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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

Inventory Administrator (Aurora, ON) | Picker Packer (Markham, ON) | Digital Asset Assistant (Toronto, ON) | Bilingual Sales Assistant (Markham, ON) | Warehouse Fulfillment Clerk (General Labour) (Surrey, BC) | Bilingual (French/English) Customer Service Representative (Markham, ON) |

Inventory Administrator

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An opening exists at the Aurora Book Fair Branch for the position of Inventory Administrator reporting to the Distribution Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the Distribution Manager in monitoring business activity and reviewing business volume in order to allocate inventory resources to support current and future business as well as coordinating the annual inventory count.
  • Communicate with head office and branch personnel regarding inventory status, stock transfers, stock shortage and excess
  • Ensure all pricing is completed accurately and on time, as well as prepare and update price lists, reorder forms and required in-house promotional material. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • The ideal candidate will have a post-secondary diploma in business and possesses the ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast paced, deadline driven work environment.
  • The successful candidate has excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills and a professional attitude as well as intermediate knowledge of MS office products including Excel and Word.
  • Proficiency in AS400 mainframe systems and knowledge of Scholastic Book Fair products and services would be an asset.
  • CSA approved green-label safety shoes are required.

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume and salary expectations by September 1, 2017 to:

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


Picker Packer

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Openings exist in our Markham warehouse for the position of a Picker Packer within the Operations Division, reporting to the Fulfillment Manager.

This role is a contract casual role, working from September to December. We are looking for day shift (7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) or afternoon shift (3:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.). Please indicate which shift you are interested in applying for.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pick orders in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensure and maintain the accuracy of inventory
  • Confirm the accuracy of the orders picked
  • Pack orders in a neat and efficient manner
  • Ensure the accuracy of the label(s) and invoice (s) generated
  • Use the voice-pick scanners to pick orders
  • Some heavy lifting is required of this position (up to 40 lbs).
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Successful completion of high school is required.
  • No prior job experience required as on the job training will be provided.
  • Applicants must have excellent verbal & written English skills.
  • Attention to detail; a positive attitude and the ability to be a team player are also requirements of this position.
  • CSA approved Safety Shoes (green label) are required. 

If you are interested in this position, please forward a copy of your resume August 25, 2017 to:

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


Digital Asset Assistant

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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 14 month maternity leave contract opening exists in the Creative Services department / Marketing Division for a Digital Asset Assistant.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Proficiency in all areas of file transfer; FTP, Mass Transit and ‘The Resource’ in a Macintosh environment is required.
  • Calibration and maintenance of printers, responding to digital asset requests as well as sourcing and archiving all digital files.
  • Must be resourceful, innovative and flexible in handling various workflows while being comfortable with new technologies and large volumes of work.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • The ideal candidate will have a post-secondary diploma or degree in Digital Media Technology.
  • Minimum 3-5 years work experience in the publishing industry
  • They must have solid knowledge and proficiency in: Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat in a Macintosh environment.
  • They must possess a professional attitude with experience working in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • They must demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills.
  • They must be self-motivated and work independently under limited supervision.
  • They should have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume with their salary expectations by September 1,  2017 to: 

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


Bilingual Sales Assistant

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An opening exists at the Markham Book Fair Head Office for the position of Bilingual Sales Assistant (French/English) reporting to the Book Fairs Supervisor.

The Bilingual Sales Assistant is responsible for supporting Book Fairs sales through the timely completion of tasks assigned that support the achievement of KPI’s. This role will partner with schools to promote our shared mission for every school to become a Reading School. 

This individual will be 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. This position is Permanent Short Year (with an approximate 2 month layoff period in the summer).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Complete task assignments according to timelines outlined
  • Adhere to standardized processes (GREAT) and reach objectives for every call type and customer interaction
  • Maintain systems and database with current and accurate sales / service records.
  • Understand KPI’s and how assigned tasks support their achievement
  • Upsell Scholastic products and programs during every interaction
  • Maintain open territories completing all associated tasks such as bookings and all call responsibilities as needed.
  • Qualify, manage and distribute leads (Inquires, webinars etc.)
  • Participates in weekly Branch conference calls to update trends in territory, provide required sales data, review of branch fair scheduling and operational overview.
  • Participates in the weekly sales meetings with Sales Manager and sales team.
  • Must attend and participate in the bi-annual sales conference.
  • Other duties/special projects as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary diploma or equivalent with 1-3 years sales or coordinator experience.
  • Candidates require excellent verbal and written communication skills in both French and English (Bilingual) as well as strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills and a professional outlook.
  • Intermediate knowledge Microsoft Office programs.
  • Entry level knowledge of Salesforce.
  • Creative, high energy, enthusiastic team player able to create and sustain a collaborative working relationship with other management members.

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume with their salary expectations by August 25, 2017 to:

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


Warehouse Fulfillment Clerk (General Labour)

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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 is a Casual contract position working Monday-Friday – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from September to December.

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 casual position that requires CSA approved (green label) safety shoes.

Interested applicants are asked to forward a copy of their resume by August 18, 2017 to:

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


Bilingual (French/English) Customer Service Representative

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A Bilingual Customer Service Representative position is available in our Inbound Call Centre for an experienced Bilingual (French) Customer Service Representative.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This position will promptly handle all customer inquiries to ensure appropriate action is taken to maintain a high degree of customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Answer and/or resolve a variety of telephone inquiries from customers ranging from those of a general nature to more complex problems.
  • Accurately enter all telephone orders.
  • Interface with other departments to solve customer problems and ensure an understanding of operations.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Successful completion of secondary school education, minimum of 2 years Customer Service and 1 year recent Inbound Call Centre experience.
  • Strong computer skills required (Excel; Word; Share Point; Avaya; Contact Centre Software; Demandware).
  • Dedication to continuous improvement and customer service excellence
  • Friendly, professional and diplomatic telephone manner
  • Excellent reading, writing & verbal communication skills; fluency in both French and English
  • Fast, accurate data entry capability.
  • Superior interpersonal, administrative and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Ability, aptitude and initiative to learn new skillsets.

Schedules are driven by peak business needs – hours of work: Monday to Friday shifts anytime between 7:30 am and 8:00 pm; Saturday 9:00 am to 1:30 pm.

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume by August 18, 2017 to:

Human Resources Division
175 Hillmount Road, Markham, ON L6C 1Z7
resumes@scholastic.ca, Fax: 905-887-3639