warehouse Shipper/Receiver (Surrey, BC) |

Bilingual In House Sales Rep (French/English)

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An opening exists in the Magazines department for a Bilingual (French) In House Sales Rep reporting to the Manager Scholastic Magazines.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Actively solicit sales of classroom magazines to Quebec schools using in-house lists and information on school websites, outbound calling in French to boards of education and schools in Quebec
  • Telephones – Handle a variety of calls professionally and efficiently, dealing with issues such as account inquiries, issue dates, issue contents, price quotes.     
  • Account Maintenance – refund letters, e-mail correspondence, written correspondence, samples and complimentary issues. Handle adjustments in a quick and efficient manner
  • Interface with other departments to solve customer problems and ensure an understanding of operations
  • Responsible for account maintenance including customer correspondence in both French and English.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • The successful candidate will have 1-2 years’ experience in a similar sales environment.
  • High school graduation, plus specific additional sales and customer service training
  • The ideal candidate must have excellent verbal and written bilingual communication skills, exceptional listening and organizational skills.
  • Inside telephone sales experience combined with strong customer service experience is required.
  • Ability to handle general accounting problems – account balances, process adjustments and refunds
  • Attention to detail; a positive attitude and the ability to be a team player are also requirements of this position.

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume including salary expectations by March 3, 2017 to:

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


Director of Sales

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An opening exists at the Markham Book Fair Head Office for the position of Director of Sales reporting to the Vice President, Book Fairs.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Vice President to set overall sales revenue goals and strategic objectives to support profitable growth of Book Fair business.
  • Recruit, onboard, train and direct the sales team of 25+ Sales Consultants (both in house and remote), including overall goal setting, performance reviews, day to day direction, coaching, mentoring, motivation and problem solving the team requires. 
  • Set targets for all Sales Consultant bonus plans to meet revenue goals; support, review and modify on a regular basis as business requires. 
  • Lead regular conference calls with Branches and Sales Consultants, as well as weekly Sales Meetings; confer directly with Distribution Managers to identify issues with and successes of Sales team.
  • Review and follow up after call monitoring process to ensure performance standards are met.
  • Evaluate the status of Sales Consultant targets and achievements weekly in Salesforce, and motivate and coach as required.
  • Organize and facilitate semi-annual sales conferences and training sessions.
  • Work with the Marketing team to inform an implement all revenue building programs, communicate and initiate changes as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • The ideal candidate will have a university degree or college diploma.
  • Minimum 7-10 years previous related work experience as a Senior Sales Manager or Director of Sales in a fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical, organizational and leadership skills.
  • Experience with budgeting and financial business review, establishing seasonal targets and bonus plans.
  • In-depth knowledge of school markets, children’s publishing industry would be asset.
  • Flexibility with regards to travel
  • Intermediate knowledge of current Microsoft Office programs, and Adobe web-based programs.
  • Intermediate-Advanced knowledge of Salesforce.
  • Submit and maintain a current Vulnerable Sector Check.

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume with their salary expectations by February 24, 2017 to:

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


Fulfillment Clerk

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

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • We require energetic individual 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 casual position that requires CSA approved (green label) safety shoes.
  • The successful candidate must have previous reach truck experience.

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume with salary expectations by February 24, 2017 to:

Scholastic Book Fairs
1365 California Avenue
Brockville, Ontario, K6V 5Y6
Fax:  613-498-0810
E-mail: resumes@scholastic.ca


Payroll Coordinator

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  • Process biweekly payroll for 400+ employees.
  • Prepare and complete various reports as required from both internal and external sources (Report on Hirings, Request for Payroll Information, etc).
  • Process new hires, terminations and payroll adjustments, as well as updating employee vacation accruals.
  • Answer routine questions and provide guidance and support to employees on company policies as it relates to payroll and benefits in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Provide backup to Payroll and Benefits Supervisor for STD/LTD process. 
  • Responsible for employee file management.
  • Provide backup to Human Resources Coordinator for new hire orientations.
  • Provide end user support and issue resolution for time and attendance issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The ideal candidate has a Community College diploma or equivalent, along with 2 years previous experience in Payroll. 
  • Successful completion of Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification preferred. 
  • They must have exceptional organizational, planning and time management skills, including the ability to multi-task, be flexible and move from one priority to another, while maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. 
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic accounting and human resources principles and concepts is required.
  • The candidate must be proficient in Ceridian Insync Blue, Crystal Reports, Microsoft Word and Excel.

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of your resume including salary expectations by February 24, 2017 to:

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


Assistant Controller

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An opening exists at the Markham Head Office for the position of Assistant Controller, reporting to the Controller within the Finance Division.

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  • Oversee the operations of the Accounts Receivable and the Accounts Payable Departments.
  • Assist in the preparation and completion of financial statements, reporting packages and variance analysis under tight financial close deadlines.   
  • Responsible for all external statistical reporting.
  • Responsible for all Provincial and Federal government reporting requirements and corporate tax filings.    
  • Participate in the preparation of yearly budgets and quarterly projections for financial purposes.
  • Responsible for daily cash management including forecasting and budgeting.
  • Document and formalize accounting processes with focus on process improvement – establish governance structure.
  • Manage and/or participate in projects involving financial systems.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • The ideal candidate will have a CPA (CA/CMA/CGA) designation.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role with direct reports.
  • Demonstrated analytical, organizational and problem solving abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, using sound judgement and under strict deadlines.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office applications (proficient in Excel)
  • Experience with Oracle Financial including Essbase a strong asset.

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume with their salary expectations by February 24, 2017 to:

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


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. This position is a Permanent Short Year position (working August through to June of each year). 

RESPONSIBILITIES

This position will be responsible for shipping and receiving; checking all incoming product receipts and transfer documentation ; report and control 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.

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.  Attention to detail; a positive attitude and the ability to be a team player are also requirements of this position. Moderate to heavy lifting is required up to 40 lbs. 

This is a permanent short year position that requires a certified forklift license, and CSA approved (green-label) safety shoes. Knowledge of trucking and logistics and working knowledge of courier shipping systems is required. Knowledge of AS400 system would be an asset.

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume by February 24, 2017 to:

Scholastic Book Fairs
2468 – 192 Street, Unit 101, Surrey BC, V3Z 3X1
E-mail: surreyresumes@scholastic.ca, Fax:  604-538-0704