Title: Field Organizer
Compensation: $40-45k plus performance-based bonus
Position overview: Solstice is seeking an outstanding Market Expansion Coordinator who’s excited to scope, scout, and launch operations in new markets. You will lead our expansion efforts and chart out our strategy in new localities. You will travel to different geographies to build Solstice’s presence in that region and spread the word about community solar. You’ll help us ramp up our operations in different states by conducting initial outreach to organizational and corporate partners, recruiting field-based staff and ambassadors, and assessing new marketing opportunities and strategy (e.g. out-of-home advertising, news and print media). The right candidate is a natural explorer, loves meeting new people, is reliable, communicative, and passionate about climate change mitigation.
We’re looking for someone who’s comfortable charting new territory with the support of the Outreach and Marketing teams.
Responsibilities will include:
Frequent travel to territories where Solstice is launching new projects
Initial outreach to and building relationships with corporates and community organizations, including houses of worship, workplaces, community centers, schools, and service organizations
Recruitment of field-based staff to join our team and lead offline outreach efforts in that geography
Recruitment of and organize Ambassadors to spur referral engine
Make recommendations for community outreach and customer acquisition strategy that is tailored to localities
Documentation of all activities in our CRM systems
Evaluation of new marketing channels, namely out-of-home advertising, news and print, and other offline channels
6 months – 2 years of sales or political/community organizing experience
Ability and desire to travel frequently
A great communicator – you love talking to people
Entrepreneurial and a driven self-starter
Full of positive attitude – you see challenges as learning opportunities
Hungry to be part of a team that motivates and inspires you
Passionate about renewables, cleantech, and/or sustainability
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
Process-driven, highly motivated, competitive, yet team-oriented
Willingness to work evenings and weekends on occasion
Access to a car
As a Market Expansion Coordinator, you will gain:
Experience expanding into new markets and states and developing early strategies for customer acquisition success
Experience articulating and pitching community solar to customers and organizations
A deep understanding of the solar and renewable energy space, particularly the rapidly growing community solar industry
Experience at a fast-growing social enterprise that’s creating a more just and equitable energy industry
Competitive benefits and generous PTO
Solstice reimburses for mileage and expenses.
Solstice was founded to advance equity and inclusion in America. We are committed to living those values, not just in the work we do to promote environmental and energy justice, but in how we grow as an organization. We seek always to expand leadership opportunities for marginalized communities in the global transition to clean energy.
Solstice is an equal opportunity employer. We hire, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, national origin, genetics, veteran status, or any of the other characteristics that give each of us unique perspective and capacities.
We’re a team of mission-driven, passionate, and dedicated individuals. We’ve fostered an inclusive and fun culture through monthly outings, solar farm field trips, and the occasional after-work beer. Apply today and get to know us!Apply