Business Development Representative

Business Development Representative Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

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  • Business Development
  • Cold Calling
  • Lead Generation
  • Sales Prospecting
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Sales
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  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Sales Process
  • Inside Sales
  • Account Management
  • Business-to-Business (B2B)
  • Marketing
  • Solution Selling
  • Qualifying Prospects
  • Sales Management
  • Sales Operations
  • Direct Sales
  • SalesLoft
  • Lead Qualification
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Business Strategy
  • Customer Service
  • Strategic Planning
  • Banking
  • Risk Management
  • Management
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  • Portfolio Management
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Resume Skills: Sales Software

Resume Skills: Business Development

  • Customer Acquisition
  • Lead Generation
  • CRM Systems (Salesforce, Zoho)
  • Proposal Development
  • Client Retention
  • Market Research
  • Partnership Development
  • Prospecting
  • Pipeline Development
  • CRM tools (Salesforce, Zoho, HubSpot)
  • Territory Management
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Resume Skills: Sales

Resume Skills: Marketing

Resume Skills: Technical

  • MS Office Suite
  • Google Suite
  • Data Analysis
  • SQL
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Google Workspace
  • SaaS Products Management
  • MS Dynamics
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Resume Skills: Languages

Resume Skills: Software Proficiency

Resume Skills: Sales Techniques

Resume Skills: Communication

Resume Skills: CRM Tools

Resume Skills: Digital Marketing

Resume Skills: Communication Tools

Resume Skills: Techniques

Resume Skills: Microsoft Office

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Your Name
Business Development Representative
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded April 2021 - Present
Business Development Representative
Boosted B2B sales volume by 35% ($1.2M) in calendar year 2021 by leveraging SalesLoft and the business development strategy.
Structured and implemented the company's first comprehensive CRM system using, resulting in a 20% increase in lead tracking accuracy.
Formulated and enacted a SaaS-focused sales process, increasing customer engagement by 25%.
Pioneered cold-calling script revamp; boosted customer response rate by 30%.
Exceeded quarterly sales targets consistently - 4 quarters in a row, bolstering team revenue hitting the $5M mark in 2022. February 2020 - April 2021
Inside Sales Representative
Applied innovative sales prospecting techniques, resulting in 50 new accounts in Q1 2021.
Secured a $500k contract, highest in company history, by successfully nurturing and up-selling an existing lead.
Implemented CRM system enhancements that improved account management efficiency by 15%.
Amazon January 2019 - February 2020
Telemarketing Executive
Led team to exceed sales targets by 20% for three consecutive quarters.
Drove customer relationship management initiatives, reducing client complaints by 30%.
Augmented revenue by 18% ($180K) in Q4 2019 through strategic upselling.
Resume Worded Academic Center April 2021
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Focus on strategic sales and marketing, and business development courses
Resume Worded University December 2018
Bachelor of Business Administration - Marketing Management
Awarded as Outstanding Marketing Graduate
Attended seminars focused on improving customer journey
Sales Software: Salesforce, HubSpot, LeadFuze, LinkedIn Sales Navigator
CRM Tools: Zoho CRM, Freshsales, Pipedrive, Insightly, Copper
Digital Marketing: Google Analytics, SEMrush, Hootsuite, MailChimp, Canva
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Certifications: Certified Professional Sales Person (CPSP), HubSpot Sales Software Certification
Projects: Developed and executed business plan that increased company revenue by 15% within 6 months
Leadership & Volunteering: Business Development Meetup Group Lead
Awards: Employee of the Year for exceeding targets - (2020)
Your Name
Sales Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded February 2021 - Present
Sales Manager
Mentored a team of 10 sales representatives, increasing overall team efficiency by 25%.
Utilised SalesLoft in formulating a data-driven sales strategy, resulting in a 30% increase in revenue growth.
Initiated a restructuring of the sales process incorporating CRM, leading to an additional $1M revenue.
Promoted Salesforce optimisation across the sales department, increasing data tracking accuracy by 15%
Achieved 200% of sales targets in 2021, earning the 'Sales Team of the Year' award for the team. December 2019 - February 2021
Sales Executive
Spearheaded B2B marketing campaigns that increased lead generation by 30%.
Expanded sales operations into 3 new regional markets, growing customer base by 20%.
Fostered enduring relations with key clients, enhancing customer loyalty and reducing churn rate by 10%.
Oracle October 2018 - December 2019
Junior Sales Representative
Achieved 'Top Sales Rookie' award by exceeding sales quota by 25%.
Formulated effective solution-selling strategies, closing 20% more deals than average.
Streamlined lead qualification process, increasing lead conversion rate by 10%.
