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COMPANY OVERVIEW

Solar Connection, established in 2010, is a family-owned solar energy solutions company, headquartered in Rochester, MN.  We design and install innovative solar energy systems for a variety of customers, including homes, businesses, and farms throughout the regions.  The foundation of our business is our employees and their diverse backgrounds, experience, and education. Our entrepreneurial culture thrives on this diverse mix of abilities – allowing us to create innovative solutions while opening doors in new and emerging markets.  We want everyone on our tight-knit team to play an active role in growing our business, and we encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future.  While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible, and down-to-earth. We do not ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it.  Our reputation for ethical behavior enables us to attract and retain the best talent and loyal customers Southeast Minnesota has to offer.  To learn about our team, visit us at: www.solarconnectioninc.com.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Commercial Sales position is responsible to develop new customers and maintain business relationships with an established customer base.  Responsibilities include:

Generate new as well as maintain current client relationships and provide customer support
Manage the customer referral process to maximize sales opportunities
Respond to inquiries from prospective customers and follow the Company’s lead-management process
Collect all required information from customer site by taking photos and measurements during on-site evaluation
Generate accurate customer proposals and provide all project specifics, benefits, and expectations to the customer
Coordinate the closing process
Ensure all customer contracts and loan documents are executed properly by the customer and processed through to the next phase.
Work with in-house system designers & engineers
Participate in sales, education, and promotional events
Participate in ongoing training and product education
This position is full-time position including some night and weekend work.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with commercial sales or an equivalent combination of education and training preferred
Knowledge of solar energy is a plus
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Suite and CRM tools
Able to work independently and interact with all levels of personnel
Willing to explore and implement new solutions
BENEFITS

The Company contributes toward the following benefits – your contributions are made on a pre-tax basis:
Medical benefits – employees can choose to enroll in a high deductible health plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA)
Dental benefits, including orthodontia for children
Health Care Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Our retirement plan offers the opportunity for employees to make pre-tax and/or Roth 401(k) contributions, as well as employer profit sharing
The Company provides the following benefits at no cost to you:
Group term Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
Disability insurance, including paid sick leave, short term disability and long-term disability
EOE, including disability/vets

To apply for this job please visit www.solarconnectioninc.com.