[Sust-mar] Energy Conservation Program Reps, short-term, Nova Scotia (various communities)
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Position: Nova Scotia Lighting Installation Representative - short-term, full-time contract
Organization: Summerhill Group http://www.summerhillgroup.ca
Work location: Various Communities Across Nova Scotia
Start date: 27 September 2008
End date: December 5, 2008
Training: Training end of September/beginning October
Type: Full-time contract
Please Respond by Sept 15, 2008
Summerhill Group develops and executes profitable
strategies that move the market toward better choices for
consumers and the environment.
A distinguishing feature of the Summerhill Group is that
our work results in tangible -- measurable results. We are
market based and have some of Canada's leading corporate and
government partners involved in our work. Summerhill Group
is a national organization that is recognized as a leader in
creating and delivering innovative social marketing programs
with a focus on market transformation.
The Lighting Installation program is a means to promote
energy conservation to the small commercial sector resulting
in the uptake of more energy efficient technologies. It
involves contacting small commercial enterprises and
installing two energy efficient lighting technologies that
result in measurable energy reductions.
Role of the Program Representative
The Program Representative's main responsibilities include:
* Able to sell business owners on the concept of energy
efficiency and the specific offerings of the program
* Work independently and as part of a team to book and
perform small commercial installations
* Keep detailed records of contact with businesses and
The Representative will report to the local Program
Coordinator and will need to be very organized, reliable and
motivated. This individual will need to work well on his/her
own as well as part of a team.
Education: Completion of a post-secondary degree.
Vehicle: Access to a reliable vehicle will be required.
Mileage will be reimbursed. Some overnight travel may be
Safety equipment: All staff members are required to wear
CSA approved work boots on all job sites.
Other equipment: All staff must provide their own cell
phones with texting capability. Costs will be reimbursed.
* Successful candidates must possess a professional
demeanor and be comfortable leading a sales pitch, providing
education, performing simple installations, and making cold calls
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, highly
organized, attentive to detail, ability to work
independently or as part of a team, positive attitude, and
enthusiasm for working within the environment industry
* Previous sales experience preferred
Tasks will include:
* Perform one-on-one program introduction to retailers
* Install simple energy efficient lighting products
* Distribute program literature to business owners
* Record all interactions and installations
* Report to program manager
Summerhill Group: http://www.summerhillgroup.ca
Type of Employment: Full-time contract from September 27 to
December 5 2008
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (hours may need
to be flexible)
***Must be available to work the weekends of October 18th
-- 19th, 25th -- 26th.
Wage: $13.00 per hour
Locations/Positions Available: Halifax, Dartmouth, Truro,
New Glasgow, Amherst, Bridgewater, Lunenburg, Port
Hawkesbury, Antigonish, Glace Bay, Sydney and other
communities in Nova Scotia
Job Contact Information: Please apply online or send a
resume and a short cover letter via email to
ccolman at summerhillgroup.ca.
1216 Yonge Street, Suite 201
Toronto, ON M4T 1W1
416-922-2448 ext. 228
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