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Trade Ally Ambassador at Nexant
Davenport, IA, US

If you are friendly, share our passion for excellent service and enjoy meeting new people, Nexant’s Trade Ally team is the place for you. One part relationship-builder and one part problem-solver, as a Trade Ally Ambassador you will be a key contact, working with contractors, distributors, manufacturers, vendors, architects, engineering firms, service providers, etc., individually and in group settings, to build relationships and maximize participation in MidAmerican Energy Company’s energy efficiency programs. We are currently seeking two Trade Ally Ambassador positions: one to provide coverage for MidAmerican Energy’s territory in Western Iowa (Sioux City, Council Bluffs) and one to provide coverage for MidAmerican Energy’s territory in Eastern Iowa (Davenport, Cedar Rapids).


At Nexant, we strive to make a positive difference in the world through energy efficiency. We also believe in doing the right thing, getting it right, and finding new and better ways of doing things. If you want to make a difference, value integrity and provide quality service beyond expectations, we want to hear from you.


Duties and Responsibilities

       Reach, educate and assist trade allies so they may effectively participate in and promote MidAmerican Energy Company’s energy efficiency programs

       Build and manage trade ally relationships

       Develop and execute outreach to recruit new trade allies and retain current trade allies

       Deliver sales and program training presentations to provide trade allies with an understanding of the value of incentive programs

       Help trade allies identify qualifying projects and associated incentives

       Support trade ally application completion, submission, and follow up

       Answer program inquiries

       Train and support trade allies to use new software programs

       Complete on-site project verifications

       Represent MidAmerican Energy at industry trade shows and customer home shows

       Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time; mostly day trips with in the respective region, Western or Eastern Iowa



       Associate’s degree or 5 years industry experience



       Positive attitude

       Quick learner

       Customer-focused problem solver

       Excellent written and oral communication skills

       Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel

       Motivated to learn new mobile applications and teach others how to utilize them

       Simultaneously manage multiple time-dependent tasks

       Experience in a related field: professional sales, account management, marketing, business management, customer service or project management



Salary and Benefits (U.S.)

Nexant offers competitive salaries based on candidate's qualifications. Nexant also offers three weeks paid vacation per year, eleven paid holidays per year, a 401(k) plan with employee matching funds and an overall comprehensive benefits package.


About Nexant

Nexant is a globally recognized software, consulting and services leader that provides innovative solutions to utilities, energy enterprises, chemical companies and government entities worldwide. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in San Francisco, Nexant and its 500+ employees work from 26 global offices providing deep technical expertise and regional knowledge to improve customer engagement, boost operational efficiency, reduce costs and achieve superior business results.

Nexant supports clients through four distinct business units:

  • Nexant Energy Software has developed and commercialized a number of industry-leading software platforms and applications, including Nexant iEnergy®, Nexant Grid360™, and Nexant iHedge®
  • Nexant Utility Services works with clients to drive customer energy savings, ensure cost-effective program design, implementation and management, and promote customer engagement
  • Nexant Energy & Chemicals Advisory provides strategic planning, project development, competitor analysis, market and price forecasting, and NexantThinking™, a subscription program and online product portal .
  • Nexant Government Services works with US government partners, international development agencies, and international financial institutions to assist developing countries with their energy sector policies, institutions, infrastructure development, financing and efficient operations.


Every day, Nexant employees partner with customers to reimagine the world we live in and create a more sustainable energy tomorrow.



Nexant, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.