hero

Innovate Mississippi Accelerates Startups and Strengthens the Culture of Innovation in Mississippi

Discover job opportunities across our statewide network of innovative companies
Innovate Mississippi
Innovate Mississippi
30
companies
442
Jobs

Outdoor Products Specialist

Forestry Suppliers

Forestry Suppliers

Jackson, MS, USA · United States
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Employment Opportunities

Great folks. Great benefits. Great opportunities.

At Forestry Suppliers, Inc., we're more than a group of foresters, although we certainly have foresters and other outdoor pros on staff.

We rely on a talented team of individuals across accounting, bid & contract, creative, customer service, IT, marketing, operations, product support, purchasing, retail sales, shipping, telephone sales, warehousing, and more to deliver top-notch service for our customers worldwide.

We're a privately-owned company with almost zero red tape. We are committed to getting things done with as few meetings as possible. With everyone under one roof in downtown Jackson, Mississippi, it's easy to get the answers you need — just walk down the hall.

Some employees have made a career here for more than 40 years! It's easy to do with a great team of people in a strong, stable company that's been in business for more than 70 years.

If you're looking for your forever career home, we think you'll like our down-to-earth atmosphere and our excellent benefits, including:

  • Paid holidays (8), including two days at Thanksgiving and at Christmas
  • Paid personal time off
  • Profit-sharing retirement plan
  • Profit-based bonuses
  • Medical and prescription drug benefits with low premiums for individuals and families
  • Telehealth medical benefits
  • Flex savings account (FSA)
  • Vision benefits
  • Dental benefits
  • Student loan repayment assistance (SLRA) program
  • College education assistance program for employee dependents
  • Employee discounts when purchasing FSI products
  • And more

Outdoor Products Specialist

Location: Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Full-time

Job Description:
The Outdoor Products Specialist will join a team of Product Specialists who handle a variety of responsibilities for Forestry Suppliers, Inc., including:
- Assisting customers with product selection and product support and usage training for outdoor and natural resource professions, as well as archaeology, arborist, geology, surveying and construction, and more.
- Attend conventions and trade shows related to natural resource and other outdoor professions
- Provide input regarding the selection of new products
- Assisting in the production and proofing of marketing materials
- Provide other internal departments with product support knowledge as needed

We are seeking an applicant who exhibits:
- Integrity of the highest degree
- A utility player mentality who is enthusiastic about learning new skills and generating innovative solutions to solve work challenges and identify opportunities
- A confident, friendly, positive attitude that shows everything you do as a welcome opportunity to learn more about Forestry Suppliers, Inc.
- An ability to treat confidential material appropriately
- Ability to learn quickly and prioritize effectively
- Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively

Desired Skills and Expertise
- Natural resource-related bachelor’s degree (such as forestry, wildlife management, natural resources) and work experience
- Excellent verbal, personal, and computer skills
- Ability to work with a group
- Self-starter and capable of working well alone
- Excellent driving record
- Excellent office and clerical skills, including experience with Microsoft Office software

The position is located IN PERSON at the company headquarters in Jackson, Mississippi, and involves limited overnight travel. This is NOT a remote position. Normal working hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, plus additional hours as needed. Competitive salary with excellent benefits with a long-time stable company.

How to Apply
- Online at http://www.forestry-suppliers.com/careers/
- No phone calls, please.

About Forestry Suppliers, Inc.
When Jim Craig started this company in 1949, customer packages wrapped for Parcel Post were loaded on a Red Wagon and pulled to a nearby post office. Today, Forestry Suppliers, Inc. is a direct-mail supplier for natural resource professionals worldwide.

Our annual catalog and website feature over 13,000 quality products for forestry, environmental science, surveying, engineering, horticulture, grounds maintenance, and more.

And our Red Wagon service continues with product support services including technical support before and after any sale, a bilingual sales staff, experienced customer service representatives, a knowledgeable bid and contract department, and an in-house repair service, all of which reinforce our guarantee of 100% satisfaction.

Great folks. Great benefits. Great opportunities.
At Forestry Suppliers, Inc., we're more than a group of foresters, although we certainly have foresters and other outdoor pros on staff.

We rely on a talented team of individuals across accounting, bid & contract, creative, customer service, IT, marketing, operations, product support, purchasing, retail sales, shipping, telephone sales, warehousing, and more to deliver top-notch service for our customers worldwide.

We're a privately-owned company with almost zero red tape. We are committed to getting things done with as few meetings as possible. With everyone under one roof in downtown Jackson, Mississippi, it's easy to get the answers you need — just walk down the hall.

Some employees have made a career here for more than 40 years! It's easy to do with a great team of people in a strong, stable company that's been in business for more than 70 years.

If you're looking for your forever career home, we think you'll like our down-to-earth atmosphere and our excellent benefits, including:
- Paid holidays (8), including two days at both Thanksgiving and at Christmas
- Paid personal time off
- Profit-sharing retirement plan
- Profit-based bonuses
- Medical and prescription drug benefits with low premiums for individuals and families
- Telehealth medical benefits
- Flex savings account (FSA)
- Vision and dental benefits
- Student loan repayment assistance (SLRA) program
- Education assistance program for employee dependents
- Employee discount when purchasing FSI products
- And more