Job Responsibilities / Requirements:
Incentive Earning Opportunity:
- Sales: Promotion of new offers to residential customers in a retail environment and in local neighborhoods.
- Merchandising: Ensure marketing collateral is on display, and presentable to customers.
- Training: Responsible to educate Retail Sales Associates on Solar, during slow consumer traffic. Generate positive PR and Brand Awareness in-store.
- Personal Development / Training: Must be willing to commit to initial training via on-line/in-person and conference call (specific date still TBD)
- Relationship Building: Must have the ability to communicate professionally and effectively with, Retail Sales Associates, Retail Management Team and Customers.
- Administration/Reporting: Must complete accurate and timely daily recap reports online, weekly schedule and territory/store management
- Must be available to work on Weekends
In addition to the hourly rate offered, we believe in rewarding results and outstanding execution. An aggressive appointment and sales Bonus/Commission is in place to motivate and reward top performers.Behavioral Requirements:
- Articulate - able to verbally express the product capabilities in simple terms.
- Demo and in-store training experience - comfortable demonstrating the product through hands-on use.
- Persuasive – able to influence the buying decision.
- Professional – exhibits a clean, neat, professional image.
- Customer-service oriented – enjoys being helpful to others.
- Sales background with minimum of 1 year direct sales experience. Focus on sales results and qualifying customers.
- Retail expertise either directly with a retailer or with a Field Marketing agency.
- Positive attitude & experience turning a “maybe” into a “yes”.
- Proactive communication style and ability to be responsive to last minute requests.
- Results and action oriented – ownership minded
- Timely Communications Required. It is mandatory that responses to management phone calls or emails are returned within 24 hours
- Independent, self –motivated, and organized, while remaining flexible and adaptable
- Must be sufficiently skilled at using the internet and other computer programs/systems necessary to complete administrative tasks.
- Must have a cell phone and access to a computer.
- Reliable access to transportation as needed to travel to/from stores, events, field etc.
- Access to a digital camera is highly desirable
- Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. without limitations and ability to stand for up to 8 hours at a time (subject to authorized breaks and meal periods)
- Must be capable of bending, kneeling, reaching, lifting and squatting for up to 8 hours during your shift
Candidates must possess the following:
- Name tag and branded Polo shirt provided
- Khaki or black solid pants (must be professional: no cargo or denim pants), Docker’s style is approved
- Closed toed sturdy shoes (no open toed, sandals, high heels, or sneakers)
- High school diploma or G.E.D. (or equivalent experience)
- 18 years of age plus a valid social security number (for payroll and tax purposes)
- Proof of legal authority to work in the United States
- Ability to satisfy drug-screen and background check subject to applicable law
- Valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record and a willingness to travel (this position will require traveling to specific sites).
- Some positions offer travel reimbursement, specifics would be discussed later in the interview process.
About Verengo Solar:
At Verengo, we market, sell and install solar photovoltaic systems. These systems enable homeowners to save money on their electricity bills while replacing dirty electricity with clean, renewable energy from the sun!
From our start in 2008, we have held a constant commitment to our founding principles; Trust, Responsibility, being Uncompromising, working Smarter, Teamwork, Enthusiasm, and the ability to be Dynamic. Living these core values have earned us various honors, we have been named to Inc. Magazine 500/5000 numerous times, we’ve received Angie’s List “Super Service” award, an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, Green Job Bank’s “Top 10 Green Employers” award, and the list goes on.
As the solar industry continues to change, we continue to evolve with it. We are looking for talented individuals who share our values and are looking for a career that is both challenging and rewarding while making the planet a better place to live. Join us as we write Verengo’s next chapter together and continue to secure our place as the solar installer of choice.
Verengo is headquartered in Torrance, California with a Contact Center in Phoenix, Arizona and Field Operations Centers in Anaheim and Valencia.