CTO Lighting is a family owned business that has built an enviable reputation over the past 20 years working with some of the leading interior designers such as David Collins Studio and Martin Brudnizki on exclusive projects from Chiltern Street Firehouse to St Pancras Hotel.

We design and manufacture a range of luxury lighting at our UK factory which we distribute 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.

CTO Lighting has a vacancy for a Sales Executive working within our new showroom and office in Islington as we continue to grow at a fantastic pace. As a sales executive within CTO Lighting you will be an integral part of the sales team working in tandem with our other departments to ensure our strong growth targets are achieved. This role will report directly to the Sales Manager.


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

You 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; Decorex, Maison & Objet, Euroluce.
  • Travel nationally and internationally from time to time.


You must be an enthusiastic, organised person with an interest in design and will relish the chance to see how a successful luxury, design led company operates. You must be ambitious and be able to thrive with the responsibility that will be given and grow this role.

You must have:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ sales experience within a fast-paced commercial environment.
  • An outgoing personality.
  • Strong presentation, communication and negotiation skills.
  • 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.
  • Great computer skills.
  • Clean driving license.

It will be advantageous to have:

  • Sage 50 knowledge (or similar accounts package).
  • Fluency in a European language.
  • Manufacturing experience.

CTO Lighting offer an excellent opportunity for your personal development, an uncapped bonus scheme and a great working environment. The salary will depend on your skills and experience. There is a pension scheme and 20 days holiday (and an extra 1 day for every 2 years worked) plus statutory holidays. General hours are Monday to Friday 9-6pm.

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