Sales Executive Job Opening at Sun King – Benin, Edo State

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Sun King (formerly Greenlight Planet)

Position: Sales Executive

Industry: Company Renewable Energy / Off-Grid Solar Solutions

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Benin, Edo State

Job Description

Sun King (formerly Greenlight Planet) is seeking candidates for a position in Sales Executive based in Benin, Edo State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

Sun King, formerly known as Greenlight Planet, is a globally recognized leader in providing solar energy solutions to off-grid communities. With a mission to bring affordable and reliable energy to the 1.8 billion people without access to traditional electrical grids, Sun King has successfully powered over 20 million homes in more than 40 countries. The company's innovative approach combines design, distribution, installation, and financing of solar products to create a sustainable impact.

The partnership and business development team at Sun King, covering West and Central Africa, has shown remarkable growth over the past five years, establishing a robust network of over 300 partners. As a Sales Executive, you will join this dynamic team, focusing on serving existing and potential Microfinance Institution (MFI) partners. Your role will involve driving sales, managing inventory, addressing client queries, and ensuring the effective resolution of product issues. Additionally, you will support trade activations, conduct training sessions for partner staff, and fulfill aftersales and warranty requirements.

In this role, you will be expected to travel extensively within your assigned territory, engaging with various consumer sales channels. Your efforts will contribute significantly to Sun King's mission of expanding access to renewable energy solutions across the region.

Job Detail


  • Drive sales across consumer sales channels in the assigned territory.
  • Manage inventory at the branch level.
  • Address and resolve client queries and channel issues within stipulated guidelines and timelines.
  • Ensure sales closure during trade activations and marketing campaigns as per set plans.
  • Plan and conduct product and sales training for partner staff.
  • Fulfill aftersales and warranty requirements within a reasonable timeframe.
  • Consolidate reports on competitors, routes traveled, branches visited and activated, sales and stock positions, etc.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the Sales Executive position at Sun King (formerly Greenlight Planet):


  • Strong customer focus with a commitment to delivering high standards of service.
  • Excellent people skills.
  • Good communication skills, with fluency in both written and spoken English and the local language of the allocated area.
  • Results-oriented with the ability to prioritize and achieve measurable goals.
  • Possession of an Android phone.

Education Requirements

  • HND/B.Sc. in Business Administration, Sales, or Marketing.

Experience Requirements

  • At least one year of sales experience in the service/FMCG or renewable energy industry.


  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint.
  • Ability to travel 75% of the time.

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Sales Executive at Sun King (formerly Greenlight Planet):


NGN 1,200,000 - 1,800,000 per-Year.

Job Benefits

  • Professional growth in a dynamic, rapidly expanding, high-social-impact industry.
  • An open-minded, collaborative culture with enthusiastic colleagues driven by innovation.
  • Multicultural experience with opportunities to work and learn from diverse geographies and backgrounds.
  • Structured, tailored learning and development programs through the Sun Center for Leadership.

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance-based bonuses.
  • Incentives for achieving sales targets.

Date posted: June 26, 2024

Posted on: Benin


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This role offers an exciting opportunity to make a tangible impact by providing sustainable energy solutions to underserved communities. Sun King’s commitment to innovation and social impact ensures a rewarding professional journey for motivated and results-driven individuals.