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  • October 07, 2022 8:55 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Hamilton County Conservation District

    About this position:

    Deadline to Apply:
    Open Until Filled

    Work Location:
    Kemper Pond Office Park
    1325 East Kemper Road, Suite 115
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45246

    Work Hours:
    This position is for 15-20 hrs./week – flexible schedule. Position date between early January and late May 2023 (flexible start and end date).

    Starting Salary:
    $16.00/hr.

    Duties Include:

    • Review student proposals as part of the Caring For Our Watersheds competition.
    • Lead pre-sort judging portion of competition, including all data entry.
    • Assist in written judging portion, inc. inputting judges’ scores & comments into a spreadsheet.
    • Work with high school students to implement projects.
    • Work with outside organizations to collaborate, mentor and implement projects with students.
    • Assist in planning final competition (5/6/23) at Cincinnati Zoo with over 120 attendees.
    • Assist in staffing occasional public event displays on weekends and evenings.
    • Prep displays and give-a-ways for events.
    • Possibly produce or assist in production of web, print and video content.
    • Assist with other duties as assigned.

    Skills required:

    • Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple projects concurrently.
    • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office - particularly Microsoft Excel and/or Google Workspace.
    • Ability to communicate in a professional, accurate and energetic manner to a variety of audiences.
    • Direct working knowledge of watersheds and how humans can impact them.
    • Direct working knowledge of conservation issues as they apply to natural resources.
    • Knowledge of the USEPA - NPDES Phase II Storm Water Regulations a bonus.
    • Work well within a team: respect and support initiative of others; communicate in a timely and candid manner with team members and supervisors.
    • Ability to lift at least 25 lbs.
    • Be available on some weekends and evenings, including Saturday 5/6/23 (not required).
    • Possession of a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.

    Transcripts, writing samples and class schedule (if applicable) should be provided upon request.

    For more information about the Hamilton County Conservation District and the Caring For Our Watersheds contest, please go to https://education.hcswcd.org/ and http://caringforourwatersheds.com/

    More information can be found here.


  • October 07, 2022 8:50 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Hamilton County Conservation District

    About this position:

    Deadline to Apply:
    Open Until Filled

    Work Location:
    1325 East Kemper Rd.
    Cincinnati (Springdale), OH 45246

    Urban Technician Work Schedule
    Maximum of 20 hrs. per week. Will be required to work between 8:00 am to 4:30 PM Monday to Friday with some evenings and weekends

    Salary:
    $22.55/hr.

    Nature and Purpose of Work:

    The Urban Technician is an employee of the Hamilton County Conservation District and is responsible to the Board of Supervisors of the District. The Urban Conservationist supervises the technician. The individual is primarily responsible for conducting site inspections, documentation, and on-site meetings to determine compliance with the Hamilton County Earthwork Regulations.

    Qualifications:

    • It is preferred that the applicant has completed secondary education, preferably with post-secondary coursework in Civil Engineering, hydraulics and drafting and/or mechanical design, and two years of related experience; or training that demonstrates knowledge of resource management.
    • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and navigate development sites, including steep and rough uneven terrain.
    • Ability to work with a variety of public officials and/or private landowners.
    • Valid Ohio driver’s license, dependable vehicle, and valid insurance.
    • Knowledge of MS Office and ARC GIS.

    Responsibilities:

