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You might hire a business development professional 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 in business or management
Proficiency with data analysis, forecasting, and budgeting
Ability to deliver engaging presentations
Proven ability to plan and manage resources
Experience with CRM software (e.g. Salesforce)
Working experience with sales techniques Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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