Land Sales Broker or Sales Associate (Sales & Marketing)


  American Forest Management, Inc. (

  Meriden, Mississippi, United States

American Forest Management, Inc. (AFM) is one of the largest forest consulting and real estate brokerage firms in the United States.  AFM currently manages over 4.7 million acres of privately owned timberland and has sold over $1 billion in real estate in 1,384 transactions since 2005.  With 270 employees operating from 47 offices located in 16 states, AFM’s team of professionals is focused on meeting client needs by providing a complete range of forestry services.  Our small regionally dispersed offices allow us to provide individualized services, and our large overall size allows us to coordinate teams of foresters and technical specialists for large, complex jobs.

Full-time position –Assist in timber sale preparation on both large TIMO client lands as well as small, private landowners across the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and potentially across the country.  Minimum of 45 hours per week required, vehicle provided, out of town and overnight work will be occasionally required (expenses paid).

Responsibilities and Job Requirements:

  • Work with Area Management Foresters and Managers to:
  • Determine proper silviculture for harvest sites.
  • Establish harvest boundaries.
  • Establish Riparian Management Zone boundaries.
  • Prepare all associated documentation including estimated volume removals.
  • Participate in cruising projects for both Michigan and larger AFM cruises nationally and internationally.
  • Assist NIPF forester with timber marking when needed.
  • Performs other related duties and tasks as necessary or as assigned.

Additional Requirements:

  • Additional Requirements
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and GIS software.
  • Ability to use GPS and hand held data recorders.
  • Ability to use ATV’s and Snowmobiles.


  • 1 year of forestry experience
  • Minimum of Associate’s  Degree in Forest Technology or closely related field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong listening capabilities with the ability to translate communications into appropriate course of action




  •  Unlimited earning potential.

  •  Access to un-paralleled marketing support and material from dedicated in-house staff.

  •  Access to team of land management professionals in a parent organization, American Forest Management, one of the largest forestry consulting firms in North America.

  •  This includes access to professional foresters, GIS specialists, forest planners, professional appraisers and wildlife biologists.

  •  Skill development and enhancement through internal AFM Land Sales training program, mentoring and team approach.

  •  Being part of a national team of land professional that has an established land-specific brand and existing relationships with major owners of acreage property throughout the US.

Covered Expenses:


  • Corporate marketing

  •  Use of and corporate website partners through direct feed of listings

  •  Listing and marketing expenses

  •  Administrative assistance

  •  Errors and Omissions Insurance

  •  CRM data base