Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

A Business Development Manager identifies new business opportunities to help the business grow. They are highly motivated, confident and good at building relationship-building and achieving targets.

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Average Salary

£36,000 - £54,000

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What does this role involve?

Typical duties include:

  • Conducts market research
  • Analyses market trends and customer needs
  • Builds and maintains relationships within their organisation and externally
  • Develops marketing and sales strategies
  • Attends industry events


  • Analytical thinking
  • Communication
  • Project management
  • Relationship-building
  • Sales and marketing


  • STEM subjects at GCSE grades A*-C
  • A-Levels in business or related subjects
  • Business or other relevant Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma
  • T Level in Business or related subject
  • Level 4 NVQ, equivalent Level 5 Diploma or equivalent Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship in Business or related subject

Example Qualifications

  • Higher National Diploma
  • Level 4 NVQ
  • Level 5 Award
  • Level 5 Certificate
  • Level 5 Diploma
  • Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship

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