Sales & Marketing Representative

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Job Details


West Fraser is a leading diversified forest products company, listed on the TSX and NYSE. Recognized for the eighth time as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers and nominated as one of Canada's Best Employers for Recent Graduates, we are a growing company looking for talented people to be part of our team. Are you interested in working for a company that offers a rewarding and challenging career path? Our Corporate Sales Team located in Quesnel, BC has an opportunity for a:


The Sales & Marketing Representative works with a collaborative, fast paced group, responsible for the sales and marketing between multiple mill locations and customers. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to start their career in sales with a large, reputable, Canadian company.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Achieve sales targets and minimize inventory.
  • Work to develop programs.
  • Establishing a high level of communication and working relationships with various departments.
  • Working with mill personnel to forecast production and problem solve.
  • Develop and implement sales strategies that maximize margins.
  • Understand customer needs and develop relationships and programs to meet those needs.
  • Identify and analyze market trends to develop new accounts.
  • Monitoring order flow between mills and the transportation team to ensure all orders are shipped on time.
  • Provide feedback on freight and market trends.
  • Work closely with various departments including coordinators, traffic, and mill shipping to ensure accurate and efficient delivery of wood products for our customers.
  • The successful candidate must have:

  • A degree in Commerce, Forestry, or relevant experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a customer service focus.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Organization skills while demonstrating a high level of initiative.
  • The ability to perform in a team environment is essential.
  • West Fraser Timber has over 60 locations across Canada, the United States and Europe. We believe strongly in promoting from within and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company. West Fraser offers an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an outstanding pension plan.

    Quesnel has a population of approximately 25,000 permanent residents and features all major conveniences, including its own airport. Quesnel offers affordable housing, modern recreational and educational facilities, regular community events, as well as unlimited recreational activities for the outdoor enthusiast. It doesn’t take long to feel part of Quesnel’s welcoming community.