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Director of Site Origination

  • Location:

    DC - Washington

  • Sector:

    Developer , Solar

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    $120,000 - $150,000

  • Contact:

    Oliver Buck

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    713 609 9066

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Primary Responsibilities


Site Origination Campaigns

  • Manage Site Origination Agents and their ongoing campaigns in multiple markets

  • Manage 3rd party land contractors in multiple markets as needed

  • Implement site origination initiatives in multiple markets to achieve company site control goals through direct mailings, digital outreach, and direct solicitation via phone calls

  • Manage internal and external resources to acquire qualified sites and hand off to appropriate Development Director when site control is completed

  • Visit landowners and land sites as needed to assist staff in closing deals

  • Coordinate and implement training for new staff members

  • Maintain data, reports, documents, and communication related to all site initiatives

  • Oversee and approve all new leases to ensure compliance with the clients internal processes and goals


Other Duties/Areas of Involvement

  • Use and evolve company tools: Salesforce, Smartsheet, Dropbox, Asana, etc.

  • Ongoing communication with the client and Policy Team to support market development

  • Understand utility and state-specific policies in numerous markets to lead strategic land acquisition efforts


Required Competencies

  • Five or more years of experience in land acquisition

  • Ability to travel as needed, up to 25% of the time

  • Proven track record of management and development of high performing teams

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to convey key ideas to landowners, stakeholders, and internal teams

  • Understanding of comprehensive solar development lifecycle

  • Experience and proficiency with leases, deeds, recording documents, LLC structures, trusts and other respective real estate documentation

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, identify risks, and alert the company of any opportunities or challenges arising during the course of an initiative

  • Monitor internal team activities to ensure compliance with the clients processes and applicable external regulations

  • Proficiency using CRMs, SmartSheets, Google Suite, and Microsoft Office Suite to complete job tasks