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Senior Business Development Associate

Boston, MA
15 days ago
Full time role

Company

Nexamp

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Nexamp is leading the transformation to the new energy economy with proven solutions for the deployment and operation of solar ...

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Job Description

Do you want to be part of the solar revolution that is transforming the energy landscape? Do you have a passion for making our environment better for this generation and the ones that follow? Does working for a fast paced, growing company that is leading the way into new markets sound exciting to you? Come join us as we take on new challenges and help build a better tomorrow. Our mission is clear: to reshape the energy landscape, delivering value to our clients and partners while benefiting our communities and society at large. Let’s make a difference together. Join our team!

SUMMARY

Nexamp is seeking a Senior Associate to join our growing solar Business Development team in New York State. As a member of the Business Development team, the Senior Associate will identify, originate, and develop new solar opportunities in the Nexamp New York market. Candidates should possess a basic understanding of solar energy development and a strong set of skills in sales and relationship management. Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree, at least 2 years of working in the solar industry, and an ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced work environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office are essential. This role is reporting to our Director, Business Development. We are open to candidates across New York state and in the Boston, MA area, with a strong preference being located in New York. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Learn Nexamp’s project site selection parameters and development approach.
  • Source new project sites using direct mailers and cold calls.
  • Evaluate potential ground and rooftop solar sites using geographic information system (GIS) applications.
  • Maintain detailed reports using Salesforce and other applications.
  • Build and preserve relationships with property owners and potential partners.
  • Travel to attend site visits, landowner meetings, and other development meetings.
  • Coordinate with Engineering, Finance and Legal teams to identify potential project flaws.
  • Understand and represent Nexamp values and business strategy.
  • Shadow and coordinate with project developers.
  • Actively participate in regular team meetings.
  • Generate proposals and outreach materials to support project development efforts.
  • Provide general administrative assistance to the Business Development team as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, hands-on, results-oriented, and a team player. Key qualifications as follows:

  • At least 2 years of experience working in the solar industry with a strong sales voice and an ability to be comfortable with persuasive communication, including cold-calling potential customer prospects. 
  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to create and maintain strong interpersonal business relationships.
  • Experience using Excel, PowerPoint, and Google Earth (or similar mapping tool).
  • Equally able to work in a team setting or independently.
  • Highly organized and capable of managing multiple projects, initiatives, and data.
  • Motivated, energetic, and eager to learn new concepts and skills.
  • Computer (Microsoft) savvy. 
  • Valid driver's license in good standing.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% within the state of New York. 

If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, but see yourself contributing, please submit an application.  We encourage people from minority or marginalized groups to apply.

At Nexamp, our mission is building the future of energy, so it is clean, simple, and accessible for all. We believe a diverse team brings different perspectives and experiences, thus benefiting our work. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. By encouraging a culture where ideas and decisions come from all people, we believe it will help us grow, innovate, and be a part of environmental and social change.

PERKS & COMPENSATION

Not only will you get to work with a group of innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, you will also have access to all the benefits that Nexamp offers! This includes: our competitive compensation package; a 401(k) employer-match; health, dental, & vision insurance starting day one; Flexible Paid Time Off and Holiday PTO; Commuter Benefits, Cell Phone Reimbursement; as well as a hybrid work environment, headquartered in Boston, MA with a fun, collaborative, downtown office! We provide healthy snacks, coffee, yoga sessions, volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Please note that the Company requires all individuals in this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters.  Vaccines must be authorized and/or approved by the FDA.  Individuals needing an exemption to this requirement due to medical, disability-related, or religious reasons may request an exemption.  The Company will engage in an interactive process to determine if an exemption to this requirement as a reasonable accommodation is appropriate. 

NEXAMP VALUES AND MISSION

Building the future of energy so it is clean, simple and accessible

Nexamp is building the energy infrastructure of tomorrow and reinventing the way people interact with the electricity that powers their lives. By deploying a distributed network of locally sourced clean energy, we seek to reduce the negative effects of climate change. Our team’s diverse experience drives innovation from the ground up and with a singular passion: to deliver an accessible and sustainable energy future for all.

Nexamp

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Nexamp is leading the transformation to the new energy economy with proven solutions for the deployment and operation of solar ...

View Company Profile