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Business Development Manager Interview Questions

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Interview Questions for Business Development Manager

Are you familiar with our company’s products or services?

What are some of the strategies you use to develop new business?

How would you go about developing new business relationships with potential clients?

What is your experience with developing new product lines?

Provide an example of a time when you successfully developed new business for your company.

If we were to look at your sales records, what trends would we notice?

What would you do if one of your leads showed interest in one of our competitors’ products instead of ours?

How well do you know our industry?

Do you have any experience with cold calling?

When approaching a potential client for the first time, what is your strategy for building a connection and creating a sense of trust?

We want to expand our sales into Asia. What strategies would you use to achieve this goal?

Describe your experience with using sales software.

What makes you an ideal candidate for this business development manager position?

Which industries do you have the most experience in?

What do you think is the most important aspect of developing business relationships?

How often do you update your contact list?

There is a trend in the industry that opposes our current business strategy. How would you approach this situation?

Describe a time when you had to work under tight deadlines and still achieved success.

What strategies do you use to stay up to date with the latest trends in the industry?

How would you go about creating a sales team that can compete with the best in the industry?

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