Resume Worded Institute January 2021
Certified Professional Sales Person (CPSP)
Achieved top 5% scores during certification program
Resume Worded University July 2018
Master of Business Administration - Marketing
Specialized in Strategic Sales Management
Sales Management Tools: Salesforce, Zoho CRM, Pipedrive, HubSpot Sales, Gong, Outreach
Data Analysis: Excel, SQL, Tableau, Google Analytics, PowerBI
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent), French (Conversational)
Certifications: Microsoft Certified: Data Analyst Associate
Leadership: Toastmasters International (Club President, Received Competent Leader Award)
Volunteering: Mentor, The Sales Scholars Program
Your Name
Market Development Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2022 - Present
Senior Market Development Specialist
Reengineered market development strategy, leading to a 35% increase in brand visibility in diverse geographies
Implemented for efficient account management, resulting in 25% improvement in customer retention
Supervised team in conducting B2B sales, boosting revenue by 45%
Led effective CRM practices, enhancing customer satisfaction by 20%
Spearheaded strategic partnerships, expanding the business portfolio by 15% July 2019 - December 2021
Market Development Specialist
Devised an innovative marketing strategy leading to a turnover increase of £300K in Q4 of 2020
Mastered solution-selling techniques, resulting in a 30% growth in sales for the year 2020
Strengthened SaaS offerings resulting in a market score growth by 40%
Microsoft June 2016 - June 2019
Business Development Associate
Conducted thorough market research to identify and capitalize on unexplored market sectors, driving a 10% increase in sales
Initiated a lead generation drive, creating a database of over 5,000 potential clients in the region
Resume Worded University June 2016
Master of Business Administration - Marketing
Concentration in Digital Marketing and Market Development
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2014
Certificate in Business Analysis
Part-time course
Focus on business process improvement and strategy development
Marketing Tools: Google Analytics, SEMRush, Ahrefs, Moz, HubSpot, Mailchimp
Software: MS Office Suite, Salesforce, Adobe Creative Suite, Zoho CRM, Slack
Techniques: SEO and SEM, Inbound Marketing, Content Creation, Performance Analysis, A/B Testing, Project Management
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), Mandarin (Basic)
Certifications: Certified Content Marketer - Copyblogger (2020), Market Research Analysis - edX (2019)
Volunteering & Leadership: Marketing Director for Local Non-profit Organization (2020-Present), Board Member of Local Chamber of Commerce (2018-2020)
Projects: Initiated and led a successful market development project expanding the consumer base by 30% at Resume Worded
Your Name
Channel Sales Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded February 2020 - Present
Senior Channel Sales Specialist
Implemented aggressive cold calling techniques, resulting in generation of $200K revenue annually
Oversaw integration of new direct sales distribution channel, improving product accessibility by 35%
Managed sales operations to enhance sales process effectiveness, boosting sales by 30%
Conducted training sessions on solution selling for junior team members, enabling a 20% increase in their lead conversion rates
Developed strategic marketing plans in collaboration with channel partners, achieving a 50% market expansion
IBM August 2017 - January 2020
Channel Sales Specialist
Boosted market development by strategically expanding channel partner network, resulting in a year-on-year growth of 30%
Drove consistent lead generation via tactical business development initiatives, recording a sharp rise of 23% in new accounts
Implemented effective CRM strategies, improving customer relationships and contributing to a 25% revenue increase
Oracle January 2015 - July 2017
Sales Representative
Led direct sales program, resulting in an impressive 33% rise in annual sales
Revitalized outdated sales process, realizing a 20% boost in sales team efficiency
Conducted meticulous market research, identifying untapped sectors worth $1Million in potential sales
Resume Worded University January 2015
Master of Business Administration - Sales Management
Graduated with Honors and focus on Channel Sales Strategies
Resume Worded Academic Center July 2014
Certified Professional Sales Person (CPSP)
Undergone comprehensive training in areas of Channel Sales and Relationship Management
Sales Techniques: Solution Selling, Product Knowledge, Communication Skills, Pricing Strategies, Territory Management, Sales Presentations
Softwares & CRM Tools: Microsoft Dynamics 365, Salesforce, Hubspot CRM, Zoho CRM, Zendesk Sell, Freshsales
Data Analysis Tools: Tableau, Power BI, Excel, Google Data Studio
Languages: English (Native), French (Conversational), Spanish (Basic)
Certifications: Value Selling and Pricing Strategies Certification from IBM (2018), Certified Channel Sales Professional from Oracle (2016)
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer Fundraising Committee member at Local Animal Shelter, Mentor at Professional Sales Association
Projects: Successfully initiated a Cross-Selling project resulting in 20% increase in product sales at Resume Worded.
Publications: Authored 'Elevating Channel Sales: A Path to Exponential Growth' published in the national journal of Channel Sales Management.
