Organization: Solar Energy Solutions
SOLAR SALES CONSULTANT – LEXINGTON, KY
Job Description: Solar Energy Solutions (SES) is seeking a highly motivated, talented and passionate solar salesperson and missionary for the Central and W. Kentucky and N. Tennessee areas, including Bowling Green, Owensboro, Richmond, and Elizabethtown. Ideally based out of our Lexington main office the position will be focused on driving and developing sales of SES’s innovative residential, commercial, and institutional PV and Tesla energy storage options. A sales background, including experience in the solar industry or familiarity with financial products, is preferred but not required. A passion for renewable energy and helping others adopt it is, however, a must-have!
Lead generation, development, qualification, and technical site audit/review
Proposal creation including use of common industry design tools (HelioScope & Energy Toolbase)
Management of CRM lead systems
Sales closure and execution of contracts
Solarize campaign management
Development of new channel sales and marketing opportunities
Working with design engineers to ensure a seamless transition from sale through install completion
Attending routine Lexington/Louisville meetings as-needed for training and reporting purposes
Researching area-specific opportunities and incentives
Processes and product offerings improvement
Increasing company profile within the territory through talks and public outreach
Meeting sales goals
Social media management and update
Self-starter with proven ability to network and integrate with a broad spectrum of customer and interest groups
Confidence to identify and self-develop new sales channels or layers
Aptitude for home/building electrical/structural site assessments
Willingness to study and master key technical, design and electrical components of PV systems
Missionary environmental enthusiasm for solar energy and its role in solving for our current climate emergency
Understanding of home electrical, plumbing and construction basics
Demonstrated sales aptitude in the technical, finance or home improvement arena
Experience presenting to high-level decision-makers
Ability to learn and effectively and simply communicate the technical aspects of solar energy systems
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat and Facebook/Twitter
Understanding of financial analyses, including Net Present Value
College degree or related experience preferred
Able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test in addition to background and motor vehicle checks
A strong sense of fun and adventure and a willingness like all of the team to learn on the run, take risks and have a go at anything
This position is required to attend occasional meetings in Louisville KY, or Bloomington, IN to support project execution. The role is based on a lucrative commission schedule but other structures (part salary/part commission) will be considered. A fully expensed company car is provided as is healthcare.
About Solar Energy Solutions: Formed in 2006, SES delivers cutting edge renewable energy solutions throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois, and West Virginia and has over 1500 operating arrays.
Our goal is to be the defining player in all areas of solar development in Kentucky and the surrounding states, make a tangible difference to society by building a new clean energy economy and do that through the creation of well-paid stable sustainable jobs.
We specialize in the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of residential, commercial, institutional and utility photovoltaic and Tesla energy storage systems. Our personnel are the best in the region, holding specialized licenses and certifications in all relevant renewable fields.
We are growing fast and want people with skills and stretch to come with us on this exciting growth journey that is only just beginning. Interested in being a key part of a new industrial revolution, changing the world for the better and being part of the fight for this planet’s very survival?
Apply: To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Steve Ricketts at firstname.lastname@example.org