Business Development Manager

Business Development Managers generate new business opportunities through strategic planning and market analysis to drive the growth of their clean energy organization.

EXAMPLE SCENARIO

A Business Development Manager is planning a fundraising event where the proceeds will go to the development of community solar programs for low-income communities in the area. The Business Development Manager is planning to invite potential and existing clients and companies, provide an evening dinner, and auction and donation activities. The event is organized to help the low-income communities as well as publicize the company efforts and overall mission of expanding clean energy.

TYPICAL TASKS SRC

  • Analyze markets and competition.
  • Conduct workshops and training programs.
  • Organize events with existing and potential clients.
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing departments.
  • Conduct strategic analyses and planning reports.

MEDIAN PAY SRC

$72,358

EDUCATION & TRAINING LEVEL

Bachelor’s Degree, MBA (recommended)

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

3-5 years

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

Communication Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Organizational Skills, Analytical Skills, Management Skills

SIMILAR OCCUPATIONS

Marketing Manager, Sales Manager, Communications Manager