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Proactive Recruitment: Brand Ambassador/Events Helper

Brooklyn SolarWorks

Brooklyn SolarWorks

Administration, Marketing & Communications, Customer Service
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Position: Brand Ambassador Mon-Fri 11:00am-6:00pm

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Reports to: Canvass & Events Manager

Hours: Part-time, 28 hours; Fulltime, 35 hours per week (some weekends and nights required)

About Brooklyn SolarWorks

Brooklyn SolarWorks was founded in 2015 with a purpose and mission to make “solar” appealing, easy, and available for all Brooklyn’s urban homeowners. To meet the challenges of installing solar on NYC rooftops, BSW has pioneered a one-of-a kind solar canopy design and developed unique installation methods. We are committed to building a diverse, sustainably minded, and ever-growing team to best serve our customers and clean energy overall. Our company motto is "Make Sun Fun".

Why Brooklyn SolarWorks

We are committed to building a diverse, sustainably minded, comfortable and ever-growing team that allows us to deliver a high degree of customer satisfaction and provide them with clean energy solutions. We believe and advocate for work life balance and growing at a manageable pace. Our staff and our customers are who we are, and here, their voice truly matters. To get a sense of our culture and environment check out our social media channels: IG, TikTok and FB: brooklynsolarworks, Twitter: bksolarworks.

Company Values: Inquisitive, Committed, Adaptable, and Passionate.

2023 Employee Satisfaction Survey

  • 96% of respondents reported having autonomy and independence in the day to day of my job.

  • 100% of respondents reported the company considers my concerns, thoughts and beliefs when decision making.

  • 100% of respondents reported their supervisor treats everyone respectfully and fairly.

  • 96% of respondents reported the company is committed to improving the diversity of employees.

  • 93% of respondents reported they are satisfied with the employee benefits and perks provided to me.

About the job

The Brand Ambassador is responsible for promoting the company’s product and services. Their duties will include generating qualified leads by setting appointments through door-to-door canvassing as well as attending in-person events.

Responsibilities:

  • Generate appointments that go directly to consultants while door-to-door canvassing, with a minimum of 6 (with full time employment) or 4 (with part time employment) complete appointments with new potential customers per month as well as a 40% conversion rate from all opportunities to complete appointments.

  • Collect contact information of prospective customers

  • Identify customer motivations and conduct pitches

  • Understand and educate homeowners about all the benefits of going solar.

  • Become familiar with Brooklyn SolarWorks brand and mission, and be able to relay them to customers.

  • Provide outreach at in-person events by working a tent and table and flagging down potential customers and generating brand awareness.

  • Accurately keep records of customer interactions in BSW databases.

  • Attend daily virtual morning check ins as well as weekly in person team meetings and trainings in Gowanus, Brooklyn.

Required Skill Set

  • High School Diploma required.

  • Strong customer service skills/customer focused.

  • Good computer/technology skills. (Google Docs and email)

  • Strong interpersonal skills, build relationships and network.

  • A positive attitude and ability to keep moving forward.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Required to walk, climb stairs, and stand for long periods of time in all weather permitting conditions year round.

Preferred Skill Set

  • Six months canvassing experience preferred.

  • Experience with lead tracking software. (Spotio or similar)

Benefits/Compensation:

*We offer competitive compensation that is commensurate with years of relevant industry experience, skills and qualifications, certifications, and licenses.

  • Part Time: $20+ commission; Fulltime: $21-23/hr + commission

  • (Free options are available) Health (HSA), Vision, Dental and Life Insurance

  • 401k (Traditional & Roth) retirement plan + 4% tiered company matching.

  • Transportation perks/benefits

  • Paid Time Off +sick days

  • 11 Company Holidays

  • Quarterly Profit-sharing Bonus

  • Free Employee Assistance Program

  • Monthly Commuter Travel Benefits (MTA Metrocards)

  • Occasional Company provided snacks and lunches

  • Additional Voluntary Benefits. .. i.e. HSA, FSA, Pet insurance, STD, LTD etc…

How to Apply:

Interested applicants must provide a resume to be considered. Candidates may apply through:

Career’s Page: https://brooklynsolarworks.com/careers/

Company Website: https://brooklynsolarworks.com/

Email: careers@brooklynsolarworks.com

Brooklyn SolarWorks offers equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, immigration status, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Interview Stages:

Candidate Applies- Resume is Reviewed- Interview Request- Interview Conducted- Hire is made.

Remote Status Travel %


Not Applicable 90%