Solar Sales Representative

Saint Louis, Missouri

StraightUp Solar is seeking a solar sales representative to generate sales of residential and commercial solar electric systems. A primary responsibility will be performing sales onsites and appointments at homes and businesses from pre-qualified leads. In addition, the sales representative will also have the responsibility of generating leads with the assistance of StraightUp Solar’s Business Development Department. The position is based out of the Overland, MO headquarters and the representative’s sales territory includes in Southwest Illinois and eastern Missouri, with possible expansion to other territories.

Job Type: Solar plus Commission

Required experience: Sales,  2 years

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Sales of residential and commercial solar electric systems
  • Finalizing and signing contracts at clients’ homes with an emphasis on being a successful first-meeting closer when appropriate
  • Utilizing online tools and conducting preliminary site evaluations to develop an initial system design.
  • Analysis of customer’s current and projected electrical usage and financial return on investment
  • Presenting on the benefits of solar at educational seminars
  • Attending outreach events to discuss solar with potential leads


  • At least 2-3 years in sales, required
  • Background in solar, other clean technologies, roofing, or construction, preferred
  • Ability to calculate key financial metrics
  • Consistently achieve sales quota
  • Competency of the use of Gmail, Word, Excel, and a CRM
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deliver a high level of customer service
  • Must be able to work weekends on occasion
  • Must be very organized, self-motivated, and able to meet aggressive timelines
  • Develop and maintain a strong referral network of satisfied customers that refer friends and family to StraightUp Solar



  • Competitive base salary and commission
  • Medical insurance
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Paid vacation and sick days
  • Ongoing solar education and training classes


About StraightUp Solar:

Founded in 2006, StraightUp Solar is based in St. Louis and has integrated hundreds of solar projects ranging from 2 kW residential projects to 100 kW commercial projects. We are committed to recruiting the best “turn-key” talent to produce high-quality solar design and installation.

StraightUp Solar has 6 core values (CLEARE) that guide the company and team members.

  • C ommunity First
    • Leave the world better than we found it
  • L ead the Solar Tribe
    • We lead when our members lead
  • E ducate the Solar Lesson
    • Improve ourselves & the community
  • A dvocate Always
    • Grow the Tribe
  • R espect Others & The Environment
    • Live by the Golden Rule
  • E xcellence in All We Do
    • Exceed expectations
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