Director Of Real Estate

Sales, Marketing & Communications
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New Brunswick
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Acadian Timber Corp. (TSX:ADN) is a leading supplier of primary forest products in Eastern Canada and the Northeastern United States with approximately 2.4 million acres of land under management in New Brunswick and Maine. As the second largest timberland operator in New Brunswick, Acadian has a strong track record of success and adheres to the highest standards of safety and environmental stewardship.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, and in a newly created role, the Director of Real Estate will lead Acadian Timber’s Canadian and U.S real estate strategy.

You will be responsible for sourcing, managing and finding creative ways to structure land acquisitions, disposals, and other land use agreements while developing and maintaining strong, professional relationships as a client facing representative of Acadian Timber. This role must leverage relationships across the organization and with its stakeholders, from external brokers, advisors and solicitors to developers, lawyers, purchasers and government.

Why work with Acadian Timber?

Marking an exciting period of Acadian Timber’s evolution, you will oversee a variety of activities including documentation of current land bases, negotiations with developers and management of current leases and land use programs. You will lead the expansion and acceleration of Acadian Timber’s leasing program, future renewable projects, and complete scoping of shoreline allowance and timber deed acquisitions in Maine.

Preference for this role is to be based in Fredericton, New Brunswick with travel to sites within New Brunswick and Maine.

As the Ideal Candidate you:

  • Have 7+ years of experience in real estate, leasing transactions, or land management as well as a post-secondary degree in business administration, finance, surveying, urban planning or a related field.
  • Possess strong English written and oral communication skills. Bilingualism in English and French is considered an asset.
  • Possess a strong understanding of commercial and residential land developments, with knowledge of regulatory requirements and environmental considerations related to land management or timber operations.
  • Are organized, entrepreneurial, autonomous and self-starting with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Possess general knowledge of environmental issues, requirements, and remediation alternatives, as well as zoning, site planning, and related regulatory frameworks in New Brunswick or Maine.

If you are interested in pursuing this exciting opportunity, please click the "Apply Now" button below. For more information, contact Kevin Stoddart or Viola Kiriyenko at

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We believe that diversity, equity & inclusion not only enhances the delivery of legal services to our clients, but also contributes to a better workplace for our team through the respected and valued input of diverse perspectives, ideas and experiences. It is our mission to promote diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the Firm, to support the diversity initiatives of our clients, and to encourage greater inclusion in our communities through sponsorship and support. During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request an accommodation. Applicants invited to participate in an interview and who require an accommodation are encouraged to speak with someone named on this posting and discuss what we can do to better support them during this process.