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u003Cdivu003Eu003Cdiv class=job_description\u003EnttttttnttttttnnttttttnnttttttnttttttnttttttnnttttttnttttttntttttttnttttttttEach year Scholastic Book Fairs, in partnership with schools across the country, hosts more than 127,000 book-sale events that give more than 35 million students and their families access to thousands of affordable and educational products, helping foster a lifelong love of reading.u003Cbru003Eu003Cbru003EWe are currently in search of Part Time Seasonal Book Fair Support Representatives in our Dumfries, VA territory to help our schools in the setup of their fairs. These part time seasonal positions offer flexible schedules during the school year, a generous 50% off discount on Scholastic merchandise, 401k and summers and holidays off.u003Cbru003Eu003Cbru003EQualified candidates will be able to develop expertise in our product, merchandising, and services in order to offer our customers the best guidance on conducting their events. Ensure that fair product is organized, displayed and merchandised according to schematic and restocked as necessary. They will support our mission to encourage reading and promote lifelong learning, and demonstrate our values of caring and respect for all people.u003Cbru003Eu003Cbru003EJob Requirementsu003Cbru003Eu003Cbru003Eu003Culu003Eu003Cliu003EExperience in merchandising, retail or territory sales, event management and customer service.u003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003EProficiency with MS Office software.u003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003EAbility to build and grow revenue while adding value for customers.u003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003EFamiliarization with children's literature, Book Fairs, and school activities desired.u003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003EAbility to execute a vision, manage multiple priorities, and achieve results.u003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003EStrong oral and written communication skills, including oral presentation skills.u003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003EDemonstrated customer orientation.u003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003EOutstanding interpersonal and relationship-building skills - with peers, supervisors (across functions and throughout the company) and customers.u003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003EProficient in marketing and merchandising strategy and execution.u003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003EProfessional business attire and appearance.u003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003ECurrent and valid driver's license with good driving record required.u003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003EOvernight travel as necessaryu003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003EEvening hours as needed.u003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003EAbility to lift/carry up to 50 lbs, push/pull cases up to 300 lbs. 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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions u003C/fontu003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Eu003Cliu003Eu003Cfontu003Eu003Cfontu003EAble to manage a flexible work schedule.u003Cspan u003Eu003C/spanu003EMust be able to work 20-30 hours per week.u003Cspan u003Eu003C/spanu003EAbility to work overtime when required.u003Cspan u003Eu003C/spanu003EEvening hours as needed. Possible overnight travel, depending on business needs. u003C/fontu003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/liu003Eu003C/ulu003Eu003C/divu003Eu003Cdiv class=bonus_eligibility\u003Eu003C/divu003Eu003C/divu003Eu003C/divu003Eu003Cdivu003Eu003Cdiv class=block generic bid-4633 data-name=custom data-id=4633\u003Eu003Cdiv class=jBlock block_content\u003Eu003Cdiv class=pod\u003Eu003Ch4 aria-describedby=cke_52 title=Rich Text Editor, editor1 aria-label=Rich Text Editor, editor1 role=textbox spellcheck=false tabindex= class=jMsgContentEditable cke_editable cke_editable_inline cke_contents_ltr cke_show_borders\u003Eu003Cstrongu003EEqual Employment Opportunityu003C/strongu003Eu003Cbru003Eu003C/h4u003Eu003Cdiv aria-describedby=cke_98 title=Rich Text Editor, editor2 aria-label=Rich Text Editor, editor2 role=textbox spellcheck=false tabindex= class=jMsgContentEditable cke_editable cke_editable_inline cke_contents_ltr cke_show_borders\u003Eu003Cpu003Eu003Cstrongu003EScholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employeru003C/strongu003E. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran.u003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003Eu003Cbru003Eu003C/pu003Eu003Cpu003EThose factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination. 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