Business Development Manager
The primary objective of a Business Development Manager is to bring on board new customers. What form this takes will depend on the nature of the company. You’ll likely be looking to identify new markets, new partnerships, and new ways to reach existing markets.
You’ll need a combination of education and experience to become a Business Development Manager.
Complete a Bachelor degree in business, economics, finance, marketing or a related field.
Gain at least 3-5 years of experience in sales and marketing. Hiring managers will be specifically looking for a strong sales track record and a proven ability to hit targets and win new business.
- Team player
- Developing growth strategies
- Managing and nurturing relationships
- Writing and presentation
Across different companies and industries, there are countless opportunities for strong candidates to be hired on to serve a leadership role within a business development team. The job titles themselves may vary, but common examples include;
- VP of Business Development
- Director of Business Development