Community Outreach Internship
Donnelly Energy – Wayne, NJ
$11/an hour + Commission

Donnelly Energy helps small businesses throughout New Jersey become more energy efficient in the lighting, HVAC, and commercial refrigeration categories as a top performing contractor for Direct Install from New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program™.

Donnelly Energy is looking to hire five (5) Community Outreach Interns to help support our Marketing and Sales teams for the Spring Semester.

Position Overview

We are looking for hungry, dynamic individuals who will be dedicated to educating and prospecting new customers for our work with Direct Install from New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program. Qualified candidates are extroverts who love talking to new people and are comfortable with cold calling; whether it is business-to-business, email, or phone. We need interns who are not afraid to get the message out there to the masses and can act as a brand ambassador for not only Donnelly Energy but for the Direct Install program!

This would be a part-time paid Internship out of our home-base office in Wayne, with prospecting in our program territories of Morris, Warren, and Union County. Having a reliable vehicle is a requirement, with gas covered by the company. An uncapped commission is also included at $11/per scheduled assessment.

Interns must be able to dedicate at least 16 hours a week to the internship, in 4 hour blocks. (Between 9 to 5 pm.)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Generate appointments and leads while engaging in Business to Business canvassing.
  • Educating businesses within their assigned territory about the benefits of becoming energy efficient and why they should participate in the Direct Install program.
  • Maintain accurate data and contact information of impressions made
  • Communicating with management team on outreach efforts and working actively to improve marketing/sales tactics to ensure proper campaign messaging.
  • Table at local community fairs and networking events, as needed.


  • Candidate(s) must be current undergraduate students in pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree from a local (NJ) accredited University or College. Preferably with Marketing, Sales, or Business focused.
  • Applicants with grassroots or canvassing experience will be considered for fast tracked training.
  • Previous retail, customer service, or sales experience is encouraged but not required.
  • Must have strong communication skills and be highly motivated.
  • Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).

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