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Sales Director, Sound & Lighting – C4228

Based 50 miles south west of London. 


Join this highly successful supplier of sound and lighting rigs, equipment and production services in a key business development role.

The COMPANY


Our client supplies high-end, complete event and touring infrastructure to a broad range of companies  in the music and events industry. The company also delivers bespoke end-to-end technical design & build projects.


The ROLE


You will be responsible for managing the company’s business development function.


Sales will include design and installation of sound systems, architectural and entertainment lighting, video, TV, studio, effects and laser systems as well as touring production services.


Key responsibilities:

  • Manage internal sales/lead generation staff.
  • Identify & visit  potential clients, helping them to understand where PSL adds value through the use of high end equipment and products, attention to detail, quality management and exceptional customer service standards.
  • Define proposals and close sales.
  • Source and submit tenders to government and private sector clients.

 

The CANDIDATE


  • With experience of  running a successful sales department within the music / live events industry, you will be skilled at setting obtainable, profit-driven sales targets and motivating a sales team.
  • A skilled business development manager, you will have experience of identifying new commercial opportunities, and winning business through demonstrating a thorough understanding of your clients requirements and offering top quality solutions.
  • A good technical understanding of event / venue sound and lighting equipment electrics is absolutely essential.
  • A flexible approach to working hours is essential as attendance at events and networking opportunities will form an important aspect of your role.
  • You should also hold a full UK driving licence.

  

The REWARDS


An attractive salary is available to the successful candidate.


If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.

 

What to EXPECT 


  • Searchlight only advertises active roles.
  • Your details will be sent directly to the Consultant who is handling this role.
  • Our objective is to respond to all applications within 14 days unless otherwise stated.

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To learn more about Searchlight, see:  www.searchlight.com 


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