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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

Senior Sales Manager (Markham, ON) | Warehouse Fulfillment Clerk (Mississauga, ON) | French Reading Club Product Manager (Toronto, ON) | French Graphic Designer (Toronto, ON) |

Senior Sales Manager

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

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with leadership team to understand and develop plans for overall budgeted goals, objectives and strategies for profitable growth of Book Fair business.
  • Manage the Sales Team, including goal-setting, performance objectives and results appraisals, regularly throughout the season, and as part of the annual performance review process. Follow up as required.
  • Organize and facilitate bi-annual sales conferences.
  • Develop Sales bonus plans with targets to meet corporate revenue goals.  Monitor, review and communicate progress against targets, and develop new plans or tactics as required to support achievement of goals.
  • Direct and motivate the sales team to help them meet all goals and objectives; ensure all consultants receive the direction and coaching required, including on-site sales and related training.
  • Facilitate Branch communication through regular conference calls and weekly Sales and update meetings.
  • Demonstrate a high level of proficiency with Salesforce, including regular reporting, analysis and staff training.  Support team in advancing their Salesforce skills. 
  • Recruit, hire and onboard new members of the Sales Team. 
  • Forge connections with Sales leadership personnel in US and International Book Fair Sales team to share and adapt ideas for the Canadian market; monitor US and International programs and results for potential adaptation in Canada; attend US conferences, Sales Kick Offs, etc. as schedules and budgets permit.
  • Organize Book Fair participation for all trade shows and relevant conventions.
  • Develop and maintain strong and open relationship with Distribution Managers; frequently review sales results and isolate opportunities for specific coaching or training needs of Consultants.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • University degree with a minimum 7-10 years previous related work experience as a Senior Sales Manager or Director of Sales in a fast paced environment.
  • Well-developed/Demonstrated analytical, organizational, sales management/planning, and communication skills.
  • Strong proven leadership ability to develop and empower sales consultants to achieve objectives with a team approach.
  • Creative, high energy, enthusiastic team player able to create and sustain a collaborative working relationship with other management members.
  • Experience managing and motivating a sales oriented, telephone based sales team.  Minimum 25+ sales consultants.
  • 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.
  • Strong background in sales, marketing, customer service is required.
  • Experience in a telephone sales oriented business.
  • 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 August 1, 2017 to:

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


Warehouse Fulfillment Clerk

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An opening exists at the GTA West 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 position working Mon-Fri -  7 am to 3 pm – approximately mid-August to end of June 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 casual position that requires CSA approved (green label) safety shoes.

Interested applicants are asked to forward a copy of their resume by July 28, 2017 to:

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


French Reading Club Product Manager

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An opening exists in the French Division for the position of Reading Club Product Manager, French, reporting to the Vice President, French Division.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Marketing of all French teacher products including sourcing, purchasing, pricing, merchandising and analysis.
  • Manage and coordinate teacher promotional material (print and online) including: Club de lecture Memos, Teacher catalogues (Les Indispensables du prof, warehouse sales and others flyers), email campaigns and the online Teacher Store.
  • Plan, prepare, manage and proof effective promotion working with the Marketing Graphics Department to create teacher promotions on schedule; meet budget and profitably requirements using sales lists.
  • As part of the Email team, discuss and oversee all email initiatives and analysis of the results and development of future strategies.
  • Provide French content for Reading Club social media (Facebook and Pinterest pages).
  • Participate in the development and implementation of specific marketing strategies for the online Teacher Store and the overall teacher business.
  • Manage and maintain the French Web site Book Club pages (monthly banners, rotator ads, online activities, new programs…).

QUALIFICATIONS

  • University degree in related area or equivalent with 3-5 years’ of related work experience
  • Must be bilingual in French and English and have strong writing and editing skills in French
  • Demonstrated organizational, problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Knowledge of personal computer applications; database experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of children’s  literature and children’s reading habits, levels, interests and teaching curriculum
  • Submit and maintain a current Vulnerable Sector Check

Interested applicants are asked to forward a copy of their resume, both French and English, including salary expectations, by July 21, 2017 to:

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


French Graphic Designer

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An opening exists in the Marketing Division for the position of Francophone Graphist reporting to the Studio Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for designing and producing both English and French material which will include posters, flyers, bookmarks, handbooks, catalogues and various other promotional materials.
  • The individual must be committed to deadlines and able to follow art direction.
  • Must be resourceful, be able to juggle multiple projects at once, be enthusiastic and have a versatile portfolio.
  • French verbal and written communication skills are necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A post-secondary education with a degree or diploma in Communication and Design is required with a minimum of 2 years working experience in the publishing or magazine field.
  • The successful candidate’s native language must be French with a good knowledge of English
  • This position requires good planning, organizational and communication skills with strong attention to detail.
  • The successful candidate must have solid knowledge and proficiency in: Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop.

Interested applicants are asked to forward a copy of their resume with salary expectations by July 21, 2017 to:

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