    • Become knowledgeable of the District’s philosophy, programs, and goals.
    • Become knowledgeable of the Hamilton County Earthworks Regulations, USEPA NPDES Phase II requirements as well as related rules and regulations of the Hamilton County Storm Water District.
    • Assist in the administration of the Hamilton County Earthwork Regulations. The person in this position will be responsible for conducting pre-construction meetings to ensure that the responsible parties understand the requirements of the Earthwork Regulations. The person in this position will also be responsible for conducting regular on-site field inspections of permitted projects, communicating inspection results to the owners of these sites, and investigating and mediating complaints from the public related to these sites.
    • Advise developers of ordinances and regulations and when necessary work with the Urban Conservationist on initiating enforcement action.
    • Operate the District’s component of the countywide permits plus system and ensure documentation of all inspections, meetings, correspondences, and pertinent events relative to the sites covered by the Earthwork Regulations. This person will also maintain and organize all other documentation received by the District relating to these sites.
    • Maintain records as required by the District.
    • The person in this position is responsible for working with Partner Agencies to fulfill the District’s role in the efficient and proper countywide management of regulated sites including but not limited to review, denial, approval of Record Plats, review, denial, approval of Building Permits based upon the requirements of the Earthwork Regulations.
    • Responsible for the proper maintenance and care of any equipment assigned for use in carrying out the job.
    • Participate in the ODNR Technician Development Training Program and other training to ensure maintenance of professional certifications such as the CPESC certification.
    • Shall have or obtain their CESSWI Certification from EnviroCert International.
    • Work with other partner agencies to resolve complaints/inquiries, and enforcement issues, and collect associated documentation of these cases.
    • Assist the Urban Conservationist with training sessions for stakeholders such as developers, homebuilders, and contractors regarding the requirements of the Earthwork Regulations and the practices, technology, and products currently available for use in complying with these requirements.
    • Work with staff from other Soil and Water Conservation Districts and ODNR to promote soil and water conservation.

    Duties:

    • Become skilled in ArcView, CAGIS, and other computer skills required in the plan review and inspection process.
    • Maintain filing system of inspections, actions, and recommendations.
    • Prepare monthly activity reports for the Board of Supervisors.
    • Assist in the development of the Annual Plan of Work.
    • Participate in District education and training sessions as well as other events sponsored by the District.
    • Assist Ohio EPA with site inspections and tracking of problem sites and enforcement procedures within the NPDES program.
    • Assist other staff by providing earthwork-related documents, information, photographs, and GIS maps for presentations, workshops, and training.

    More information can be found here.

  • October 04, 2022 12:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association

    About this position:

    The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) is hiring an Executive Director to replace our current director who is leaving after years of excellent dedicated service. We are seeking a creative change agent able to take OEFFA to the next level while addressing the challenges of a rapidly shifting agricultural landscape, nonprofit sector, and policy environment. OEFFA has a strong foundation for the executive director to build on, including a 40+ year history, capable staff, and financial sustainability. We are looking for the right person who can use those assets to ensure sustainable and organic farmers thrive, local food nourishes our communities, agricultural practices protect and enhance our environment, and our organization continues to be well-resourced, relevant, and responsive.

    The executive director’s key responsibilities include:

    • Building on a strategic vision to achieve OEFFA’s mission
    • Mentoring and inspiring a 40 plus-member staff team across OEFFA’s education and certification programs
    • Directly overseeing the organization’s operations, fundraising, and program leaders
    • Partnering with the Board of Directors to set OEFFA’s strategic vision, determine its priorities, and ensure its adequate funding
    • Managing and growing annual budgets exceeding $3 million

    In addition a proven track record with the above key responsibilities, the ideal candidate for this position will also be:

    • A strategic thinker who can work inside complex systems and deliver on organizational goals
    • A successful change manager, with experience in shifting organizational culture, centering work in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and updating business models
    • A people-focused leader who understands the importance of having strong relationships throughout the organization and community, developing staff leadership, and collaborating with peer organizations
    • A creative fundraiser and resource mobilizer with an abundance mindset and entrepreneurial view of the work

    We would prefer candidates who:

    • Have a strong connection to the agriculture field and a demonstrated passion for OEFFA’s mission
    • Have successfully written grants for new and existing programs, particularly for federal agencies
    • Brings skills in human resources, budgeting, financial management, staff development, and strategic planning
    • Is skilled at being the public face of an organization to members, donors, partners, and the larger community

    In addition, this position has several requirements:

    • Transportation for offsite duties during the workday, on occasion
    • Work evening and weekend hours including overnight travel occasionally
    • Sit at a desk for long periods of time maintaining concentration with frequent interruptions
    • Ascend/descend stairs multiple times a day
    • Work in outdoor weather conditions occasionally
    • Technologically adept and able to work remotely

    Salary and Benefits

    The minimum salary for this position is $80,000 with increases based on the candidate's experience and skills that meet the position description. OEFFA provides a competitive benefits package including health insurance and paid time off.

    About OEFFA

    Founded in 1979, OEFFA cultivates a future in which sustainable and organic farmers thrive, local food nourishes our communities, and agricultural practices protect and enhance our environment. We do that through a number of programs including:

    Annual Conference | OEFFA's popular and inspiring sustainable agriculture conference features nationally-recognized speakers, a trade show, children's activities, entertainment, locally sourced meals, and more than 70 workshops taught by experienced OEFFA members, farmers, and researchers.

