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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

Warehouse Shipper/Receiver (Surrey, BC) | Bilingual Sales Consultant (French/English) (Markham, ON) | Conseiller* aux ventes bilingue (français et anglais) (Markham, ON) | Sales Consultant (Markham, ON) | Fulfillment Clerk (Aurora, ON) |

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 10, 2017 to:

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


Bilingual Sales Consultant (French/English)

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Scholastic Canada is one of the country's leading publishers and distributors of children's books and educational materials in both official languages.

A permanent short year position (mid-August through mid-June each year) is available at our Book Fair head office in Markham for an in-house telephone Bilingual Sales Consultant. The individual would be accountable for a designated territory and reports to the Sales Management Team. The incumbent will support our Festival du Livre Book Fairs.

Working in a call centre environment with availability to adjust working hours to accommodate flexible business demands is required between 7:30 a.m. and 7:00 pm.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Books and confirms all fairs, within a set timeframe, as per individual budgeted sales and revenue targets.
  • Prospecting and retention is a primary focus.
  • Utilizing Salesforce, update and maintain all customer account and contact information.
  • Collaborates with Sales Supervisor to determine prime schools to be contacted for fairs to build fair count and maximize revenue.
  • Responds promptly to customer requirements during course of the fair, including product and procedural information, pick-ups, and general information.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-3 years of telephone sales experience working in a call centre environment, as well as a college or university degree is required.
  • The successful applicant must have an outgoing personality and the ability to work well with others on a team.
  • Candidates require excellent verbal and written communication skills in both French and English as well as strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills and a professional outlook.
  • The ability to multitask in a fast paced work environment is required.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office and working knowledge of Salesforce is required.

We Offer:

  • Health and Dental Benefits after probationary period
  • Employee Store!
  • Extensive Training

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume with their salary expectations by January 20, 2017 to:

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


Conseiller* aux ventes bilingue (français et anglais)

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Scholastic Canada est un des chefs de file du monde de l’édition et de la distribution de livres jeunesse dans les deux langues officielles du pays.

Un poste permanent – année réduite (de mi-août à mi-juin) – de conseiller* aux ventes est vacant au siège du Festival du Livre situé à Markham. Ce poste relève de l’équipe de direction des ventes. Le titulaire du poste sera bilingue et travaillera au téléphone, sur place. Il sera responsable d’un territoire désigné et assurera le soutien au Festival du Livre.

L’environnement de travail est celui d’un centre d’appels. Une grande disponibilité est requise pour ajuster les horaires de travail aux besoins de l’entreprise entre 7 h 30 et 19 h.

RESPONSABILITÉS

  • Réserver et confirmer les Festivals dans un délai limité en respectant les ventes budgétaires et les objectifs de recettes fixés individuellement.
  • Accorder la priorité à la prospection et à la rétention.
  • Utiliser Salesforce, mettre à jour et gérer tous les comptes des clients et les coordonnées.
  • Collaborer avec le superviseur des ventes pour déterminer les écoles prioritaires à contacter afin d'augmenter le nombre de Festivals et d’optimiser les recettes.
  • Répondre rapidement aux questions des clients pendant le Festival, notamment fournir les informations sur les produits, les procédures, la cueillette ou toute autre question.

COMPÉTENCES

  • Le candidat idéal doit posséder de 1 à 3 ans d’expérience en vente dans un environnement de centre d’appels ainsi qu'un diplôme collégial ou universitaire.
  • Il doit avoir une personnalité extravertie et la capacité de travailler en équipe.
  • Il doit avoir d'excellentes compétences en communication verbale et écrite, à la fois en français et en anglais, ainsi que de solides aptitudes relationnelles, un bon sens de l’organisation et une attitude professionnelle.
  • La capacité d’accomplir plusieurs tâches en même temps et rapidement dans un environnement dynamique est requise.
  • La connaissance de Microsoft Office et une connaissance approfondie de Salesforce sont également requises.

Nous offrons :

  • Assurance-maladie et soins dentaires après la période d’essai
  • Accès au magasin des employés!
  • Formation approfondie

Les candidats intéressés sont priés d’envoyer leur curriculum vitae ainsi que leurs attentes salariales avant le 20 janvier 2017 à :

Division des Ressources humaines
Télécopieur : 905-887-3639
Courriel : resumes@scholastic.ca

* Le masculin est utilisé sans discrimination et uniquement dans le but d’alléger le texte.


Sales Consultant

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Scholastic Canada is one of the country's leading publishers and distributors of children's books and educational materials in both official languages.

A permanent short year position (mid-August through mid-June each year) is available at our Book Fair head office in Markham for an in-house telephone Sales Consultant. The individual would be accountable for a designated territory and reports to the Sales Management Team.

Working in a call centre environment with availability to adjust working hours to accommodate flexible business demands is required between 7:30 a.m. and 7:00 pm.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Books and confirms all fairs, within a set timeframe, as per individual budgeted sales and revenue targets.
  • Prospecting and retention is a primary focus.
  • Utilizing Salesforce, update and maintain all customer account and contact information.
  • Collaborates with Sales Supervisor to determine prime schools to be contacted for fairs to build fair count and maximize revenue.
  • Responds promptly to customer requirements during course of the fair, including product and procedural information, pick-ups, and general information.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-3 years of telephone sales experience working in a call centre environment, as well as a college or university degree is required.
  • The successful applicant must have an outgoing personality and the ability to work well with others on a team.
  • Candidates require excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills and a professional outlook.
  • The ability to multitask in a fast paced work environment is required.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office and working knowledge of Salesforce is required.

We Offer:

  • Health and Dental Benefits after probationary period
  • Employee Store!
  • Extensive Training

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume with their salary expectations by January 20, 2017 to:

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


Fulfillment Clerk

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An opening exists at the Aurora Book Fair Branch for the position of Warehouse Fulfillment Clerk reporting to the Distribution Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES
We require energetic individual who will be responsible for picking orders for shipping; unloading and shelving stock; 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 January 20, 2017 to:

Scholastic Book Fairs
145 Industrial Parkway South, Unit 6, Aurora, ON L4G 3V5
E-mail:  auroaresumes@scholastic.ca, Fax:  (905) 841-1599, www.scholastic.ca