Community Outreach Coordinator:
New York State

 

Title: Community Outreach Coordinator - NY
Term: 90-120 day contract
Compensation: Base plus uncapped commission - OTE of $4,000+/month
Time commitment: Full-time
Location: Central/Upstate New York (including but not limited to: Oneonta, Norwich, Binghamton, Olean, Auburn, and Canandaigua)

Position overview: With several large community solar projects launching in New York this year, we are looking for highly-motivated individuals to expand our community outreach efforts. The position is a customer facing, results-oriented role with significant opportunity for professional growth and autonomy. If you’re someone passionate about renewable energy and love building networks, then the Solstice New York Outreach position is for you!

Who you are:

  • You’re up to the challenge– you want real responsibility
  • You are bold, fearless, unafraid to fail - a true entrepreneurial spirit
  • A great communicator - You love talking to people
  • You know you can sell and you’re not afraid to prove it
  • You want to be part of a team that motivates and inspires you
  • You’re interested in renewables, clean-tech, and/or sustainability

Responsibilities will include:

  • Achieving or exceeding a monthly quota of households to enroll in solar projects
  • Conducting outreach to and building relationships with community organizations, including houses of worship, workplaces, community centers, housing associations and other community organizations/groups
  • Building a network of ambassadors to help you grow the solar contagion effect
  • Interfacing with community leaders and stakeholders to help their networks switch to solar
  • Conducting outreach to build awareness among New York households interested in solar power

Qualifications: 

  • 2-5 years of previous outbound sales and/or community organizing. Previous sales or political campaign experience preferred, as is a comfort with public engagement
  • Passion about the mission of Solstice
  • Ability to articulate Solstice’s value proposition to households and communities with passion and energy
  • Knowledge of/relationships with community organizations in the state of New York
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends to run events
  • Comfort and ability to work remotely from a home office
  • Ability and willingness to travel on a frequent basis throughout Central New York
  • Access to a car
  • Extraordinary attention to detail, highly-motivated, creative, proactive, team-oriented, self-starting and eager to work outside of an office setting

To apply, please send an email to careers@solstice.us with your resume and a cover letter stating your interest and why you’d be a great fit to join Solstice!