Center for EcoTechnology
112 Elm Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
The Center for EcoTechnology (CET) helps people and businesses save energy and reduce waste. We make green make sense.
For 40 years we’ve offered proven advice and resources to save you money, make you more comfortable at home, and help your business perform better.
As a non-profit 501(c)(3), CET works with partners throughout the region to help transform the way we live and work for a better community, economy, and environment – now and for the future.
We provide practical solutions that save energy, materials and money and have a positive impact on our environment and community. We serve residents, business and communities in the areas of energy efficiency and waste reduction and through our retail store, EcoBuilding Bargains.
|Job Type:||Category:||Full Time||Sales/Outside|
|Education Level:||Work Experience:|
|High School or Equivalent|
Driver's License - Preference: Required|
|The Center for EcoTechnology is looking for an experienced and skillful Sales Representative to help us with our mission. If you have been worked in the building trades or have been selling to an institutional market, and if you are looking for an opportunity to make a meaningful difference with your career, then read on.|
The Sales Representative secures sales in energy efficiency consulting services with builders, architects, homeowners and others through cold calling and physical site visits. The Sales Representative provides outreach, education and technical assistance throughout the sales process. The Sales Representative provides superior customer service by developing and maintaining constructive relationships with customers and collaborating with team members and other departments as needed.
Overview of Responsibilities:
Business Development: Applies knowledge and experience of assigned territory to identify leads, manage prospects and acquire new business. Develops and maintains constructive relationships with contractors, builders, and their agents. Using a sales-driven approach with a well-crafted delivery, explains CET’s mission and the positive environmental impact and energy savings opportunities for customers. Cross-sells services throughout the CET coverage area.
The Sales Representative builds and fosters a network of referrals to create new opportunities for revenue growth. Provides accurate information to technical services team when handing off projects. Develops and maintains an awareness of market behavior and competitive trends and advises management of market conditions and industry trends. Collaborates with marketing department to ensure marketing materials are effective.
Administrative: Uses marketing data from applicable sales management software tools (such as BidClerk) to maximize sales efficiency and effectiveness. Maintains accurate records in CRM database, including sales call reports, expense reimbursement forms, billing invoices, and other documentation.
|Minimum of 3 years’ experience in sales, preferably working in field related to energy efficiency. Must have sales personality and orientation with demonstrated ability to convert prospects and close sales. Ability to track and report results via Salesforce (or the ability to learn it). Excellent communication and sales skills with ability to listen actively, speak effectively, and write well. Experience with Internet, Microsoft Office and databases.|
Must be organized and have the ability to work independently. Must have professional appearance and communication style as appropriate for business setting. Work style should be flexible, reliable, self-directed, and have a proficient work ethic. Must have leadership skills. Reliable, hardworking, trustworthy. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Passion for the environment and community involvement. Must have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and use of reliable, registered and insured vehicle.
Please visit our website and complete the online application at www.cetonline.org/jobs/. You may include military service assignments and any verified work performed on a volunteer basis. CET is an equal opportunity employer.