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Solar Sales Retail Representative - Part Time
Sales

The Culture:

The SolarCity team is smart, dedicated to our clients, open minded, fun, and composed of the solar and renewable energy industry’s best talent. If you want to join a rapidly growing, award-winning, pre-public company with plenty of opportunities for upward mobility, we invite you to apply to SolarCity.

Job Description:

This position will report to the National Manager – Field Energy Advisors, and will be directly responsible for supporting the local sales teams by developing qualified sales opportunities for SolarCity’s clean energy solutions within our installation areas.  

In this role, you will be the face of SolarCity driving the clean energy movement. You are the first person our customers meet along their journey of purchasing a SolarCity clean energy solution. Your work will reduce carbon emissions and greenhouse gases, taking the equivalent of millions of car miles off the road each year. If investing in the important issues of our time matters to you, then this position is an ideal fit.

Working in our retail mall kiosk, you will be actively engaging in conversations with homeowners, offering them the opportunity to receive, at no cost,  an evaluation of how Solar City’s clean energy solutions can save them money.  You will also serve this vital role in other face-to-face lead generation environments as those channels are developed.

You will also be responsible for working with other members of our Sales team, including other Solar Energy Lead Generators, to share and seek best practices that generate customer opportunities.  Commission compensation will be based on the sales team successfully completing a sale from the opportunities you generate.

This is a part time position at SolarCity that has a leading base salary and commission program linked to performance. 

Responsibilities

• Drive production of opportunities to meet local sales teams  goals and objectives
• Develop qualified leads and sales opportunities for the sales team
• Initiating conversations with home owners, and offering energy solutions that will save them money
• Also working other face-to-face lead generation environments as needed.
 

Requirements

The ideal candidate must have the following skills and qualifications:
• Preferred 6 months to 1 year of retail sales experience - working the floor highly preferred
• Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
• Positive, professional, and big picture attitude
• High energy
• Highly persuasive
• Self-disciplined and honest
• Interested in long-term career opportunities because we promote from within
• General understanding of the sales process and experience achieving and exceeding sales quota goals
• Good to excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office suite
• 2 or 4 year college degree preferred
• Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
• All candidates must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check
• Flexibility to work within non-standard business hours

Physical Requirements:

• Frequent walking/standing for 4 to 6 hours per day
• Punctual, regular and consistent attendance
 

Additional Information

Benefits:
•        Paid training with the nation’s leader in solar power and energy efficiency
•        Career path opportunities for top performers into Outside Sales
 
 

Location(s):
Albany, NY
Bakersfield, CA
Boston , MA
Chandler , AZ
Natick, MA
Northridge, CA
Phoenix, AZ
San Jose, CA
Santa Clara, CA
Scottsdale, AZ
Valencia, CA

SolarCity is a national leader in clean energy services. We make clean energy available to homeowners, businesses, schools, non-profits and government organizations at a lower cost than they pay for energy generated by burning fossil fuels like coal, oil and natural gas.  Our approach is to install systems to the highest engineering standards while making the switch simple for our customers. We've revolutionized the way energy is delivered by giving customers a cleaner, more affordable alternative to their monthly utility bill.  The U.S. Department of Energy named SolarCity a Green Power Supplier of the Year in 2010, and Fast Company Magazine called it one of the 50 most innovative companies in the world in 2011. SolarCity serves customers in 14 states including Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, Washington D.C. Washington, D.C.  

For more information visit www.solarcity.com.

SolarCity is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the work place.