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Business Development Director Job Description

The role of a Business Development Director is instrumental in fueling an organization's expansion through the discovery of fresh business prospects, establishing strategic alliances, and cultivating enduring client relations. A detailed job description is vital to attract the best candidates for this influential position. In the section below, we provide you with a free template that you can use to write a great job description for the Business Development Director role. 

Job Overview

Our team seeks a highly skilled, outcome-oriented Business Development Director to spearhead our market expansion and revenue growth initiatives. This role involves finding and capitalizing on new business prospects, nurturing strategic alliances, and overseeing client relationships. If you possess a solid sales or business development background, exceptional negotiation prowess, and a consistent history of facilitating growth, we encourage you to apply. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive business development strategies to achieve company goals and targets
  • Identify new business opportunities and potential clients and develop tailored value propositions
  • Build and maintain long-term relationships with clients, partners, and stakeholders
  • Negotiate contracts and close deals, ensuring mutually beneficial terms for all parties
  • Collaborate with internal teams, including marketing, product, and operations, to develop and execute client-focused solutions
  • Monitor industry trends and competitor activities to inform business development strategies
  • Provide regular reports on business development activities and performance metrics
  • {{Add any other responsibilities specific to your company or role}}

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Tertiary degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field
  • 5+ years experience in business development, sales, or a similar role, preferably at a leadership level
  • Strong track record of driving revenue growth and expanding market presence
  • Exceptional negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Strategic thinking and ability to develop and execute successful growth strategies
  • Proficiency in CRM tools (such as Salesforce and HubSpot) and other business development software
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment
  • {{List any additional skills, qualifications, or certifications specific to your industry or role}}
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