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Business Development Executive Job Description

Business Development Executive job description

A business development executive plays a crucial role in every company. A skilled business development executive will help build new prospects for an organization. Their major responsibility is generating leads for companies. A business development executive is required in different industries, including retail, e-commerce, electronics, fashion, and more. They have a professional approach to working to meet business goals on time. They source new clients and convince the existing client base to purchase different offerings.
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Business Development Executive Job Brief

We are looking for a motivated business development executive to join our team. A resilient and empathetic candidate who will give their best to contribute to the company’s growth is welcome. They will be responsible for finding new clients and retaining the existing ones.

They will be required to increase staff capacity by sourcing ideal candidates. They will also need to offer training and mentorship to the employees. A business development executive will have to attend various networking events.

We are looking for someone who can keep a close eye on different clients’ feedback. Their responsibility will be to ensure that our products and services cross expectations. The selected candidate must possess excellent communication and collaboration skills to handle business operations.

Business Development Executive Responsibilities

  • Getting acquainted with different products and services of our company.
  • Acquiring new clients through direct contact and word-of-mouth advertising.
  • Collaborating with the marketing department.
  • Attending different networking events related to the industry.
  • Actively researching new clients.
  • Connecting with prospective clients and taking them onboard.
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients.
  • Retaining clients for a long time.
  • Recommending upgrades and adding products and services that will interest clients.
  • Holding discussions with clients to settle for the best prices.
  • Helping employees develop social and technical skills to increase sales.
  • Reviewing clients’ feedback and incorporating required changes.
  • Remaining updates about trends in consumption to keep our offering relevant in the industry.
  • Becoming a product expert.
  • Meeting sales targets and KPIs on a monthly or weekly basis.
  • Attending meetings and conferences as a representative of the company.
  • Demonstrate outstanding planning and time management abilities.

Business Development Executive Requirements

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in business management or a related field.
  • Special certification in business development and administration is preferable.
  • Experience in business development, administration, or a related field.
  • A background in sales and marketing.
  • Intuitive and insightful about human behavior.
  • Ability to generate revenue.
  • Recognizing pain points and recommending appropriate products and services.
  • High sense of professionalism.
  • Well-groomed and neat appearance.
  • Exceptional networking skills.
  • Top-notch written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to perform in-depth market research.
  • An attitude to take up new challenges and overcome obstacles.
  • A knack for identifying and recognizing business opportunities.
  • Familiarity with different customer relationship management systems.
  • Has excellent researching skills.

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