Junior Publisher’s Representative

January 20, 2023



Canadian Scholars/Women’s Press is one of Canada’s leading independent publishers of books for the higher education market. We create books that make a genuine and lasting contribution to the evolution of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. Our Women’s Press imprint is Canada’s foremost academic feminist publisher.

We are currently looking for a highly motivated individual with strong communication and organizational skills, and an affinity for sales to join our dynamic sales team, assuming the position of Junior Publisher’s Representative. This position is full-time and would follow our hybrid work model, partially working out of our downtown Toronto office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Promoting and selling books to the academic community through direct contact by telephone, in person, email campaigns, and through use of marketing materials.
  • Seeking out high quality leads within a designated introductory territory through extensive market research.
  • Maintaining proactive customer service with instructors.
  • Assisting the sales and marketing teams in organizing and attending conferences and other events.
  • Supporting fellow publisher’s representatives and the efforts of the sales team as a whole, through research support.
  • Updating and maintaining Canadian Scholars’ extensive CRM database on a regular and ongoing basis.



  • An undergraduate degree
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Sales and/or marketing experience would be an asset
  • Experience in academic book publishing would be an asset
  • Bilingual in French and English would be an asset


Compensation includes competitive salary, commissions, benefits and group RSP plan. Compensation will be dependent on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Please submit applications in one pdf file to apply.juniorpubrep@canadianscholars.ca by February 1, 2023.

Canadian Scholars/Women’s Press is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equality and diversity, and we encourage applicants from underrepresented communities. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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