Internship Opportunity

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Position: Sales & Marketing Internship

Start date: November 4, 2019

Location: Toronto, 388 Carlaw Avenue

 

Founded over 40 years ago, Annick Press is one of Canada’s most dynamic and enterprising children’s book publishers. Currently, Annick is offering a paid 12-week field placement position for a sales and marketing intern working with the Rights and Sales Director, and the Marketing and Publicity Manager.

 

Responsibilities will include:

·       Assist with the creation of sales materials (writing newsletters, creating promotional materials, sales kits, etc.) and presentations; help to ensure all material is prepared for sales meetings, conferences and trade events.

·       Running sales reports, updating spreadsheets and databases.

·       Assist with promotional events as needed.

·       Cataloguing of foreign sales for website updates and publicizing new sales to co-agents, scouts and through industry journals like Publishers Weekly and Quill and Quire.

·       General administrative duties – assist with processing sales orders, maintaining files, scheduling meetings, maintaining calendars, etc.

 

Key skills, characteristics and capabilities:

·       A close eye for detail and accuracy

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·       MS Word, Excel (working knowledge of MailChimp is an asset)

·       Previous experience working in sales is desirable, but not essential

·       A keen interest in children’s books

 

The successful candidate will be a detailed, well-organized, creative self-starter with strong communication skills who enjoys working in a cooperative environment. Applications are encouraged from equity-seeking, marginalized and/or underrepresented groups. Annick Press is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. To find out more about Annick Press visit annickpress.com. This internship opportunity was made possible thanks to support from Ontario Creates.

 

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and covering letter to AsiyaA@annickpress.com with the subject line “Internship Opportunity” by October 21, 2019.