NRG Energy, Inc.
Dallas, TX, United States
Real Estate, Sales, Energy
NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.
More information is available at www.nrg.com. Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.
Green Mountain Energy Company is seeking a Sales Team Lead with outstanding management, leadership, recruiting and sales skills. This role will be accountable for optimizing sales performance through sales coaching, mentoring, training, and performance management. The Sales Team Lead will be responsible for recruiting and leading a sales team, finding selling opportunities, and achieving sales goals. This position reports to the Direct Sales Manager.
*Work diligently to assure safety for all sales team members *Achieve signup, flow, and product sales targets *Manage, monitor, motivate, coach and train Sales Agent team members to ensure optimal performance *Actively seek methods to improve sales capture, performance, products, processes, and training *Lead by example in the field by Selling/Closing prospects for Green Mountain Energy® Pollution Free® Electricity and other products/services *Manage to sales agent headcount targets *Assure that sales agent productivity goals are met as measured by achieving sales per hour targets and keeping gap pay to a minimum *Work with full-time staff and team members to locate and secure new sales venues, as well as to maintain and strengthen existing partner relationships *Establish effective reporting and communication with sales agents to ensure all are properly informed of management expectations, polices, procedures and programs *Assure that sales agents meet all quality standards and coordinate with Quality Assurance staff and QA initiatives to ensure accuracy of messaging and utilization of appropriate sales tactics *Oversee sales agent scheduling to optimize sales productivity *Ensure sales teams have an adequate supply of all necessary equipment and sales/marketing materials *Track inventory and prevents loss of field equipment *Attend, be on time and participate at all required meetings. *Assure compliance with approved commission and bonus plans *Approve payroll, hours, expense reports, and high dollar invoices after verifying accuracy *Work with various online systems and be proactive to find solutions to any IT issues to avoid business disruption *Provide competitive and other field related feedback such as product and price comparisons *Submit required reports with an emphasis on quality and accuracy and on time *Work with stakeholders across departments to support sales efforts, including: HR, accounting, marketing, legal, public relations, peers in other markets, sales analysts, and others
*Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
*Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university *2-3 years sales management or other leadership experience. *Face-to-face customer interaction and/or sales experience *Energy industry related experience preferred
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
*Background with direct outside sales, training, and/or operations *Ability to work independently in team oriented culture in a fast paced environment. *Knowledge or aptitude of Microsoft Office suite of products *Ability to learn and navigate software and online systems *Strong internal and external service orientation *Reliability, self-discipline and strong work ethic *Ability to work as part of a team *High level of honesty and integrity *Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously *Capacity for sound business judgments and decisions including seeking guidance where needed *Strong leadership skills including leading by example *Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including preparation and execution of effective training and speaking to a group *Results oriented
NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.
Official description on file with Human Resources
NRG Energy, Inc.
Website : http://www.nrg.com/
NRG is a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 Company is one of the country’s largest power generation and retail electricity businesses. Our power plants provide about 47,000 megawatts of generation capacity and our retail and thermal subsidiaries serve more than 2 million customers in 16 states. In addition to our generation assets, we own and operate the following subsidiary companies