    Farm Tours, Workshops, and Webinars | OEFFA's annual series of free public farm tours features organic and ecological farms and gardens, providing unique opportunities for the public to see, taste, feel, and learn about alternative production systems directly from farmers. We also offer workshops, webinars, newsletter, and other educational opportunities that help producers build their farming, business, and marketing skills.

    Organic Certification and Transition | One of the oldest and most respected programs in the nation, OEFFA's Certification program ensures that farmers and processors meet organic's high standards, which protect farmers, consumers, and the environment. To help farmers navigate the transition to organic, OEFFA has dedicated education staff, resources, and services.

    Begin Farming | OEFFA's Begin Farming program provides aspiring and early career farmers the support they need to understand what it takes to get into farming and grow their businesses. Paid apprenticeships, in-depth workshops, mentoring, staff support, and networking opportunities are designed to help sustainable and organic farmers succeed.

    Farm Policy Matters | OEFFA advocates for state and federal policies that protect and benefit sustainable agriculture, research and education, and the public's right to know. Working with our members, we give voice to concerned citizens and ecological family farmers who are safeguarding the environment and providing us with healthy and nutritious food choices.

    Learn more about our work and our plans for the future by reviewing our strategic plan.

    To Apply

    Applications consist of three items: a cover letter, résumé, and names of three references (indicate email address, phone number, and their relationship to you). Please combine all of these in a single .pdf. In your cover letter please address how your experience and background meet the requirements of the position. All application materials should be submitted via https://forms.gle/J8sxQP9V6JbRcmcz8. Applications received by midnight ET on 10/23/22 will be assured full consideration. Our intention is to hold Zoom interviews the week of 10/31/22 and in-person interviews with top candidates the week of 11/14/22. The ideal start date for this position is 12/5/22.

    More information can be found here.
  • October 04, 2022 8:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Agraria Center for Regenerative Practices

    About this position:

    JOB SUMMARY

    This position requires strong writing, communication, and research skills; the ability to work within a team and independently; a passion for Agraria’s mission; and the ability to organize multiple projects and meet deadlines. The Grants Manager will cultivate existing and new relationships with funders and work closely with Agraria Administrative and Program staff to turn project ideas and accomplishments into compelling requests for support, reports, and communications.

    RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

    • Identify and research institutional funding sources; including foundations, state and federal government agencies, and corporations.
    • Draft letters of inquiry, grant proposals, and corporate sponsorship packages. Revise and edit material written by senior and program staff. Write grant reports. Draft and edit other Development materials as needed.
    • Meet with team leads to discuss funding priorities and draft project descriptions for funding purposes.
    • Manage the Americorps VISTA and YSCF Miller Fellow programs
    • Ensure corporate sponsorship benefits are delivered.
    • Maintain a calendar of proposal and report deadlines, and ensure all deadlines are met.
    • Maintain grant records in the donor database (Donor Perfect).
    • Provide occasional support for Development mailings (query database, prepare mailing lists, etc.)
    • Maintain positive and professional relationships with Agraria donors, volunteers, board, and staff.
    • Other duties as required.
    • Contribute to organizational visioning, evaluation, and strategic planning.
    • Other duties as required to support the overall smooth functioning of the organization.

    QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

    • 3+ years of experience in a nonprofit organization, preferably in a Development role
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills - ability to write clear and compelling communications to inform and persuade
    • Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter and to complete detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy
    • Knowledge and experience with PC-based computer systems, Microsoft or Google Suite, email and video conferencing software such as Zoom & Google Meet
    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or commensurate experience
    • Proficiency with fundraising software/donor databases, preferably DonorPerfect
    • Genuine passion for Agraria’s mission, and a desire to share that with others

    CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES

    • Candidates must be motivated self-starters with constructive, clear communication skills and willing to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively
    • Ability to think critically and make decisions based on available information
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple complex projects simultaneously
    • Interest in helping with projects outside of defined job responsibilities such as, but not limited to, gardening projects, events, occasional weekend work, and educational programs.

