• Solar Sales Associate

    Job Location US-CT
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/6/2018 3:36 PM)
  • Overview

    For nearly two decades, Con Edison Solutions, Con Edison Development, and Con Edison Energy have been leading national providers of retail and wholesale energy services. Now, they are part of Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, a wholly owned subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc.


    Ross Solar was founded by the Ross family in 2007 to provide solar installation and consulting services to home owners, businesses and municipalities in the Northeast. Now, as a Con Edison Solutions company, Ross Solar is able to leverage its understanding of solar with the experience, stability and integrity of one of America's largest energy companies.


    Licensed in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York City as well as Westchester, Putnam and Rockland Counties in New York State, since its founding Ross Solar has installed more than fourteen thousand kilowatts of solar for businesses and homeowners.

    We offer a competitive compensation package which includes benefits such as:


    • Health, dental and vision benefits
    • Paid time off and paid Holidays
    • 401K with generous company match
    • Stock Purchase Plan
    • Life insurance
    • Tuition Aid Program
    • Steady work load
    • Collaborative environment


    Responsible for the sale of PV Solar installations for Residential and Commercial  clients.  The Sales Associate will identify and qualify potential solar customers, lead the negotiation of the deal, and ensure customer satisfaction through delivery and post-sale.  The Sales Associate will work with leads and lead opportunities in their assigned territories to produce sales as well as discover new opportunities.


    1. Meet with potential clients, present proposals and establish a level of integrity and confidence
    2. Create clear and concise proposals for residential and commercial clients
    3. Managing sales relationships with potential clients/ follow up.
    4. Collect and interpret data for design and creation of proposals
    5. Discover new opportunities, by generating sales leads, and staffing lead-generating events, in order to  continuously increase sales in assigned region
    6. Maintain awareness of client’s needs and communication throughout the construction process.  
    7. Provide ongoing and regular feedback to Sales Management and internal sales support relevant to key account opportunities.



    • High school degree required
    • Undegraduate degree from accredited college or university preferred.



    • 5+ years of sales experience as well as Customer service experience.
    • Experience in the Solar Energy Industry, highly preferred.


    Job Skills:

    • Innovative dealmaker who develops profitable solutions to complex problems in highly competitive markets
    • Ability to develop and refine appropriate sales strategies for each account opportunity
    • Strong business acumen and time management skills
    • Strong relationships within the marketplace
    • Keen perception of business risks and rewards
    • Team player
    • Flexible schedule necessary to accommodate the needs of prospective customers
    • Strong negotiation skills
    • Broad financial skills, including financial analysis
    • Strong drive and initiative coupled with a professional image
    • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills including finance concepts (ROI, NPV, simple payback)
    • Excellent computer skills (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook; SalesForce.com)
    • Entrepreneurial, self-motivated and energetic





    Equal Opportunity Employer: Consolidated Edison is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms in policy and practice its commitment to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship, eligible veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law. 


    Con Edison is a federal contractor subject to VEVRAA and desires to receive priority referrals of protected veterans. 


    You must be eligible to work in the US independent of company sponsorship.



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