Job Title: Sales Coordinator
Location: Toronto office (Currently working remotely due to the pandemic)
Does the idea of working in a showroom surrounded by books, stationery, and puzzles sound like a dream? Want to work with an amazing and diverse group of publishers? Are you the type who loves interacting on #bookstagram using social media? If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!
Ampersand Inc. is an award-winning Canadian sales agency, repping the coolest books, stationery, puzzles, gifts & games coast to coast across a number of different publishers & lines. We work with some of the best Canadian indie publishers, as well as a wide array of US & UK publishers. We are currently looking for a Sales Coordinator to join our team, based out of the Toronto head office for a 13-month maternity leave contract position.
The Sales Coordinator will perform a variety of activities to support Ampersand staff. The Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the smooth flow of information from our clients and for Ampersand Account Managers. The Sales Coordinator is also responsible for assisting in running our sales conferences.
The successful applicant will work closely with our clients as well as support the sales team. In a social media capacity, we are looking for someone who will create content, build and maintain online relationships with publishers, book & gift accounts, and key influencers on a daily basis.
This position requires a patient, self-directed, organized, and detail-oriented person with a strong knowledge of Excel, and social media channels (Instagram, Twitter). Knowledge with ONIX, Canva, InDesign, WordPress, and a driver’s license is an asset.
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.
Our 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.
We believe that the best teams reflect diversity in viewpoints, backgrounds, and identities of the world in their staffs, and are committed to inclusive hiring.
The salary is $39,000 plus a bonus plan with paid benefits and three weeks vacation prorated over the term of the contract. Please e-mail resumes with reference to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only resumes with current references will be accepted.
We thank all interested candidates, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Deadline for application is June 3rd.