Commercial Developer

Job Title: Commercial Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oakland, CA
Reference: n/a
Contact Name: Joni King
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Job Published: September 07, 2016 19:57

Job Description

The Company Sungevity is one of the world’s leading and fastest growing residential solar companies. Our success tracks to three priorities. First, we are obsessed with customer service and are committed to making the happiest customers in our, or any, industry. Second, we are a technology-led business, well known for inventing Remote Solar Design, and leading the solar industry with software innovations that make going solar easier and cheaper. And finally, our business is designed to partner and grow with leading organizations from Lowe’s to E.On, GE to Sierra Club. Sungevity currently operates in 14 US states, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and the United Kingdom. Culture Sungevity is a mission-driven business, and we combine our social commitment with a drive for top-notch professional execution and realism. Our culture is fast-paced, passionate and fun. We have a “no drama” environment. We’re prepared for the fact that no two days will be remotely similar on this adventure, and we are all-in committed to make the most of our incredible market opportunity, ourselves and each other. Diversity and Inclusion Diversity is a core value at Sungevity. Diverse opinions, ideas, and experience push us, challenge us, and all our whole team to work better and smarter. We know that the more diverse our workforce is, the closer we are to achieving our mission of building the world's most energized network of customer who power their lives with sunshine. We aim to provide an inclusive, empowering, and supportive work environment for individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life. The Mission 

The Commercial Developer will respond to inbound leads, generate new business and develop, present, and close proposals for SMB and mid-market commercial solar systems varying in size. Outcomes Close a commercial deal within the first 3 months Successfully close several deals per month in order to achieve Sungevity’s commercial sales quota Generate proposals, quotes, formal RFP responses and close deals within Sungevity’s established average sale cycle Close PPA and turnkey EPC contracts for SMB and mid-market commercial solar projects ranging in size Consistently generate opportunities each month through lead generation, marketing programs, and cold calling Ensure high quality project delivery to clients by working collaboratively with Operations during pre/post project development Competencies Self-starter - sufficiently motivated without the help of others Excellent communicator - speaks and writes clearly and articulately Persistent - demonstrates tenacity and willingness to go the distance to meet goals Problem Solver – determines opportunities and threats through comprehensive analysis of current and future trends Adaptive - ability to work effectively in ambiguous or changing situations within diverse internal department Results Driven - accomplish goals in the most efficient, expedient, and simplistic ways Diversity & Inclusion- The ability to account for one's own and other's world views and identify opportunities, make decisions, and resolve conflicts in ways that optimizes differences for better, longer lasting, and more creative solutions Skillsets Knowledge of solar tariffs and rate schedule modeling, and the ability to communicate these esoteric concepts to interested customers Familiarity with formal project management methodologies and ability to read and interpret architectural and engineering drawings a plus Successful track record in a complex sales environment—solar, technical, construction and/or financial products with mid-to-long sales cycles Ability to use industry standard solar tariff modeling and proposal tools (preference for OnGrid, HelioScope, Excel, and others) Understanding of finance / business concepts (NPV, ROI, IRR) Experience with Salesforce Compensation and Benefits We pride ourselves on offering the most competitive compensation package in the industry. We pay 100% of our employee benefits costs and offer healthcare plans, long-term and short-term disability, life insurance, dental, vision and 401K. Sungevity strives for a multicultural work environment; diversity is a core value. AA/EOE. We are a Fair Chance Employer. Location Sungevity is located in the historic Jack London Square Area of Oakland, CA. Served by BART, Amtrak and Ferry Service. We also provide a locked bike room for our employees use. Please apply to

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