Business Development Director Job Description

A Business Development Director (BD) is the executive who is responsible for the development and profitability of a company’s business.

The BD is mainly responsible for identifying new business opportunities, and following through on attractive leads.

They are hired primarily to help the company grow and succeed.

The Business Development Director is a key member of a company’s management team.

They are responsible for assessing the market, assessing company sales, and developing tactics to increase sales.

They develop relationships with potential new clients, and represent the company.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Business Development Director to lead our team in developing new business opportunities and growing our existing client base. The ideal candidate will have experience in sales, marketing, and business development, and be able to think strategically to identify and pursue new business opportunities. If you are a motivated self-starter with a track record of success in business development, we want to hear from you!

Business Development Director Duties:

  • Develop new business relationships by actively seeking out potential partners
  • Utilize communication tools to provide ongoing feedback, identify concerns, and resolve issues
  • Maintain current knowledge of market trends, competition, and opportunities
  • Continue professional development by attending seminars and conferences
  • Maintain current knowledge of current and emerging technologies/practices
  • Effectively use organizational technology

Business Development Director Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain relationships with companies, organizations, and individuals to identify new business opportunities
  • Develop and maintain relationships with prospective clients
  • Identify new business opportunities to grow sales
  • Generate new business opportunities from existing clients
  • Generate new business and marketing materials
  • Build and maintain a book of business
  • Develop marketing strategies
  • Interview prospects and negotiate terms
  • Meet with new clients to set up new accounts
  • Work with the sales team to prepare for meetings with prospective clients
  • Process client payments

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 2+ years of relevant experience; MBA preferred
  • 3+ years’ direct experience in business development in a luxury residential property development or sales environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to self-manage and effectively prioritize work
  • Ability to manage and lead

Company Name is dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive team. We strongly encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.

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