Crius Energy

Director, Outside Sales

5 days ago
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


The Sales Director of Outside Sales will be a critical member of the solar team, with accountability for recruiting, training and managing a sales team that can canvass and close solar sales door-to-door. The Sales Director will own the process of setting up offices, coordinating logistics, creating incentive plans, and launching sales in this market. They will also be responsible for developing sales training programs, coaching employees, and ensuring sales quality and conversion. This individual will be accountable for achieving monthly and quarterly sales and margin targets. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and motivated individual interested to join a growing field that makes the world a cleaner, greener place to live.


Crius Solar is an exciting and rapidly growing member of the Crius Energy family of brands that bridges the gap between the retail and solar energy industries.  Our services span the entire solar project lifecycle including marketing, sales, design, installation and financing solutions. Our goal is to transform the traditional utility model by promoting the spread of a greener, more sustainable source of energy to everyday homeowners while also saving them money relative to their current electric utility.


  • Develop, own, an execute a California sales expansion strategy for Crius Solar.
  • Work with Crius stakeholders to implement effective and scalable sales processes for Outside Sales.
  • Hire, train, coach, and manage new D2D canvassers and sales closers in the California market.
  • Ensure that sales resources are selling deals that meet Crius compliance and quality measures.
  • Following launch Expand the number of sales offices and resources in a profitable and effective manner.
  • Develop a comprehensive solar sales training program for the Outside Sales team.
  • Work with Crius sales operations to develop and implement effective incentive plans for sales roles.
  • Negotiating relationships with external vendors such as thirty party outsourced sales teams.
  • Work with senior management and key internal and external stakeholders to drive new sales initiatives in California, such as referral programs and dinner parties.
  • Work with Marketing, Legal, Operations, and other Crius stakeholders to launch new sales initiatives.
  • Work closely with a fun, inclusive, caring team that recognizes we all win together.


  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Experience in retail energy and solar sales organizations is a must.
  • Preferred 5-10 years of direct sales experience, including door to door canvassing.
  • Strong business and sales acumen.
  • Familiarity with the local bylaws and permitting requirements for canvassing and selling D2D in California.
  • Professional, clear, and friendly communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to forge strong business-to-business and consumer relationships.
  • High sense of ownership and accountability.
  • Strong sense of ambition and willingness to roll up your sleeves.
  • Thoroughness, quality focus, and attention to detail.
  • Eligible to work in the U.S. now and in the future without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status)

With over a million residential customer equivalents, Crius Energy is a comprehensive energy solutions partner that provides electricity, natural gas and solar products to residential and commercial customers. Crius Energy connects with customers through an innovative family-of-brands including USG&E, TriEagle Energy, Public Power, Comcast Energy Rewards, Crius Solar and Viridian Energy. Crius' broad suite of energy products and services make it easier for consumers to make informed decisions about their energy needs. The company is currently active in 21 deregulated energy markets across the U.S. and Australia, with plans to continue expanding its geographic reach.

We are committed to making this world a better place to live by being socially and environmentally responsible – support­ing both our local communities and improving our planet. 


Crius offers a comprehensive suite of benefits and employee rewards programs, including paid time off for volunteering/community service. 


Due to the volume of responses we receive, we regret that we can only respond to those candidates under consideration.

Crius Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.







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