Specification Manager
Lighting Designers
Up to £55k basic, circa £10k+ bonus, BMW type car, 25 days hols, Laptop, iphone, ipad, £500 float

Business Development Manager

Ref: 314| Posted: 4th Aug 2022

Are you a lighting designer, architect or engineer looking to move into sales, or currently a specification sales professional within lighting or the electrical sector looking to elevate your career? If so, read on!! Our client is a superb lighting manufacturer, looking for you to cover Kent, Surrey and Sussex. £45K-£55K basic dependent on experience, £10K+ earning potential on top in Year 1, considerably more in future years, plus blue chip benefits. APPLY TODAY!


  • As Business Development Manager, you'll be selling design led, energy efficient interior & exterior lighting.
  • Selling to Architects & Specifiers, lighting designers, M&E consultants & M&E contractors, House Builders, Main contractors & end users.
  • You will be covering Kent, Surrey and Sussex, although some projects could be anywhere across the UK and internationally.
  • As Business Development Manager, you'll be gaining specifications & tracking it through all stages of the project.
  • Projects include commercial offices, education, hospitality, car parks, sports arenas, retail, house building, local authorities, end users such as car showrooms, museums and occasionally hospitals.
  • As Business Development Manager, you will on occasion be delivering CPD seminars.
  • AOV is £30,000, although they can run into £100's of thousands. You'll have access to a considerable database of contacts.


  • The successful Business Development Manager will have specification sales experience in lighting or something Electrical but as our client offers great training, they'll also be keen to consider a lighting designer, architect or engineer with an engaging personality, looking for a career in sales.
  • You will have the gravitas and ability to deal at all levels, from a consultant/designer/architect, to going on site with the contractor- a chameleon like personality. A friend maker.
  • Must be a great communicator & strong team player, looking for a long term career.
  • You will be target driven, with a good sense of humour & strong presentation skills.
  • Have a passion for design & be consultative in nature.


  • Our client is a genuine International market leader in decorative, architectural and functional lighting.
  • Products include LED, downlights, uplights, spotlighting, pendant lighting, wall lights etc. Thousands of products across the ranges.
  • Multi million pounds turnover, offering a long term career.


  • Basic salary of £45,000- £55,000 dependent on experience.
  • Open ended commission, with an escalator for over-achievement.
  • Realistic £6K-£10k commission in Year 1, considerably more in future years.
  • Choice of company car, such as BMW 3 series, Audi A4, with fuel card.
  • Laptop, iphone, ipad, £500 float
  • All out of pocket expenses
  • 25 days holidays.
  • Overseas travel on occasion, outstanding training, fun social side to the company and longevity of staff.

This is a superb opportunity with a client that we know well, so if you have the gravitas and hunger that they are looking for, then please call Colin, Nick or Willoughby on 01737 452030 or email your CV to