Careers At Blackstar

Blackstar Amplification started in Northampton, England in 2004 and officially launched in 2007. Driven by the passion of the founding team for designing innovative amplification products that redefine players expectations, Blackstar today distributes products to over 50 countries worldwide and is a major international brand in the amplifier market. Over the years the Blackstar team has continued to grow and Blackstar is always keen to hear from like-minded individuals who have the talent and work ethic to make a difference in one of the most exciting brands in the MI industry.

Job Opportunities

Design Engineer

Blackstar is a fast growing, dynamic audio engineering company, whose award-winning products are known for innovation and great tone. Founded in 2004 and based in the UK, we have built a team of highly talented individuals working together in pursuit of excellence.

We are now looking for a world-class individual to join our cross-functional R&D team to help to design innovative new products.

If you have a relevant engineering degree, a minimum of three years’ commercial design experience and enjoy working from conception of a product through to PCB, let us save you from an average career.

Job Description:
   View the 'Design Engineer' job description
Job Details:
  • Location: Northampton, UK
  • Ref No: RD006
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Department: Research and Development
UK Sales Manager with Key Account Responsibilities
UK Sales Manager with Key Account Responsibilities
 
Blackstar Instrument Group is seeking a highly motivated and experienced sales professional to represent electric and acoustic guitar products from prestige brands Blackstar Amplification, Gordon Smith, Auden and G & L guitars in the south of the UK and key accounts.
 
This is an exciting opportunity to join Blackstar as it enters a new phase of growth. Our mission is to supply products that are the ultimate tools of self expression for guitarists and provide great business for our retail partners across the UK - you will be key to us achieving these objectives.
 
You will be responsible for the ongoing development of our business, building and maintaining relationships within our existing dealer network and supporting the marketing and promotion of our products in-store, online and at events.
 
Our ideal candidate will:
 
  • Have a good knowledge of our products alongside a proven track record of selling musical instruments to the MI market.
  • A minimum of 5 years on the road experience in MI.
  • Experience of managing key accounts.
  • Excellent understanding of MI market trends and routes to market.
  • Work with the Blackstar new product team to define the next generation of market defining products.
  • Be able to communicate effectively at all levels in a confident and knowledgeable manner, operating both individually and within a team.
  • Have a clear understanding of planning and reporting, time management and agenda setting.
  • Have a good level of computer literacy and be familiar with the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Hold a full UK driving licence.
  • Reside in the south of the UK.
  • Play guitar.
 
This is a challenging and stimulating role and requires someone with a flexible and professional attitude. We offer a number of benefits, including a competitive salary package and company car.
 
Blackstar is a fast growing, dynamic audio engineering company, whose award-winning products are known for innovation and great tone. Founded in 2004 and based in the UK, we have built a team of highly talented individuals working together in pursuit of excellence.
 
If you have a minimum of five years on the road MI sales experience, let us save you from an average career.
 
 
 

 
Job Description:
   View the 'UK Sales Manager with Key Account Responsibilities' job description
Job Details:
  • Location: Northampton
  • Ref No: Sales-01
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Department: Sales

Apply For A Job

If you think you have what it takes to join us please make sure you download and fill out the Blackstar Application Document and attach that along with your CV using our online form.

Alternatively if you would prefer, you are able to apply in writing with your Covering Letter, CV and your Blackstar Application Document to our mailing address: Blackstar Amplification Ltd, Opus House, Anglia Way, Moulton Park, Northampton, NN3 6JA

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