Publisher Will Hire Nine Part-time Sales and Marketing Associates to Work Its Philadelphia Book Festival Exhibit

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Africana Homestead Legacy Publishers Inc. has openings for nine part-time sales and marketing associates to staff its exhibit at the Philadelphia Book Festival on April 18 and 19, 2009. Interested individuals must submit their applications by March 31, 2009.

Africana Homestead Legacy Publishers Inc., a growing book publishing company, must fill nine openings for part-time sales and marketing associates (independent contractors) to set-up and staff its exhibit at the Philadelphia Book Festival in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Hosted by the Free Library of Philadelphia, this exciting annual event will take place from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturday, April 18, and Sunday, April 19, 2009 at 19th Street and Vine Street.

Apply now to work on one of three teams and shifts: set-up crew, from 7 am to 2:30 pm; sales crew, from 10 am to 5:30 pm; clean-up crew 12 noon to 7:30 pm (times may be adjusted as needed). Team leads (three openings) will earn $14 per hour and team members (six openings) will earn $10 per hour. AHLP also will pay contractors per diem for meals and reimbursement for mileage to and from the event. The director of marketing and promotion will be the on-site manager.

The sales and marketing contractors will perform a variety of routine and specific tasks to set up the publisher's booth, recruit customers, conduct cash and credit card sales in a fast-paced environment, and clean the designated areas assigned to the publisher at the conclusion of daily events. The set-up and clean-up teams will do their primary assignment and circulate in the crowd to recruit customers to the booth. Those hired must also work favorably with authors appearing in the booth, members of the media, and the general public. Demonstration of previous experience, aggressive sales ability, successful teamwork, and professional conduct are important selection factors.

Interested parties must download the job description and application at or call the AHLP's office to receive a copy by fax or mail.

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