Residential Solar Project Developer- Bloomington IL

Posted: July 06, 2021

Company: Straightup Solar

Employer Type: Other

Position Type: Full Time

Job Type: Sales

Experience Level: Mid Level

Certification Required: Other

Education Required: Bachelors


County: MCLEAN

StraightUp Solar is seeking a solar sales representative to generate sales of residential solar electric systems. A primary responsibility will be performing sales on sites and appointments at homes from pre-qualified leads. The position is based out of our Central Illinois office in Bloomington. Please send a resume and cover letter to

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Sales of residential solar electric systems
  • Finalizing and signing contracts at clients’ homes with an emphasis on being a successful first-meeting closer when appropriate
  • Utilizing online tools and conducting preliminary site evaluations to develop an initial system design.
  • Analysis of customer’s current and projected electrical usage and financial return on investment
  • Attending outreach events to discuss solar with potential leads

Desired Skills

  • At least 2-3 years in sales with a proven track record required
  • Background in solar, other clean technologies, roofing, or construction, preferred
  • Ability to calculate key financial metrics
  • Consistently achieve sales quota
  • Competency of the use of Gmail, Word, Excel, and CRM
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deliver a high level of customer service
  • Must be able to work weekends on occasion
  • Must be very organized, self-motivated, and able to meet aggressive timelines
  • Develop and maintain a strong referral network of satisfied customers that refer friends and family to StraightUp Solar
  • Candidate must reside (commuting distance) to the Bloomington-Normal area

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift to 15 pounds at times.

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