Principal Outreach Representative

  • 3 Degrees Inc.
  • Richmond, VA, USA
  • Aug 22, 2018
Full time Business Development Communication - Public Outreach Energy Energy - Solar Energy - Wind Renewable Energy Sustainability

Job Description


3Degrees is looking for an energetic, outgoing and enthusiastic individual to promote the renewable energy programs of our utility partners. The ideal candidate balances a focus on sales and achievement of goals while prioritizing the customer experience and using a “soft touch.” The Outreach Representative is responsible for training a team of part-time Outreach Associates to develop the skills they need to be successful, coaching them to refine their sales and customer service expertise. In addition, the Outreach Representative manages his or her schedule to achieve individual goals, including outreach to residential and business customer targets across Virginia.

This position is based out of our Richmond, VA office with a majority of duties performed in the field/remotely.


  • Increase awareness and participation in Dominion Energy Green Power by approaching/calling residential and business customers, delivering pitches, and discussing program benefits.

  • Perform community outreach through courtesy calling and at events and storefronts

  • Set up events displays, tents, banners, and booths.

  • Adhere to robust customer service and safety standards.

  • Meet minimum enrollment rate.

  • Meet with the regional outreach coordinator and attend team meetings/trainings.

  • Lead outreach shifts and training events.

  • Conduct outreach team performance assessments.

  • Assist with brainstorming, editing, proofreading and testing of new or existing pitches.

  • Complete relevant administrative duties.

  • Organize and maintain outreach materials.


  • 1-2+ years of sales, event staffing, and/or canvassing experience preferred. Relevant educational and community engagement activities will be considered in lieu of work experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and coach effective teams.

  • Comfort approaching/calling and talking with people.

  • Ability to work 30-39 hours per week including evenings and weekends.

  • Ability to carry up to 50 pounds and walk/stand up to five hours at a time in unpredictable weather conditions with reasonable accommodation.

  • Access to reliable transportation and cell phone required.

  • Multilingual candidates a plus.

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time to locations within the Commonwealth of Virginia.


When you work for us, there's plenty in it for you:

  • Company medical, dental and vision benefits, flexPTO, 401(k) with company matching program, health & wellness reimbursement program, cell phone reimbursement and mass transit expense reimbursement program.

  • Paid volunteer hours and sick leave.

  • A mission-driven B Corp that is committed to a triple bottom line ethic and fostering work-life balance and professional development for its staff.


3Degrees is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.

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