A business development executive is a senior. they are high-level sales professionals. Their priority is to assist their companies acquire new customers and sell additional products or services to existing ones; this means the role is a crucial one for any business with the ambition to expand or the necessity to diversify its clientele. It also means that effective business development managers are in high demand in nearly every job sector there is, including business-to-business, business-to-customer, and even non-profit organizations.
Generating business leads and following up on sales opportunities. Cold calling potential customers and building relationships.
Establishing customer needs and selling products accordingly.
Arranging meetings with clients and carrying out product demonstrations. Following up swiftly on enquiries and sending out information.
Working closely with other teams to develop new business.
Attending conferences, meetings, and industry events
Preparing PowerPoint presentations and displays
Contacting clients to inform them about new developments in the company’s products Developing quotes and proposals
A proven track record in strong presentation skills is essential in the role of Business Developer.
Business Developers need a strong track record of business-to-business sales at a corporate level.
A Business Developer will need to have strong research and strategic analysis skills.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and be able to cold call potential clients with confidence are key for a successful Business developer.
Business Developers need to be skilled at agreeing and closing deals with clients.
Excellent organizational skills are essential as well as performance monitoring will be a requirement.
Must be able to operate Microsoft Office and associated programs. Must hold a full clean driving license.
Bachelor’s degree in related field of study
Ability to adequately demonstrate working experience acquired from similar positions