Quill and Quire

Sales Representative, British Columbia

Canadian Manda Group Published: October 29, 2018
Location
Vancouver or Victoria area
Job Type
Full-time
Category
Default
Date Posted
2018/10/29

Description

The Canadian Manda Group is looking for a home-based, full-time sales representative located in the Vancouver or Victoria, BC area to service select accounts within the lower mainland and Vancouver Island.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute sales for our stable of publishers to a variety of accounts including independent bookstores, specialty shops, museum stores and university bookstores
  • Manage all aspects of communication between accounts and publishers
  • Organize and execute catalogue and ARC mailings
  • Attend and participate in 3 sales conferences per year in Toronto
  • Escort visiting authors to media interviews, signings, events, etc., i.e. The Vancouver Writers Festival
  • Work closely with booksellers and publishers to set up author visits / signings / events / promos as required
  • Expectation is to travel within assigned territory as needed

The successful candidate will have the proven ability to self-manage time, priorities and resources. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is a requirement. A strong grasp of the publishing landscape in Canada would be a plus.

Start date is ideally December 1st, but we will be flexible for the right candidate.

Please send letter of introduction, resume and references to Carey Low: clow@mandagroup.com

Only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.