Job Status: Filled

Vice President - Forest Carbon Projects (Management & Executives)

Full Time

  Blue Source LLC (

  United States, North America, Worldwide Regions

Job Description

Blue Source is currently seeking a Vice President – Forest Carbon Projects who will work closely with the Blue Source forestry teams based in the Company’s San Francisco and Salt Lake City offices to identify and contract new forest carbon projects. This position will lead outreach and marketing efforts for the origination of new projects from forest owners including commercial timber operations (e.g. TIMOs, REITS), land trusts, private owners and Native American tribes. The candidate will also support Blue Source’s technical implementation team on timber valuation and management issues and the development of proposals addressing combined timber and carbon revenues.

Primary Responsibilities

- Leading business development and outreach to forest landowners
- Marketing Blue Source forest carbon project development services
- Negotiating landowner contracts
- Supporting analysis of management plans and projection of timber and carbon revenues

About Blue Source

Founded in 2001, Blue Source is the oldest and largest single developer of registered offset volume in North America, offering project development, finance, carbon management, marketing and consulting services. Blue Source has participated in over 200 carbon projects in nearly every U.S. state and Canadian province, and has generated and sold over 30 million credits across two dozen different project types. Blue Source is headquartered in Salt Lake City, with additional offices in San Francisco and Calgary. Blue Source is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s or graduate degree in Forestry (or another applicable scientific discipline) and:

- A personal network of forest owners, investors and managers
- A proven track record of business development including the pursuit, negotiation, contracting and execution of forest land or timber-related deals and transactions

- Forest property and/or timber valuation/sales experience
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Prospecting and sales pipeline management experience
- 5+ Years experience in forest property and timber sales

While not required, additional consideration will be given to candidates experienced in:

- Existing forest carbon projects
- Growth and yield modeling
- Forest carbon policy analysis
- Carbon protocols and accounting standards
- Forest management plan assessment

Minimum Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate

Minimum Experience: 5-7 years