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, 43% of Business Development Manager job descriptions contained business development as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

business development
43%
sales
32%
business development manager
27%
consultative approach
27%
consultative sales
27%
digital media
27%
events
27%
sponsorship sales
27%
field sales
19%
new business development
16%
cold calling
16%
sales executive
11%
new clients
8%
bdm
8%
e-commerce
6%
b2b sales
6%
marketing
6%
sales manager
6%
com
3%
new business opportunities
3%
regional sales
3%
builders merchant
3%
field sales executive
3%
field sales representative
3%
manufacturer
3%
sales management
3%
garage equipment
3%
motor vehicle
3%
teamwork
3%
major account manager
3%
prospecting
3%
development manager
3%
new business
3%
online media
3%
corporate events
3%
salesman
3%
sales representative
3%
hr software
3%
salesperson
3%
financial management
3%
talent management
3%
account management
3%
software
3%
account manager
3%
automotive
3%
tagetik
3%
automotive aftermarket
3%
fintech
3%
b2b
3%
merchant services
3%
car parts
3%
self employed
3%
collaboration
3%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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