Field Sales Consultant in Springfield, Illinois

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Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.

Do you believe in a sustainable future where everyone can access the power they need, whenever they need it? At Sunrun, the future starts today! We offer power that is reliable, for when the electricity grid isn’t. Rechargeable, for when uncertain days become nights. Affordable, so it’s accessible to more families. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging. Come join the thousands of Sunrunners already powering their potential at Sunrun!


The Field Sales Consultant self-generates sales leads and presents in-home presentations on our solar products and services for potential customers. Their priority is to make a genuine human connection with the potential customers with the intent to qualify and vet solar as a viable energy solution for their home and families. If you enjoy face to face interaction, engaging customers and find the idea of working out in the field exciting, then this is the job for you!

Responsibilities/The Impact

  • Develop effective self-generated sales strategies, leads and appointments with potential customers

  • Provide an industry leading customer sales experience from initial contact through installation and after the customer’s system is turned on

  • Conduct in-home sales presentations for potential customers and evaluate customers’ knowledge and needs, building productive long lasting relationships

  • Handle the pipeline of activity from prospect to install by following up with all leads and in-home consultations

  • Accurately disposition and report on outcomes via our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool

  • Meet minimum required sales targets as set by sales leadership

Qualifications/How You Will Be Successful

  • Minimum of 1 year of sales and/or lead generation experience, with in-home sales experience preferred

  • Must be 21 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, and maintain a clean driving record with the ability to pass a driving background check

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills needed to partner cross-functionally when addressing customer needs

  • Willingness to spend time traveling within local market, depending on business needs and sales model

  • Intermediate comfort level with technology, utilizing an IPAD/computer and multiple software applications. (experience with a CRM is a plus)

How you will be Awarded

  • Full benefits package including health, vision, dental insurance, 401K with company match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, paid training, and much more

  • The opportunity to invest in yourself and your career through PowerU – Sunrun’s 100% tuition reimbursement program with over 150 educational opportunities

  • A part of the Freedom Time Off (FTO) Plan – Because of the nature of our business, Sunrun cannot guarantee how much time you will be able to take away from work. Employees on our Freedom Time Off Plan are not limited to a set number of days that they are entitled to take off from work and instead have the freedom to manage how much time off they need!

  • Highly competitive sales commissions paid biweekly including eligibility for bonus compensation

  • Competitive salary plus lucrative performance incentives through our Nike/Lululemon sponsored incentive program. You’ll have the opportunity to earn Nike/Lululemon swag, prizes and amazing trips.

  • Internal advancement opportunities, as earned.


Alix Williams ([email protected])

Please note that the compensation information is made in good faith for this position only . It assumes that the successful candidate will be located in markets within the United States that warrant the compensation. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.

The starting salary/wage for this opportunity is in compliance with the local wage requirements.

Other rewards may include commission, short and long term incentives, and program-specific awards. Sunrun also provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). A candidate’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.

This description sets forth the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as some of the essential functions of this role. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all essential duties and qualifications. If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at [email protected] .

Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone. We are committed to equal employment opportunities without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal convictions, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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