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Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

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Sales and Marketing Assistant (Toronto)
Sales and Editorial Representative (Toronto)
Sales and Editorial Representative (Alberta)
Sales and Editorial Representative (Ontario)
Sales and Marketing Assistant (Toronto)

Sales and Marketing Assistant
Retail and Wholesale Division

Oxford University Press is recruiting for an energetic, self-motivated individual to assume the position of Sales and Marketing Assistant in the Retail and Wholesale Division.

The Sales and Marketing Assistant will be vital member of the Retail and Wholesale team by providing support for key Canadian accounts. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, organized, and eager to undertake a variety of tasks. He/she must be equally comfortable with the both creative and business sides of the publishing industry as responsibilities range from curating materials for conferences and writing copy to running sales reports and monitoring data.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the preparation of sales materials, including sales briefs and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Coordinate, track, and maintain vendor invoices for co-op promotions.
  • Create reports using proprietary and web-based programs, such as Salesforce.com, SAP, and BookNet.
  • Assist with input and monitoring of key marketing data including, but not limited to pricing, cover images, marketing copy and additional content (images, video, etc).  Ensure correct and complete information is being disseminated to all channels.
  • Provide marketing support for Canadian market in social media, exhibits, direct response and publicity.  Includes but is not limited to review mailings, partnership outreach, social media, and exhibit/conference assistance.

Qualifications:

  • College or university degree, or equivalent experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • On-line literacy, experience, and aptitude to work with new technologies
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a busy work environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office, specifically Excel and Outlook
  • Experience with SAP considered an asset

Interested applicants should e-mail their resumé and cover letter by Friday, January 23, 2015 to:

Human Resources Manager
human.resources.ca@oup.com
Fax: 416-441-9472
Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.


Sales and Editorial Representative
Higher Education

Oxford University Press Canada has an opening for a highly organized and dynamic individual to assume the position of Sales and Editorial Representative in the Higher Education Division. The position will be based in Toronto, Ontario.

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest and second oldest university press in the world. Its imprint carries authority, its standards of book production are high, and its range of interests is wide. A department of the University of Oxford, the Press is not a company and it pays no dividend. It is devoted to the spread of knowledge, and all its surplus is devoted to the furtherance of scholarship, education, and research through transfers to the wider University.

With over a decade of continuous growth in the Canadian Higher Education market, OUP has situated itself as one of the fastest growing Higher Education publishers in Canada. As a global publisher, OUP is committed to looking beyond traditional publishing to develop new ways to support our customers.
The successful candidate will be responsible for strategically focusing time and effort on key sales opportunities to grow the assigned territory with a focus on new business development. Sales representatives should feel comfortable with cold-calling and prospecting, and thrive in independent, fast-moving work environments. They should be able to prioritize effectively in order to meet and surpass set sales targets.

Responsibilities include:

  • Growing existing customer base by researching new opportunities and following up on leads generated by head office
  • Daily visits to university and college campuses, meeting with professors to discuss their specific course needs and match those to OUP products
  • Effectively manage daily and weekly paperwork and administrative tasks, including weekly sales reports and expense reports
  • Successfully planning daily, weekly, and monthly itineraries, matching potential business opportunities to campus visits
  • Successfully implementing specific marketing campaigns to increase sales opportunities
  • Strategic planning to develop and secure new business opportunities
  • Developing strong relationships with faculty members, department staff, and bookstore personnel
  • Sourcing possible author candidates, and sending market information to the acquisitions group
  • Collaboratively working with colleagues and management in team settings

The successful candidate will possess a valid Ontario driver's license and a university degree. Excellent interpersonal, communication and time management skills are essential. Overnight travel is required. Previous sales and/or publishing experience may be considered an asset, but is not necessary. A minimum 1 year of experience in a professional workplace is required.

The successful candidate will receive outstanding sales and organizational training plus ongoing managerial support.

