Business Development Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Financial Services

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Business Development Skills List in Financial Services

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Business Development role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Business Development job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 88% of Business Development job descriptions contained business development as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

business development
88%
sales
32%
bridging
20%
asia
16%
finance
16%
investments
16%
pensions
16%
management
16%
financial services
12%
loans
12%
lending
8%
b2b
8%
new business opportunities
4%
wealth management services
4%
account
4%
bristol
4%
relationship management
4%
bdm
4%
consultant
4%
businesses
4%
commercial real estate
4%
engineering
4%
insurance
4%
new business development
4%
graduate
4%
communication skills
4%
junior
4%
derivatives
4%
manager
4%
foreign exchange
4%
principal
4%
fx sales
4%
progression
4%
underwriting
4%
broker
4%
commercial vehicle
4%
senior
4%
leasing
4%
somerset
4%
business developer
4%
motor
4%
southwest
4%
business development consultant
4%
technical
4%
business development manager
4%
business sales
4%
trainee
4%
bdms
4%
sales executive
4%
lead generation
4%

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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