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.

What responsibilities are common for Business Development Executive jobs?
  • 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
What are the typical qualifications for Business Development Executive jobs?
  • 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
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Avg. Experience2-4 years

Business Development Executive Salaries

Average Base Pay

$61,769 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$33K
Median: $62K
$114K
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Business Development Executive Career Path

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
10%
2 - 4
34%
5 - 7
30%
8+
26%
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Shadowfax TechnologiesShadowfax Technologies
Business Development Executive
Dec 22, 2021

“It is good for a career building opportunity and i feel greatfull working with this company”

McKinley, Inc.McKinley, Inc.
Business Development Executive
Jan 9, 2020

“I got very freedom to implement my ideas and is a very good platform to experience the world”

EngagedlyEngagedly
Senior Business Development Executive
Aug 17, 2020

“The company is growing fast so there is ample place to learn and grow in your career”

Silicon IT HubSilicon IT Hub
BDE - Business Development Executive
Sept 13, 2021

““There are endless opportunities to explore and advance your career at Silicon IT Hub Pvt Ltd”

Elite GenerationsElite Generations
Development Executive
Feb 5, 2022

“The end goal of becoming a CEO of your own is amazing and IT IS definitely achievable.”

InnoVent (Johannesburg)InnoVent (Johannesburg)
BDE - Business Development Executive
Feb 24, 2022

“Excellent place to work if you're looking to grow career wise and expand your technical skills.”

Diadem TechnologiesDiadem Technologies
Business Development Executive
Sept 24, 2020

“Regular training sessions and assignments helps fresher candidate to learn their job duties in a better way.”

SunSmart GlobalSunSmart Global
Business Development Executive
Dec 9, 2019

“Lot of opportunity to learn new skills and one of the best company to work.”

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