Your Name
Business Development Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE March 2020 - Present
Senior Business Development Specialist
Orchestrated a comprehensive marketing strategy that achieved a 40% rise in brand visibility and reach within the first year
Steered sales management efforts to reduce sales cycle duration by 15%
Pioneered the use of tools for enhanced account management, resulting in a 20% increase in account creation
Developed and maintained a lucrative business-to-business client portfolio, contributing $500K in annual revenue
Revitalized lead generation tactics, increasing quality leads by 30% annually
Google August 2016 - February 2020
Business Development Specialist
Secured high-growth partnerships which led to a 25% expansion in business reach
Conceptualized and introduced a new segmentation strategy in marketing, leading to 10% increase in customized solutions uptake
Enhanced customer relationship management approach leading to a 20% growth in customer loyalty and 15% increase in customer lifetime value
Adobe April 2013 - July 2016
Sales Coordinator
Administered direct sales initiatives that produced a 12% yearly increase in sales
Boosted team productivity by implementing a new sales process, leading to a 20% boost in sales conversions
Analyzed market trends to inform marketing strategy adjustments, resulting in a 15% improvement in targeted advertising effectiveness
Resume Worded Institute March 2020
Executive Certificate in Business Development Strategy
Completed this certification while working full-time at
Resume Worded University May 2016
MBA in Sales and Marketing
Specialized in sales techniques and strategic marketing
Graduated with Honors
Business Development Tools: Salesforce, Zoho CRM, HubSpot, Microsoft Dynamics, Pipedrive, Marketo
Data Analysis Tools: Tableau, Google Analytics, Excel (Advanced), SQL (Intermediate)
Marketing Skills: SEO, SEM, Content Marketing, Digital Advertising, Social Media Management, Email Marketing
Communication Tools: Slack, Zoom, MS Teams, Trello, Skype, Google Workspace
Certifications: Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP), Certified Business Development Professional (CBDP)
Leadership & Volunteering: Chair of local Rotary Club's fundraising committee, Volunteer mentor at Big Brothers Big Sisters organization
Awards: ‘Salesperson of the Year’ at Google in 2018, 'High Performer' at Adobe in 2015
Professional Development: Attended various industry conferences and expos including the annual Business Development Summit
Your Name
Business Development Assistant
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded August 2020 - Present
Business Development Manager
Led a team of 5 in devising sales and marketing strategy, resulting in a 30% increase in company revenue within a year
Implemented CRM practices using, enhancing customer service and improved customer retention by 40%
Spearheaded market research initiatives to identify potential business opportunities, leading to the acquisition of 3 new key clients
IBM January 2019 - July 2020
Marketing Coordinator
Planned and managed 12+ marketing events effectively, leading to a 15% growth in brand awareness
Introduced a new social media marketing campaign, resulting in an increase in digital audience engagement by 25%
Reduced budget overrun by 10% by effectively negotiating contracts with vendors and event partners
Target June 2017 - December 2018
Sales Associate
Consistently achieved sales targets, resulting in being named 'Employee of the Month' thrice
Provided customer service leading to a 10% increase in customer satisfaction ratings
Implemented a new product placement strategy which increased in-store sales by 15%
Resume Worded University August 2019
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Specialization in Marketing and Sales
Professor's List 2019 (Top 5%)
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2017
Bachelor of Business Administration
Concentration in Business Development and Marketing
Awards: Resume Worded Scholar (Full Tuition Merit Scholarship), Dean's List 2015 - 2017 (Top 10%)
Business Development: Account Management, Client Engagement, Negotiation, Strategic Partnerships, Market Research, Value Proposition Development
Marketing: Brand Strategy, Campaign Management, Marketing Analytics, Social Media Management, SEO/SEM, Event Planning
Sales: Sales Prospecting, B2B Sales, Relationship Building, Closing Techniques, Cross-Selling/Up-Selling, Cold Calling
Software: Salesforce, Google Analytics, HubSpot, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, CRM tools
Certifications: Google Digital Marketing Certificate (2020), HubSpot Inbound Sales Certificate (2019)
Leadership & Volunteering: Business Network International (BNI) - Chapter President (2019 - Present), United Way - Volunteer and Fundraiser (2017 - Present)
Projects: Spearheaded promotional campaign for IBM's AI technology, leading to a 30% increase in sales
Your Name
Sales Coordinator
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE February 2021 - Present
Sales Manager
Managed a team of 10+ sales professionals, leading to an increase in team revenue by 35%
Implemented to track and analyze sales data, which improved forecasting accuracy by 20%
Developed a new business development strategy that resulted in acquiring 50+ new clients within a year
Hewlett Packard May 2018 - January 2021
Business Development Associate
Researched and developed prospective client lists, resulting in a 25% increase in business leads
