Business Development Executive

Business Development Executive

Full time

Many organizations have a dedicated function that pursues opportunities for long-term growth and revenue from customers, markets, and relationships. This is known as business development, and the most successful companies have a well-oiled department working on it at all times. Business development professionals understand the fundamental drivers of the business, customers, partners, and competitors. Their insight is critical to making smart decisions in the pursuit of long-term business value. Whether working with an idea, product, service, or relationship, most business development roles are selling something at some point. The interplay among strategy, relationship management, and sales ultimately fuels the company’s growth path.

Skills Required

  • the ability to sell products and services
  • the ability to use your initiative
  • leadership skills
  • customer service skills
  • business management skills
  • ambition and a desire to succeed

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • researching organisations to find new customers and identify who makes the decisions
  • ‘cold calling’ to arrange meetings at customers’ premises
  • finding out what an organisation needs and working with a team to plan proposals and pricing
  • selling product & services to new and existing customers
  • writing reports and making presentations to customers and senior management
  • identifying new methods and opportunities for sales campaigns
  • forecasting sales targets and making sure they’re met

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