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Date Posted: Jan 7, 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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NRG’s DER team is seeking talented sales self-starters with creativity, exceptional communication skills, and competitive nature to become a part of one of the fastest-growing consulting organizations in the industry. We’re seeking individuals who desire to be a part of a team with goals to offer comprehensive energy management solutions to the largest end-users across North America. We are looking for individuals with a strong desire to join our business development team and become a part of our team of consultants. We are seeking sales-savvy individuals who are interested in a career with growth potential in one of the fastest-growing and most desired industries for professionals in today’s economy.  Inside Sales, reps will initiate contact with targeted end-use customers to identify opportunities to assist clients in their strategic purchase(s) and management of their energy dollars. 


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Call center atmosphere which involves setting appointments from generated leads; introducing alternative energy management strategies
  • Profitably sell energy commodity and risk management services to targeted clients to increase NRG’s success in the commercial and industrial space
  • Effectively communicate with management the status of sales opportunities and client activity levels
  • Build relationships with clients to understand their business model and how energy impacts their success
  • Maintain assigned levels of sales activity for new and existing clients to produce consistent results above sales objectives
  • Maintain a high awareness of the competitive environment, electricity marketing trends, and current pricing strategies and utility tariffs
  • Represent the company in a professional and ethical manner


Working Conditions:

  • Open Office Environment


Minimum Requirements:


  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Previous sales or cold calling experience


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Previous Inside Sales experience
  • Previous Call Center experience
  • Previous energy-related experience
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and experience with CRM systems   


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Have keen intelligence and be a proficient negotiator
  • Ability to learn and adapt to changing trends in the industry
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written with a diverse group of customers and internal departments
  • A desire to achieve and exceed all quotas
  • Strong organizational, time-management, aspiration, and interpersonal skills

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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Nearest Major Market: Buffalo