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Administrative Assistant - Sales Support

Date Posted: Feb 15, 2020

Location: Buffalo, NY, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

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Role and Responsibilities:


The Sales Support Admin will provide sales support administration duties to the NRG Distributed Energy Resources (DER) divisions of NRG located in the Buffalo, NY office, which include NRG Curtailment Solutions, Inc., NRG Advisory Services, Inc. and BidURenergy, Inc. This position will be responsible for researching prospective leads within a geographical area where the sales team is actively focused, as well as performing other administrative duties as assigned.


Job Duties:


  • Create new enrollments and revenue projections tailored to specific prospects
  • Use excel and ACT! to track various performance measures of the sales force
  • Report findings from tracking to management
  • Prospect and do various research projects in spare time
  • Formulate action plan and assign closing accounts in some instances
  • Maintain CRM database by verifying and improving information on accounts 


 Minimum Requirements:

  • Associates degree.
  • In lieu of a degree, two years of experience working in sales or administration support may be considered


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous sales experience
  • Previous energy/utility experience


Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while still meeting deadlines.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with others, especially with colleagues and supervisors.
  • Organized, task oriented, and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in MS Office: Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment while being a self-starter with minimal supervision
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Must maintain a high level of knowledge about electric markets and our programs and services 
  • Will be required to perform additional duties as requested, directed, or assigned





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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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