Project Administrator & Sales Consultant - Bend

Job Summary


The Bend Project Administrator & Sales Consultant will be a hybrid role developing and managing solar projects in Central Oregon in partnership with the Regional Manager. This is an exciting position growing the first field office for Elemental Energy in a community-based education-focused manner providing expert solar solutions to the region. Develop accurate proposals for projects that lead to successful project outcomes for all stakeholders. Achieve or exceed strategic goals on a regular basis. This position is an exciting opportunity to participate in every aspect of the entire solar process from sales to installation.

This position offers a competitive base salary and commission schedule based commensurate with experience and education. Benefits are competitive.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide customer care services maintaining relationship throughout the process from first contact to system commissioning. Provide timely follow up as needed.
  • Develop leads and strategies for outreach to commercial and residential solar prospects.
  • Maintain client files with attention to detail in CRM.
  • As needed, perform site assessment to assess properties for solar feasibility documenting physical measurements and attributes and Suneye digital measurements as is possible while maintaining safety.
  • Maintain knowledge of current technology, incentives, and trends to present as an expert in the field.
  • Provide thorough education with clients at in-person site assessment based on their needs and questions.
  • Maintain knowledge of applicable financing options for solar, understand the cost-benefit analysis and present well on the return on investment (ROI).
  • Present the short and long-term financial returns and environmental impacts of solar.
  • Develop formal proposals and discuss details and any alterations with clients.
  • Develop client agreements/contracts, discuss details with client, collect required signatures.
  • Work with Project Management team to transfer project information needed to ensure projects are scheduled and run smoothly after agreement is signed.
  • As needed, assist in project management, administering paperwork and ensuring a smooth installation process.
  • As needed, assist in installation of solar projects under guidance of lead installer.
  • Identify and attend relevant events providing solar expertise and education.

Skills and Education

  • 2+ years experience in residential or commercial solar sales preferred
  • 5+ years of sales experience
  • Valid driver's license
  • Knowledge of solar energy and/or solar industry experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to understand finance models and select various types of finance packages based on the client's needs
  • Display strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Show a consultative based approach to selling the value of solar
  • Set referral and self-generated appointments

About Elemental Energy

We are passionate innovators and enthusiastic creators. We believe in a world where everyone has equal access to clean and reliable energy. We walk the walk, work to protect the places we love to explore and have a great time doing so along the way.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: commensurate with experience plus commission