    To apply for this position please email a copy of your resume, a letter of interest and two professional references to Assistant Director of Development, Naomi Bongorno, at nbongorno@agrariacenter.org. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. First review will begin October 10, 2022.

    More information can be found here.

  • September 30, 2022 10:14 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Sol Design + Consulting

    About this position:

    Sol design + consulting is looking for a versatile, hands‐on professional with building knowledge and skills to assist both our architectural design and green building certification teams. As part of the architectural team, the role will work on all aspects of design work, including project documentation, coordination of consultants’ work, conducting code and product research, and preparing construction documents. As part of the certification team, the role will provide design review and analysis, on‐site inspections, testing and documentation. Excellent organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail are an essential requirement of this role. We are accepting applicants for both our Cincinnati and Cleveland offices. Sol is a growing business with learning opportunities and room for career advancement in sustainability.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work on multiple architectural design projects, from concept design through construction administration.
    • Model conceptual designs, prepare and edit architectural drawings, conduct product research and code analysis, and coordinate with consultants to maintain a coordinated drawing set.
    • Work on multiple projects in multiple green certification programs including LEED, Passive House, Enterprise Green Communities, ENERGY STAR, and other programs, often on tight deadlines.
    • Review drawings and specifications to verify that sustainable measures are incorporated.
    • Extract accurate data from project drawings for energy model input.
    • Collect and organize all required documentation for certification from the project design and construction team, clients and other sources.
    • Conduct construction site inspections and energy performance testing. This can require one or two travel days per week, and overnight travel about two nights per month.
    • Pitch in to help colleagues and clients as needed in our small, rapidly growing business.

    Qualifications:

    • Degree in Architecture, Architectural Engineering, or equivalent.
    • 1‐3 years or more of experience in building design or energy rating/consulting.
    • Strong AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp or other 3D design software skills.
    • Experience preparing construction documents.
    • LEED Accredited Professional, LEED Green Associate, or PHIUS certifications are preferred.
    • Ability to effectively communicate technical and program concepts in written and verbal form to people at all levels.
    • Excellent organization and time management skills.
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
    • Passion for sustainability.

    Salary and Benefits:

    Starting salary is $45,000 ‐ $60,000 depending on experience. Sol offers an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision, limited life, and 401k employer contributions.

    About Sol design + consulting:

    Sol design + consulting specializes in energy efficiency and green building certification services for multifamily and commercial developers, owners, builders and architects. Sol provides comprehensive green building services: certification guidance and documentation, energy modeling, testing and verification. We are a LEED for Homes Provider, and also work in Passive House, ENERGY STAR, Enterprise Green Communities, NAHB National Green Building Standard, Living Building Challenge and other state and local green certification programs. Sol’s also takes on a small number of architectural design projects that have high sustainability ambitions, such as Passive House, Net Zero Energy, and carbon neutral designs.

    The Sol team is a diverse group of architects, energy specialists and construction professionals committed to excellence in green building and bringing value to our projects. Our key point of differentiation is over 30 years of professional design and construction experience we bring to green building consulting. Sol has completed more than 1,000 certification projects and 10,000 units in over 20 states internationally. You can learn more about us at www.soldesignconsulting.com.

    Next steps:

    If you meet the qualifications listed above and think you might be a good fit for this position, please send the following materials to info@solconsults.com:

    • Your resume.
    • A professional writing sample (1‐3 paragraphs) in your email body about what attracts you to this position and how you think you will benefit our firm.
    • At least two professional references.
  • September 30, 2022 9:20 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Sol Design + Consulting

    About this position:

    Sol design + consulting is looking for a versatile, hands-on professional with building knowledge and skills to provide design review and analysis, on-site inspections, testing and documentation as part of our green building certification team. Meticulous evaluation, tracking and maintenance of certification data and documents throughout the course of projects is an essential requirement of this role. We are accepting applicants for both our Cincinnati and Cleveland offices. Sol is a growing business with learning opportunities and room for career advancement in sustainability.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work on multiple projects in multiple green certification programs including LEED, Enterprise Green Communities, ENERGY STAR, Passive House and other programs, often on tight deadlines.
    • Review drawings and specifications to verify that sustainable measures are incorporated.
    • Extract accurate dimensions and data from project drawings for energy model input.
    • Conduct construction site inspections and energy performance testing. This can require one or two travel days per week, and overnight travel about two nights per month.
    • Collect and organize all required documentation for certification from the project design and construction team, clients and other sources.
    • Pitch in to help colleagues and clients as needed in our small, rapidly growing business.

