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Field Outreach Representative 

Description

Slipstream creates, tests, implements, and scales the next generation of solutions that move us farther, faster toward a clean energy economy. You are the key to the success of our organization by demonstrating our values, engaging in our mission, and creating results that will produce enduring economic and environmental benefits for all.

Position Summary

Under direction, the Field Outreach Representative is responsible for promoting the Me2 home energy program and the Better Buildings Challenge commercial energy efficiency program in concert with the City of Milwaukee’s Environmental Collaboration Office (Milwaukee.gov/eco). These programs are operated in the city of Milwaukee and the Field Outreach Representative will be working in all neighborhoods of the City of Milwaukee. This is a part-time, 20 hour per week position that should run through June 30, 2021.

Primary and Essential Responsibilities

1. Develop partnerships with market providers, participating financial institutions, and/or end-use customers that increase energy savings generated by Energy Programs.

  • Maintain relationships and regular communication with market providers and/or customers in an assigned area.
  • Manage, maintain, educate and prospect a territory.
  • Assist market providers in developing and implementing plans for integrating efficient products and programs into their business.
  • Provide training for market provider staff on program goals, objectives, terms, conditions, materials, and related sales tactics as needed to support their participation.
  • Seek out new market providers and/or customer projects in assigned territory and re-engage dormant accounts.
  • As needed, provide market providers and/or utility customers with assistance preparing incentive applications and review draft applications for accuracy.
  • As needed, communicate the findings of energy assessments to customers (including pertinent site data, calculations, prioritized list of potential measures and estimated savings and incentives).
  • Maintain database of project prospects and/or market provider interactions with contact information and project details, including timelines, trade allies, manufacturer representatives, proposed products, estimated energy savings and estimated incentive amounts.
  • Plan, organize and prioritize workload to meet customer and program needs.
  • Identify and resolve project application issues with customers.

2. Represent clients on energy efficiency programs at trade association events and community-based events

  • Present to business groups, trade associations, and/or customers on energy efficiency programs.
  • Seek out opportunities for partnership with trade associations to promote the program and achieve energy savings.

3. Actively participate as a member of Slipstream’s assigned workgroups and act as a team member to the City of Milwaukee’s Environmental Collaboration Office.

4. Assist with annual federal reports associated with the Me2 program.

5.These responsibilities are not all inclusive and other duties may be assigned from time-to-time.

 
Position Requirements

Competencies

  • Exhibit project management skills and ability to prioritize multiple assignments/projects simultaneously with minimal direction to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate ability to change direction quickly and support rapidly changing customer requests
  • Skilled at verbal & written communication
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize assignments & projects to meet deadlines
  • Experience developing & tracking key performance indicators
  • Analytical & critical thinking skills
  • Program budget management
  • Client/ Customer/ Colleague relationship development & management or sales.
  • Demonstrate team leadership / facilitation skills
  • Technical knowledge in lighting, HVAC, and other residential or non-residential building systems preferred

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of work-related experience building partnerships
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite

Licenses/Certificates

Driver’s license

Mental and Physical

  • Occasionally required to walk or stand, balance, stoop, crouch or crawl and climb stairs
  • Ability to sit for lengthy periods
  • Use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with arms
  • Use tools or controls
  • Talk, hear, taste and smell
  • Occasionally lift or move 25 lbs.
  • Use close vision, distance, color, peripheral vision, depth, and adjust focus

Working Environment

  • Moderate noise level
  • Some exposure to weather conditions
  • Travel up to 90% within assigned area

Employees approach each day with our values in mind: mission-driven, excellence, integrity, results-focused, exceptional service, collaboration, personal drive, great work environment and commitment to community.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Benefits In addition to generous sick and PTO time, Slipstream provides a competitive benefit package, including health and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, and 401(k) with contribution.  
Location Milwaukee  
About the Organization Slipstream (the result of a January 2019 merger of Seventhwave and WECC) is a mission-driven non-profit dedicated to advancing innovative strategies for real energy impacts through engineering, education and research. We implement award-winning energy efficiency programs that offer innovative approaches to address today's energy challenges. Our organization is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, with a growing team in Chicago, Illinois. We provide a challenging, stimulating work environment that prizes collaboration and work-life balance. Slipstream provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, arrest or conviction record or any other basis provided by applicable law.


 
EOE Statement Slipstream recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience and its mission. Slipstream is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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