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Business Development Intern Interview Questions

Prepare for your Business Development Intern interview. Understand the required skills and qualifications, anticipate the questions you may be asked, and study well-prepared answers using our sample responses.

Interview Questions for Business Development Intern

Are you comfortable cold calling potential clients?

What are some of the most effective strategies you’ve used to develop a new business relationship?

How would you handle a situation where a client is unhappy with a product or service?

What is your experience with developing new product lines or services?

Provide an example of a time when you were able to successfully negotiate a deal with a client.

If hired, what would be your primary focus as a business development intern?

What would you do if you were given a list of potential clients to contact but had no idea how to approach them?

How well do you understand our company’s products and services?

Do you have any experience using lead generation tools?

When approaching a potential client for the first time, what is your go-to introduction?

We want to improve our customer service. Give me an example of how you would do that as a business development intern.

Describe your experience with using social media to promote a company’s products or services.

What makes you an ideal candidate for this business development internship?

Which industries do you have the most experience in?

What do you think is the most important factor when deciding whether to work with a client?

How often do you think you should contact a client after the initial sale?

There is a disconnect between your sales team and the client services department. How would you address this issue?

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