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

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Business Development Representative Skills List in Sales

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Business Development Representative role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Business Development Representative job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 83% of Business Development Representative job descriptions contained sales as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

sales
83%
business development
58%
bdr
15%
b2b
15%
field sales
15%
lead generation
11%
area sales
11%
customer service
11%
sales representative
8%
bizdev
8%
business development representative
8%
business development executive
8%
communication skills
8%
saas
8%
external sales
8%
fabrics
8%
sdr
8%
home furnishings
8%
software
8%
internal sales
8%
prospecting
8%
business development manager
8%
textiles
8%
sales executive
8%
bd
8%
market research
4%
bde
4%
manufacturing
4%
remote work
4%
technical
4%
outbound calls
4%
cold calling
4%
remote working
4%
technical sales
4%
sales and account management
4%
new business opportunities
4%
wfh
4%
account manager
4%
b2c
4%
personal care
4%
work from home
4%
building relationships
4%
calls
4%
sales consultant
4%
recruitment
4%
b2b sales executive
4%
communicator
4%
build strong relationships
4%
sales development representative
4%
problem solving
4%
new business development
4%
customer engagement
4%
inbound sales
4%
motivation
4%
area sales manager
4%
lead generation specialist
4%
sales process
4%
positive personality
4%
area sales representative
4%
new business sales executive
4%
negotiation
4%
bdm
4%
outbound sales
4%
presentations
4%
sales advisor
4%
software sales
4%
strategies
4%
task management
4%
sales development
4%
telematics
4%
subscription sales
4%
field sales executive
4%
wms
4%
orders
4%
b2b marketing
4%
telesales
4%
lead gen
4%
sales rep
4%
b2b sales
4%
enquiries
4%
new business
4%

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