Illinois's Premier Home Solar Company

Solar Sales Executive Development Program

Certasun is seeking applicants for our Solar Sales Executive Development Program.  In this unique program, you will start as a Solar Sales Associate and gain exposure to all aspects of the sales process as well as receive extensive training on both sales generally and solar specifically.  You will be on the front lines of bringing solar to Illinois homeowners and educating them about the benefits, economic and environmental, of going solar. 

Certasun is seeking candidates in the north and northwest suburbs of Chicago. In particular, applications from candidates living in or north of Buffalo Grove would be favorably received (for example, in Round Lake, Grayslake, Antioch, Volo, Vernon Hills, Wauconda, Lake Villa, Waukegan, Zion, etc.).

Outstanding Solar Sales Associates can expect to graduate from the program in approximately six months, when they will become Solar Sales Consultants, our outside sales role with annual target earnings of $100,000.


  • Evaluate and qualify inbound leads for solar suitability
  • Represent Certasun at events (home shows, farmers markets, green fairs, etc.)
  • Make and answer phone calls to and from potential leads
  • Complete training on sales and solar

Desired Qualifications

  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to explain complex topics simply and persuasively
  • Comfort with quantitative topics
  • Ability to travel throughout the Chicago area; valid driver’s license
  • Authorized to work in the United States for any employer
  • No previous solar or sales experience required

Pay & Benefits

  • $40k base salary; $10-20k in annualized incentive compensation
  • Health care, 401(k), and paid vacation

To Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to with subject “SSED Program”

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