American Solar

Outside Solutions Associate

Job Summary

Company:

American Solar

Category:

Sales

Type:

Employee

Status:

Full Time

Relocation:

None

Industry:

Solar Photovoltaic

Close Date:

08/19/13

Compensation:

Base salary + commission

Hours:

Flexible

Location:

Scottsdale, AZ

Description

 

Business Job Title:    Outside Solutions Associate (OSA)

Reports To:                President

Department:               Sales and Marketing

Supervises:                None

Exemption Status:      Exempt

Job Summary

The Outside Solutions Associate (OSA) will work within and in support of American Solar’s existing and evolving sales and marketing processes.  The position will focus primarily on the sale of residential solar electric (PV) systems.  This entails direct communication to prospective clients, including calls, emails and in-home presentations of solar solutions.  The Solutions Associate will interface with American Solar’s corporate units (engineering, accounting, construction, operations and customer service) when needed to facilitate the sales process or to remedy customer concerns.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop quotes, system designs, production estimates and financial models for prospective customers.
  • Receive, document and respond to customer inquiries (calls, emails, in-office meetings).
  • Perform residential site evaluations and provide in-home sales presentations, throughout Arizona.
  • Complete the sale of residential PV systems in accordance with American Solar sales practices.
  • Participate in customer HOA coordination, as needed.
  • Prepare, organize and submit all documents and information required on new customer projects.
  • Keep customer records up to date and report on status of prospective customers.
  • Utilize sales tools and technologies as instructed with attention to accuracy and quality.
  • Participate in various shows, expos and community events as a representative of American Solar.
  • Establish and support a strong base of referring customers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Requirements

Qualifications – Required

 

Education:       Minimum of a High School diploma; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Experience:     Past sales experience, preferably technical sales.
Other:              Candidate must have a valid Arizona driver’s license and a clean driving record.

 

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with solar or the ability to quickly understand the core concepts of solar technology.
  • Willing to learn, employ and abide by American Solar sales techniques.
  • Willing to work in close coordination with Sales and Marketing Team
    • Cannot have a sense of entitlement due to education or past experience
  • Must be competitive and persistent to the extent of achieving performance goals and the desire to get better at his/her role, but not competitive at the expense of American Solar.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent reading comprehension skills are required.
  • Strong computer skills are required, including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products.
  • Excellent organizational skills along with the ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities and the ability to work within time constraints are required.
  • Must be able to work effectively, patiently and pleasantly with other staff, customers and the general public.
  • A well spoken, confident, articulate and genuine personality that will represent American Solar professionally and proudly is required.
  • Must be punctual and willing to notify customer when running late for appointments.
  • Must be enthusiastic and positive with prospective and current customers.

 

 

 

 

Physical Qualifications

 

  • Long stretches of time sitting down and using a computer.
  • Extended periods of time reading a computer screen.
  • Repetitive motion for data entry (typing/clicking).
  • Visits to job sites will require the ability to climb a ladder as well as periods of standing and walking around.

 

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of individuals in this position.

 

TO APPLY: Visit http://www.americanpv.com and download application and submit with resume to jobs@americanpv.com

Company

American Solar is Arizona’s #1 residential solar installer. We’ve installed more systems by kilowatt than any other installer in the state.

  • Over 4,000 systems installed in Arizona
  • Workmanship and production guaranteed
  • In business since 2001
  • Licensed roofing contractors