Job Title: Account Manager PERMANENT
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Territory: Southwestern and Northern Ontario
Compensation: Base salary $50,000, bonus plan, a monthly car allowance, monthly cell phone allowance, paid benefits, 3 weeks vacation, 1 week off for winter break, and your birthday off!
Requirements: Driver’s license
Start date: Immediately
Due date: July 28, 2023
We are currently looking for an Account Manager to join our team, based out of our Toronto office for a permanent position. Are you the type who loves learning and sharing about the hottest new books and products? Want to work with an amazing and diverse group of clients? If this piques your interest, we would love to hear from you!
Ampersand Inc. is an award-winning woman-owned Canadian sales agency, representing the coolest books, stationery, puzzles, gifts & games coast to coast across a number of different publishers & gift lines. Our clients are the best Canadian indie publishers, as well as a wide array of US & UK publishers. Check us out here!
Ampersand Account Managers are responsible for selling our clients’ lists and serve as the liaison between clients and accounts. We make sure the right products get sold into the right accounts. Account Managers are aware of the business climate in their territories and are always searching out new account possibilities.
This position requires someone who is excited to sit down with buyers and talk about books, sales strategies, and more! Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Teams, Word, etc.) is necessary. There is some lifting of heavy boxes. This position involves driving to meet with accounts throughout Ontario, a valid driver’s license is required.
The successful applicant will work closely with an account list of retailers to sell in titles and products and support sales strategies. Reporting to and meeting with clients is also an important aspect of this position; we meet with our clients twice a year for a national sales conference virtually, once per year in person in Vancouver, and interact frequently via phone and email.
Please e-mail resumes with a cover letter and references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for application is July 28, 2023. Only successful applicants will be contacted.
Our Toronto office has an elevator on the ground floor and accessible bathrooms across the hall from our office. We are committed to accommodating disabilities of any kind and are happy to discuss tools and options for applicants who have a disability to make the process of applying at and working with Ampersand as comfortable as possible.
Ampersand Inc is an equal opportunity employer, which means we will not discriminate against any individual based on race, religion, ethnicity, indigeneity, colour, national origin, gender identity/expression, mental or physical ability, age, economic background, or family status. We encourage members of any marginalized group to self‐identify if they are comfortable doing so. This policy applies to all aspects of employment at Ampersand, including recruitment, hiring, training, advancement, and separation.