Uncover hidden opportunities to make a global impact. Zola Electric is a growth-stage start up that’s on track to light a million homes in Africa over the next couple of years with clean, affordable solar energy.
At the heart of our business is innovative solutions that delight our customers. We are looking for an Sales Recruiter and Trainer to join our team in Lagos, Nigeria, to support our growth strategy in Africa, changing the lives of millions with our innovative products.
This may be your dream job if you’re someone who dreams of combining your knowledge and skills enabling Zola Electric to change the renewable energy landscape.
You’ll also need to be passionate about bringing solar energy to off-grid and other underserved markets (billions of people around the world) with the unique social, technical, and business challenges that come along with it.
You are inspired by the opportunity to unleash whole continents of human potential, and motivated to help build a truly epic business.
You will provide recruiting support and startup sales training to new inbound Front line sales staff. In time this role will have a support team of Sales Trainers and Sales Training Specialists reporting to it.
Purpose of the Job is to equip new front line sales staff with theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in Zola’s problem led sales approach.
The position needs to provide deliver the training both in the classroom in the role play sessions.
Sales results are tracked against each trainer.
5 cycles consecutively. During launch phase ( months 1 -6) position will need to be flexible and take on other tasks as required by company).
Zola Electric, through its consumer brand Zola, combines Silicon Valley technology with local expertise to offer African homes and businesses a long-
term solar solution to an unreliable grid. Adaptable to both energy needs and income, Zola Electric’s solution can be bought over time through a leasing structure.
The first few watts starts a chain reaction that enables people to achieve commonly held aspirations : security, education, access to information, and a longer and more efficient day.
Today, Zola Electric powers more than 100,000 homes and businesses across Tanzania, Rwanda and Côte d’Ivoire. Zola Electric’s investors include : SolarCity, Vulcan Capital, DBL Partners, The Packard Foundation, Helios Investment Partners, and responsibility.
Zola Electric is the recipient of the 2016 UN Momentum for Change Award, Zayed Future Energy Prize, and the 2015 Global Cleantech 100.
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Are you interested in this position and join our team in Lagos, NIgeria, let’s connect and send your resume via our career page.
Applications that include a resume / curriculum vitae have preference.