Business Development Representative Job Description

Business Development Representative Job Description

Business Development Representative Job Overview

A business development representative (BDR) generates new sales opportunities and adds qualified leads to the sales funnel. This kind of outbound sales representative is responsible for prospecting, following up, and passing on qualified leads to other sales agents who will convert them into new customers. Business development representatives report to a sales manager and typically work in an office environment.

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Business Development Representative Job Summary

We’re searching for an enthusiastic business development representative to join our team and support business growth. You’ll need strong persuasion skills to turn customer prospects into qualified leads. Our ideal candidate is an excellent deal-maker who loves talking to people. If you’re looking to jump-start your career in sales, please apply today!

Location

Ashburn, VA

Business Development Representative Responsibilities

  • Generate qualified leads for the sales team so they can provide a quick response to customers
  • Prospect potential customers via cold calling, email, or other forms of communication to ensure they are added to the sales pipeline and produce more qualified leads
  • Maintain the client database to make sure the sales team can access current information on all leads
  • Work within your specific geography to find new business opportunities
  • Record monthly and quarterly sales and performance goals to ensure they are being met

Business Development Representative Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED is required, bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Proven track record of at least 2 years of experience in a sales position or related field
  • Current U.S. driver’s license and the ability to travel by car
  • Working knowledge of the sales process and CRM software
  • Strong time management skills, communication skills, both written and verbal, and interpersonal skills

Business Development Representative Compensation

$81,840 + commission (National Average)

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