Sungevity Retail Solar Consultant - Ontatio, CA in Ontario, California

Retail Solar Consultant - Ontatio, CA

Ontario, California



Retail Solar Consultant

The Company

Sungevity is one of the world’s leading and fastest growing residential solar companies. Our success tracks to three priorities. First, we are obsessed with customer service and are committed to making the happiest customers in our, or any, industry. Second, we are a technology-led business, well known for inventing Remote Solar Design, and leading the solar industry with software innovations that make going solar easier and cheaper. And finally, our business is designed to partner and grow with leading organizations from Lowe’s to E.On, GE to Sierra Club. Sungevity currently operates in 14 US States, Netherlands and Germany, and the United Kingdom. Culture Sungevity is a mission-driven business, and we combine our social commitment with a drive for top-notch professional execution and realism. Our culture is fast-paced, passionate and fun. We have a “no drama” environment. We’re prepared for the fact that no two days will be remotely similar on this adventure, and we are all-in committed to making the most of our incredible market opportunity, ourselves and each other.

The Position Mission

Our Retail Solar Consultants will begin the process of signing up customers for a solar system which, for many, can be a big deal. For most people this is a decision that involves a long-term commitment. Like most sales positions, we are looking for individuals who can quickly form a rapport, surface and address someone’s interests and concerns, and gather information needed to qualify our customers.


  • Consistently achieve monthly, quarterly, and annual retail sales targets

  • Assure efficiency across sales processes to achieve and exceed retail sales targets

  • Foster a dynamic team culture through participation, mentorship, and team building activities


  • Educate and close prospective customers

  • Successfully manage and overcome prospect objections

  • Develop and maintain excellent customer service relationships with prospects

  • Update lead rating and prospect interaction in CRM

  • Consistently achieve quota(s)

  • Develop and maintain a strong referral network of satisfied customers that refer friends and family to Sungevity

  • Demonstrate desire for professional development

  • Generate appointments using our retail channels and your personal network as needed to maintain a full calendar

  • Consistently update CRM with prospect interactions as required


  • Consultative – elicits clients’ interests and concerns. Provides right information at the right time to meet the clients’ needs.

  • Communication/Translation – listens carefully to understand what people think and feel; able to translate complex concepts into simple language.

  • Persuasive – can readily and effectively ask others to undertake a task.

  • Adaptable - Exhibits a “centered” attitude and is resourceful in the face of unexpected changes or problems

  • Technically Adept – Can readily understand and be conversant with information and processes that relate to solar technologies, construction, permitting, leasing and more.

  • Web savvy – effectively uses web pages as props and tools to focus clients’ attention and/or to meet their needs for information.

  • Organized – manages use of time efficiently. Leverages the use of personal systems and software to optimize one’s efficiency

  • Customer Centric – Insanely unique, insanely, personal, and insanely simple

  • Risk and Innovation – Generate viable, new approaches and solutions that support our vision for the long haul

  • Resourceful – Comfortable generating appointments using a variety of methods

  • Diversity and Inclusion- The ability to account for one's own and other's world views and identify opportunities, make decisions, and resolve conflicts in ways that optimize differences for better, longer lasting, and more creative solutions

Other Things to Note

  • Weekend availability is needed

  • You must have a valid Driver’s License with a driving record that meets Sungevity’s criteria and a willingness to travel. This position will require driving to specific areas

  • A Company Vehicle will be provided

  • You must be 18 years of age or older

Compensation and Benefits We pride ourselves on offering the most competitive compensation package in the industry with un-capped commission. You can look forward to paid holidays, paid training, and paid time off. In addition, top performers can look forward to plenty of advancement opportunities (leadership, and other roles)! Relocation may be required. We pay 100% of our employee benefits costs and offer healthcare plans, long-term and short-term disability, life insurance, dental, vision and 401K.

Sungevity has a consistent record of promoting internal employees, creating upward mobility and growth. We have promoted over 20% of all of our employees in 2015.

Location This role will be remote and will work in the Northern California area. Sungevity HQ is located in the historic Jack London Square Area of Oakland, CA. Our Oakland office is served by BART, Amtrak and Ferry Service. We also provide a locked bike room for our employees use. As part of our pre-employment process, you will be asked to complete a drug screen. Sungevity strives for a multicultural work environment; diversity is a core value. AA/EOE. Please apply to