    Qualifications:

    • Degree in Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or equivalent.
    • Strong AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp or other 3D design software skills.
    • Aptitude for interpreting architectural drawings and construction specifications.
    • Familiarity with project management software such as Wrike, Teamwork, Asana, Microsoft Project, etc.
    • 1-3 years or more of experience in building design, construction or energy rating/consulting.
    • LEED Accredited Professional, LEED Green Associate, RESENET HERS Rater, BPI certification, NAHB Green Verifier certification preferred.
    • Ability to effectively communicate technical and program concepts in written and verbal form to people at all levels.
    • Excellent organization and time management skills.
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
    • Passion for sustainability.

    About Sol design + consulting:

    Sol design + consulting specializes in energy efficiency and green building certification services for multifamily and commercial developers, owners, builders and architects. Sol provides comprehensive green building services: certification guidance and documentation, energy modeling, testing and verification. We are a LEED for Homes Provider, and also work in ENERGY STAR, Enterprise Green Communities, NAHB National Green Building Standard, Passive House, Living Building Challenge and other state and local green certification programs.

    The Sol team is a diverse group of architects, energy specialists and construction professionals committed to excellence in green building and bringing value to our projects. Our key point of differentiation is over 25 years of professional design and construction experience we bring to green building consulting. Sol has completed more than 1,000 certification projects and 10,000 units in over 20 states internationally. You can learn more about us at www.soldesignconsulting.com.

    Next steps:

    If you meet the qualifications listed above and think you might be a good fit for this position, please send the following materials to info@solconsults.com:

    • Your resume.
    • A professional writing sample (1-3 paragraphs) in your email body about what attracts you to this position and how you think you will benefit our firm.
    • At least two professional references.
  • September 30, 2022 9:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Solar Energy Solutions

    About this position:

    Job Description:

    Solar Energy Solutions (SES) is seeking highly motivated and talented salesperson for our rapidly developing Ohio market with a particular focus on the metro areas of Cincinnati, Dayton and Columbus. The positions will be focused on supporting the Territory Sales Manager with the sale of SES’s innovative residential and small commercial solar offerings. Sales experience, including familiarity with the solar industry or time in the HVAC, telecom, construction or financial sectors is strongly preferred.

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead development, qualification, site audit and technical review for residential solar installs
    • Community solar campaign (Solarize/SUN) bidding, management and networking
    • Proposal creation
    • Sales closure and contract execution
    • Lead generation including prospecting
    • Project management to ensure a seamless transition from sale through to install
    • Meeting attendance for sales and technical training and reporting purposes
    • Increasing company profile within territory by industry and cause networking
    • Meeting defined sales goals

    Requirements:

    • Self-starter with a missionary zeal for clean energy growth
    • Ethical, technical and environmental approach to selling solar
    • Passion for solar energy and its business opportunities
    • Understanding of home electrical, plumbing and construction basics
    • Demonstrated sales aptitude in technical, finance or home improvement arena
    • Ability to learn and effectively communicate the technical aspects of solar energy systems
    • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs
    • Understanding of loan and financing systems
    • College degree or related experience preferred
    • Strong computer skills, including CRM basics and Microsoft Office programs
    • Clean driving record
    • Ability to pass a 7-year background check
    • This position is required to attend regular meetings in Louisville or Lexington, KY

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and commission system
    • Health, dental and vision insurance
    • Company 401K
    • Paid per diem for time away from home
    • Career growth potential in the region’s leading solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company
    • Fully paid solar trade and technical training.
    • Business use of company car

    About Solar Energy Solutions: Formed in 2006, Solar Energy Solutions delivers high-quality renewable energy solutions throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois, Virginia and West Virginia.

    Our goal is to be the defining player in all areas of solar development in Kentucky and the region, make a tangible difference to society by building a new clean energy economy and do that through the creation of well-paid stable sustainable jobs.

    We specialize in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of residential, commercial, institutional and utility photovoltaic and solar thermal systems. Our personnel are the best in the region, holding specialized licenses and certifications in all relevant renewable fields. We are growing fast and want people with skills and stretch to come with us on this exciting growth journey that is only just beginning. Interested?

