• Inside Sales Representative

    Location US-OR-Hillsboro
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/6/2018 5:59 PM)
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    Build a Bright Future; Come Shine with Us!

    We are a leader in providing customer-oriented solar energy solutions, striving to make solar energy competitive and affordable for the average consumer.  We have 500 MW of production capacity at our state of the art manufacturing facility in Oregon.  SolarWorld is dedicated to providing a work climate that promotes career growth, open communication and new ideas. 

    Job Accountabilities

    About the Position

    The Inside Sales Representative is responsible for supporting the initiatives of the field sales organization by selling the company’s products and/or services to customers in an assigned territory, industry, and/or segment.  Sales related activities include generating prospective customers through qualifying sales leads and/or cold calling through multichannel, inbound and/or outbound sales activities.   


    Primary responsibilities for this position include the following:

    • Represent SolarWorld in full-cycle, sales-oriented activities.
    • Partner with territory account managers to execute sales strategy designed to expand market share and maximize revenue growth.
    • Focus on acquiring new customers while retaining and growing existing customer base.
    • Generate, develop and qualify leads and prospects through cold-calling and other lead generation activities.
    • Review, filter and track new and existing sales opportunities in CRM system.
    • Work with marketing to develop sales presentation collateral and project proposals.
    • Keeps up-to-date knowledge of the industry, as well as the competitive posture of the company.
    • Prepares activity and forecast reports as requested by sales and territory account managers.
    • May act as sole sales representative for specific accounts and/or products.
    • This role is overlay to the field sales force and carries a team quota that is shared with the field.
    • Other duties as assigned, maintaining flexibility to support company objectives.



    Job Requirements

    Position Requirements

    The ideal candidate for this position brings an enthusiasm for saving the environment through our philosophy of sustainability – “clean energy from sand and sun”.  All employees of SolarWorld must be able to operate in a fast-paced, high-growth work environment and be able to tolerate ambiguity as we develop processes and operate entrepreneurially to accomplish deliverables.  Our employees relish a challenge and look forward to exercising creative freedom to accomplish new tasks. 


    The successful candidate will possess the following combination of experience, knowledge, and skills:

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an inside sales role.
    • Demonstrate success obtaining business results by working collaboratively in a multi-cultural, multi-site organization.
    • Proven experience developing new accounts.
    • Highly motivated with demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Excellent written and oral communications and interpersonal skills, including a collaborative style and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
    • Must have the ability to prioritize multiple and often competing priorities. 
    • Ability to effectively accomplish goals while working in a team-based, open-office environment.
    • Strong desire to bring best practices to the team, share your knowledge and expertise and enable your team members' mutual success as the organization continues to grow.
    • Skilled in the use and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, etc.
    • Attendance is a mandatory function of this position.


    SolarWorld is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Disabled/Veteran/G

    All offers of employment are contingent upon a candidate’s successful completion of SolarWorld’s pre-employment drug testing, and background investigation, which includes employment, education and criminal histories.



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