You might hire a business development manager to:

  • Negotiate sales deals and review proposals
  • Identify emerging trends and potential areas of growth

  • Plan strategy based on data analyses and forecasting
  • Manage and accurately plan for critical resources
  • Collaborate across various departments

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Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Successful track record in B2B sales and negotiation
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in business or management
Proficiency in data analysis, forecasting, and budgeting
Ability to deliver engaging presentations
Proven ability to plan and manage resources
Experience with CRM software (ex: Salesforce)
Experience in sales techniques
Excellent verbal and written communication skills