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Head of Sales Deutschschweiz

Head of Sales Deutschschweiz

companyLEDCity AG
location8001 Zürich, Switzerland
PublishedPublished: 16.11.2022
Sales & Business Development
Full time

Are you a sales specialist looking to share your knowledge with younger talents? Is training and leading a sales team in the cleantech sector your passion or dream? If sustainability is important to you and would you like to take a big step towards an energy-efficient future with us then join our sales team as a motivational leader and become our Head of Sales Deutschschweiz.

We are LEDCity, a cleantech start-up founded in Zurich, with the goal of reducing energy consumption in the lighting sector worldwide by 80%. To achieve this, we are developing a globally deployable lighting system that uses sensors to control the lighting according to demand.


  • Of course, you will also acquire new customers and bring home your own deals however, your focus will be on leading and training our sales team.
  • With passion and empathy, you will motivate and guide the Swiss-German team drawing from your broad experience in sales.
  • You will identify the needs of our customers and derive the appropriate offers based on them also training your team on how best to do that.
  • Analysis of the existing lighting systems in buildings and how our solution can be used most efficiently by customers.
  • You will build long-lasting connections with customers and distribution partners.
  • With passion, customer orientation and negotiating skills, you convince customers to save energy and close deals.
  • Manage your own projects: from the first call to the final completion. You remain the contact person for your customers – also after finishing the project.


Your Must Have’s

  • You have excellent Swiss German and English language skills at full professional proficiency.
  • You possess a start-up mentality and the necessary portion of flexibility.
  • 3-5 years of sales experience ideally in the technology or lighting sector.
  • You are outgoing and open: With your friendly manner and an open ear, you earn the trust of your colleagues and employees.
  • It is your delight to lead people in a motivational and supportive way.
  • You`re courageous and creative to find new ways of generating business as well as developing modern ways to lead a team on eye level.
  • You bring a hands-on mentality with a strong willingness to learn as a start-up requires.
  • Outbound Calling: You are not afraid to pick up the phone to convince potential customers and therefore are an inspiration to the rest of the team.

Your Nice to Have’s

  • You have a well-maintained network in Switzerland.
  • You have several years of work experience in the acquisition of (B2B) customers and building up business relations maybe even in the lighting sector.
  • You are a university graduate – ideally in electrical engineering and information technology, environmental engineering, building automation, facility management, and business administration.


At LEDCity you are not just a small wheel in a big machine; you are an important and highly valued individual. As a team we work towards our goal together - your success is our success and vice versa.

  • Time for yourself - enjoy 6 weeks of holiday per year.
  • Innovative start-up environment where you can actively work towards a more sustainable future.
  • International, young, and dynamic team of talented people who have made their passion into their profession.
  • You can grow with us - there are many career opportunities in a fast-growing start-up.
  • Work in a central location in Zurich with the possibility to work from home on some days.
  • As much coffee and tea as you can drink and fresh fruit.
  • Fun and team building - every second Friday there is Funday Friday with changing activities like ping-pong, barbecue, going for a drink etc.

Have we sparked your interest? We are looking forward to receiving your application documents in German with a CV, photo and a letter of motivation. Hopefully we get to know each other soon!

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