Part Time Renewable Energy Advocate (Sales Agent)

Green Mountain Energy

Portland, United States

Last shared 277 days ago

Job Details


0 - 50 years

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Not Mentioned

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Utilities Sales
Job Description
In March of 2002, Green Mountain Energy partnered up with PGE to offer Oregonians 100% renewable power options. To date, over 170,000 PGE customers have signed up for renewable power and the numbers keep rising. We are looking for motivated part-time Sales Agents to help drive our grassroots marketing/promotions campaign in the Portland metro area. This job involves either canvassing neighborhoods in our courtesy knock program, or tabling at storefronts, festivals, street fairs, farmers markets, and concerts. You are not just selling renewable energy plans - you are making people aware of the fact that they have a choice, and you are educating people about the importance of renewable energy and the need for its growth.

Are you interested in working for a cause you believe in and being paid well in the process? You can complete the online application at: Resumes are accepted on an ongoing basis and will be reviewed immediately upon receipt. For general information about Green Mountain Energy, check out our website at

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Sincere desire to help protect the environment
  • Basic understanding/knowledge of renewable energy
  • Intelligent & articulate, with strong aptitude for understanding technology & doing quick calculations
  • Friendly, outgoing personality with good sense of humor
  • High level of personal integrity (honesty and reliability are a must)
  • Energetic, motivated, team player
  • Available to work evenings &/or weekends, 20-25 hours/wk
  • Available at least five days per week
  • Access to reliable transportation and personal e-mail account
  • Bilingual Spanish speakers encouraged to apply
  • EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
We offer:
  • Personal satisfaction of knowing that you are making an environmental/health difference!
  • Good pay and performance based bonus potential (hourly base + commission)
  • 401K benefits, one year eligibility requirements
  • Flexible hours and work days (weekday afternoons/evenings and weekends)
  • Ability to work independently while being part of a team
  • Opportunity to work at fun events alongside fun colleagues
Company Description
Overview: Green Mountain Energy Company, the nation's longest serving renewable energy retailer, searches for ambitious part-time sales agents to help sell renewable power to Portland General Electric customers. In Oregon we have partnered with PGE to offer customers 100% renewable electricity, derived exclusively from cleaner sources such as wind, solar, geothermal, biomass and hydro power. Our mixture of energy is from new renewable resources which drive development for other new renewables, unlike most electricity which is produced from the burning of coal and other fossil fuels. With Green Mountain Energy, a mission driven energy service company, you will not just sell Pollution Free electricity- you will educate people about the importance of renewable energy and the need for its growth.


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