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Help Wanted

Candlewick Press seeks a motivated sales assistant to join our talented team and support two sales directors: our Executive Director of Educational & Library Sales and our Executive Director of Independent Retail & Canadian Sales.

The Sales assistant will be responsible for providing a variety of administrative tasks to support the selling efforts for each director. This will include but not be limited to: scheduling meetings; booking travel; distributing materials; creating sell-sheets and newsletters; handling sales appointment prep; managing mailings of sales kits and materials to accounts; assisting customers; compiling and distributing reports; handling prep for seasonal and regional shows; assisting with processing orders; seeking new markets for our titles; acting as a back-up for directors when they travel; and performing a variety of other administrative and support tasks as needed.
A friendly, professional, and poised demeanor along with the ability to perform efficiently under pressure and work in a fast-paced environment comfortably is required. Great orientation to detail, a strong sense of prioritization, and great communication skills along with excellent typing, spelling, grammar, and punctuation skills is also required. MS Excel, MS Word, MS Powerpoint, Outlook, Social Media and other computer knowledge is necessary. The role dictates that the individual be a quick learner and be resourceful, extremely organized, proactive, detail-orientated and strong team players. Prior administrative experience within publishing sales and/or marketing is a plus, and an interest in the publishing industry and sales is strongly preferred.

This is a full, in-house role. A comprehensive benefits package is offered including medical, dental, life and ltd insurance; flex spending and 401k plans, voluntary benefits, generous paid time off and much more! If you are interested in being considered, please forward a resume and cover letter noting your desired salary to: careers@candlewick.com.

posted 6/18/18

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EVENTS COORDINATORNorthshire Bookstore has an opening for a unique position working with authors, publishers, the community, and bookstore staff. The ideal candidate will be well organized, be able to multi-task, have excellent communication skills and be computer literate. Flexible schedule a must, including some nights and weekends. Book and/or industry knowledge beneficial. Please email resume to cmorrow@northshire.com.
posted 4/19/18

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Northshire Bookstore, Manchester Center, VT is seeking someone to work in our Children’s Department. The ideal applicant would have a love for kids books and merchandise and an ability to share their enthusiasm with our customers. Qualifications include, children’s book knowledge, experience in retail, familiarity with computers, flexibility and reliability. Come join the Northshire family! Please submit an application online at www.northshire.com
posted 4/4/18

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