Sales Executive (Design) – London - £27,000 + plus uncapped bonus

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Velocity Recruitment
Barnsbury, Greater London
£27000/annum + plus uncapped bonus
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sales Executive (Design) – London - £27,000 + plus uncapped bonus

The Company
This sales role is with one of the leading bespoke lighting designers in Europe, being a family owned business they have built an enviable reputation over the past 20 years working with some of the leading interior designers working on exclusive projects from the Chiltern Street Firehouse to St Pancras Hotel.

They design and manufacture a range of lights distributed through our global sales network alongside bespoke fixtures for prestigious design practices and projects.This is a great opportunity to work with some of the industries finest in a progressive design-led company.

They have a vacancy for a Sales Executive working within their new showroom and office in Islington. As a sales executive within you will be an integral part of the sales team working in tandem with their other departments to ensure their strong growth targets are achieved. This role will report directly to the Managing Director and Sales Manager.


The role offers an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to join their friendly and experienced team, working with them in a fast-paced commercial environment to support their national and international sales network. You will:

• Will be responsible for your own accounts, ensuring an exceptional level of service is provided

• Build and develop new and existing relationships

• Seek new opportunities to develop untapped sales streams

• Do frequent visits and presentations to new and existing contacts

• Convert warm enquires into sales, deliverance of goods and customer care

• Utilise our showroom for client presentations and events

• Be part of the sales team to reach monthly and yearly sales target

• Liaise with the design and operations teams on bespoke projects to ensure a smooth client journey

• Attend national and international trade shows

• Travel nationally and internationally from time to time


You will be an enthusiastic, organised person with an interest in design and will relish the chance to see how a successful design led company operates. You must have a minimum of 3 years relative industry experience in a similar position within a fast paced commercial environment.

You will have;

• Ambition and drive
• Great interpersonal skills and be able to build relationships naturally
• Strong presentation, communication and negotiation skills
• A team orientated, flexible and friendly approach under pressure
• Good project management and time management skills
• Excellent administrative skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office and a CRM database are essential
• A great design eye and design empathy
• French spoken fluently would be an advantage but not essential