BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

SUMMARY

Ranger Power (“Ranger”) is a renewable energy development company headquartered in Chicago, IL. Ranger develops utility-scale solar and battery storage projects around the United States. The company is comprised of experienced renewable energy professionals and is looking to grow its team.

Ranger Power is an equal opportunity employer. Read more about our commitment to DEI here.

DESCRIPTION

The Business Development Associate will be primarily responsible for helping secure long-term off-take agreements and asset sales for the solar project portfolio. Candidate should have some familiarity with the US electric power markets, and a passion for promoting Ranger Power’s mission to increase the proliferation of community-supported renewable power in the United States.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Competitive research: Identify industry trends, develop actionable solutions, and report findings to developers and senior management.

  • Legislative and regulatory research:  Stay appraised of significant activities that impact Ranger Power’s development portfolio at the local, state and federal level.

  • New market entry: Develop understanding of regional energy procurement dynamics and identify potential off-take customers.

  • Data Management: Maintain thorough records of competition, relationship leads, and opportunity pipeline in company databases.

  • Generate customized sales materials: Coordinate internally with subject matter experts to assemble targeted proposals for bilateral discussions and responses to formal Requests for Proposal.

  • Support contract negotiations: Work with deal leads to close multi-million-dollar agreements with large utility and corporate customers.

  • Prepare Quality Work Product:  Prepare project documents, reports, presentations, and other work product timely, completely, and accurately.

  • Reflect Well on Ranger Power: Put Ranger in a positive light by always dealing with stakeholders, including landowners, government officials, contractors, and counter- parties, in a manner that is ethical, professional, and respectful.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and advocacy skills.

  • Strong project management skills; organized and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a larger team and take the initiative to follow up as needed.

  • Willingness and ability to travel (~20-40%).

  • 3-5 years of prior work experience; experience in the solar industry a plus, but not required.

LOCATION

Chicago, IL

START DATE

ASAP

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