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Renewable Energy - Sales Agent

Date Posted: Dec 6, 2018

Location: New York, 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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For 20 years, Green Mountain Energy has led the fight against anthropogenic climate change. We are America's renewable energy leader, offering consumers an easy way to support clean power, and now more than ever we need individuals with excellent interaction skills, and who are passionate about preserving the environment, to join our team!

The Sales Agent for Green Mountain will be responsible for generating face-to-face conversations with prospective customers to promote and sell products and services in various settings. The primary goal is to acquire new customers and enroll them.


Available positions throughout New York City


We offer:
• Opportunity to work at fun events alongside fun colleagues
• Flexible hours and work days (weekday afternoons/evenings and weekends)
• Personal satisfaction of knowing that you are making an environmental/health difference!
• Good pay and performance based bonus potential (base commission with bonus)
• 401K benefits available, one year eligibility requirements
• Ability to work independently while being part of a team


This position mainly involves face-to-face interaction behind booths at set venues (It does NOT involve door-to-door or telemarketing activity).


Minimum Qualifications:
• Sincere desire to help protect the environment
• Basic understanding/knowledge of renewable energy
• Intelligent & articulate, with strong aptitude for understanding technology
• Friendly, outgoing personality with good sense of humor
• High level of personal integrity (honesty and reliability are a must)
• Has to be over 18 with a GED
• Available to work evenings and/or weekends, 12-30 hours/wk
• Available at least three to five days per week
• Access to RELIABLE transportation and personal e-mail account
• EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


SCHEDULING: is flexible, part-time, and coordinated week by week. Availability can be anywhere from 12-30 hours a week. Minimum requirement: 1 weekend day availability (Friday-Sunday)


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Based on information provided by the customers, discuss and assist customers’ fit to match with the most suitable price plan and promotion/incentive
  • Achieve and maintain set performance metrics while providing best-in-class service
  • Efficiently navigate order entry system(s) as necessary
  • Utilize and exercise compliance standards for securing customer information
  • Abide by site rules and regulations, including all company safety rules/regulations


Physical Requirements:

May occasionally require lifting as appropriate to perform duties and responsibilities


Working Conditions:

  • Working onsite at assigned location(s) or event(s) both indoors and outdoors
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • This position is a part-time position eligible for commission incentives and/or targets provided by the Team Leads and/or Area Managers

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.

Official description on file with Human Resources

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