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Become A Business Development Director

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Working As A Business Development Director

  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Stressful

  • $94,432

    Average Salary

What Does A Business Development Director Do

A Business Development Director is responsible for managing a company’s business and increasing its revenue through identifying and developing new business opportunities. They develop business plans, research, and analyses of market data.

How To Become A Business Development Director

A bachelor’s degree is required for most advertising, promotions, and marketing management positions. These managers typically have work experience in advertising, marketing, promotions, or sales.

Education

A bachelor’s degree is required for most advertising, promotions, and marketing management positions. For advertising management positions, some employers prefer a bachelor’s degree in advertising or journalism. A relevant course of study might include classes in marketing, consumer behavior, market research, sales, communication methods and technology, visual arts, art history, and photography.

Most marketing managers need a bachelor’s degree. Courses in business law, management, economics, finance, computer science, mathematics, and statistics are advantageous. For example, courses in computer science are helpful in developing an approach to maximize online traffic, by utilizing online search results, because maximizing such traffic is critical for digital advertisements and promotions. In addition, completing an internship while in school can be useful.

Work Experience in a Related Occupation

Advertising, promotional, and marketing managers typically have work experience in advertising, marketing, promotions, or sales. For example, many managers are former sales representatives; buyers or purchasing agents; or public relations specialists.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers must be able to analyze industry trends to determine the most promising strategies for their organization. 

Communication skills. Managers must be able to communicate effectively with a broad-based team made up of other managers or staff members during the advertising, promotions, and marketing process. They must also be able to communicate persuasively with the public.

Creativity. Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers must be able to generate new and imaginative ideas.

Decisionmaking skills. Managers often must choose between competing advertising and marketing strategies put forward by staff.

Interpersonal skills. These managers must deal with a range of people in different roles, both inside and outside the organization.

Organizational skills. Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers must manage their time and budget efficiently while directing and motivating staff members.

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Business Development Director Demographics

Gender

  • Male

    63.6%
  • Female

    34.0%
  • Unknown

    2.4%

Ethnicity

  • White

    79.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    9.9%
  • Asian

    7.7%
  • Unknown

    2.2%
  • Black or African American

    0.9%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    34.7%
  • French

    11.9%
  • Portuguese

    9.4%
  • Chinese

    5.8%
  • Italian

    5.1%
  • Arabic

    5.1%
  • Russian

    4.7%
  • German

    4.3%
  • Mandarin

    3.6%
  • Japanese

    3.2%
  • Cantonese

    2.2%
  • Korean

    1.8%
  • Hindi

    1.1%
  • Ukrainian

    1.1%
  • Vietnamese

    1.1%
  • Greek

    1.1%
  • Carrier

    1.1%
  • Urdu

    1.1%
  • Polish

    1.1%
  • Hungarian

    0.7%
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Real Business Development Director Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Business Development and Marketing Director PHD Media LLC New York, NY Mar 30, 2015 $240,000 -
$260,000
Business Development Director Mistral Solutions, Inc. Santa Clara, CA Jun 13, 2016 $220,500
Business Development Director Top Elegant Investment LLC Burlingame, CA Nov 23, 2016 $218,000 -
$225,000
Business Development Strategy Director Softbank Inc. San Carlos, CA Nov 20, 2015 $210,000 -
$250,000
Business Development Director SSI Services, Inc. Garner, NC Jan 09, 2016 $209,000
Business Development Director Sipradius LLC Coral Springs, FL Sep 25, 2015 $208,500
Business Development Director Biotillion, LLC Skillman, NJ Sep 02, 2015 $200,561
Business Development Director Biotillion, LLC Skillman, NJ Aug 25, 2015 $200,561
Business Development Director Commonwealth Opportunity Capital GP LLC Los Angeles, CA Aug 31, 2016 $200,000
Business Development Director UVH, LLC Miami, FL Nov 20, 2015 $194,700
Business Development Director BWT Pharma & Biotech Inc. Marlborough, MA Sep 24, 2016 $190,000
ETF Business Development Director, International Profunds Distributors, Inc. Bethesda, MD Dec 16, 2015 $183,976 -
$200,000
SR. Sales and Business Development Director Hetero USA Inc. Piscataway, NJ Sep 14, 2016 $183,500
North American Business Development Director Nord-Lock, Inc. Carnegie, PA Feb 05, 2016 $182,070
Sales & Business Development Director Calabria Import & Export, Corp. Orlando, FL Aug 04, 2016 $147,576
Regional Sales & Business Development Director Biotronik, Inc. Kissimmee, FL Aug 15, 2015 $147,160
Business Development Director DNC Holdings Inc. Tampa, FL Sep 30, 2016 $146,786
Business Development Director Chromalloy Georgia-A Div of Chromalloy Gas Turbine LLC Newnan, GA Sep 12, 2015 $144,000
Business Development Director Focusvision Worldwide, Inc. Stamford, CT Sep 20, 2015 $144,000
Business Development Director Ansarada USA Inc. Chicago, IL Mar 30, 2015 $141,000 -
$200,000
Business Development Director Focusvision Worldwide, Inc. Stamford, CT Sep 20, 2015 $104,000
Business Development Director Fraudwatch International Inc. Brentwood, CA Mar 01, 2015 $102,000 -
$120,000
Business Development Director AES Puerto Rico, LP Guayama, PR Sep 21, 2015 $100,000 -
$150,000
Business Development Director Emblem NYC, LLC New York, NY Mar 23, 2015 $100,000
Business Development and Sustainability Director Van Parys Architecture and Design LLP Westlake Village, CA Jan 09, 2016 $100,000
Business Development Director Turkish American Chamber of Commerce and Industry New York, NY Sep 15, 2015 $99,028
Business Development Director Largo Management LLC New York, NY Sep 15, 2015 $98,696

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Top Skills for A Business Development Director

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Top Business Development Director Skills

  1. Business Development Efforts
  2. Sales Strategy
  3. Revenue Growth
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Coordinate and develop practice group collateral materials to support business development efforts.
  • Led the expansion effort to increase the account base by developing a proactive sales strategy.
  • Promoted consultative sales process with multiple touches ensuring new client acquisition and existing client retention and incremental revenue growth.
  • Work with top executives to set goals, trace roadmap and monitor sales activities to achieve the company's financial objectives.
  • Cultivated many new business relationships, contacts and partnerships through networking opportunities.

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