Scholastic Book Fairs, a division of Scholastic Canada Ltd., and one of the country’s leading publishers and distributors of children's books and educational materials in both official languages is currently seeking a:
Branch Manager (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)
As Branch Manager, you will draw upon your strong leadership and business experience to ensure the operational and marketing aspects of the Saskatoon Branch are efficiently executed. In this role, you will monitor business flow to ensure all aspects of fulfillment are handled on time, correctly and cost effectively as well as directing branch sales efforts. Managing a dynamic team of warehouse, administrative and field staff, you will maximize business opportunities and support the ongoing improvement of inventory management systems and implementation of operational practices.
Reporting to the Vice President, Book Fairs, you will utilize your strategic and analytical abilities to execute divisional directives to attain business goals. A strong knowledge in logistics, warehouse management, annual budget preparation, and sales management is required.
The ideal candidate is a university /college graduate in a business related discipline with at least three to five years of operational management experience. A demonstrated ability to work as a team player with experience in managing staff is required. Distribution/warehouse, sales/marketing and inventory management experience combined with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010 is essential. A working knowledge of Salesforce.com would be beneficial.
Interested applicants are to forward a copy of their resume including salary expectations by February 28, 2013.
Scholastic Canada Ltd., Human Resources Division
175 Hillmount Road, Markham, Ontario L6C 1Z7
Fax: 905-887-3639, www.scholastic.ca
We wish to thank all candidates for their applications in advance and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.