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Business Development Associate, Utility-Scale

Austin, TX
18 days ago
Full time role

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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 an Business Development Associate to join our growing Utility-Scale Development team in our Austin office. As a member of the Utility-Scale Development team, you will identify, originate, and develop new solar opportunities in the Utility-Scale 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 at least one year of experience 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. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Learn Nexamp’s project site selection parameters and development approach
  • Source new project sites using direct mailers and cold calls
  • Evaluate potential solar sites using 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
  • Provide general administrative assistance to the Business Development team as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1+ years of experience working in the solar industry
  • Experience using Excel, PowerPoint, and Google Earth (or similar mapping tool)
  • Strong sales voice; comfortable with persuasive communication style including cold-calling potential customer prospects
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to create and maintain strong interpersonal business relationships
  • 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

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!

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

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