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

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Business Development Manager Skills List in Sales

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Business Development Manager role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Business Development Manager job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 64% of Business Development Manager job descriptions contained business development as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

business development
64%
sales
55%
field sales
31%
account management
22%
connectivity
16%
burton
16%
internal
16%
telecommunications
16%
recruitment
13%
b2b sales
10%
new business
10%
new business development
10%
account manager
7%
selling
7%
business development manager
7%
negotiation
7%
ent
7%
external sales
7%
infection control
7%
key account manager
7%
key accounts
7%
service contract
7%
prospecting
7%
medical devices
7%
management
7%
construction
7%
telesales
7%
engineering
7%
commission
7%
calls
7%
bdm
7%
electronics
7%
agencies
4%
safety
4%
project management
4%
manufacturing
4%
maintenance
4%
build strong relationships
4%
contractors
4%
trade
4%
international recruitment
4%
kpi
4%
healthcare
4%
artificial intelligence
4%
computer hardware
4%
embedded systems
4%
logistics
4%
digital signage
4%
value-added
4%
waste management
4%
warm leads
4%
outbound calls
4%
b2b
4%
lead
4%
lead generation
4%
new business sales
4%
financial services
4%
new opportunities
4%
contract manufacturing
4%
electro-mechanical
4%
business developement
4%
outsourced payroll
4%
payroll
4%
temp
4%
air conditioning
4%
customer service
4%
hvac
4%
key account management
4%
ventilation
4%
territory development
4%
area sales
4%
process
4%
italian
4%
spanish
4%
technical sales
4%
cold calling
4%
new business opportunities
4%
service sales
4%
territory management
4%
builders merchant
4%
chemical
4%
chemistry
4%
consultancy
4%
consultant
4%
engineer
4%
hazard
4%

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