Business development representatives are tasked with the development of a business or a company's customer base. This means that they tend to the customers' needs and make sure that the customers are happy and satisfied with the company's performance. They need to have a wide knowledge of their project in order to be able to communicate their value to the customers.
Good communication, organizational, and writing skills are highly important to succeed as a business development representative; having a high level of self-confidence is also part of the job. Earning $35.00 per hour or $73,000 a year is one of the perks of venturing into the field.
They mostly major in Business, with Marketing coming in at second place. The most common degree level for a business development representative is bachelor's degree, and one can apply for the job with a high school diploma as well.