Marketing and Events Coordinator, San Diego – Sullivan Solar

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If you want to help move the world away from fossil fuels and towards renewable energy, join the revolution at Sullivan Solar Power!


We are one of the Top 45 workplaces in San Diego according to San Diego Union Tribune, and one of the nation’s largest and most established solar companies, according to Solar Power World. We are also one of the fastest-growing companies in the US, according to INC Magazine. We are now looking for a Marketing and Events Coordinator (known as Community Developer at Sullivan Solar Power). This position is for our San Diego headquarters.


Cultivate the marketing and communication efforts of Sullivan Solar Power to promote the firm’s services and generate new business opportunities and leads.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain the Company’s corporate image and identity
  • Utilize marketing tactics to generate new leads and business
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, government officials, media representatives, businesses and organizations and use these relationships to develop new business opportunities
  • Plan seminars, parties and other events, coordinating all details
  • Research and analyze community-specific demographics and statistical data
  • Plan, coordinate and evaluate community programs, events, advertising and public relations efforts to draw conclusions and improve successful results
  • Produce presentations, advertisements, merchandise, marketing and collateral materials
  • Assist with the research of communication mediums used by Sullivan Solar Power–i.e. radio, direct mail, newspapers, door hanging, phone calls, magazines, the Internet, outdoor signs
  • Speak publicly and conduct presentations to audiences of all sizes
  • Meet weekly quotas and goals while staying within budget parameters
  • Conduct weekly phone calls to clients and leads
  • Nominate Sullivan Solar Power and company executives for awards and recognition
  • Maintain company memberships and listings
  • Assist with the distribution of door hangers and other marketing materials
  • Assist other Sullivan Solar Power employees
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Advertising, Integrated Marketing Communications, Marketing or similar field
  • Courses in business law, management, marketing, advertising, journalism, economics, accounting, finance, sustainability and statistics preferred
  • Experience in sustainability, renewable energy, and political science
  • Experience in creative and technical writing preferred
  • Experience in advertising, direct marketing and sales
  • Experience in event coordination, public affairs and public speaking
  • Experience in the production of promotional materials
  • Experience conducting thorough internet research quickly
  • Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat
  • Knowledge of database tools with the ability to quickly create, modify and analyze spreadsheets
  • Outstanding writing skills with strong knowledge of AP Style Guidelines
  • Working knowledge of email marketing and social media platforms
  • Familiar with local government inner-workings and structures
  • Knowledge of solar power technology basics, rebates and incentives
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication abilities to establish and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders
  • Ability to be persuasive, both orally and in writing, with media, customers, potential clients, government officials and other public figures

About you:

  • You love all things public: speaking with your local community, educating people and informing them about the importance of renewable energies
  • Your ability to influence people is almost natural: you deliver a strong sales pitch without much effort, you are a born-communicator
  • You are a master at organizing events: no one misses one of your parties, and everyone knows they can rely on you to obtain the perfect event that they have been dreaming of. You not only plan and execute beautifully, you also engage the crowd and you know how to make sure everybody is having fun
  • You have an impeccable attention to detail
  • You love challenges: you are comfortable with meeting goals and quotas
  • You excel working under pressure, and you are flexible to meet deadlines and goals: you do whatever you need to get the work done
  • Your time and task management skills are excellent: you establish priorities and organize and handle a variety of projects simultaneously
  • You are passionate about solar, San Diego, and empowering the community to move away from the fossil fuel industry!



  • NABCEP Accredited Company: one of the only seven companies in the US who have achieved this certification. Sullivan Solar Power will put you through training so that you achieve it as well, and we will pay for your training!
  • Vacation/Sick Time Off — (Vacation accrual starts immediately)
  • Nine (9) Holidays
    • New Year’s Day
    • President’s Day
    • Memorial Day
    • Independence Day
    • Labor Day
    • Veterans’ Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Day after Thanksgiving
    • Christmas Day
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage: HMO and PPO options
  • Paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Travel Assistance Plan
  • Paid Identity Theft Plan
  • 401(k) retirement plan with a company match
  • Company provided clothing
  • Great company events
    • Past examples of events for team members:
      • Chartered Yacht cruise to view fireworks in San Diego Bay on July 4th
      • Holiday party at the Hotel Del Coronado
      • Float in San Diego St. Patrick’s Day Parade
      • “Surfing” contests at the Wavehouse in San Diego