Land Acquisition Manager – Illinois

Large scale Solar & BESS development

  • Location Boston

  • Type Permanent

  • Salary $100k plus commission


Agriculturally focused developer.

Community Solar & BESS projects.

Ethical and purpose driven business.

My client is a leading developer of Solar projects in the US and they are looking for a Land Acquisition Specialist to join their Site Acquisition team. My client has a long track record of developing several gigawatts of solar and battery storage projects throughout the United States. The role will be based in Illinois.
What you’ll be doing?

  • Engage and network with landowners throughout the state of Illinois.
  • Lead negotiations and contract agreements with landowners for solar and bess projects.
  • Liaise with site acquisition teams internally to run site analyses, concept designs and landowner agreements.
  • Obtain required documentation for landowner agreements.

What experience you’ll need to apply?

  • 3 years experience in site acquisition for solar projects in Illinois.
  • Experience with negotiating option and lease agreements for landowners.
  • Local knowledge of permitting and solar development for the state of Illinois.
  • Self motivated, excellent communication skills and fantastic time management.
  • Entreprenuerial mindset.

What you’ll get in return?

  • Commission for agreeing new sites.
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Volunteer days
  • Early finish in Summer
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Company matched 401k
  • Life insurance

If you’re interested in the Land Acquisition Specialist position, please click apply below or email me at to discuss.

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