    More information can be found here.

  • September 30, 2022 8:58 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Solar Energy Solutions

    About this position:

    Description:

    Solar Energy Solutions (SES) is seeking talented installers to join our rapidly growing team. The full-time position will be responsible for installing residential, commercial, or utility solar energy systems. Experience in the solar and/or renewable energy industry is strongly preferred but not required. Experience in construction would also be beneficial.

    Solar Installer Responsibilities:

    • Installation of solar components
    • Installation of roof and ground based racking systems
    • Installation of solar panels
    • Basic electrical wiring
    • Job documentation
    • Completes and stays current on safety and industry training
    • Must maintain a safe job site

    Required Skills:

    • Candidate must be able to work in extreme environments – hot sun, winter weather, outdoor and attic installations
    • Must be able to fulfill physical requirements. Work involves squatting, twisting, standing and stretched positions, and lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. of materials or tools. Climbing up and down ladders and working over uneven ground or at heights
    • Ability to operate a motor vehicle legally and safely
    • Basic experience with the safe and effective use of hand-held and power tools
    • A focus on precision and quality
    • Ability to work in a team and foster a positive team spirit
    • Strong communications skills with team, supervisor, and peers
    • Ability to travel and work away from home as required
    • Desired Skills for the Entry Level Solar Installer:
    • For the Solar Installer position, previous experience in PV installations, roof work, general construction or carpentry is desired
    • Desire to progress towards Journeyman Electrician and/or NABCEP PV Installation Professional status
    • All candidates must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test in addition to a background and motor vehicle checks

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and personal and company performance bonus system
    • Health, dental and vision insurance
    • Prevailing wage potential
    • Paid time off
    • Company 401K
    • Paid per diem for time away from home
    • Growth in commercial or residential teams to Lead Installer role
    • Fully paid solar trade training

    About Solar Energy Solutions: Formed in 2006, Solar Energy Solutions delivers high-quality renewable energy solutions throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois, and West Virginia.

    Our goal is to be the defining player in all areas of solar development in Kentucky and the surrounding states, make a tangible difference to society by building a new clean energy economy and do that through the creation of well-paid stable sustainable jobs.

    We specialize in the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of residential, commercial, institutional, and utility photovoltaic and solar thermal systems. Our personnel are the best in the region, holding specialized licenses and certifications in all relevant renewable fields. We are growing fast and want people with skills and stretch to come with us on this exciting growth journey that is only just beginning.

    More information can be found here.

  • September 30, 2022 8:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Solar Energy Solutions

    About this position:

    Job Description:

    Solar Energy Solutions (SES) is seeking highly motivated and talented salesperson for our rapidly developing Ohio market with a particular focus on the metro areas of Cincinnati, Dayton and Columbus. The positions will be focused on supporting the Territory Sales Manager with the sale of SES’s innovative residential and small commercial solar offerings. Sales experience, including familiarity with the solar industry or time in the HVAC, telecom, construction or financial sectors is strongly preferred.

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead development, qualification, site audit and technical review for residential solar installs
    • Community solar campaign (Solarize/SUN) bidding, management and networking
    • Proposal creation
    • Sales closure and contract execution
    • Lead generation including prospecting
    • Project management to ensure a seamless transition from sale through to install
    • Meeting attendance for sales and technical training and reporting purposes
    • Increasing company profile within territory by industry and cause networking
    • Meeting defined sales goals

    Requirements:

    • Self-starter with a missionary zeal for clean energy growth
    • Ethical, technical and environmental approach to selling solar
    • Passion for solar energy and its business opportunities
    • Understanding of home electrical, plumbing and construction basics
    • Demonstrated sales aptitude in technical, finance or home improvement arena
    • Ability to learn and effectively communicate the technical aspects of solar energy systems
    • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs
    • Understanding of loan and financing systems
    • College degree or related experience preferred
    • Strong computer skills, including CRM basics and Microsoft Office programs
    • Clean driving record
    • Ability to pass a 7-year background check
    • This position is required to attend regular meetings in Louisville or Lexington, KY

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary and commission system
    • Health, dental and vision insurance
    • Company 401K
    • Paid per diem for time away from home
    • Career growth potential in the region’s leading solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company
    • Fully paid solar trade and technical training.
    • Business use of company car

    About Solar Energy Solutions: Formed in 2006, Solar Energy Solutions delivers high-quality renewable energy solutions throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois, Virginia and West Virginia.

