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Inside Sales Specialist, Rethinking Power Management (RPM) (Boston)

Are you passionate about Sustainability? Do you feel you can make a difference? Are you entrepreneurially-minded? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? If so, RPM may be the place for you. We are seeking an enthusiastic team member for this newly-created position who desires to have an important impact of the growth of a company. In this position you will develop new clients – educating them as to how RPM will identify opportunities to improve their bottom line and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. As part of our team, you will represent RPM as an integral partner to the customers you work with steering them through the complex world of energy efficiency and sustainability planning. The customer will benefit from RPM’s unique approach to implementing strategic energy and water reduction plans.

Your Role on the RPM Team
- Spearhead new client development.
- Engage new prospects using varied outreach methods such as social media, event participation, email, phone, etc. Cold calling is a critical component to the success of this position.
- Qualify and secure introductory meetings.
- Shepherd interested parties through the process of understanding RPM’s unique approach to sustainability, and its value proposition.
- Diligently use CRM system, tracking activities, capturing relevant data, and keeping accurate notes.
- Assist the RPM client team in developing and implementing aspects of client-specific sustainability plans, as appropriate.
Your ability to work independently and as part of a team is important to your success. You need to be adept at learning new technologies and eager to take on new challenges. Depending on company needs, this position can grow into broader role, developing and closing client engagements.

What You Bring to the Table
- Proven experience securing new clients using cold calling and various outreach techniques.
- Solution based, consultative sales experience.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills with consultative approach to calls.
- BA/BS in environmental science, engineering, computer science or other related technical fields preferred.
- 3-5 years experience in energy consulting and/or lighting and mechanical systems for commercial buildings and/or other related field preferred.
- Experience using CRM software (ACT or equivalent).
- Occasional local travel as needed.
- High degree of professionalism and trustworthiness
- Exceptional attention to detail a must
You Get the Opportunity to
Bring your thinking, strategies, and ideas to advance our company’s values, unique culture, and vision for the future. Have a meaningful impact  on the company’s future, and share in the rewards. Work in a fun, fast-paced environment with high energy, passionate colleagues who are experts in their respective fields. Earn a competitive base salary with a generous commission structure.
Who We Are
Rethinking Power Management (RPM) helps commercial clients turn an interest in sustainability and improved energy performance into  meaningful and measurable results. Our unique process and perspective seats us on the customer’s side of the table, providing both strategic planning and implementation support.
For more information, please visit our website.
RPM is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive equal
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion,
sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability, or veteran status.
Contact
Send cover letter and resume to: hrdept@rpmpowerllc.com

Volunteer at PV America on June 23-25, 2014 in Boston!

Volunteers at PV America (PVA) have the unique and exciting opportunity to play an active role in New England’s largest education and business-to-business event, focused on the PV solar market. It takes a diverse group of volunteers to support our goals – we hope you can join us! Volunteers will work approximately 15 hours between Monday, June 23 and Wednesday, June 25, and in exchange, will receive a complimentary Full Conference Registration Pass including access to educational sessions; the Exhibit Hall; General Session; and networking receptions and lunches.
 
The Volunteer Application will be available in late January, and positions will be filled on a rolling basis.
 
Join their mailing list to receive the application when it is available. Make sure to select “Volunteering” in the drop down menu options. Email Brittany Doyle, Volunteer Coordinator, Solar Energy Trade Shows, LLC if you have questions at bdoyle@solarenergytradeshows.com.

Energy Innovation Summit

Deadline: Dec. 2
Conference Dates: Feb. 25-27, 2014
The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit gathers energy leaders in academia, business, and government to work towards moving cutting-edge energy technologies into the marketplace. Hosted by the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy in Washington DC, this summit will include over 150 expert speakers and keynote addresses and a showcase featuring more than 280 breakthrough energy technologies. A bipartisan group of US Senators and Representatives will also be in attendance. 

The Student Program is an opportunity for graduate students to attend the Summit, participate in additional student-focused panel sessions, and network with corporate recruiters. Accepted students will have their registration fee waived but must make their own travel and hotel accommodations. Please visit the Student Program website for more information and for the program application. 

