Community Solar Sales Job: Minneapolis—Saint Paul

Position Description
Community Energy is looking for experienced sales persons to sell solar power savings in person and over the phone to residential electric customers under fixed-price contracts.

Community Energy, a national solar developer, is currently developing community solar projects in Minnesota among other states, and will offer solar power to utility customers at locked-in prices that offer savings on their electric bill and protect against rising electric prices. Community Energy’s marketing team will provide training and marketing materials to close sales.

Sales Representatives are expected to generate leads, attain quotas and have the flexibility to work at home and set their own hours within appropriate calling periods. Successful Sales Representative may receive leads from Community Energy marketing efforts upon demonstrative of effective sales results.

Company Overview
Since its inception in 1999, Community Energy has led the development and construction of more than 1,000 MW of wind and solar generating facilities. Community Energy brings a long track record of successful project development, utility and retail off-take, renewable energy marketing, innovative financing, and public policy support to accelerate renewable energy deployment at scale. With headquarters in Radnor, Pennsylvania and offices in Boulder, Colorado, Community Energy has a strong presence in both eastern and western renewable energy markets. For more information about Community Energy, please visit

• Generate a pipeline of potential customers interested in solar power savings
• Persuade households to sign contracts with community solar projects in select communities
• Close the sale with signed contracts in-person and over the phone
• Follow processes on lead development and tracking
• Weekend and night work expected
• Ability to join weekly sales calls via conference line

• Enthusiasm and knowledge about the renewable energy industry
• Sales experience
• Excellent verbal communication and phone skills
• Ability to learn quickly and retain new information

Additionally, Community Energy seeks sales personnel who are flexible, able to prioritize efficiently, take responsibility and initiative in their fields, have demonstrated focus, success, and motivation, and who are looking to be part of a hard-working, good-humored team of individuals.

The Sales Representative is an independent contractor for a 6-12 month position with the potential to continue beyond with the expected expansion of community solar. Position will commence on a retainer plus commission basis. A successful Sales Representative is expected to earn $6,000-$8,000 per month. Sales Representatives earn additional commission on self-generated leads.

Interested Candidates
Please email cover letter and resume to
Email subject should read “Community Solar Sales: MN”.