At OUP, we're committed to hiring, rewarding, and retaining the best people. Being a member of our team entitles you to a generous compensation plan (salary + incentive based bonus), comprehensive benefits program, and company car. OUP is committed to helping employees grow personally and professionally through various learning development initiatives. OUP employees are provided with on-going training, mentorship and professional education opportunities.

Applicants should forward their résumé and cover letter by Friday, January 30, 2015 to:
Human Resources Manager
Email: human.resources.ca@oup.com
Fax: 416-441-9472

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.



Sales and Editorial Representative
Higher Education

Oxford University Press Canada has an opening for a highly organized and dynamic individual to assume the position of Sales and Editorial Representative in the Higher Education Division. The position will be based in Edmonton, Alberta.

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest and second oldest university press in the world. Its imprint carries authority, its standards of book production are high, and its range of interests is wide. A department of the University of Oxford, the Press is not a company and it pays no dividend. It is devoted to the spread of knowledge, and all its surplus is devoted to the furtherance of scholarship, education, and research through transfers to the wider University.

With over a decade of continuous growth in the Canadian Higher Education market, OUP has situated itself as one of the fastest growing Higher Education publishers in Canada. As a global publisher, OUP is committed to looking beyond traditional publishing to develop new ways to support our customers.

The successful candidate will be responsible for strategically focusing time and effort on key sales opportunities to grow the assigned territory with a focus on new business development. Sales representatives should feel comfortable with cold-calling and prospecting, and thrive in independent, fast-moving work environments. They should be able to prioritize effectively in order to meet and surpass set sales targets.

Responsibilities include:

  • Growing existing customer base by researching new opportunities and following up on leads generated by head office
  • Daily visits to university and college campuses, meeting with professors to discuss their specific course needs and match those to OUP products
  • Effectively manage daily and weekly paperwork and administrative tasks, including weekly sales reports and expense reports
  • Successfully planning daily, weekly, and monthly itineraries, matching potential business opportunities to campus visits
  • Successfully implementing specific marketing campaigns to increase sales opportunities
  • Strategic planning to develop and secure new business opportunities
  • Developing strong relationships with faculty members, department staff, and bookstore personnel
  • Sourcing possible author candidates, and sending market information to the acquisitions group
  • Collaboratively working with colleagues and management in team settings

The successful candidate will possess a valid Ontario driver's license and a university degree. Excellent interpersonal, communication and time management skills are essential. Overnight travel is required. Previous sales and/or publishing experience may be considered an asset, but is not necessary. A minimum 1 year of experience in a professional workplace is required.

The successful candidate will receive outstanding sales and organizational training plus ongoing managerial support.< At OUP, we're committed to hiring, rewarding, and retaining the best people. Being a member of our team entitles you to a generous compensation plan (salary + incentive based bonus), comprehensive benefits program, and company car. OUP is committed to helping employees grow personally and professionally through various learning development initiatives. OUP employees are provided with on-going training, mentorship and professional education opportunities.

Applicants should forward their résumé and cover letter by Friday, February 13, 2015 to:

Human Resources Manager
human.resources.ca@oup.com
Fax: 416-441-9472
Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.



Sales and Editorial Representative
Higher Education

OOxford University Press Canada has an opening for a highly organized and dynamic individual to assume the position of Sales and Editorial Representative Representative in the Higher Education Division. The position will be based in London, Ontario.

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest and second oldest university press in the world. Its imprint carries authority, its standards of book production are high, and its range of interests is wide. A department of the University of Oxford, the Press is not a company and it pays no dividend. It is devoted to the spread of knowledge, and all its surplus is devoted to the furtherance of scholarship, education, and research through transfers to the wider University.

With over a decade of continuous growth in the Canadian Higher Education market, OUP has situated itself as one of the fastest growing Higher Education publishers in Canada. As a global publisher, OUP is committed to looking beyond traditional publishing to develop new ways to support our customers.

