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By Playwrights Canada Press Date: November 21, 2022

Playwrights Canada Press is looking for a sales and marketing coordinator to join our small team. See below for what the job entails and how to apply!

Who We Are

Playwrights Canada Press publishes new Canadian plays as well as theatre history, criticism, and biography. Through this we endeavour to raise the profile of Canadian theatre and theatre practitioners, promote dramatic literature, and contribute to the Canadian theatrical canon. Playwrights Canada Press strives to publish diverse and engaging Canadian plays and dramatic criticism of literary merit. We’re a small staff of four who regularly publish 30 books a year. We enjoy books, baseball, and, of course, going to the theatre.

The Role

Reporting to the Publisher, the Sales & Marketing Coordinator will help to market, promote, and sell books published and represented by Playwrights Canada Press. This is a full-time, permanent position of approximately 35 hours a week. Some customer service components of the job will require you to work from the office.

In This Role You Will:


$40,000 per annum

Extended health benefits
RRSP contribution matching
Two weeks’ paid vacation + two weeks for December holidays
Flexible working hours
Twelve paid sick days per year
Professional development opportunities

Space / Location Considerations

The successful candidate will be required to work out of our office in downtown Toronto three days a week. While many aspects of this role can be performed remotely, some responsibilities can only be performed in person. The office is located near multiple transit routes (subway and streetcar). To access the office there is a short flight of stairs to the main door, then another flight of stairs to the second floor. The space can also be accessed through an outdoor lift and an interior elevator.

Playwrights Canada Press is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and safe workplace. We strongly encourage applications from equity-seeking communities including Black, Indigenous, and racialized candidates, from 2SLGBTQ+ candidates, from Deaf candidates and those with disabilities. We are committed to providing accommodations during the application process and throughout employment. If you require any accommodations please email

How To Apply

Send an email with a cover letter and your resume in a single document to with the subject line “Sales and Marketing Coordinator.”

Deadline to apply: December 9, 2022

Virtual interviews will be conducted in January 2023 with a start date of January 30, 2023.

Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to prepare sample copy for one of our upcoming titles (manuscript to be provided) and will be paid a fee of $50 for that labour.

We thank all who express interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.