Community Solar Associate

Cambridge, MA, USA
about 1 month ago
Full time role

Job Description


Sunwealth is a clean energy investment firm on a mission to change who benefits from renewable energy by changing the way we invest in it. We envision a future where renewable energy is accessible, affordable and inclusive. We invest in that future by financing and managing renewable energy projects that benefit diverse communities through clean power, carbon reduction, cost savings and job creation.

Sunwealth offices are located in Cambridge’s Porter Square and New York City’s Financial District. We work on a hybrid schedule, ideally three (3) days per week in one of these offices.

The Community Solar Associate position is an incredible opportunity to get in at the ground floor of a rapidly growing part of the Sunwealth business. Sunwealth’s community solar program delivers financial savings and clean energy impact to thousands of low- and moderate-income individuals across the country, and that impact is expected to skyrocket in the next year. The Community Solar Associate will dive into exciting and challenging projects to help scale this business unit across marketing, sales, operations, and analysis verticals.

If you thrive in a collaborative, entrepreneurial, and results-driven environment and are looking to join a team motivated to create economic and environmental impact for underserved communities, we want to hear from you.


Key Responsibilities

  • Support the Community Solar Manager in projects that will help scale the community solar business unit
  • Refine and expand the marketing and sales strategy based on rigorous research and analysis
  • Manage all customer outreach and relationship-building with an organized CRM mechanism
  • Maintain strong relationships with community partners and provide them with the tools and training to market our program to their populations
  • Attend and present at in-person and virtual events across Massachusetts to optimize our program awareness and customer enrollment
  • Collaborate with the Marketing team to maintain a library of compelling marketing & sales collateral
  • Analyze and improve the customer experience from initial outreach through contracted enrollment
  • Research and implement software & automation to help scale our acquisition & management processes
  • Assist with customer support for active projects with the goal of optimizing customer experience and reducing customer churn
  • Identify under-performing community solar projects and analyze improvement opportunities



  • 1-3 years’ experience in marketing, sales, or customer success. Experience in the solar industry preferred but definitely not required
  • Strong communication, relationship-management, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment to help grow and manage a diverse pipeline of community organization partnerships
  • Proficient with Salesforce, Excel, and other data analysis tools
  • Quick learner with strong quantitative and qualitative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations and adapt to changes in priorities
  • Team player who recognizes learning opportunities and is ready to dive into complex projects with minimal guidance



  • Smart, effective and highly motivated team committed to creating generational change in clean energy
  • Casual, collaborative, and results-driven work environment
  • Beautiful, bright and centrally located office, accessible by public transit
  • Competitive compensation package, including equity ownership
  • Health insurance, including medical and dental
  • 401K plan and company match up to 4%
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Strong work-life balance
  • Monthly reimbursement for wellness
  • 15 paid holidays
  • PTO (including paid time to volunteer!)
  • 4 weeks to work remotely from anywhere in the world
  • Snacks/fruit/coffee
  • Team lunches/company social events



Sunwealth recognizes the ever-changing reality of the COVID-19 pandemic and prioritizes the health and safety of its employees. At a minimum Sunwealth adopts the strictest of the CDC, state, or local guidelines, and we revise internal policies regularly as guidelines change. We anticipate maintaining a hybrid model post-pandemic, allowing for remote work while ensuring regular opportunities for engagement with teammates in the office. We require anyone working from or visiting the office to be fully vaccinated.



Sunwealth is strongly committed to equality of opportunity and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. We endeavor to build a workplace environment that is welcoming and inclusive for everyone. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates.

Due to the volume of resumes, it may not be feasible for us to follow up with every candidate. If you do proceed with our hiring process, please note we will ask for professional and personal references.