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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

Fulfillment Clerk (Toronto (Brampton)) | Line Support (Markham) | Inside Telephone Sales Assistant (Bilingual - French/English an asset) (Markham, ON) | Warehouse Shipper (Markham) | 5 Ton Truck Driver (Surrey, BC) |

Fulfillment Clerk

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

This position works for a minimum of 36.25 hours per week and at least 40 weeks per year. It is Monday-Friday from 7:00am to 2:45pm. After 1 year of service, you are eligible to receive a Health Spending Account for benefits. 

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.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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 position requires CSA approved (green label) safety shoes.

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume by January 25, 2019 to:

Scholastic Book Fairs
E-mail: bramptonresumes@scholastic.ca


Line Support

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Openings exist in the Operations Division for the position of Warehouse Line Support, reporting to the Supervisor Line Support.

This position is seasonal (Jan-June) working Monday to Friday.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure the necessary quantities of specific books are made available for production lines, sometimes using heavy machinery.
  • Ensure production lines are always stocked in order to maximize production.
  • Operate and effectively use RF scanners for warehouse line operations.
  • Stock books on production lines for pickers.
  • Operate minor queries on AS/400 terminal such as stock availability or location.
  • Some heavy lifting (up to 40 lbs.) is also required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicants must have at least a high school diploma along with 1 year of related work experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Organizational and problem solving skills are required.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to be a team player are essential for this position.
  • A current forklift operator’s license (Reach, Order Picker, Swing Reach) would be an asset.
  • Previous experience with AS400 would be an asset.
  • This position requires CSA approved (green-label) safety shoes.

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume by January 25, 2019 to:

Human Resources Division

E-mail: resumes@scholastic.ca

Fax: 905-887-3639


Inside Telephone Sales Assistant (Bilingual - French/English an asset)

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We are looking for an Inside Telephone Sales Assistant! This position is available at our head office location in Markham within our Book Fairs division.

This position 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 position is crafted with the intent of eventual movement into a Sales Consultant role.

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 6:00 pm. Monday to Friday (with an approximate 2 month layoff period in the summer)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Complete task assignments according to timelines outlined.
  • Adhere to standardized processes 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 monthly Branch conference calls as needed 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

  • 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 an asset.
  • Bilingual (French/English) is an asset.

We offer:

  • Health and Dental Benefits after probationary period.
  • Employee discounts on scholastic merchandise in employee store!
  • Extensive training

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume by January 25, 2019 to:

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


Warehouse Shipper

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An opening exists in the Shipping department for a Shipper reporting to the Outbound Logistics Supervisor.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide support with order processing, quality control and verification making use of various software programs including AS400 and Oracle Transportation Management
  • Using a variety of pallet moving equipment for the loading and unloading of material
  • Working to facilitate the movement of all orders to and from different points including local, national and international clients
  • Using vendor specific software and systems, maintain proper and accurate documentation.
  • Daily communication with all departments and customers, responding to requests in a timely, efficient and professional manner.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Applicants must have a high school diploma along with 1 year of related work experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication and interpersonal skills in addition to well-developed organizational and problem solving are required.
  • Ability to work independently or in groups and be a team player are essential for this position.
  • A current forklift operator’s license (reach, and walkie) would be an asset.
  • Previous experience with AS400 and keyboard skills.
  • Ability to lift/move manually up to 50lbs repeatedly for each shift.
  • Safety certified for pallet truck operation.

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of your resume by January 18, 2019 to

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


5 Ton Truck Driver

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Openings exist in the Book Fair Distribution Centre for a Driver, reporting to the Distribution Manager.

This position works 45 weeks of each year (September through mid-June each year) with an approximate 2 month layoff period in the summer months, as well as December Break. It is Monday-Friday with early hours that may vary.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the delivery and pick up of Scholastic Book Fairs from schools
  • Responsible for the safe operation of company vehicles as per government standards
  • Loading and unloading of the vehicle in a safe manner as well as assisting with other warehouse duties when required.
  • This position requires the frequent lifting, pushing or pulling of heavy cases/cartons.
  • The Driver must represent Scholastic professionally during all customer contacts.
  • Some heavy lifting (up to 40 lbs.) is required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Driver must agree to and follow the Scholastic Driver’s Policy, and all legislated transportation guidelines.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • The ideal candidate has a high school education along with three years of previous work-related experience.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license, experience driving a 5 ton truck, and a clean driver’s abstract
  • A successful Vulnerable Sector Screening Check is required
  • CSA approved green-label safety shoes are required.

Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume and salary expectations by January 25, 2019 to:

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