The successful candidate will be responsible for strategically focusing time and effort on key sales opportunities to grow the assigned territory with a focus on new business development. Sales representatives should feel comfortable with cold-calling and prospecting, and thrive in independent, fast-moving work environments. They should be able to prioritize effectively in order to meet and surpass set sales targets.

Responsibilities include:

  • Growing existing customer base by researching new opportunities and following up on leads generated by head office
  • Daily visits to university and college campuses, meeting with professors to discuss their specific course needs and match those to OUP products
  • Effectively manage daily and weekly paperwork and administrative tasks, including weekly sales reports and expense reports
  • Successfully planning daily, weekly, and monthly itineraries, matching potential business opportunities to campus visits
  • Successfully implementing specific marketing campaigns to increase sales opportunities
  • Strategic planning to develop and secure new business opportunities
  • Developing strong relationships with faculty members, department staff, and bookstore personnel
  • Sourcing possible author candidates, and sending market information to the acquisitions group
  • Collaboratively working with colleagues and management in team settings

The successful candidate will possess a valid Ontario driver's license and a university degree. Excellent interpersonal, communication and time management skills are essential. Overnight travel is required. Previous sales and/or publishing experience may be considered an asset, but is not necessary. A minimum 1 year of experience in a professional workplace is required.

The successful candidate will receive outstanding sales and organizational training plus ongoing managerial support.

At OUP, we're committed to hiring, rewarding, and retaining the best people. Being a member of our team entitles you to a generous compensation plan (salary + incentive based bonus), comprehensive benefits program, and company car. OUP is committed to helping employees grow personally and professionally through various learning development initiatives. OUP employees are provided with on-going training, mentorship and professional education opportunities.

Applicants should forward their résumé and cover letter by Friday, February 20, 2015 to:
Human Resources Manager
Email: human.resources.ca@oup.com
Fax: 416-441-9472

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.



Sales and Marketing Assistant
E/LT Division

Oxford University Press has an opening for a highly organized and dynamic individual to assume the position of Sales and Marketing Assistant in the E/LT Division. This is a 15 month maternity leave contract.

The successful candidate for this entry level position will support the E/LT sales representatives with their efforts in the field and assist in the execution of divisional marketing campaigns. Exceptional communication and customer service skills are required.

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest and second oldest university press in the world. Its imprint carries authority, its standards of book production are high, and its range of interests is wide. A department of the University of Oxford, the Press is not a company and it pays no dividend. It is devoted to the spread of knowledge, and its entire surplus is devoted to the furtherance of scholarship, education, and research through transfers to the wider University.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Lead market research initiatives and inside sales campaigns
  • Work with sales representatives to book meetings, provide rush sample copies, and communicate on issues of stock, shipping, publication dates, and shipment tracking
  • Fulfil phone, email, web, and mail requests for product information and desk copies from instructors and sales representatives
  • Organize and coordinate book displays and attend local displays as required
  • Participate in marketing assignments as required, such as researching competition, assisting with sales brief preparation, and monitoring website for accuracy
  • Prepare, edit, and/or format PowerPoint presentations
  • Provide clerical and administrative support to the sales and marketing team, such as photocopying, filing, and mailing, and assist with sales conference planning and preparation
  • Work with Salesforce/CRM database to update sampling and input market research

Specific qualifications include:

  • Possess a university degree
  • Bilingual in English and French or other language is an asset
  • 1-2 years sales and/or marketing experience is an asset
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a busy work environment
  • Must be an enthusiastic and professional team player
  • Strong communication skills are essential, both verbal and written, as well as strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be organized with a focus on detail, accuracy, balancing multiple priorities and the ability to work to deadlines
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and internet research required
  • Familiarity with CRM programs is an asset

The successful candidate will possess a university degree. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and time management skills are essential. A second language will be considered an asset.

AInterested applicants should e-mail their resumé and cover letter by Friday, February 13, 2015 to:

Human Resources Manager
human.resources.ca@oup.com
Fax: 416-441-9472

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.