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Position: Director of Client Solutions
Organization: Summerhill
Location: Toronto, ON (Leaside Area)

Summerhill is a Canadian owned and operated Energy Services Company that has been a leader in energy efficiency and conservation since 1993. We specialize in designing and implementing energy efficiency programs that are guided by a client-centric approach – this ensures we always provide robust program designs that deliver unsurpassed customer engagement and world-class program management.

Our company is based in Toronto, Ontario with offices in Halifax; Regina; Calgary; Winnipeg; and Jacksonville, Florida. Summerhill has over 50 full-time employees and over 400 program Ambassadors working as auditors, energy managers, call centre agents and in-field representatives. We are proud to be a certified B-Corp, as well as being named one of Canada’s Best Workplaces three years running. Summerhill continues to win awards for its culture, people, as well as numerous energy efficiency and environmental programs.


Reporting to the SVP of Sales and Marketing, the Director of Client Solutions is responsible for owning and leading the program design and proposal development processes for all opportunities at Summerhill. This shall be accomplished by collaborating and coordinating participation with all business units within Summerhill including marketing, regional operations directors, program management, finance and call centre services as well as other sales team members as needed. In this role you will also have inside sales responsibilities for assigned opportunities.


  • Lead the design process for program solutions, including program modeling and pro forma development when required.
  • Lead the strategy, coordination, research and writing of high quality and timely RFP responses and sole sourced opportunity proposals.
  • Execute and recommend improvements to Summerhill’s established solution and proposal development processes.
  • Develop, and continuously review to improve, proposal templates and boiler plate content to increase efficiency in the proposal writing process as well as the competitiveness of submissions.
  • Identify, liaise with and coordinate internal stakeholders participation in the proposal development process including marketing, regional operations directors, program management, finance and call centre services as well as other sales team members as needed, to collect all relevant research, materials and methodology to strengthen proposal submissions.
  • Follow all internal policies necessary for proposal submission including budgets, contracts and program design risk assessment.
  • Evaluate RFPs identified for response that are relevant and aligned with Summerhill’s Annual Business Plan.
  • Work with Sales to ensure Summerhill’s CRM system is accurate and up to date with all known opportunities.

Experience, Skills, and Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in a technical or engineering field
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • 5 years program design consulting background in the energy efficiency industry
  • Program modeling and design experience
  • Exceptional proficiency in Word and Excel
  • Ability to meet very tight deadlines while keeping other initiatives on track
  • Ability to manage direct reports, as well as colleagues and peers when required for proposal development


  • Base salary commensurate with experience
  • Commission paid on assigned opportunities that are won

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume no later than March 15th, 2018 to:
subject: Director of Client Solutions

Summerhill is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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GoodWork ID: 43918       Date posted to Feb 1 2018