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Sales Manager

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Website simonschusterca Simon & Schuster Canada

Simon & Schuster Canada is seeking a full time Sales Manager. The position will report to the Director of Sales, and will work closely with other sales team selling the Simon & Schuster distribution client lists. The successful candidate will have the ability to sell national accounts, work well both virtually and in person and be flexible to travel.  The position is based in Toronto, and will be required to be in the office 3 days a week, subject to change based on company policy.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Sell the S&S distributed clients list to key National Accounts
  • Advise other channel heads on the list and how it would fit with their account base
  • Maintain relationships and communications with client publishers
  • Work with field sales team to position the list
  • Manage promotional opportunities and co-op with your accounts
  • Participate in all company seasonal sales conferences and bi-weekly sales and marketing meetings, providing feedback on your territory, trends, and successes.


  • 5 years of sales experience in the book industry preferred, but not required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical ability, to understand your territory, review sales reports,  and target growth opportunities
  • Adaptable, resourceful and proactive problem-solver who enjoys a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have good time management skills, and the ability to simplify large amounts of information for accounts.
  • Have the ability to work independently, and demonstrate initiative and follow-through.
  • University Degree and or/equivalent.

Interested applicants may apply here: Sales Manager, Simon & Schuster Canada – Career Portals (

Simon & Schuster Canada is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. At Simon & Schuster Canada, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do. From employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Simon & Schuster Canada is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

Candidates hired for this or any other posted Simon & Schuster role will be employees of Simon & Schuster, LLC, subject to all policies and eligible solely for the benefits plans thereof. We have updated our Workplace Privacy Notice. If you have questions about data privacy, please contact us here:

Simon & Schuster has been named to Forbes magazine list of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers 2022. Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world’s most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards. It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. For more information visit our website at

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