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Business Development Job Description Sample

Business Development Job Description Sample

This Business Development sample job description can be used to help you create a job advert that will attract candidates who are qualified for the job. Feel free to revise this job description to meet your specific job duties and job requirements.

Job Title: Business Development

Business Development Job Purpose:

Fostering the growth of a business or organisation by modifying the business plan and business model and putting new projects in the pipeline. Making sure supporting departments such as Research and Development, Sales, Marketing, and Manufacturing are ready to take on new growth opportunities.

Business Development Job Duties:

  • Analysing business aspects in various departments and seeking opportunities for growth
  • Monitoring changes in business data
  • Interviewing staff about noticeable changes in their workflow or client relationships
  • Assessing whether the business is ready to take on new growth
  • Writing reports on findings
  • Entering findings into spreadsheets
  • Presenting findings to executives and other staff
  • Contacting new clients in new markets to expand the business
  • Fulfilling requirements for business deals and other business obligations
  • Selling products and services provided by the business
  • Networking with related businesses and fostering B2B relationships
  • Financing business growth decisions by doing such things as obtaining loans, funding, and/or grants or finding the capital within the company's assets
  • Marketing the company to potential clients, partners, and financiers
  • Writing legal paperwork and other documents related to growth
  • Determining the value of financial decisions
  • Contributing to creative discussions and decision-making about the business' future
  • Encouraging other employees and customers to take part in growing the business by showing enthusiasm for your work and maintaining a positive attitude

Business Development Skills and Qualifications:

Marketing, Finance, Strategic Management, Sales, Proposal Writing, Mergers and Acquisitions, Customer Relationship Management, Communication, Analysis, Report Writing, Business, Legal, Microsoft Excel, Insight, Attention to Detail, Calculation, Presentation, Self-Reliance, Team Player, Persuasion, Organisation, Enthusiasm


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