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National Account Executive

Palmetto Clean Technology

Palmetto Clean Technology

Sales & Business Development
United States
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2023

Company Description

Recognized by Forbes as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, Palmetto believes that choosing to source clean energy from renewable resources like solar power should be a right, not a privilege. As such, we connect homeowners with renewable energy options such as solar power and energy storage systems. Through our marketplace business model, we empower solar sales professionals and solar installation companies with access to our proprietary design platform, financing, customer management system, logistics, and project management. Our #1 focus is a phenomenal experience for our customers and partners, evidenced in our industry-leading Net Promoter Score.

Our employees are our most valuable resource. Palmetto is a VC-backed high-growth company with a promote-from-within culture for talent development. We offer excellent benefits such as unlimited vacation/PTO, medical, dental, and vision coverage, parental leave, and retirement plans.

We are a remote-first company and are proud to have great people working for us all over the United States.

Summary of Role

Palmetto is seeking a highly skilled and strategic National Sales Executive. This person will be responsible for delivering the mission, vision and strategy of Palmetto across the solar industry to identify new revenue opportunities. In this role, you will create the framework to prospect, onboard and implement large National Sales Dealer partnerships, while helping to manage existing relationships to outperformance. This person will establish and execute on strategies to achieve predictable revenue growth for Palmetto’s Sales Member/Dealer vertical. You will provide leadership to the sales organization and counsel to the EVP/CSO in implementing new growth strategies through new and existing relationships.

We’re looking for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, enthusiasm for our mission, and of course, the ability to turn on a dime when necessary. Ownership and problem-solving skills will be key to success along with a high sense of urgency.

Strategic & Tactical

  • Develop strategic partnerships with large sales dealer prospects
  • Present our capabilities to C-Suite executives; ultimately, signing new MSA’s.
  • Manage the onboarding and implementation process of each prospect to the platform, which will include setting up technology/CRM integrations.
  • Execute weekly QA/QC meetings with current partners during the ramp process, in order to identify growth opportunities and remove any impediments that may be hindering success.
  • Analyze/research multiple direct sales verticals to create a monthly/quarterly prospecting plan.
  • Work alongside our partner success and operations teams, in order to make adjustments to our install efficiencies for each partner.
  • Achieve expected revenue targets at 100%+ performance
  • Work through account development leaders to optimize training and successfully hand off relationships with each Sales Dealer
  • Attend industry conventions and events to build out a robust referral network with solar vendors/suppliers

Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in sales prospecting
  • Experience with channel sales models and channel activation strategies
  • Proven track record of outperformance against monthly quota
  • Proficient in relationship building with C-Suite
  • Track record of collaborating with cross-functional partners to lead transformation and growth
  • Expertise in SalesForce, Zoominfo and Linkedin Navigator
  • Experience working with general counsel in order to appropriately explain redlined documents, etc.
  • The maturity, judgment and self-confidence to operate effectively with a high level of independence.
  • Organizational chops to build a high impact sales funnel from the ground up, in a high growth environment
  • Knowledge of industry pricing, proposals, and proficiency with negotiation
  • Passionate about the potential for green energy to mitigate climate change
  • Travel required 25%

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Palmetto embraces diversity and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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