Ecology Action
  • 25-Jul-2017 to 23-Sep-2017 (PST)
  • Energy
  • SF Bay Area, CA, USA
  • Full Time

We are seeking an Entry Level Energy Efficiency Sales Consultant to work in the field in the Bay Area. This position will require a passion for building relationships in the small business and hospitality market by working closely with business owners and other decision makers while selling appropriate energy upgrades. The Entry Level Energy Efficiency Sales Consultant will visit customers to evaluate their energy systems, identify appropriate upgrades, and sell the benefits of the recommended measures. The market focus includes small to medium size businesses.


  • Development of sales lead, proposal, work order and work order deviation for sales prospects within
  • Interface with sales prospects to uncover; types of existing technology in use, interest level in upgrading to new/current technology, current budget for upgrades
  • Schedule energy assessment meetings with potencial customers
  • Interact with internal program partners and individual outside program representatives
  • Conduct lead generation marketing using internal proprietary CRM database
  • Conduct comprehensive energy efficiency audits
  • Gather energy end use information for customers
  • Ensure accurate customer information is entered into the audit and design tools provided
  • Conduct post-installation quality control inspections
  • Employ a continuous program improvement process in the daily workflow
  • Work to ensure high levels of customer service and satisfaction
  • Thrive in a competitive environment by reaching and exceeding sales quotas
  • Approach and build relationships with decision makers and prospective business participants in the markets noted above
  • Cold call with a "no fear" persistent attitude.

  Required Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • 1 year Customer Service or Sales Experience
  • Ability to build pipelines superb time management and organization
  • Ability to work alone and be self-motivated
  • Accuracy with reporting analysis and ability for strong attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt work style and approach to evolving market conditions
  • Computer proficiency
  • Excellent oral communication and presentation skills


  • BA/BS or five years experience in a professional setting.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, talk and hear, and use a computer keyboard and monitor. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The successful employee must also be able to climb stairs or ladders occasionally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

Work Environment: Generally, the work environment is in the field with minimal time in the office. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A personal vehicle is required and mileage will be reimbursed as per federal guidelines.

Compensation: The compensation for this position consists of an annual base salary and an additional annual incentive paid monthly based on kilowatt hours saved. Ecology Action offers a competitive generous benefit package that includes a 401k retirement plan with immediate vesting of the 4% employer match.

More About Us

Ecology Action is an award-winning non-profit consultancy that provides innovative solutions to the energy, water, and transportation challenges of cities, governments, and utilities across California. We have four decades of experience helping people make simple yet profound changes that have big environmental impact.  We believe that when individuals and businesses make simple changes in their behavior they drive large scale changes that benefit people and the planet.  This translates into reduced carbon emissions, stronger businesses, healthier communities and a sustainable future for all.  Together, we help people, businesses and communities act now.

Ecology Action believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success and should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. This position description outlines primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but is not intended to be a comprehensive description of job responsibilities. We expect each employee to offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.

Ecology Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in its workforce. Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as an employee for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Ecology Action does not offer a company paid relocation program.

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