Sungevity is recruiting for solar sales associate positions. (See detailed job description below.) We have a working relationship with this employer, so if you are qualified and interested in applying for this exciting opportunity, please complete the following steps by this Thursday, July 28th by 5 pm. (PLEASE NOTE, the sooner you send this the better because we have a meeting with the employer Wed. afternoon.)
1. Email your most updated resume and a cover letter tailored to this position to Skyline2green@gmail.com
and to Raya Zion at RZion@acgov.org
. Please indicate “Sungevity Sales” in the subject line of your email.
2. Complete the following survey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/YGM6D2F
We will encourage the employer to take a special look at the candidates who are the best fit. Your completing all these steps will help us in this process. (If you completed the survey for another opportunity recently, you do not need to do it again but please submit your resume again.)
There are, of course, no guarantees of a job, but we sincerely hope that this process results in the best chance of a positive outcome.
Thanks for your interest. Please stay in touch with us to let us know about your job search and anything we can do to support you in your efforts. One way you can do that is to join our LinkedIn group, “Skyline Green & Sustainable Programs”. (Find the link below.)
Sales associates will begin the process of signing up customers for a solar system which, for many, can be a big deal. For most people this is a decision that involves a long-term commitment. Like most sales positions, we are looking for individuals who can quickly form rapport, surface and address someone’s interests and concerns, and gather information needed to qualify our customers.
Prospect, educate, qualify, and close perspective customers
Qualify IQuotes by generating interest and identifying key customer needs.
Develop and maintain excellent customer service relationships with prospects.
Update lead rating and prospect interaction in CRM.
Consistently achieve lead qualification quota.
Produce reports as necessary.
Characteristics of Successful Candidates
Consultative – elicits clients’ interests and concerns. Provides right information at the right time to meet the clients’ needs.
Communication/Translation – listens carefully to understand what people think and feel; able to translate complex concepts into simple language.
Persuasive – can readily and effectively ask others to undertake a task.
Adaptable - Exhibits a “centered” attitude and is resourceful in the face of unexpected changes or problems
Sociable – while limited to phone and email, can easily strike up a conversation
Technically Adept – Can readily understand and be conversant with information and processes that relate to solar technologies, construction, permitting, leasing and more.
Web savvy – effectively uses web pages as props and tools to focus clients’ attention and/or to meet their needs for information.
Organized – manages use of time effectively. Leverages the use of personal systems and software to optimize one’s own efficiency
College degree or equivalent work experience
Location: The position will be located in Oakland, CA. Sungevity is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.