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Energy Sales Retail Associate

Location Chico, California; Sacramento, California Category Direct Sales Job ID R25299
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Overview

As an Energy Sales Retail Associate, you will build rapport/qualify prospective customers and set appointments for solar and storage solutions within our retail partner environments. Join us and be part of the nation’s leading solar, storage and home electrification company! This role offers a chance to advance in your career, earn a great income and make an unwavering environmental impact.

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Level: Entry-Level
  • Salary: Base Pay + Uncapped Commission Average Compensation: $45,000 - $60,000/year; based on location and personal success
  • Top Performers Compensation: Up to $160,000.00+/year

Success Profile

What makes a successful Energy Sales Retail Associate at Sunrun? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Communicator
  • Competitive
  • Customer Obsessed
  • Outgoing
  • Goal-oriented
  • Persuasive

Career Path

Sunrun offers many interdisiplinary career pathways to grow your career. Start your journey today and learn how you can chose your path with Sunrun!

  • Energy Sales Retail Associate
  • Energy Sales Retail Captain
  • Field Sales Consultant
  • Clean Energy District Manager
  • Field Sales Manager
  • Field Sales Director

Power Your Benefits

Explore the many benefits Sunrun offers you and your family.

  • Financial Security

    Sunrun helps support your financial wellbeing today and security for tomorrow by offering a number of powerful savings tools. Including but not limited to: Flexible Spending Program, Sunrun 401(k) Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) and Life + Disability.

  • Work/Life Harmony

    Sunrun provides access to a number of programs to provide you with the flexibility you need for a healthy work/life balance, and to support your personal well-being. Including but not limited to: Voluntary Benefits, FOND Employee Discount Program, Education Benefit and Employee Assistance Program.

  • Paid Time Off

    Time away from work is important in maintaining your overall wellbeing. We support you in taking appropriate time off to keep a healthy work/life balance.

  • Perks

    On top of your competitive annual salary and commission you will have the opportunity to earn lucrative performance incentives through our Nike/Lululemon swag sponsored incentive program as well as prizes and amazing trips.

Job Details

Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our customers' lives. We know that determination starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

Do you believe in a sustainable future where everyone can access the power they need, whenever they need it? At Sunrun, we believe that future starts today! We offer power that is reliable, for when the electricity grid isn’t. Rechargeable, for when uncertain days become nights. Affordable, so it’s accessible to more families. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging. Come join the thousands of Sunrunners already powering their potential at Sunrun!

Overview 

Power your potential and #electrifyyourcareer by joining the leading U.S. solar, storage, and energy services company. Are you looking to position yourself in a high growth, high impact career? Do you desire a sales lifestyle? If so, look no further - the Sunrun retail team is hiring!  

Duties & Responsibilities

In this role, you will act as the face of Sunrun in a designated partner retail store, where you will make a significant impact on potential customers. Impact is made by building relationships, building excitement for our products, and educating potential customers on renewable energy and storage solutions. You will be responsible for scheduling appointments and building the Sunrun customer base. Your focus on each person you meet is to influence and impact them in a positive manner. If you thrive on exceeding personal and team goals, this role is for you!

Qualifications/How You Will Be Successful:

Success in this role requires strong communication skills, excellent technology skills, resilience, self-motivation, grit, and passion for our mission. 

  • Availability to work a retail schedule including weekends, evenings and some holiday shifts. This schedule is optimized for your sales success and earning potential.

  • Access to reliable transportation to support a multi-store territory zone within 15-30 mile radius.

  • At least two years of 2 years of relevant work experience.

  • Significant comfort level with technology, utilizing an IPAD/computer and multiple software applications.

How you will be rewarded:

  • Full benefits package including health, vision, dental insurance, 401K with company match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, paid training, and much more.

  • The opportunity to invest in yourself and your career through PowerU - Sunrun’s 100% tuition reimbursement program with over 150 educational opportunities.

  • Highly competitive sales commissions paid biweekly for new solar appointments and contracts that result from your efforts.

  • Competitive hourly base pay and commission plus lucrative performance incentives through our Nike/Lululemon sponsored incentive program.  You’ll have the opportunity to earn Nike/Lululemon swag, prizes and amazing trips.

  • Internal advancement opportunities, as earned.

  • Our top performers earn up to $160,000.00/year.  This could be you!

Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to acts, such as The Equal Pay Transparency Act. It assumes that the successful candidate will be located in markets within the United States that warrant the compensation listed. Candidates in locations outside this local area may have a different  starting salary range for this opportunity which may be higher or lower.  Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.

The starting salary/wage for this opportunity is:

$16.00

Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance, short and long term incentives, and program-specific awards.  Sunrun provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). A candidate’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. 

Recruiter:

Mary Yollin (mary.yollin@sunrun.com)

This description sets forth the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as some of the essential functions of this role.  It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all essential duties and qualifications. If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at candidateaccomodations@sunrun.com.

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About Us

Sunrun Inc. (Nasdaq: RUN) is the nation’s leading home solar, battery storage, and energy services company. We believe in the power of solar energy to make a real difference in our world. Together, we can tackle the challenges ahead, knowing that every step towards clean energy counts. Join us on this journey towards a more sustainable tomorrow.

Perks & Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Vacations/Holidays
  • Paid Baby Bonding Leave
  • Employee Discounts
  • PowerU - 100% Funded Education Programs

A Commitment to Candidate Experience

At Sunrun our fiercely passionate workforce is our greatest asset and help power our mission to create a planet run by the sun. We strive to have the best in class experience for our candidates. If you had a great experience or you feel there is room for improvement, please reach out to our Director of Talent Acquisition, Kelly Wittman, to share your feedback.

Application Process

  • Review our current job openings and apply now for a role that interests you!

    • If you seem like a fit for the role, our recruiting team will reach out to schedule time to learn more about you!
    • If we can't offer you an interview at this time, you will be notified via email!
    • If you can't find a current open role that fits your needs, join our Talent Community. You will then receive notifications when roles become available that may be a better fit.
    • Spend approximately 30 minutes chatting with one of our recruiters on the phone; they will share more information about Sunrun, what it’s like to work here as well as the skills required to be successful in the role you applied to.
    • The recruiter will ask you questions about your previous work experience and why you’re interested in joining our team.
    • Sunrun is proud to be an employer that provides equal employment opportunities and does not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.
    • After this interview, your recruiter will let you know if you’re moving to the next step of our interview process.
    • Thanks for sticking with us! Now its time to meet with the hiring leader and (if applicable) others on the team.
    • Depending on the role, this interview may be in-person or via video chat.
    • Following this interview, your recruiter will follow-up with next steps; there may be additional interviews depending on the role.
    • If you’re selected for the position, most roles require additional steps between the offer and start date (e.g., background check, I-9 verification); if that’s the case your recruiter will provide more information.
    • Your recruiter will be your main point of contact to ensure you have everything you need to be successful at Sunrun.
    • Be yourself; we love people and we want to help you find your next career opportunity
    • Have a dedicated space for interviewing with no distractions
    • Be prepared to ask questions

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