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Job ID #51 - Residential Sales Representative

ABOUT THE COMPANY

The company seeks to advance Canada's energy industry and economy while reducing society's environmental impact through solar power and renewable technology.  It is headquartered in Edmonton, AB with locally operated offices in Calgary, AB and Kamloops, BC. 

They focus on the design and installation of residential and commercial solar projects, energy storage, Tesla Powerwall installation, electric vehicle (EV) chargers, off-grid solar, as well as general electrical services.

One of the company’s founders was recognized by Edify Magazine in 2022’s Top 40 under 40 for not only being career oriented but also being heavily engaged in the community, and “taking solar power into its own hands”.

ABOUT THE JOB 

The company is looking for a Residential Sales Representative  located in Edmonton, AB. As a Sales Representative, you will be responsible for driving sales growth, building strong customer relationships, and meeting sales targets. You will play a crucial role in identifying new business opportunities, nurturing leads, and closing deals. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a passion for sales, and a proven track record of achieving sales goals.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify and generate new sales opportunities through prospecting, lead qualification, and networking.
  • Build and maintain relationships with new and existing customers to understand their needs and provide tailored solutions.
  • Conduct product demonstrations and presentations to showcase the features, benefits, and value of our products/services.
  • Collaborate with the sales team to develop and implement effective sales strategies and tactics.
  • Meet and exceed sales targets, including revenue goals, product/service quotas, and customer acquisition objectives.
  • Develop and maintain a strong sales pipeline, accurately forecasting sales and reporting on sales activities.
  • Negotiate and close sales contracts, ensuring customer satisfaction and long-term business relationships.
  • Continuously build product knowledge and stay updated on industry trends and competitor activities.
  • Provide exceptional customer service and support throughout the sales process and beyond.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing and customer service, to deliver a seamless customer experience.
  • Attend industry events, trade shows, and networking opportunities to expand business reach and stay connected to potential customers.

APPLICANT QUALITIES 

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Proven sales experience 2+ years in a target-driven environment.
  • Demonstrated success in meeting and exceeding sales targets and quotas.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to engage and influence potential customers.
  • Self-motivated and driven, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in using CRM systems and sales tools to manage and track sales activities.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Results-oriented mindset with a focus on delivering exceptional customer service and achieving sales goals.
  • Knowledge of Electricity and/or renewable energy and its market dynamics is a plus.
  • Willingness to travel as required and possess a valid driver's license (if applicable).

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

LOCATION

Edmonton, AB.

THIS IS A JOB OPENING POST 

This position is posted by Iron & Earth. Your interest in this position would involve participating in the Net-Zero Pathways (NZP) Program, once hired by the employer. 

The Net-Zero Pathways Program will enable self-identified and engaged Indigenous and fossil fuel workers, members of underserved communities (list or not?)  to diversify their skills into the net-zero sector.

NZP is a 7-week program that provides one-on-one case management, employability soft skills teachings, and engagement with employers to recruit and hire skilled workers seeking reliable employment opportunities. 

Week 1: Introduction /overview of the renewable energy sector. NZP offers a fully paid 5-day (including wrap-around financial assistance) employability and employer-based workshop with an overview of the opportunities in the renewable energy sector.

Weeks 2-7: Hands on training. We will assist you for the first 6 weeks of your employment onboarding with an employer in the renewable energy industry.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should send their résumé/CV and cover letter to [email protected] 
Please mention Job ID 51 when applying.

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This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Sectoral Workforce Solutions Program.

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Iron & Earth is committed to partnering with Indigenous workers to empower their communities to become self-sufficient in training programs, clean energy transition projects, and employment opportunities to combat environmental racism. It falls to all of us to continue the work of healing and reconciliation in our communities and our organizations. Our relationship with the land and the people who live here shapes who we are. It is in the spirit of reconciliation and honouring the past that we recognize treaties and agreements wherever they are and wherever we work.

We also acknowledge all peoples who live, work, and play on this land, and who honour and celebrate this territory.
As individuals and teams we may make mistakes along the way, but we are dedicated to growth, openness, compassion, and forgiveness. These principles in our work are essential to building successful and healthy relationships with individuals, communities, organizations, and governments.

We look forward to building a path to lead us to a better relationship with Indigenous nations and the environment around us based on peace, friendship, and respect.