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Business Development Executive Resume

This Business Development Executive Resume Sample is a simplified version, giving you a basic outline to kick start ideas for your own resume.  You already understand the importance of selling yourself.  Delve deep into your work history and showcase any outstanding achievements i.e., you saved the company x amount of $$$ by implementing new procedures - something to that effect.

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Mark Reece
20 Ederle Street, Long Grove, Chicago
(+1) 77 783 1384
markreece@business.com

“Best Overall Performer Nationwide” for two consecutive years (2017 – 2018)
Exceeded sales targets, increasing revenue 27% within the first 12 months

Success-driven and motivated Business Development Executive with over eight years of professional experience guiding companies towards achieving their monthly and annual sales targets. Acquiring new client contracts and maintaining a favourable, organised work environment. Skilled in HR practices with a thorough knowledge of financial growth, insurance, marketing opportunities and the practices needed to maintain long-lasting client relationships. 

  • Fosters unified employees through positive practices and team-building exercises
  • Nurture start-up companies through effective marketing techniques
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal 
  • Exemplary project management and organisational abilities

Employment History

People Dimension LTD: Business Development Executive (Jan 2016 – Oct 2020)

Managing multiple sales target portfolios for various clients. Working closely with company leaders to make decisions on important client and business matters. Advancing knowledge of IT and computer applications to effectively meet client needs and ensure top operational performance.

Responsibilities included:

  • A point of contact to company partners seeking technological advancement
  • Organising and coordinating regular business meetings via Zoom with global partners and company leaders to discuss sales decisions 

Silver Tree Capital: Business Development Executive (Oct 2012 – Dec 2016)

Advising the company and affiliated businesses on crucial risk management protocols to alleviate potential liabilities. Holding introductory meetings with new clients to establish their sales targets and build a financial management system. Informed clients on the best-suited insurance offerings in accord with their financial needs.

Responsibilities included:

  • Ensuring all company licenses and documents adhere to state guidelines
  • Implementing various marketing strategies to achieve agreed sales targets
  • Organising all important documents and reports to streamline company processes 

Tertiary Education

The University of Chicago (Jun 2009 – Sep 2012)
Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management


10 Tips to Remember When Writing Your Business Development Executive Resume Sample


  1. Set aside several hours to write a powerful resume.
  2. You will need quiet space and a computer with Word (recommended) or similar.
  3. Use job descriptions and old resumes to jog your memory.
  4. Is this a career change for you? What skills can you transfer over?
  5. Expand on your duties in detail. 
  6. Ensure the layout is attractive
  7. Write a compelling summary.
  8. Use bullet points.
  9. Proofread for sense, accuracy, spelling and grammar x 3.
  10. Add a well-written cover letter using your strengths to target the role on offer.

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