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Business Development Manager

Covesion Limited
Southampton United Kingdom
Competative package £30-35000 per annum
Closing date
3 Feb 2022
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Job Details

Covesion is a high growth cutting edge technology company targeting Quantum Science applications.

The role will be working primarily in this technology rich sales environment, focusing on selling our existing product lines in Europe and Asia,managing opportunities from enquiry through to close. In addition, the role will ensure we receive market intelligence regarding customer demands and our competitive position. 

The role is responsible for all customer facing aspects in the territory and will report to the Head of Sales (HoS) who is also based in the UK.  This role would be ideal for a technically qualified individual at the start of their career in Technical Sales.


  • Respond to enquiries and work with customers to maximise our order intake
  • Support the HoS with campaigns focussed on new customer acquisition
  • Develop quotes, proposals and sales contracts consulting with Production in the UK on delivery matters
  • Support the HoS with competitor intelligence and report new developments
  • Manage the sales reporting for the rest of the sales team and the CEO
  • Attending trade shows or conferences to exhibit products
  • Keep abreast of the latest products and trends.
  • Liaise with marketing colleagues on campaigns and product launches
  • Support our website development


Covesion imageCovesion are world leaders in the research, development and manufacture of PPLN components for highly efficient, non-linear frequency conversion. With more than 20 years’ experience in the photonics industry, experts at Covesion are well equipped to provide insight and guidance on the design of systems for generating visible and IR light.

Why work for us
Our optoelectronic engineers, product specialists and research scientists are part of a forward-thinking, rapidly expanding team, developing products for companies working at the leading edge of science including quantum science, academic institutes, defence, space and environmental science.

We pride ourselves on our R&D programme that fuels our growth. We hand pick our team from industry and academia ensuring that each employee is known and valued, and has a real opportunity to make a difference to Covesion and our customers.

Training and development
At Covesion we offer our employees the opportunity to work in a rapidly growing, commercially successful company.

We are able to provide training and development to every employee based on the particular requirements for their role – be it as part of our commercial team or our research and development enterprise.

We recognize the need to nurture each individual employee based on their strengths and enable them to become part of our success.

What we are looking for
Our team have a wide variety of backgrounds from apprenticeships to PhDs. They are high-calibre scientists, engineers and commercial professionals who are able to be successful and have fun.

What is most important to us is that you have a real passion for science or engineering. We need colleagues with enthusiasm, a can-do attitude and the ability to use their logic, intelligence and creativity to work as part of our team to meet our research, product-development and commercial goals.

Southampton, UK

Number of employees

Main areas of research
Nonlinear frequency conversion, photonics, quantum science, scientific instrumentation, defence and environmental science

Positions recently recruited for
Finance manager, process engineer, process technician, research engineer

Desired degree disciplines/class
All levels accepted

How to apply
Contact Mike Day: +44 (0)1794 521638

Closing date
All year round


Find Us
+44 (0)1794 521638
Unit F3, Adanac North
Adanac Drive
SO16 0BT
United Kingdom
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