Business Development Executive - Peterborough Energy

Green Energy Switch

£27,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: 2328

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Sunday, 25th February 2018   2 days left

CAUK reference: 2328

Job Title: Business Development Executive
Change Agents UK Level: 2
Location: Peterborough
Number of Positions: 1

What will this position involve?

The Business Development Executive will be the front face of Peterborough Energy, you will be responsible for proactively raising awareness of Peterborough Energy and its benefits. You will forge and develop relationships with all the businesses across the city to engage their employees in becoming more energy efficient including giving advice on how they can switching tariffs. You will be dividing your time into 75% business engagement, working to monthly targets and 25% project officer work (switching employees, manning stands, organising events). You will have exceptional sales experience and a proven success record, ideally with businesses in Peterborough, along with a natural flare for communication, strength in networking, talking to new businesses and you will be a self-starter.

You will support other parts of GES as and when required, undertaking project management tasks and grow with the success of the scheme.

Who would this position suit?

You will be an ideas person, a confident communicator willing to challenge how things are done, capable of building relationships and networks, creative thinker, self-motivated, with a good level of marketing experience. You need minimal supervision and will just crack on and get the job done. A real go-getter.

Who are Green Energy Switch (GES)?

Green Energy Switch (GES) is a subsidiary of Peterborough Environment City Trust, an independent and innovative environmental charity helping to protect and enhance the environment throughout Peterborough and beyond. GES donates all its profits to PECT to help fund their work. Green Energy Switch is a dynamic company that delivers a broad range of energy services across the UK for businesses, registered social landlords, local authorities and individuals. We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join our highly skilled team based in Peterborough.

Why would the successful candidate want this position?

This opportunity is a fixed term contract with possibility of expansion. The experience and training gained through the project, will give the post holder an excellent insight into the energy sector as well as an opportunity to work with a passionate team within a thriving city. .

Salary (per annum pro rata): £27,000
Start Date: 5th March or ASAP
Length of Opportunity: 12 Months

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