Energy Field Sales Representative

American Electric Power

Lancaster, OH

Job Description

$500 after 30 days, $500 after 90 days 


AEP Energy is a certified competitive retail electricity and natural gas supply provider. We proudly serve residential, small business and commercial and industrial customers. AEP Energy has over 100 years of industry experience with backing from our parent company, American Electric Power (AEP). AEP is one of the largest electric energy companies in the United States and ranked 204 of the Fortune 500. Do you have the power to learn and execute sales and marketing programs, then this role is for you!

Entry-Level role. Competitive individuals looking to excel

Job Summary:
The ideal candidate will have high-energy, drive, and ambition with a contagious positive attitude.
Successful candidates will have a strong service focus as well as results driven. Minimal experience needed. Offering paid training!    

•    Generate business by working an assigned territory visiting up to 30 – 50 residential houses per day selling electricity (direct sales)
•    Use a consultative selling approach; Help educate and increase customer’s awareness of their energy choice as well as competitive advantage of choosing AEP Energy Partners over other energy providers; 
•    Provide potential customer with pricing and effectively close the sale
•    Assure quality and accurate representation of products; Maintain professional image on behalf of the Company

1.    Embodies AEP Energy Values (i.e., Accountability, Passion, Integrity, Innovation, Humor, Humility, and Candor).
2.    High-energy, drive, and ambition with a contagious positive attitude.
3.    Strong service and results orientation.
4.    Power to learn and execute sales and marketing programs
5.    Enthusiastic and passionate desire to succeed
6.    High EQ-- superior interpersonal skills, win-win mindset, relationship-builder.
7.    Innovative and resourceful.
8.    Excellent communication skills – written, spoken, listening with ability to explain and interpret complex issues clearly, mindful of audience.
9.    Ability to prioritize, plan proactively, manage conflicting priorities, operate in a high stress environment and multi-task effective

Minimum Requirements

Entry-Level role. Competitive individuals looking to excel

Must have Valid Driver’s license with a good driving record
Must have a reliable form of personal transportation to use during the course of work hours
Must have auto insurance coverage that satisfies the minimum requirement for the state of Ohio

HS Diploma or equivalent

Work Experience - Must have one of the following (can be non-concurrent):
  1. Three (3) months of phone or face to face customer service experience within a sales, retail, or service industry.
  2. 3 months of leadership experience in a club or organization.
  3. Prior military experience