Director of Business Development

September 10, 2019

First Resource Management Group Inc. (FRMG) is a resource management company that provides sustainable forest management services on behalf of forest tenure holders for sustainable benefits and use, and remotely sensed forest inventory data through our SkyForestTM technology. Our mission is to Advance the Practice of Forestry, for the benefits of our clients. Currently we provide forest management services for industry and government on over 9 million hectares of public forests in Ontario, Canada. We are a growth oriented-company that can serve tenure holders across Canada, on both private and public land.

We are looking for an experienced Director of Business Development to direct and oversee our marketing, sales, communication and business development efforts. You will design, implement and monitor effective marketing strategies and communication that align with our business goals.

Our ideal candidate has a solid marketing background and work experience managing a variety of promotional projects end-to-end, including paid advertising campaigns and digital marketing techniques. Our Director of Business Development will report directly to the CEO and will oversee internal marketing and communication efforts. To be successful in this role, you should be highly professional. You should also play a significant role shaping the company’s strategic planning.

Ultimately, you should be able to ensure that our business development efforts contribute to our company’s long-term success.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a cohesive marketing plan to increase brand awareness
  • Develop a marketing, sales and communications budget
  • Build relationships with media and stakeholders through creative communications strategies
  • Develop plans and strategies for developing business and achieving the company’s sales goals (70% Hunter- 30% Gatherer)
  • Manage customer expectations, before, during and after sales, and contribute to a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Monitor all marketing and sales campaigns and improve them when necessary
  • Prioritize marketing projects and allocate resources accordingly
  • Prepare regular reports and presentations on marketing and sales metrics for the CEO
  • Conduct market analysis to identify challenges and opportunities for growth
  • Track competitors’ activities

Requirements:

  • Proven work experience in marketing, sales, communications, business development or other similar senior roles
  • Demonstrable experience designing and implementing successful marketing, sales and communications campaigns
  • Experience in forestry or the broader natural resource sector
  • Solid knowledge of social media in marketing and communications
  • Experience with digital marketing tools and techniques
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong analytical and project management skills
  • Strategic mindset, with ability to make difficult decisions
  • Marketing, communications or relevant field
  • Team player

To make sure we select the right people for our team, we usually interview potential candidates more than once. We are an equal opportunity employer. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit your cover letter and resume in confidence to frmgcareers@frmg.ca.
Please address the required skills listed in this job posting in your application.