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Pune is Flooded with Sales Jobs

Updated on September 7, 2015

Pune has immense scope for sales jobs. The city, with its thriving IT, BPO, e-commerce and automotive industry, offers multiple job opportunities to sales experts and freshers. Upgraded macro economic status, India’s plans to enter new markets and build up workforce seem to be boosting up hiring trend in the following years in Pune. According to TeamLease, the current status of the India Inc. has resulted in job growth in the city. The city has significant growth in its different industries. Facts reveal that businesses have grown from 73 per cent to 93 per cent here. Pune has multiple business opportunities where the following industries are leading:

  • Automobile & Allied

  • BPO

  • IT-enabled Services

  • Fast Moving Consumer Durables

  • Fast Moving Consumer Goods

  • E-commerce

On the other hand, engineering ( up to 4 per cent), financial services (up 6 per cent) and health-care & pharma (up 5 per cent) have shown a great employment spaces in the recent times here in Pune. Retail, health-care & pharma and IT seem to be the chief drivers. FMCG, FMCD, Telecom and Financial Services are also moving to upward direction.

Industry Preferences

Now, recruiters are emphasizing on soft skills (it is a term often associated with a person's "EQ" - Emotional Intelligence Quotient) for planning talent acquisition. According to Team Lease's Employment and Business Outlook Report for the half year (HY2) period from October 2014 to March 2015, tier II cities will see more hiring. Pune is a tier II city. Businesses has bounced back and the biggest advantage is for junior level workforce. The job growth rate touches a 24-month high. The present recruitment status of Pune reveals; you can easily locate jobs here be it a sales job or jobs related to software development. The city can serve one with the following types of jobs:

  • Blue Collar

  • Gold Collar

  • Gray Collar

  • Open Collar

  • Pink Collar

  • White Collar

Hot Trend - Temp Jobs

Temp (temporary) staffing jobs are trending these days with retailers, brick-and-mortar, e-commerce players, FMCG marketers and consumer durables. Major brands are geared up to woo consumers. To do the same, they are hiring temp workforce for sales, customer support and logistics. The demand of temp workers is expected to leap by 30-50% by December. E-commerce is the biggest growth driver this festive season and create temp sales jobs in Pune with jobs related to consumer durables & FMCG and retail, according to staffing firms such as Quess Corp, TeamLease, Randstad and Manpower.


E-commerce, retail and consumer durables & FMCG alone could create temp jobs between 35,000-50,000 this festive season. Organized sector could create 60,000-80,000, on the other hand, unorganized sector would hire more. 4G is on the go; telecom companies are looking for hiring temporary for sales to meet the targets.

Role of Sales Team

Though, a company runs on a collective effort, but the role of a sales team decides the survival of the same company. For a sales team, there are many challenges and to overcome those, strategic approach is must for each of the members. Growing companies require talented sales professionals who can help the company grow, on the other hand, for an established company, it is important to maintain the sales ratio and bring new possibilities. Pune is among the major players offering multiple job opportunities in various sectors. It does require both experts and hard-working freshers to maintain the pace.


Major Names

The following table would help you know some of the major names associated with different types of businesses here:

Automotive Component Manufacturers

  • Saint-Gobain Sekurit

  • TATA Autocomp Systems Limited

  • Robert Bosch GmbH

  • ZF Friedrichshafen AG

  • Visteon

  • Continental AG


Information Technology

  • Tata Consultancy Services

  • Tata Technologies

  • Infosys

  • Amdocs

  • KPIT Cummins Infosystems Limited

  • Capgemini India

  • Satyam Computer Services Limited

  • Sybase India

  • Axis Software Service Pvt. Ltd.

  • Cybage

  • Accenture

  • Persistent Systems

  • IBM

  • Wipro

  • AtoS

  • Tech Mahindra

  • Geometric Limited

  • Patni

  • MphasiS

  • Red Hat Software Services Pvt. Ltd



  • Infosys BPO Limited

  • Wipro BPO

  • WNS Global Services

  • IBM Daksh Business Process Services Pvt. Ltd.

  • Zensar Technologies Limited

  • EXL Service

  • Syntel

  • IBN Technologies Limited

  • Convergys

  • L&T Infotech

  • Capita India

  • Suma Soft Pvt. Ltd.

  • Verve Communications Pvt. Ltd

  • Affinity Express

  • Aparna BPO Services

  • Xtrim Technologies



  • Mercedes Benz

  • Kinetic Motors

  • Renault

  • Tata Motors

  • Mahindra & Mahindra

  • Force Motors (Firodia-Group)

  • General Motors

  • Land Rover

  • Jaguar

  • Volkswagen

  • Fiat

  • Piaggio & C. SpA

  • Premier Automobiles Limited

  • Bajaj

  • Force Motors

  • Mahindra Navistar


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Growing Startups

Several startups in the city have already raised significant amount of sales jobs in Pune. Every startup require a sales team to meet the targets of the company. The more the sales, the more the chances of survival. These (listed below) and similar other startups need talented amount of workforce on regular basis so that they can match the target. Which is why, they have raised the bar of availability of jobs in the city. Listed are some of the leading startups:

  • Helpshift – It is a company that offers CRM for mobile apps which facilitates the app users to be in contact with the developer.
  • TastyKhana – TastyKhana is a platform to order food. It facilitates the users to bring better food to the people. It connects local food vendors with people who want healthy and tasty foods. It is empowering local businesses by helping them provide a technological platform.
  • Sapience: Sapience is a brain child of InnovizeTech Software. It is a product designed to provide Time Productivity and Enterprise Effort.
  • Wicfy – It was started by software specialist Rajeshwari Joshi and BITS Pilani alumnus Arun Purohit in the year 2010. Wicfy provides a web-based price comparison and discussion platform. here users can share cheap pricing, sellers and products. it helps users to search for products across various categories in cities like Bangalore, Delhi, Pune, Mumbai and Kolkata.
  • Pubmatic – It is a media tech company. It provides inventory, integrated data and advertising revenue optimization platform for digital publishers.
  • Mobikon – It has a a customer engagement tool - Konekt that facilitates numerous restaurants understand their customers better. It provides insights from various entry points like the social engagement platform and Konekt Feedback. It is powering 60000+ reviews every month. Mobikon has engaged 650+ restaurants in India, Manila, Dubai, Singapore and London.
  • FirstCry – It is a known and one of the largest e-store for baby and kids products.
  • kPoint Technologies Pvt Ltd – kPoint provides B2B solution in India. Basically, it has clients in the manufacturing and technical domain. Cognizant and Kirloskar are some of its clients. The objective of its product is catering companies which offer training to their employees. It helps improving the internal know how within a company.
  • ShopSocially – It is a social commerce platform for retailers. It provides a platform to achieve improvement through new customer acquisition and onsite conversion ratio.
  • TrueSparrow – It was founded in the year 2007. It builds consumer internet product and work on user experience and technology. Now, the company has been acquired by
  • MindTickle - It is a web-based learning platform. It combines the power of social, cloud, mobile and gamification so that enterprise learning can be more effective.
  • Swipe Telecom– It is a telecommunication company that works on producing innovative smartphones and tablets etc.
  • Dhingana: It is an online Indian music streaming platform founded in 2007. Now, it has been was acquired by Rdio.


Pune has vast opportunities waiting in the form of sales jobs. We cannot deny the facts and facts reveals that Pune is flooded with career opportunities in the sales field. Both, established and startups are offering well-paid opportunities. You just need to locate what better suits you. All the best!


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