GIS Industry Solutions Manager - Forestry

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As an established thought leader in the forestry industry, you get excited about evangelizing how geospatial understanding and GIS enable others to work smarter. You know that analyzing where things occur enables teams to solve common business problems in more sophisticated ways. You understand how global forestry organizations work and how they are more successful when using GIS.

We welcome you to join Esri where you can be an industry thought leader who explains the value of GIS in current workflows and how GIS can transform organizations. You will develop industry messaging across global markets and collaborate with industry experts, marketing professionals, and external organizations to drive geospatial awareness and demand.


  • Deliver thought leadership through regular cadence of content (such as webinars, case studies, collateral, social media programs, videos, and event plans) that demonstrate the value of ArcGIS to forestry organizations
  • Research, analyze, and monitor relevant industry and technological trends to capitalize on market opportunities
  • Support strategic opportunities as a subject matter expert and work with account managers to drive penetration in key accounts
  • Work with a team of industry and marketing professionals to support tactical and strategic messaging globally
  • Provide knowledge about competition and customers to forestry accounts team and participate in joint value messaging to industry executives
  • Stay current on the competitive landscape and participate in joint value messaging to industry executives
  • Leverage industry knowledge in discussions with technology teams to ensure fit for purpose tools in ArcGIS


  • Widely known, respected, and influential in your industry
  • 8+ years of experience at key forestry or closely related organizations with demonstrated geospatial innovation and advanced use of software technology
  • 5+ years of executive leadership experience with the ability to strategize, inspire, and achieve goals
  • 5+ years of experience working in multi-discipline teams with proven ability to collaborate, communicate, and influence business and technical audiences
  • Demonstrated excellence in written communication and presentation abilities
  • Demonstrated understanding of marketing purpose and tactics
  • Ability and willingness to travel both domestically and internationally
  • Bachelor's in forestry, geography, or business

Recommended Qualifications

  • Master's in forestry, geography, or business



Total Rewards

Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 80 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy. Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

A reasonable estimate of the base salary range is
$104,000-$176,800 USD

About Esri

At Esri, diversity is more than just a word on a map. When employees of different experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures come together, we are more innovative and ultimately a better place to work. We believe in having a diverse workforce that is unified under our mission of creating positive global change. We understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion is not a destination but an ongoing process. We are committed to the continuation of learning, growing, and changing our workplace so every employee can contribute to their life’s best work. Our commitment to these principles extends to the global communities we serve by creating positive change with GIS technology. For more information on Esri’s Racial Equity and Social Justice initiatives, please visit our website here.

If you don’t meet all of the preferred qualifications for this position, we encourage you to still apply!

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