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Bluebox Optics is a friendly, caring, and close knit team enjoying the support of the ATV group of companies. We take our interest in helping others very seriously, don’t apply for a job without bringing a good portion of warmth and humour to the table.


We strongly believe in your privacy rights and will ensure your personal data is safe with us. You can read more about our Privacy Policy for Job Applications here.

Current Positions Available:

Bluebox Optics – Vice President Sales.

Role: VP Sales
Reports to: CEO and ATV Board.
OTE: Negotiable.
Bluebox Optics is based in Blackwood near Cardiff UK.
Applicants should be UK based.

Role outline:

The recruitment of a VP Sales at Bluebox Optics is seen as a key position for someone to shape and build Bluebox Optics with the support of the parent company Advanced Technology Ventures. It’s an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to make a name for themselves, grow with the company building a team of staff and see a commensurate reward for doing so.


The VP Sales role will be to build business by developing new customers globally both direct and through distribution. It will include customer interaction, marketing, market research and development of new products. Bluebox Optics is a Bio-Life science focussed company and we are keen to consider candidates with experience in this market.

BBO is selling to end users through distribution channels, this will include some OEM and reseller customers as they are found by the distributors. Distribution channels should be clearly supported and experience of managing distribution / channel partners will be an advantage.

There will also be significant opportunity for direct sales to key OEMs and some end users where distribution is not present.


The role of the VP Sales will be to work with the resources available to promote the niji as required. The VP Sales should work with the distribution channels to use their marketing resource. A good knowledge of marketing would be a great advantage.

The ATV group expects the BBO VP Sales remuneration will grow with the success of BBO along with a profit bonus

Research and design

The VP Sales will be responsible for researching the requirements of the new generation of devices, this will be conducted by discussion with relevant key option leaders, users, OEMs, evaluating the competitive landscape, costing models and manufacturer capability etc. This should be combined to make a proposal to the board citing the proposed device, spec, costing model, forecast and route to market.

Please submit your resume to:

Ron Yandle, CEO, Bluebox Optics

Privacy Notice – For job applicants

Bluebox Optics Ltd takes your privacy rights very seriously.

This Privacy Notice is intended to set out your rights and answer any queries you may have about your personal data. If you need more information, please contact: ron.yandle@blueboxoptics.com

Unless we inform you otherwise during the recruitment process, Bluebox Optics Ltd will be your data controller and will be the company to which you provide your consent for the processing of your personal data.

Our personal information handling policy and procedures have been developed in line with the requirements of the 1995 European Union Data Protection Directive (Directive 95/46/EC) and the General Data Protection Regulation (in force from 25 May 2018) and applicable national law.

This policy is effective from 01/06/2019.

  1. What information do we collect?

We collect and process personal data about you when you apply for a job with us. The personal data we process includes:

  • your name, home address, email address and/or phone numbers;
  • your date of birth, marital status, nationality and National Insurance number (where you provide this to us);
  • your educational and employment history;
  • other information contained within your CV or other documents or information you submit to us;
  • information from the selection process, if any;
  • references and assessments relating to your work for previous employers;
  • medical and financial information (where you provide this to us);
  • information to confirm your identity and right to work, such as a copy of your passport
  1. What is the source of this information?

We obtain this information directly from you, our personnel, from third parties such as recruitment agencies, background checking companies or former employers. We may also obtain it from your public profiles available online.

  1. How do we use this information and what is the legal basis for this use?

We process the personal data listed in paragraph 1 above for the following purposes only in accordance with our legitimate interests:

  • to enable us to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations;
  • to make recruitment decisions;
  • to prevent and detect fraud and other wrongdoing;
  • to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights; and
  • to manage risk
  1. With whom and where will we share your personal data?

We may share your personal data with our professional advisors such as our auditors and external legal and financial advisors.

Personal data may be shared with government authorities and/or law enforcement officials if mandated by law or if needed for the legal protection of our legitimate interests in compliance with applicable laws.

If any part of our business is sold or integrated with another business, your details may be disclosed to our advisors and those of any prospective purchaser and would be passed to the new owners of the business.

  1. How long will you keep my personal data?

We will not keep your personal information for longer than is necessary and will only retain the personal information that is necessary to fulfil the purpose. We are also required to retain certain information by law or if it is reasonably necessary to meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce our terms and conditions.

We will keep the personal data connected to your job application (including any interview records) for 1 year from the date of their creation by Bluebox Optics Ltd or receipt from you. If your application is successful and you become a member of staff, we will provide you with a copy of the Staff Privacy Notice. The retention periods referred to therein will apply to your personal data during your employment.

  1. Where is my data stored?

The personal data that we collect from you is stored in the UK only.

  1. Is my data Secure?

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

  1. What are my rights in relation to my personal data?

Where you have consented to us using your personal data, you can withdraw that consent at any time.

If the information we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you can notify us and ask us to correct or supplement it.

You also have the right, with some exceptions, to ask us to provide a copy of any personal data we hold about you.

If you have a complaint about how we have handled your personal data, you may be able to ask us to restrict how we use your personal data while your complaint is resolved. In some circumstances you can ask us to erase your personal data by withdrawing your consent for us to use it; if it is no longer necessary for us to use your personal data; if you object to the use of your personal data and we don’t have a good reason to continue to use it; or if we haven’t handled your personal data in accordance with our obligations.

  1. Where can I find more information about Bluebox Optics Ltd’s handling of my data?

Should you have any queries regarding this Privacy Notice, about our processing of your personal data or wish to exercise your rights you can contact us using email address: ron.yandle@blueboxoptics.com or please write to Bluebox Optics Ltd, Oakdale Business Park,1 Foxes Lane,Blackwood,
NP12 4AB, United Kingdom. If you are not happy with our response, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office: https://ico.org.uk/