Leveraged social media marketing strategies to propel brand presence, resulting in 20% more followers on company's LinkedIn profile
Produced detailed sales reports using Microsoft Access, leading to a 15% improvement in sales tracking
Best Buy January 2016 - April 2018
Customer Service Representative
Assured a high level of customer service leading to 80% customer satisfaction rate
Sales efforts resulted in a 30% increase in additional warranty purchases
Demonstrated excellent product knowledge, contributing to a 20% increase in personal sales
Resume Worded Institute February 2021
Certified Professional Sales Person
Course focus: Sales Planning, Prospecting, Developing Relationships, Managing Sales Pipeline
Resume Worded University May 2018
Bachelor's Degree - Marketing Management
Emphasis on Marketing Strategy, International Marketing, Business-to-Business Marketing
Sales Management Tools: Salesforce CRM (Advanced), HubSpot Sales Hub (Advanced), Microsoft Dynamics 365 (Intermediate), Zoho CRM (Intermediate)
Productivity Software: Microsoft Office Suite (Expert), Google Workspace (Advanced), Adobe Creative Suite (Basic)
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), French (Basic)
Marketing Tools: Google Ads (Advanced), SEO tools: MOZ, SEMrush (Intermediate), Email Marketing: Mailchimp, Constant Contact (Advanced)
Certifications: Brainshark: Sales Acceleration Certification, Certified in UX Design by Interaction Design Foundation
Courses & Workshops: Attended HubSpot's Inbound Marketing Training Program, Dale Carnegie Sales Training: Winning with Relationship Selling
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer Mentor, Young Entrepreneurs Association, HR committee co-chair, local branch, National Human Resources Association
Professional Memberships: Member of American Association of Inside Sales Professionals, Member of National Association of Sales Professionals
Your Name
Marketing Assistant
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded March 2019 - Present
Marketing Manager
Managed public relations efforts, securing 50+ features in mainstream media, and increased brand recognition by 30%
Redesigned the social media marketing campaign, increasing online interactions by 40%
Used Facebook and other digital marketing tools to engage potential customers, resulting in 10% increase in website traffic
Google December 2016 - February 2019
Business Development Representative
Devised market research strategies, which led to the discovery and subsequent entrance into 3 major markets
Coordinated 20+ marketing events that brought in over 50 new accounts
Conducted an overhaul of customer experience strategies, improving customer retention by 35%
Whole Foods June 2014 - November 2016
Sales Clerk
Increased sales of organic products by 20% by suggesting customers with alternatives and upsell strategies
Demonstrated excellent customer service leading to 95% customer satisfaction rating
Managed inventory and reduced wastage by 15% through strategic product placement and rotation
Resume Worded Institute March 2019
Certified Digital Marketing Professional
Awarded: Turner Patterson Marketing Award for outstanding project
Resume Worded University May 2016
Bachelor of Business Administration - Marketing
Cum Laude Honor Graduate
Specialized in Digital Marketing and Sales Strategy
Digital Marketing: SEO, SEM, Google Ads, Google Analytics, Marketing Automation, Content Management
Business Development: Prospecting, Cold Calling, CRM Management, Contract Negotiation, Business Partnerships, Account Management
Sales & Retail: Sales Tracking, Customer Service, Inventory Management, POS Systems, Product Display, Vendor Relations
Certifications: HubSpot Inbound Marketing Certification (2021)
Awards: Sales Rookie of the Year at Whole Foods (2015)
Volunteering: Marketing Lead for Non-Profit Fundraising Event (2018-Present)
Projects: Developed an effective SEO Strategy resulting in a 30% increase in organic traffic
Your Name
Market Development Representative
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded May 2020 - Present
Senior Market Development Representative
Elevated top-to-funnel sales opportunities by 60% by optimizing for a more efficient lead generation process
Implemented customer retention strategy, resulting in a 20% decrease in churn rate
Managed an account portfolio of 100+ clients using solid account management protocols
Boosted direct sales by 30% by tailoring and presenting compelling business-to-business proposals
Achieved sales targets consistently, demonstrating superior proficiency in solution selling August 2017 - April 2020
Market Development Representative
Improved business development initiatives, generating a 15% increase in leads
Formulated a cold calling script which resulted in a 30% increase in successful call transfers
Increased the company's customer base by 25% through strategic inside sales activities
IBM January 2015 - August 2017
Sales Associate
Played a key part in securing new business, expanding the company's B2B reach by 10%
Ensured a smooth sales process, handling sales operations efficiently and effectively
Participated in sales presentations, contributing to a 15% increase in closing rates
Resume Worded Institute June 2020
Certified Market Development Specialist
Focused on Customer Relationship Management
Resume Worded University May 2017
Master of Business Administration - Marketing
Awards: Resume Worded Marketing Maven(only 3 awarded to class)
