Technical Sales Engineer


AYRTON, the world leader in digital lighting entertainment solutions, is looking for an experienced, ambitious and driven Technical Sales Engineer. Ayrton has experienced significant growth over the past few years and we are excited to be growing our technical service department. The ideal candidate will be comfortable in front of customers, have a clear understanding of current technology and products and be able to demonstrate Ayrton’s products in high pressure environments.
Ayrton offers a fast paced and exciting environment with a large degree of flexibility. This role will suit an outgoing person, interested in meeting new people, building relationships and keen on travelling.

Location: Villebon-Sur-Yvette (91)
Type: Full Time
Reports to: Director of Customer Service
Start date: ASAP

Job Duties:

  • Provide pre-sales support services and provide technical back up as required,
  • Give demonstrations, training and presentations to help clients discover and understand our products/services,
  • Support the sales team in all of their customer interactions,
  • Advise customers on how best to use the products and/or services provided,
  • Co-organize trade shows and ensure their preparation and smooth technical progress,
  • Support marketing activities by attending trade shows, conferences and other marketing events,
  • Train and inform staff and customers of new products and other technical information,
  • Learn technical product specifications and keeping up-to-date with new company products as well as industry trends,
  • Ensure the proper management of demonstration equipment,
  • Ensure that products to be sent to customers are controlled, properly managed and reintegrated in demo stock,
  • Perform quality control of new products,
  • Collect from suppliers all the technical information concerning the products,
  • Visit various suppliers in order to follow the product training,
  • Participate in the creation and the translation of texts and technical data for product catalogs, manuals, etc.
  • Carry out inventories.

Skills and qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of professional stage lighting experience,
  • Experience of working for a key lighting manufacturer, rental/ production house or distributor is essential,
  • Ability to operate any of the main lighting control systems is essential.
    • Familiarity with MA consoles will be preferable,
  • Knowledge of visualisation software and CAD programs will be seen as an advantage,
  • Responsible, efficient, results oriented and the ability to work independently and on own initiative,
  • Team player: although many tasks are individual, the service organisation will act as a team,
  • Ability to set priorities, be flexible, multi-task and meet deadlines in a constantly changing environment,
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills,
  • Ability to build relationships quickly and effectively,
  • Structured and organized reporting skills,
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts and practices of the entertainment production and staging industry,
  • Excellent written and spoken English,
  • Excellent written and spoken other languages will be advantageous,
  • Willing to travel extensively.
  • EU work permission preferable


    8 Mo max.