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Business Development Executive

Business Development Executive

  • Full Time
  • Southampton, Hedge End
  • £22k - £25k base + bonus (OTE £29k) + uncapped commission

How would you like to work for a global Platinum Atlassian partner and one of the ‘Sunday Times 100 best small companies to work for’?

Clearvision is a multi-award winning company with an impressive global customer base, which specialises in Atlassian software, providing large enterprises and the public sector with consultancy, technical implementation, hosting, training and support packages for the Atlassian stack and more.

We’re dedicated to creating game-changing transformations for software development  teams and we live by the mantra; ‘enabling teams to reach their full potential’.

In return for your experience and enthusiasm, we offer you the opportunity to learn, grow and progress, as you help us support our impressive business growth plan.

Job Description

Areas of Contribution:-

 We are looking for someone with real DRIVE (thick-skinned, desire to succeed, curiosity, wanting success) and INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS (ability to influence, persuade, convince) and SELF-MANAGEMENT (be planned and organised, able to juggle a variety of tasks and crucially always do what you say you’ll do). 

This position would suit a ‘Business Development’ professional who has some experience of the IT software/service industry and the capability to present Clearvision’s solutions, define and identify new business opportunities for Account Managers before handover.  Part of a team of two and of the wider marketing team, you will have the full support of the whole of Clearvision.

Duties will include:-

  1. Responding to contact all inbound web-based enquiries
  2. Ability to hold a new business call and investigate all areas of the client’s pain points
  3. Perform a full ‘lead handover’ to the assigned Account Manager, 
  4. Follow up all event leads using the same process/approach as inbound web enquiries
  5. Work on historic cold data using the same approach as inbound web enquiries
  6. Be thorough in follow-up and nurturing of leads using (our CRM system) and call backs to create a steady flow of daily work
  7. Generate ‘leads, data, information’ via Linkedin/Google
  8. Work with a ‘website traffic tool’ to monitor web traffic and action pro-active ‘reach out’ to generate prospect meetings

Performance Contribution:

Lead to appointment conversion rates / number of appointments

    • Inbound web leads
    • Event leads
    • Cold data
    • Website monitoring opportunities
    • Project work to source new business, prospects and customers
  • Knowledge growth across Atlassian / SDLC / ITSM / PPM

Essential Skills/Experience:-

Your application will not be considered unless you meet the following:-

  • Minimum of six months work experience in Business Development in any sector 
  • Demonstrable experience in the ‘Business Development’ lifecycle
  • Business Development experience via telephone, email and tools such as LinkedIn
  • Experience of working closely with marketing and sales teams
  • Excellent IT skills 
  • Able to demonstrate experience in a CRM system and data input to improve your own performance (eg. Salesforce)
  • Accustomed to being driven by sales metrics and performance-based compensation

Desired Skills/Experience:-

  • Minimum of six months work experience in Business Development for an IT company
  • Experience with an IT Services company or software or high-tech industry
  • Knowledge of Atlassian products (eg. Confluence, Jira)
  • Knowledge of SaaS products 

Person Specification:-

DRIVE = desire to succeed, curiosity, wanting success, be thick skinned

  • INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS – ability to influence, persuade, convince
  • SELF MANAGEMENT – be planned and organised, being able to juggle a variety of tasks, and – crucially – always do what you say you’ll do
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal, along with the ability to build long-lasting relationships both internally and externally
  • Must be a creative, innovative and flexible team player – coordination with the sales team and marketing group is critical to success.
  • Persuasion – able to convince others to pursue a course of action.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial flair
  • Efficiency – able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.
  • Natural problem solver and creative thinker


£22k – £25k base + bonus (OTE £29k) gross per annum, + uncapped commission, plus benefits including; free parking, flexible working hours, free daily breakfast, casual office dress-code, Christmas Eve as paid holiday, pension plan, salary sacrifice car scheme, life insurance, reduced gym membership, healthcare plan, buy-back holiday plan and more.


Clearvision’s UK Southampton office (see our ‘Contact Us’ page).

Please Note:-

  • This is a full-time position.
  • Please do not apply unless you are fully eligible to work in the UK (e.g. UK/EU Citizen).
  • Clearvision is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity.
  • Our Southampton office is in a rural location and public transport is limited, therefore own transport/driving licence is preferred.
  • If you do not hear back from us within 14 days please be advised that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.
  • No applications from Recruitment Agencies will be considered.

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