Business Development Manager Jobs
Business Development Managers are fundamental in any business – their role is to generate sales for an organisation from a new client base. They must identify new markets and opportunities, build relationships with clients and negotiate and close deals. A strong track record of business to business sales is essential.

Job description

The role of the Business Development Manager is to develop new business within a certain industry or geographical sector.

Candidates will be expected to use existing sales contacts to generate revenues, as well as identifying prospective clients within the target market.

Duties include:

  • Extensive market research.
  • Meeting potential clients.
  • Reporting sales activity and forecasts to senior management.
  • Manage pricing and margins within agreed limits.
  • Presenting sales proposals to customers.
  • Training and managing more junior employees.
  • Co-ordinating advertising and marketing plans.
  • Providing input into new and existing product development.
  • Identifying new opportunities.
  • Maintenance of internal reporting software.

Qualifications

No formal qualifications are needed, though sometimes employers will request that candidates are degree-educated. Employers are generally looking for a strong track record in a similar role.

Salary Snapshot

Recent salaries advertised on Clearly Sales Jobs (November 2009) include:

  • £30-35,000 plus benefits for a National Business Development Manager for an industrial door firm in the East Riding.
  • £60-150,000 for a Senior Business Development Manager for an e-commerce software company in Birmingham.
  • £25-40,000 plus benefits for a Business Development Manager for a Business Services company based in London.
  • £35,000 plus car for a Regional Business Development Manager for a glazing company in Kent.
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