[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

installations completed.

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.

Skills Required:

* 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.

Colleen Colman

Summerhill Group

1216 Yonge Street, Suite 201

Toronto, ON  M4T 1W1

416-922-2448 ext. 228

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