Quill and Quire

Sales and Marketing Assistant

Canadian Scholars/Women's Press Published: May 16, 2019
Location
Toronto
Job Type
Full-time
Category
Default
Date Posted
2019/05/16
Application Deadline
2019/05/26

Description

Sales and Marketing Assistant (One-year contract)

Canadian Scholars/Women’s Press is one of Canada’s leading independent publishers of books for the higher education market. We create books that make a genuine and lasting contribution to the evolution of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. Our Women’s Press imprint is Canada’s foremost academic feminist publisher.

We are seeking a motivated individual to join a dynamic team and fill the role of Sales and Marketing Assistant. Working from our Adelaide and Spadina office, this individual will support our sales and marketing efforts. The available role is an initial one-year contract position.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting in the creation and implementation of marketing materials and activities
  • Working with our Marketing Manager to develop and execute our social media program
  • Facilitate mailing of review and desk copies to instructors and journals
  • Assist with market research

Qualifications:

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic team player, who has excellent communication and organizational skills, is comfortable managing workflow on a number of projects, and has experience working with Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Copywriting and copyediting skills, as well as a familiarity with various social media platforms, are an asset. Prior sales and marketing experience in the publishing industry is preferred.

Please submit your cover letter and resume in one PDF document to Claudia Di Domenico at applysma@canadianscholars.ca by Sunday May 26, 2019.