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Job Opportunity - Sales Coordinator

15 Jun

Sales Coordinator Position

Flanker Press Ltd

Flanker Press is a book publishing company located in Paradise, Newfoundland and Labrador. As the province’s most active publisher of trade books, the company averages 15-20 new titles per year, with a heavy emphasis on regional non-fiction and historical fiction.

Flanker Press is looking for a dedicated candidate to fill a sales coordinator position. This is a full-time (35 hours/week) position with some overtime required. The start date is July 4, 2022, salary is $16/hour.

The ideal candidate would have excellent communication and organizational skills and have experience in sales.

Job Description:

The sales coordinator position is an in-house sales position that involves working with individual customers, media, and stores and distributors that carry Flanker Press titles. The sales coordinator works closely with the marketing, digital and social media coordinators to promote and sell Flanker Press titles and with the shipper/receiver to ensure that orders are processed quickly and efficiently. The position also involves organizing and attending book signings, both during the workweek and on weeknights and weekends as needed, coordinating title distribution, arranging for delivery of new titles to media for review, and coordinating with the publisher select titles to be submitted for awards.

Key Responsibilities:

- Field general customer and author inquiries

- Process orders and payments

- Liaise with stores about newly released books and inventory

- Meet with authors to create sales for new releases

- Schedule and attend book signings, including set-up and tear-down when required

- Create and send company mailings


- Post-secondary education (publishing diploma an asset)

- Experience in sales (bookselling experience an asset)

- Demonstrated computer proficiency, obtained either through education or previous work experience, including a thorough knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office suite, WordPress or comparable web software, Sage, and MailChimp.

- Excellent written and oral communication skills

- Great interpersonal skills

- Strong organizational and time-management skills, ability to multi-task and juggle several projects at once

- Good eye for detail

- Knowledge of and experience in the Canadian publishing industry an asset

- A valid driver’s licence and access to own vehicle

Interested candidates should email srumbolt@flankerpress.com by June 24, 2022, with a cover letter and resumé attached as a PDF. The subject line of the email should be: Sales Coordinator Position, followed by your first and last name.

Flanker Press thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep our Employees safe we provide masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and covid vaccines are required along with social distancing is in place.

About Flanker Press
Turning pages since 1994

Flanker Press is a bright spark in the Newfoundland and Labrador publishing scene. As the province’s most active publisher of trade books, the company now averages twenty new titles per year, with a heavy emphasis on regional non-fiction and historical fiction.

The mission of Flanker Press is to provide a quality publishing service to the local and regional writing community and to actively promote its authors and their books in Canada and abroad.

Now located in Paradise, Flanker Press has grown from a part-time venture in 1994 to a business with eight full-time employees. In the fall of 2004, Flanker Press launched a new imprint, Pennywell Books. This imprint includes literary fiction, short stories, young adult fiction, and children’s books.

Flanker Press Ltd.
Unit #1 1243 Kenmount Road, Paradise, NL              A1L 0V8

TF: 1.866.739.4420

Tel: 709.739.4477

Fax: 709.739.4420

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Please review our following guidelines for submitting fiction and non-fiction manuscripts to be considered for publication.


We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund (CBF) and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation for our publishing activities.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $157 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 157 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.