Solar Sales Consultant - Bend

Job Summary


The Solar Sales Consultant will develop and manage solar project proposals with residential and commercial clients in the Central Oregon region; develop accurate proposals for projects that lead to successful project outcomes for all stakeholders; achieve or exceed strategic goals on a regular basis; develop and present conceptual array layouts for rooftop, carport and ground-mounted projects in coordination with Elemental Energy's project management team.

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 contract signing. Provide timely follow-up as needed.
  • Manage all incoming residential and commercial leads in a timely manner.
  • Develop leads and strategies for outreach to commercial solar prospects.
  • Maintain client files with attention to detail in CRM.
  • Schedule site assessments with clients.
  • Perform site assessments to assess property 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 to clients at in-person site assessment based on their needs and questions.
  • Maintain knowledge on 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.
  • Attend relevant events providing solar expertise and education.

Skills and Education

  • Self-driven and motivated to succeed

  • 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/education based approach to selling the value of solar

  • Excellent time management

  • Strong attention to details

  • Maintain a working cell phone and vehicle

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