 

Earn $10,000 Towards a Sustainability Project!

REVERB is bringing our Campus Consciousness Tour to Tufts University on November 15th with the band Grouplove. As part of their Campus Consciousness program, they’re also offering a grant of $10,000 to fund a student sustainable innovation. So they need your big ideas!

 

Graduate Fellowships, University of Delaware

Three research assistantships are available beginning February 1, 2014, from the Marine Policy Program, School of Marine Sciences and Policy, University of Delaware, for qualified student-applicants interested in policy-focused research related to (a) the economics of eco-system based fisheries management; (b) social dimensions of offshore wind power; and (c) integrated risk analysis in the offshore wind power sphere. For further information on the Fisheries Economics RA contact, Sunny Jardine, jardine@udel.edu ; on the Social Dimensions RA, contact Jeremy Firestone, jf@udel.edu ; on the Risk Analysis RA, Bonnie Ram, bram@udel.edu.

Program Associate, Alliance to Save Energy (Oakland, CA)

The Alliance to Save Energy is seeking a full-time Program Associate to assist with implementation of its PowerSave Campus Program.  The Program Associate will work in the Alliance’s Oakland, CA office.  Headquartered in Washington, DC, the nonprofit Alliance to Save Energy  promotes energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security.

Learn more about the position/apply.

Research Associate, NMR Group Inc (Somerville, MA)

NMR is currently seeking candidates for a Research Associate position. We are a small but expanding consulting firm specializing in the evaluation of energy efficiency and renewable energy programs. Efficiency and renewables are burgeoning, providing excellent career opportunities for social scientists in a field that makes a difference.

NMR currently seeks to hire individuals possessing the knowledge, skills, and abilities typically gained through master’s level graduate education or prior work in policy, economics, sociology, or other social science programs. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Designing, implementing, and analyzing survey data
  • Conducting semi-structured interviews
  • Performing descriptive quantitative analyses using SPSS or similar data analysis packages
  • Writing clear and concise research summaries, memoranda, and reports

Learn more/apply.

Mass Clean Energy Center Intern (MA)

MassCEC is now accepting applications for the fall session of the 2013 Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Internship Program. The Massachusetts Clean Energy Internship Opportunity Program is a workforce development initiative offered through the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) that focuses on enhancing the talent pipeline for Massachusetts companies engaged in the clean energy industry. The program provides paid internship opportunities for college students and recent graduates at Massachusetts-based clean energy companies. For the fall session, MassCEC will provide Massachusetts-based clean energy companies with stipends of up to $12 per hour for up to 10 weeks for each full-time intern, with a cap of $2,400 per intern. For additional information, including application forms, please visit the Massachusetts Clean Energy Careers Training & Education Directory, where you’ll find the details and links posted on the homepage.

Various locations throughout Massachusetts are available.

Housing Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator (Stanford University, CA)

Housing Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator is a part-time Fixed Term role that has a work schedule of 20 hours per week.
Job Purpose:  Sustainability is a core value on campus and within R&DE Student Housing. The R&DE Student Housing Sustainability and Conservation Programs Office collaborates with students and staff to foster behavior change, reduce energy and water consumption and waste production in our residences, and to integrate long-term sustainable thinking into how we operate. The Coordinator will support the Office’s goals and report directly to the Sustainability and Conservation Program Manager.

Human-Environment Systems (Zurich, Switzerland)

The newly formed Human-Environment Systems (HES) group at ETH Zürich seeks to hire a PhD student, commencing as soon as possible, for a period of up to three years. Our group is part of the Institute for Environmental Decisions, within the Department for Environmental Systems Science. The student would pursue research within the thematic area of energy, development and security (HES:EDS) in an externally funded research project. Qualifications and skills: We seek a person with some degree of background knowledge on energy systems, gained through study or work experience, who is interested in focusing on social science research questions involving quantitative and qualitative methods, leading to a continuing career in research. Learn more at our website.