Sample business development manager job description

Long-term growth leads to business success — and here at [Company X], we welcome prospective team members who can help push our vision forward. We’re currently searching for an experienced business development manager who can partner with multiple departments to drive measurable results that benefit our business. Our ideal candidate will be able to implement an effective sales approach that expands our reach, strengthens client relationships, and trains our sales professionals. They will also actively seek out other business opportunities that can boost revenue and set our company apart.

Objectives of this role

  • Develop, execute, and oversee a business strategy that prioritizes growth and positive customer ratings

  • Maintain positive professional relationships with clients 

  • Use financial techniques to improve sales revenue

  • Monitor sales progress to ensure that corporate goals are being met 

  • Track all business-related invoices 

  • Train sales professionals and help improve their skills


  • Conduct high-level industry research to develop effective sales solutions

  • Promote the company’s products or services to prospective clients 

  • Participate in collaborative business meetings to update key stakeholders

  • Provide continuous, constructive feedback to salespeople 

  • Review sales contracts to ensure they meet legal and corporate guidelines

  • Interact with clients and respond to important inquiries about the company’s products or services

Skills and qualifications

  • Proven record of sales growth 

  • Experience in customer service, marketing, or a sales-related field

  • Strong knowledge of business and sales growth techniques 

  • Exceptional project management skills

  • Clear verbal and written communication skills 

  • Enthusiasm for the company and its growth potential

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience in managing sales or marketing teams

  • Sharp negotiation and networking skills 

  • Organizational skills

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Educational background in business, marketing, or finance