Job roles and responsibilities
The role of a Business Development Executive is to assist the organization's sales and growth efforts by contributing to new customer acquisition. He/she should be able to provide ideas to attract new clients and keep the senior management updated about marketplace and competitor activity. The primary role and responsibilities of a Business Development Executive include:Build contacts with potential clients to create new business opportunitiesKeep prospective client database updatedMake cold calls for new business leadsSupport in writing new business proposalsMaintain knowledge of all product and service offerings of the companyArrange meetings for senior management with prospective clientsFollow company guidelines and procedures for the acquisition of customers, submission of tenders etc.
Competencies and Skills RequiredMust possess strong customer service skillsExcellent written and verbal communicationMust have good negotiation skillsMust be able to create good presentationsMust have excellent interpersonal skillsMust be detail-oriented and an active listener