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Business Development Jobs - Overview

As on 23 May 2022, There are 1372 Business Development Job vacancies, with salary packages in the range of INR 8,000 to 45,000 per month. Of these, 19 are walk-in jobs with salary packages in the range of INR 8,000 to 30,000 per month. 

And there are 343 job opportunities for freshers and entry-level candidates. The salary being offered by employers for such jobs is between INR 5,000 to 45,000 per month.

Business Development Jobs — Things You Need to Know

Will you have to start your career as a business development executive if you want to get into sales in a few years’ time? You won’t necessarily have to become a business development professional first as many employers do hire for sales roles directly without using business development as a stepping stone.

That said, it’s often ideal — for entry-level candidates and freshers — to carve out a career in business development first, pick up sales-oriented skills along the way, and gain invaluable work experience before moving on to sales jobs. So, you could say that a business development role serves as a backdoor entry into the sales domain.

With the sales vs. business development topic out of the way, let’s try and understand the nature of a business development job. And there’s no better way to define a typical business development role than discussing the job’s responsibilities.

Here are some of the typical responsibilities associated with a Business Development role in India. 

  • Become a subject matter expert on business products, processes and operations
  • Constantly stay in the loop about industry-specific news and market trends
  • Collaborate with in-house or external sales team to prepare and design contract-winning proposals for prospective and current clients
  • Identify the target market and the potential clients within it
  • Conduct complete research in the business and equipment requirements of the prospective clients
  • Work out the nitty-gritty of contract terms and conditions and communicate the same to the respective stakeholders
  • Maintain existing client relationships and simultaneously develop new relationships with prospective clients
  • Specialise in the product/service being sold and know the ins and outs of operational processes
  • Work together with product and design teams to establish the product or service specifications and ensure that they meet the deadlines

Basic Eligibility Criteria for a Business Development Jobs

Business development executives must fulfil employers’ eligibility criteria first before appearing for interviews. Typically, employers that hire for BD jobs in India have the following requirements.

  • Education: A bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in business administration. In the case of the latter, a business-specific qualification (specialization) might be needed. As a candidate for business development roles, you must realize that the educational requirement may change from company to company.

  • Work Experience: Having worked in a sales or BD role will certainly boost your chances of landing a job. That said, there is no hard and fast rule about possessing work experience for a certain number of years to qualify for business development roles. However, BD jobs that do require work experience look for 1 to 3 years.
  • Skillset: It goes without saying that your skillset will be the ultimate determining factor for selection. Why? Because you will be competing with other candidates for the business development role. And it will certainly help if you have the relevant industry-specific skills to outshine others. 

If you’re thinking of landing a business development role in India, then you should hone or develop some or all of the skills listed below. 

  • Negotiation skills
  • Tact and diplomacy
  • Good business knowledge
  • Creativity
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Organisational skills

Business Development Jobs - FAQs

1) Do I need an account on Waah Jobs when applying to business development jobs in India?

No. You do not need to create an account on Waah Jobs to start your job hunt for business executive jobs in India. However, we suggest you make one as you can give a proper structure to your search process and also track your application from start to finish.

2) Which cities in India hire business development professionals?

Aspiring business development executives must know that a job in sales at any company might require you to interact with clients within India or outside. However, the extent of interaction on the basis of geography and demography will totally depend on the service or product being sold.

As stated before, BD jobs can be found anywhere, including cities, such as Chandigarh, Chennai, and Kolkata. That said, the following cities provide the maximum number of BD job opportunities:

  • Hyderabad
  • Pune
  • Bangalore
  • Mumbai
  • Delhi-NCR

3) How to find walk-in interviews for business development roles on Waah Jobs?

Business development walk-in jobs can be easily accessed via the Sales/BD Jobs category provided on the homepage. The walk-in jobs can be easily accessed via the checkbox provided on the job listings page. On the Waah Jobs homepage, click on Sales/BD Jobs category and then select the Walk-in Interviews checkbox to filter all the walk-in BD jobs in your location.

4) What are ‘Trusted’ jobs on Waah Jobs?

Jobs on Waah Jobs under the ‘Trusted’ category are verified employer profiles that are trustworthy and reliable. Our team directly gets in touch with these providers to get more clues on the requirement and other terms. 

You can easily filter out ‘Trusted’ jobs for any search result by using the filter on the listings page website. The ‘Trusted’ checkbox can be selected to only filter Trusted jobs from the rest.

5) How can I find part-time business development executive jobs in Bengaluru on Waah Jobs?

You can easily find part-time BD job opportunities in Bengaluru through Waah Jobs by using filters. After clicking on the Sales/BD job category, press the filter icon next to the search bar at the top, and select Part Time under Employment Type.

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