Sales & Marketing Representative


Date Posted: February 21, 2021

Job Location: Quesnel

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: 1250 Brownmiller Road, Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada V2J 6P5

Job Description

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
  • Develop and implement sales strategies that maximize
  • Understand customer needs and develop relationships and
    programs to meet those needs.
  • Identify and analyze market trends to develop new
  • 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
  • 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. 

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your
application by March 5, 2021, including resume and
cover letter at click
“apply now” in green at the top of the page.

For more information on West Fraser and our current
opportunities, visit our website at:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only
those short-listed will be contacted.

Job Conditions

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English

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