- The primary role of the Business Development Manager is to prospect for new clients by networking, cold calling, advertising or other means of generating interest from potential clients.
- They must then plan persuasive approaches and pitches that will convince potential clients to do business with the company.
- They must develop a rapport with new clients, and set targets for sales and provide support that will continually improve the relationship.
- They are also required to grow and retain existing accounts by presenting new solutions and services to clients.
- Business Development Managers work with mid and senior level management, marketing, and technical staff.
- He/she may manage the activities of others responsible for developing business for the company. Strategic planning is a key part of this job description, since it is the business managers responsibility to develop the pipeline of new business coming into the company.
- This requires a thorough knowledge of the market, the solutions/services the company can provide, and of the companies competitors.
Salary: Not disclosed
Functional Area: Others
Role Category: Others
Employment Type: Full time