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Community Marketing Representative

The Community Marketing Representative Role:
This is a rewarding opportunity to educate homeowners about reducing their carbon footprint and lowering their utility bills. Use your communication skills and passion for the environment to help homeowners move to action!
This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. Next Step Living provides training and ongoing coaching to help you succeed and grow in the role, and there is great opportunity for growth and advancement from this position once you've proven your success. Successful team members can expect to earn $15-$20 per hour.
What You'll Do:
You will be part of a team that is pioneering a new outreach project in Western Massachusetts. We educate homeowners on the benefits of making their homes more energy efficient. Through strategic partnerships with communities, we engage homeowners by knocking on doors in neighborhoods throughout Massachusetts. We also talk with homeowners at a variety of events, including farmers markets, festivals, trade shows, and retail events. We expect team members to canvass three days per week and table events two days per week. Nights and weekends are required.
Before we enter a neighborhood, we're able to identify which homes are the best candidates for Next Step Living's products and services - this makes our conversations more productive! We encourage people to schedule a time when they can learn more about solar panels or other energy efficient solutions for their home.
What We're Looking For:
Our ideal candidate is:
Adaptable: you're flexible in ambiguous environments and you're able to solve problems creatively; we are a dynamic company and our processes and offerings are constantly evolving
Passionate About the Environment: you're excited about our mission to fight climate change one house at a time
An Excellent Communicator: you have strong interpersonal skills and are able to communicate - both verbally and non-verbally - in a clear, professional way; you assume the best in others and speak openly and honestly
Professional: you maintain a positive attitude and image and you're able to represent Next Step Living in a professional manner
Responsible: you're able to work independently in the field - personal maturity is key
Resilient: you'll be walking outside, and we work rain or shine
Qualifications: Must-Have
Interest or prior experience with community organizing and activism
Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screen upon hire
Must have a valid driver's license and a reliable vehicle to transport event materials to various locations
Qualifications: Nice-to-Have
Ability to speak, read, and write languages other than English is beneficial
Who We Are:
Next Step Living is a groundbreaking company on a mission to make it easy and affordable for homeowners to implement energy-saving solutions. We partner with more than 400 municipalities, civic organizations, businesses and nonprofits to deliver energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions to New England residents. Our work is practical: we install insulation, put solar panels on roofs, and help people move away from expensive oil-based heating. Next Step Living is headquartered in Boston's Innovation District with a growing Connecticut presence centered around our New Haven office and a brand new presence in New York state. Since 2008, we've helped more than 90,000 homeowners achieve more than $20 million dollars in energy savings while reducing their impact on the planet.
We're looking for smart, friendly, driven people who are passionate about protecting the planet and like to have fun while doing it. We offer a unique blend of start-up energy combined with large company resources and expertise. As one of the country's fastest growing companies and the leading provider of whole-home energy solutions in New England, we are constantly evolving and innovating. We are building something truly awesome and there's no better time to join us than now.

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