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Senior Business Development Manager Interview Questions

Prepare for your Senior Business Development Manager 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 Senior Business Development Manager

Are you familiar with our industry?

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

How would you go about building relationships with potential clients or partners?

What is your experience with developing and implementing sales plans?

Provide an example of a time when you successfully overcame an obstacle in order to close a deal.

If hired, what would be your priorities during your first few weeks on the job?

What would you do if you noticed that one of your team members was not meeting sales quotas?

How well do you handle stress and pressure?

Do you have any questions for us about the role or company?

When was the last time you changed or updated your sales pitch?

We want to improve our customer service. How would you go about doing that?

Describe your process for conducting market research.

What makes you stand out from other senior business development managers?

Which industries do you have the most experience working in?

What do you think is the most important skill for a senior business development manager to have?

How often do you update your contacts list?

There is a new industry trend that you aren’t familiar with. What is your process for learning about it and adapting your strategies?

Describe a successful sales pitch you’ve given in the past.

What methods do you use to stay up-to-date on the latest industry trends?

How would you handle competition in a particular marketplace?

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