Business development specialists are responsible for creating effective business plans for their company. They are also in charge of analyzing business processes and identifying opportunities to generate additional revenue. They research industries to find purchase patterns and emerging trends to recommend changes for their organization. Most of the time, business development coordinators work in an office full-time. Their jobs are to continuously generate new clients or new sales leads for their company and to maintain good relationships with existing clients. They may have to keep up to date with government rules and regulations relevant to their industry. They may have to attend conferences. Business Development Coordinator Tasks Research, develop, and write cost estimates and proposals, including assumptions. They should be able to work independently with minimal supervision, but also work well in a team environment with other specialists. Business development specialists must have strong analytical skills and be well organized. Business Development Specialist Tasks Quantifies business intelligence with economic models to evaluate new opportunities; presents findings clearly and makes recommendations for action. Assists with core business development activities, such as generating pitch decks and communicating with clients and competitors to better understand business trends.
They must be proficient in Microsoft Office and their organizations' computer system. Business development coordinators must be motivated. They must be comfortable in communicating with new or existing clients, via phone or email or in person.