Business Development Director Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Sales

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Business Development Director Skills List in Sales

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Business Development Director role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Business Development Director job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 60% of Business Development Director job descriptions contained business development as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

business development
60%
sales
49%
new business
19%
construction
15%
engineering
15%
field sales
15%
account management
15%
sales director
15%
engineer
12%
business development manager
12%
sales manager
12%
structures
8%
process
8%
tender
8%
safety
8%
sales executive
8%
director
8%
outbound calls
8%
bid manager
8%
selling
8%
civil engineering
8%
chemical
8%
estimating
8%
chemistry
8%
gravesend
8%
b2b sales
8%
consultancy
8%
consultant
8%
head of sales
8%
hazard
8%
sheffield
8%
strategy
8%
graduate
4%
key account development
4%
west midlands
4%
workforce management
4%
recruitment
4%
key account management
4%
wolverhampton
4%
asset finance
4%
events
4%
client meetings
4%
payroll services
4%
cannock
4%
instrumentation
4%
b2b
4%
digital marketing
4%
media
4%
project management
4%
business development consultancy
4%
dudley
4%
cork
4%
bonus
4%
marketing
4%
relationship management
4%
change management
4%
stafford
4%
bridging
4%
management
4%
new business development
4%
hr policies
4%
walsall
4%
dublin
4%
client management
4%
prospecting
4%
regional development
4%
retail
4%
it sales
4%
willenhall
4%
e&i
4%
commission
4%
ppc
4%
area sales
4%
security
4%
l&d strategy
4%
hvac
4%
tenacious
4%
financial services
4%
seo
4%
external sales
4%
sia
4%
training
4%
negotiation
4%
ability to work under pressure
4%
heavy industrial
4%
financing
4%
new business sales
4%
stakeholder management
4%
training programme
4%
conscientious
4%
ireland
4%
lead generation
4%
leadership
4%
operations management
4%
building relationships
4%
business director
4%
customer focus
4%
technical
4%
retention
4%
service management
4%
customer retention
4%
charity fundraiser
4%
highly organised
4%
technology
4%
tender management
4%
bdm
4%
organisational skills
4%
fundraiser
4%
positive
4%
digital transformation
4%
fintech
4%
birmingham
4%
sales growth
4%
head of business development
4%
team player
4%
loan
4%
account manager
4%
manufacturing
4%
edinburgh
4%
contractors
4%
technical sales
4%

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