What does a Business Development Executive do?

A Business Development Executive is at the top of the business development department in a corporation. Executives are in charge ensuring officers and representatives are generating new client business as well as producing their own business. They are also tasked with designing strategies for junior developers to implement. Advancement from Business Developer, Business Representative or Business Officer is a typical transition to this position.

A Business Development Executive will usually have a degree from an accredited college in business or a related field. Possess an advanced education in that field and have 10+ years experience as a Business Developer. The job relies heavily on the ability to manage and prioritize projects and people. Having strong logistical skills and good communication is a must in this position.

  • Oversee junior staff's progress
  • Source, hire and train new developers
  • Analyze performance reports from subordinate developers
  • Make recommendations on how best to grow the business and control loss
  • Prepare Monthly and quarterly reports for senior board members and investors
  • Be directly responsible for the growth of delegated markets
  • Respond to all issues with prompt attention
  • Prepare and deliver speeches to the team at company conferences
  • 10+ years experience working in a development role
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • 5+ years in a leadership position
  • Ability to prioritize and delegate responsibilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Solid computation and communication comprehension
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally
  • A valid passport
  • A familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
10%
2 - 4
34%
5 - 7
30%
8+
26%

Business Development Executive Seniority Levels

Business Development Manager
52% made the transition
Business Development Associate
6% made the transition
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Business Development Executive Salaries

Average Base Pay

£25,115 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£20K
Median: £25K
£40K
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