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Alliance Program Specialist 

Posted on Thursday, May 9 2013 0:00 AM
Categories - Renewable Energy

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Alliance Program Activation Specialist
The Alliance Program Activation Specialist is a hybrid role that involves 80% account management, working with existing alliance partner accounts and SunPower dealers, and 20% marketing support, helping with content creation and project management for marketing deliverables, and reporting on results. This role would suit a self-motivated, results-oriented individual who is comfortable in an entrepreneurial environment, capable of building and maintaining relationships and educating clients and their members about solar. The ideal candidate is someone with strong communication skills and the ability to increase program participation through strong account management and effective event execution.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):

• Account management of Tier 1&2 alliance partners, providing program support and outreach activities to drive solar evaluation signups.
• Coordinate all aspects of Alliance program events (planning events, providing content and marketing materials to drive attendance, to presenting the content both in-person onsite or via web using webex).
• Provide Alliance program fulfillment assigning and educating dealers to support the program (at events and for lead follow up), to reporting on results of each event into Salesforce.
• Track success and fulfillment of alliance partner activities and partner engagement (employee participation).
• Pre-sales work to support new Alliance partnerships that include: research on target companies, setting up presentation appointments and cold calling/outreach to prospective alliance partners.

*Note this is a contractor position with the goal of hiring as a permanent full-time position.

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) designs, manufactures and delivers the highest efficiency, highest reliability solar panels and systems available today. Residential, business, government and utility customers rely on the company's quarter century of experience and guaranteed performance to provide maximum return on investment throughout the life of the solar system. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., SunPower has offices in North America, Europe, Australia, Africa and Asia. For more information, visit www.sunpowercorp.com.

Industry:Renewable Energy
Position Type:Contract
Position Level:Entry level- Mid level
Position Reports To:Alliance Program manager
Travel Required:0% of the time (approximate)
Starts On:May 21, 2013

Job Requirements


Minimum requirements:

• B.S/B.A degree is required
• At least 2 years’ experience in Sales & Marketing or Account management is required
• Strong at building ongoing relationships

• Well organized with a high attention to detail and knows how to prioritize

• Professional, efficient and effective communicator

• Excellent presentation skills and experience leading educational workshops
• Effective communicator and focus on customer satisfaction
• Proficient in Salesforce CRM, email marketing, excel and PowerPoint
In addition to the Related Experience requirements, the following are

Additional skills:
• High Energy, forward-thinking and creative attitude; aggressive in pursuing opportunities and a strong sense of urgency
• Passion for renewable energy a plus
• Interested in a high growth career opportunity with a zealous for developing new processes and improving efficiencies

• Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Computer Skills
• Proficient in Salesforce CRM, email marketing, excel and PowerPoint
Education Required:College degree

How to Apply

Please provide a cover letter with resume and indicate you found the position posting from the YPE website, and email to:  allianceprogram@sunpowercorp.com

Company Information

SunPower Corporation
77 Rio Robles
San Jose, CA 95134

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