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Area Marketing Manager

Company: Weyerhaeuser
Location: Brookhaven
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Weyerhaeuser is seeking an Area Marketing Manager to support our Southern Timberlands Business. As an Area Marketing Manager, you are the leader for all timber marketing activities for the Brookhaven/Hammond Area and support the overall timber marketing strategy for the Gulf-South Marketing Region. The Area Marketing Manager is a Full Time, Exempt position located in Brookhaven, MS, and reports to the Gulf-South Region Marketing Manager. For current Weyerhaeuser employees, the Hammond, LA office will be considered.
Key Functions
The Area Marketing Manager will work closely with the Brookhaven/Hammond Area teams and the Gulf-South Marketing team to:

  • Develop and execute the annual timber marketing plan; Build and maintain positive relationships with customers
  • Manage contract agreements and administer timber sale contracts (stumpage and delivered)
  • Forecast and communicate timber market changes to business leaders
    Qualifications
    • A Bachelors degree (or higher) in Forestry is preferred; however, a Bachelors degree (or higher) in Marketing and Business-related fields will be considered in combination with forestry experience
    • At least five years of experience in Forestry; experience in timber procurement, harvesting, and/or marketing is preferred
    • Experience managing contract agreements and finding win/win solutions with the customer's concept in mind
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills that include conflict resolution, team problem solving, and relationship building
    • Ability to communicate confidently and clearly
    • Proven ability to accurately appraise timber value using timber cruising and market analysis
    • Good understanding of timber harvesting and delivery
    • Knowledge of current timber market dynamics, including units of measure, product types, log specifications, prices, supply, and demand
    • Strong computer skills and the eagerness to learn and use new technology
    • Exceptional analytical skills
    • Intrinsically motivated to experience professional and personal growth
    • A competitive, entrepreneurial attitude with the strong desire to deliver above average results About TimberlandsWe believe trees are a remarkable resource that can and should be managed responsibly to make a range of products that meet human needs, while also providing recreation, wildlife habitat, and other important ecosystem benefits. For more than a century, we've been taking care of forests to make life better. About WeyerhaeuserWe sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We're serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference. We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team.

Keywords: Weyerhaeuser, Jackson , Area Marketing Manager, Advertising , Brookhaven, Mississippi

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