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As our industry expands and changes, so does our need for new people who can help us meet and exceed our goals. If you can align yourself with Alpha Textbooks' mission and you have an eye for industry innovation, we’d like to hear from you.

We offer employment in the following areas:

  • Administration/Office
  • In-store sales representative
  • Sales
  • Marketing and communications
  • IT / Software
  • Onsite or school sales representative
  • Warehouse

If you are hardworking, dependable, sharp, motivated, book-friendly, and looking for a cool place to work, send us your resume with an employment inquiry and/or cover letter, to jobs@alphatextbooks.com.

We are always looking for good people to join our team!

Check out the career opportunities below.

 

Seasonal Employment

We hire part-time and full-time seasonal employees for the summer and fall months. The season runs from May to October, with a full staff between July and September. Jobs include warehouse assistance with order fulfillment, book reconditioning, in-store sales representatives, communications internships, and administrative assistant roles. For a seasonal job at Alpha Textbooks, send your resume and cover letter to jobs@alphatextbooks.com


Career Opportunities

 


 

Sales Associate/Representative

 

Alpha Textbooks is looking for a full-time Sales Associate to work in-house and help us continue to foster great relationships with existing and new clients.

Are you confident in B2B sales, and would you be comfortable regularly interacting with schools and publishers?

Do you have sales experience and great mathematical skills? Are you a time management maverick, tech savvy, and thrive on new challenges or change? Do you ever get into the spirit of occasionally moving boxes of books weighing up to 35lbs? Do you feel compelled to help teachers and schools get the best books for their classrooms from hundreds of different publishers? Does the thought of sharing your knowledge about new editions or new lines excite you? Are you a team player?

This great opportunity will be given to a qualified individual who has a knack for organization, an aptitude for customer service, a personable and professional demeanor, a natural inclination for big picture thinking, but who also knows how to get results today. Brownie points for candidates with a sense of humour – for real.

Please apply with a resume and cover letter telling us about yourself and why you would be a great fit for the role; include a line telling us why you think reading is important.

Responsibilities - You will:

  • receive incoming orders, quote and finalize sales.
  • manage your accounts well; get to know your buyers.
  • reach out to new leads.
  • occasionally attend offsite shows and sales.
  • occasionally visit clients or leads at their location.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • At least 1 year of sales or service experience, with a reliable reference
  • Fluency in English is a must
  • Well spoken, and the ability to write well
  • Bilingualism an asset (French)
  • High computer literacy, with a thorough knowledge of Excel and other Office software
  • Organization, planning and strong problem solving skills
  • Great team player
  • Minimum typing speed of 40 WPM
  • Analytical thinker
  • Positive attitude (pessimists need not apply)

Please note: only suitable candidates will be contacted. The interview process will begin with a short phone interview.

Send applications to jobs@alphatextbooks.com.

Additional Information

  • Accessible by transit and/or vehicle.
  • Close to Downsview station.
  • Ample parking available
  • Compensation to be evaluated depending on skills and experience
  • This is a full-time salaried position, bonus dependent upon performance
  • No calls, please

 


 

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