    Our goal is to be the defining player in all areas of solar development in Kentucky and the region, make a tangible difference to society by building a new clean energy economy and do that through the creation of well-paid stable sustainable jobs.

    We specialize in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of residential, commercial, institutional and utility photovoltaic and solar thermal systems. Our personnel are the best in the region, holding specialized licenses and certifications in all relevant renewable fields. We are growing fast and want people with skills and stretch to come with us on this exciting growth journey that is only just beginning. Interested?

    More information can be found here.


  • September 30, 2022 8:48 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Solar Energy Solutions

    About this position:

    Description

    Marketing & Platform Coordinator Intern
    Employment: Full-time or Part-time
    Minimum Experience: Entry-level or Mid-level
    Compensation: $15/hr. upwards based on experience level + company & performance bonus (up to 15%)
    Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
    Reports to: Director of Marketing

    Position Summary

    The Social Media & Platform Coordinator is responsible for producing engaging, compelling visual content for Marketing & Communications on the benefits of solar energy for residential and commercial customers. Social Media responsibilities will include posting, ad creation, monitoring on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter etc. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Social Media & Platform Coordinator will be a part of a sales and marketing group of Solar Energy Solutions and will coordinate with the operations team on installation media for posting. Platform management will include transferring leads from various planforms into the CRM. This position is in Cincinnati and may require some regional travel very occasionally. The selected individual should be a creative self-starter with a passion renewable energy and a strong attention to detail.

    Position Responsibilities: Social Media

    • Create, manage, and post regular content and messaging for all official SES social media channels.
    • Respond to comments as required and report any problems or negative social interactions immediately
    • Coordinate content on social media sites that ensures a consistent message to the various sectors that SES work with (residential, commercial, agricultural etc) within the brand and mission of the SES.
    • Stay up to date with social media trends and current best practices.
    • Track and report social media analytics as required.
    • Demonstrate excellent judgment in determining content for posting.
    • Communicate by phone, in person, via email and in writing with people in sales and operations and occasionally attend meetings as part of the Marketing team with individuals and departments to discuss their social media needs and requests.
    • Work with minimal supervision as a member of the marketing team in the fast-paced solar contractor industry.

    Position Responsibilities: Platform Management

    • Manage leads coming into sales department in JobNimbus
    • Learn and manage Zapier automations and lead bounces
    • Learn and manage updates in the Open Solar proposal platform
    • Learn and manage updates in Demand IQ platform
    • Position Responsibilities: Writing/Editing

    • Regular writing, newsletters, blog posts, marketing materials and infographics, social media ads, and social media posts.
    • Proofreading and editing copy with a strong attention to detail and a attention to messaging.

    Position Responsibility: Events & Logo Items

    • Assist Marketing Director with tasks related to events
    • Create and/or order logoed items as needed for events, customers, and staff.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field, or work history
    • Experience with social media posting in native platforms and/or Hootsuite or similar platform.
    • Experience in Canva or other media creation tool
    • Any experience with CRMs is a plus.
    • Any Experience with automation platforms like Zappier is a plus
    • Experience in website editing is a plus (WordPress or other)
    • Working knowledge of ad serving tools on social media FB, Instagram, etc.
    • Good writing and editing skills needed.

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary and personal and company performance bonus system.
    • Health insurance (subsidized)
    • Vision & Dental (subsidized)
    • Paid vacation
    • Company 401K.

    About Solar Energy Solutions: Formed in 2006, Solar Energy Solutions delivers high-quality renewable energy solutions throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois and West Virginia.

    Our goal is to be the defining player in all areas of solar development in Kentucky and the surrounding states, make a tangible difference to society by building a new clean energy economy and do that through the creation of well-paid stable sustainable jobs.

    We specialize in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of residential, commercial, institutional and utility photovoltaic systems. Our personnel are the best in the region, holding specialized licenses and certifications in all relevant renewable fields. We are growing fast and want people with skills and stretch to come with us on this exciting growth journey that is only just beginning.

    More information can be found here.


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