Area Sales Manager

South Kashmir | India | Full-time


Area Sales Manager – South Kashmir, J&K



Location: South Kashmir, J&K



Greenlight Planet is a multi-national, for-profit business that designs, distributes, and finances solar-powered home energy products, with an underserved population in mind: the 1.3 billion global consumers for whom the old-fashioned electrical grid is either unavailable or too expensive.  

Over a decade in business, the company is now a leading global brand in emerging markets across Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.  Greenlight’s Sun King™ products provide modern light and energy to 32 million people in more than 60 countries and have sold over 8 million products worldwide. From the company’s wide range of trusted Sun King™ solar lamps and home energy systems, to its innovative distribution partnerships, to its EasyBuy™ pay-as-you-go consumer financing model, Greenlight Planet continuously strives to meet the evolving needs of the off-grid market.

Greenlight stays in touch with underserved consumers’ needs in part by operating its own direct-to-consumer sales network, including thousands of trusted sales agents (called as “Sun King Energy Officers”) in local communities across local communities. For Sun King Energy Officers, this is not only a good source of income and employment but also they become an important member of their community bring light and catering to local energy needs within their communities.

Today, with over 900 full-time employees in 11 countries, we remain continuously impressed at how each new team member contributes unique and innovative solutions to the global off-grid challenge, from new product designs, to innovative sales and distribution strategies, to setting up better collection mechanisms, to better training strategies, to more efficient logistical and after-sales service systems.  We listen closely to each other to improve our products, our service, and ultimately, the lives of underserved consumers.


Area Sales Manager – South Kashmir, J&K


Role Summary:

Responsible to manage districts of South Kashmir area of J&K & revamping distribution system & channel sales to optimize revenue. Creating best of the infra for channel sales (team and stockists) to achieve revenue & outlets growth. Will also be responsible to drive strong activations and rural engagement programs in order to promote Sun King in direct & newer sales channels.


Key responsibilities: Responsible for meeting the goals – revenue / distribution goals


Managing entire distribution channel and creating best of the infra for the same

Optimizing revenue from the channel

Increasing the acquisition of new retail partners

Increasing the acquisition of new stockists

New products launch and marketing on ground

Increase team productivity

Drive planned activations throughout the month.

Implement the retail marketing plans set out by the marketing team.

Addressing & providing 100% resolution to service issues within TAT

Studying the market for newer trends & reporting the same to the management 

Training & mentoring District Sales Manager, Area Executives and our Rural sales agents (SBAs)


Ideal Experience:

Previous experience of driving sales within the same channel

Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to build strong relationships with partners

Strong personal network within the industry

Driven, highly motivated and passionate about sales

Preference for local geography knowledge


Greenlight Planet offers a competitive salary, a fun, supportive work environment and opportunities for continued professional growth within a fast-growing global enterprise.


We are looking for someone who is driven, passionate and excited about the opportunity to bring

honest, affordable, energy to homes in Africa and Asia. If this sounds like you, we would love to

hear from you. If you are a driven, committed, passionate professional who wants to become part of a compelling social venture that is redefining rural energy access in India and Africa, we want to hear from you. Greenlight Planet offers a competitive salary, a fun, supportive work environment and opportunities for continued professional growth within a fast-moving global enterprise. Instead of measuring time spent on a task, we measure and reward results delivered


Greenlight Planet believes in equal opportunity for all people, everywhere. It is the reason we exist!

So, regardless of your race, color, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin,

HIV/Aids status, disability or any other protected characteristic as established by law, we will accept your application and make a decision based on your suitability for the position.