Focus on Sales Strategies
Sales Tools: Salesforce, Pipedrive, HubSpot, Zoho CRM, Close, LeadSquared
Business Intelligence Softwares: Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, QlikSense, Looker, Sisense
Data Analysis: Excel (Advanced), SQL (Intermediate), R (Basic)
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), French (Basic)
Certifications: Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant (2020)
Leadership & Volunteering: Spokesperson, Community Outreach Program, IBM (2016)
Projects: Developed and executed a regional sales growth strategy at leading to a 30% increase in client engagement
Awards: Winner, IBM Sales Achievers Club, 2017
Your Name
Sales Development Representative
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded April 2018 - Present
Sales Development Representative
Expanded customer base by 35% using effective sales prospecting methods
Boosted functionality which led to a 25% increase in sales productivity
Increased account retention by 20% by crafting a customer-friendly account management system
Exceeded quarterly sales targets by 15%, indicating strong knowledge of the sales process
Improved lead generation by 20% in the targeted B2B market using inside sales tactics February 2016 - March 2018
Sales Associate
Consistently met sales targets using a balanced mix of up-selling and cross-selling
Developed influential sales presentations which improved closing rates by 18%
Enhanced customer retention by 15% by implementing a customer relationship management (CRM) protocol
Salesforce August 2015 - December 2015
Sales Intern
Gained knowledge of various sales strategies, including cold calling and lead generation
Assisted in creating compelling direct sales pitches, contributing to a 10% increase in product sales
Resume Worded Institute March 2018
Certified Sales Leadership Professional (CSLP)
Achieved a score of 95%, significantly above the passing rate of 70%
Resume Worded University May 2015
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration - Major in Marketing
Graduated Cum Laude (Top 15% of the class)
Winner of the Excellence in Sales Award, 2015
Sales Software & Tools: Salesforce, HubSpot, Zoho CRM, LinkedIn Sales Navigator, Slack, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace
Sales Techniques: Consultative Selling, Value-Based Selling, Cold Calling, Networking, Lead Generation, Prospecting, Client Retention
Digital Marketing: SEO, Google AdWords, Google Analytics, Email Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Content Marketing
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent)
Certifications: HubSpot Sales Software Certified, Certified Inside Sales Professional (CISP)
Leadership & Volunteering: National Association of Sales Professionals (NASP) - Chapter President, Volunteer Sales Mentor at Career Coaching for Students
Projects: Inventor of the 'Modern Prospecting Techniques', a training module used by over 500 sales representatives to improve their lead generation skills, resulting in a 35% increase in closed deals
Awards: Top Sales Development Representative – Resume Worded (2019, 2020), All-Star Performer – (2017), Extra Miler Award – Salesforce (2015)

How do I add skills to a Business Development Representative resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Business Development Representative posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Lead Generation and Sales Prospecting are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like and Software as a Service (SaaS).

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Business Development, Sales and Cold Calling - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Qualifying Prospects, Business Strategy and Marketing Strategy - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Emphasize your communication skills.

Communication is often an important component of the role of a Business Development Representative, so when writing your resume, include examples of how you communicated with stakeholders, team members or customers, or produced content.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Business Development Representative, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Business Development Representative Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Business Development Representative job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Business Development Representative Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

Business Development Representative Soft Skills

Here are common soft skills that appear on Business Development Representative job postings. Unlike hard skills, which refer to tools, software or techniques, soft skills focus on character traits and interpersonal skills. Instead of listing these phrases on your resume, try to show them through your bullet points like in the examples below.

Tip: Do not list these words or phrases on your resume, and instead focus on the hard skills we described above.

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What hard skills should you include on a Business Development Representative resume?

Some effective Business Development Representative skills you can add to your resume include:

  • Business Development
  • Cold Calling
  • Lead Generation
  • Sales Prospecting
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Sales
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

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