Business Development Director Job Description


A business development director is accountable for driving the company’s business and increases its revenue by identifying and developing new business opportunities and building the presence of the new company and its brand. The professional needs to lead sales and client relationship management, track the new market and emerging trends, recommend new products, propose and develop new strategic partnerships, write proposals and plans, guide long-term objectives and meet business needs. They should possess great knowledge about the products and services company selling and communication skill is quite essential. A business development director should be able to explain what the company does and how it can help to generate revenue.

Business Development Director Job Titles:

  • Business Development Director
  • Business Development Manager
  • Business Development Executive
  • Business Development Specialists
  • Business Development Associate
  • Business Development Representative

Business Development Director Job Summary:

We are looking to hire a successful candidate who has a degree in marketing, finance, or a related field. The business development role is accountable for achieving pipeline, sales, and business development efficiency, results, and meet the assigned target. You are responsible for identifying and engaging in strategic opportunities, developing new clients, driving new capabilities into their target accounts. You are expected to continuously learn and demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the company’s offering and services financial drivers and constraints and develop and maintain both industry and a customer relationship that benefits the company. The role includes the individual sales contributor target compromising pipeline qualification and sales achievement, as well as cross-organizational development contributions. You should be ready to work cross-functionally, with marketing, sales development, and other sales team to develop operational strategies and execution plans for new geographies, products, and market segments.

Business Development Director Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Aid in preparing business plans and budgets for new projects
  • Revise annual business plans as needed
  • Identify, recruit and lead a team to execute business plans within a defined scope and budget
  • Ensure sales and business are appreciated and recognized for their success
  • Build and establish a strong relationship with clients
  • Coordinate with the marketing team to generate sales strategies to improve the company’s marketing and sales performance
  • Develop training plans to improve performance and to address skillset gaps identified in the business
  • Coordinate meeting and communication between management and clients throughout business implementation and execution stages

Business Development Director Skills and Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in business administration, market, finance, or related field
  • Must possess a minimum of 5 years of experience in business sales or related market
  • Extensive knowledge about Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and MS Excel
  • Detail-oriented and persuasive
  • Strong business acumen
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications
  • Punctual, reliable and must have strong communication skill
  • Able to work in a team and produce quality output under tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, prioritization skill, and time management
  • Quick learner with a positive attitude
  • Maintain a strong relationship with key groups
  • Motivational and communication skill
  • An empowered team member, a process-oriented thinker

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