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FIELD ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST: Passionate About Solar & Marketing

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Christopher is a Field Engagement Specialist for a solar company. For the last 10 years, Christopher was doing completely different before he realized he had a passion for marketing and solar. Christopher explains his career/educational path that led him to where he is currently and what he wished he knew before starting his career.

Job Title: Field Engagement Specialist

Job Summary: Demonstrators and Product Promoters

Job Description

Demonstrators and product promoters create public interest in products, such as cosmetics, housewares, and food. They encourage people and stores to buy their products by showing the products to prospective customers and answering questions.

On-the-Job Training

Short-term on-the-job training

Additional Info

Demonstrators and product promoters usually receive on-the-job training.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
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$20,000 - $45,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
10 to 20 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours, Part-time, Varies Widely
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Outdoor, Travel, Hospital / Clinic, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
People skills, Public speaking ability, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills

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m='19650'>the</span> <span m='19740'>same</span> <span m='20010'>time</span> <span m='20190'>as</span> <span m='20290'>just</span> <span m='20970'>brand</span> <span m='21360'>awareness</span> <span m='22380'>in</span> <span m='22480'>regards</span> <span m='22810'>to</span> <span m='22890'>our</span> <span m='22990'>company.</span> </p><p><span m='23780'>Well,</span> <span m='23990'>I</span> <span m='24310'>actually</span> <span m='25270'>had</span> <span m='25580'>a</span> <span m='25730'>degree</span> <span m='26150'>in</span> <span m='26330'>production</span> <span m='26720'>design.</span> <span m='29490'>I've</span> <span m='30380'>been</span> <span m='30760'>in</span> <span m='30820'>the</span> <span m='30880'>retail</span> <span m='31320'>cosmetic</span> <span m='31860'>industry</span> <span m='32360'>for</span> <span m='32490'>the</span> <span m='32590'>past</span> <span m='32960'>10</span> <span m='33130'>years.</span> <span m='34130'>Right</span> <span m='34390'>before</span> <span m='34750'>I</span> <span m='34850'>joined</span> <span m='35380'>Sungevity,</span> <span m='35990'>I</span> <span m='36190'>was</span> <span m='36490'>actually</span> <span m='38170'>a</span> <span m='38270'>sales</span> <span m='38570'>executive</span> <span m='39780'>for</span> <span m='40030'>Clinique</span> <span m='40340'>cosmetics</span> <span m='41070'>when</span> <span m='41280'>I</span> <span m='41480'>managed</span> <span m='42660'>stores</span> <span m='43120'>nationwide,</span> <span m='44370'>so</span> <span m='44640'>I've</span> <span m='44980'>had</span> <span m='45300'>about</span> <span m='45920'>75</span> <span m='46840'>people</span> <span m='47960'>working</span> <span m='48320'>under</span> <span m='48610'>me.</span> </p><p><span m='49840'>After</span> <span m='50360'>that,</span> <span m='50780'>I</span> <span m='51080'>wanted</span> <span m='51480'>to</span> <span m='51570'>change</span> <span m='51940'>a</span> <span m='52180'>career</span> <span m='52530'>path</span> <span m='52830'>that</span> <span m='53050'>I've</span> <span m='53210'>noticed</span> <span m='53530'>that</span> <span m='54280'>I'm</span> <span m='54470'>passionate</span> <span m='54960'>about</span> <span m='55230'>marketing,</span> <span m='56730'>and</span> <span m='57010'>I</span> <span m='57100'>did</span> <span m='57400'>find</span> <span m='57790'>a</span> <span m='57830'>position</span> <span m='58300'>for</span> <span m='58690'>Sungevity</span> <span m='61970'>which</span> <span m='62820'>they</span> <span m='63250'>said</span> <span m='63690'>that</span> <span m='63820'>they</span> <span m='63950'>have</span> <span m='64180'>an</span> <span m='64280'>opening</span> <span m='64620'>for</span> <span m='65570'>a</span> <span m='65640'>marketing</span> <span m='66000'>position,</span> <span m='66410'>which</span> <span m='66750'>is</span> <span m='66830'>my</span> <span m='67000'>position</span> <span m='67480'>right</span> <span m='67780'>now.</span> <span m='68530'>And</span> <span m='69210'>that's</span> <span m='69410'>how</span> <span m='69590'>I</span> <span m='69700'>ended</span> <span m='69910'>up</span> <span m='70090'>working</span> <span m='70370'>for</span> <span m='70720'>Sungevity</span> <span m='71010'>because</span> <span m='71320'>it's</span> <span m='71460'>my</span> <span m='71610'>passionate</span> <span m='72120'>about</span> <span m='74000'>a</span> <span m='74120'>marketing</span> <span m='74530'>position,</span> <span m='75430'>and</span> <span m='75620'>also</span> <span m='75950'>at</span> <span m='76040'>the</span> <span m='76140'>same</span> <span m='76460'>time</span> <span m='77110'>I</span> <span m='77560'>believe</span> <span m='78870'>with</span> <span m='79000'>the</span> <span m='79090'>product</span> <span m='79315'>that</span> <span m='79540'>they're</span> <span m='79680'>selling.</span> </p><p><span m='80310'>What</span> <span m='80840'>would</span> <span m='81000'>have</span> <span m='81150'>been</span> <span m='81400'>great</span> <span m='81770'>to</span> <span m='81920'>know</span> <span m='82235'>is</span> <span m='83951'>the</span> <span m='86250'>overview</span> <span m='86940'>of</span> <span m='87270'>what</span> <span m='88200'>clean</span> <span m='88520'>energy</span> <span m='88970'>is</span> <span m='89180'>all</span> <span m='89390'>about.</span> <span m='90780'>Clean</span> <span m='91040'>energy</span> <span m='91460'>is</span> <span m='91670'>not</span> <span m='91910'>just</span> <span m='92120'>about</span> <span m='92920'>solar.</span> <span m='93890'>There's</span> <span m='94600'>clean</span> <span m='94900'>water.</span> <span m='96580'>There's</span> <span m='97070'>like</span> <span m='97360'>what</span> <span m='97920'>I've</span> <span m='98030'>said</span> <span m='98240'>before,</span> <span m='98670'>fracking.</span> <span m='100480'>Overall</span> <span m='101800'>knowing</span> <span m='102260'>what</span> <span 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