LUG Light Factory

Sales Manager - Lighting Products & Services

Position: Sales Manager - Lighting Products & Services
Sales Territory: mutlitple locations (see details below)
Reporting to: Director, International Sales

Main Job responsibilities:

  • Working closely with Architects, local/regional Governments, Specifiers, Contractors and Value-Added Partners to build the LUG brand and generate leads, secure specifications and projects, to ultimately deliver the agreed level of sales volume and profits
  • Preparing action plans to identify new customers and projects , actively and effectively searching out new leads and sales prospects
  • Building/maintaining strong relationships with customers
  • Providing solution-oriented advice and price proposals on lighting offers working closely with the support team in HQ
  • Providing regular sales forecast and project pipeline updates
  • Maintaining CRM records for all contacts, projects and activities
  • Developing regular account and sales management reports
  • Providing input into LUG marketing plans and the annual budget process
  • Providing feedback on the evolving customer demands in the local lighting market
  • Understanding competitive landscape and key market drivers, support LUG strategy thus ensuring sustainable growth of the product/service portfolio

Candidate's profile:

  • A degree in lighting technology, or an equivalent in a technical and/or business discipline, and/or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 3-year experience in technical sales, ideally in the lighting industry, with a demonstrable record of success
  • Professional knowledge and experience in a B2B environment
  • Customer service and result-oriented approach, ability to work under pressure
  • Strong organisational, project management and analytical skills
  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills and experience in implementing sales plans
  • High interpersonal and communication skills and positive personal energy
  • Willingness to travel and to spend time in HQ (Poland) with customers for business meetings, product training/launch activity
  • Oral and written proficiency in the local language, as well as in English
  • a valid driver's license

The immediate job locations include: Germany, Holland, Belgium, Denmark, France, Spain Scandinavia, Ukraine and the UAE. A candidate's fluency in the local language - German, Dutch, French, Vlaams, Spanish, Ukrainian, one of the Scandinavian or Arabic languages and in English, will be ESSENTIAL for success and it remains of the position requirements.

Experience in the lighting industry will be a strong advantage yet, is not mandatory. The key requirements for candidates are: high positive energy and clear business development focus. We look for results-oriented individuals, who remain embedded in the local economy, can effectively communicate and interact with a variety of customers in the lighting sector. Candidates residing in the service region/community will be given priority.

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Thank you for your interest in LUG Light Factory.  Please kindly note that ONLY the candidates selected for interview will be contacted directly by LUG HR team.