Business Development Director Skills Assessment

Business Development Director Skills Assessment

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Assessment Summary
Business Development Directors are responsible for building strong relationships with partners, clients and prospects to generate demand, interest and revenue opportunities on a long-term and strategic level. They constantly look out for growth opportunities and are accountable for significant organisational revenue. They must understand market pain points, handle objections, negotiate and close high value opportunities. This assessment contains 9 questions that test the candidate’s ability to communicate, manage stakeholders and solve problems.
Skills tested in this assessment
The skills tested in this assessment for a Business Development Director include their ability to solve problems, effectively manage stakeholders and their communication and listening skills. The questions should showcase their ability to communicate clearly and confidently, manage stakeholders effectively and strategically and solve problems in a highly consultative manner.
What to test with this assessment
You can expect to learn whether the candidate can be relied upon to sell the business through traditional, social and partner channels, manage stakeholder expectations and influence favourable outcomes, and how effectively they problem solve. You’ll get a sense of their personality and charisma in the video questions, along with their ability to pitch. And you’ll see how well they can create win-win scenarios.

About the Business Development Director Skills Assessment

Want to hire the best Business Development Director to help your business? Use our expert Business Development Director skills test to hire the best person and never make another bad hire.

The role of a Business Development Director is essential in developing long term profitability opportunities for a business. They work with current and potential clients to generate demand and scope opportunities for growth.

This Business Development Director test assesses whether job candidates have all of the necessary skills to overcome challenges and obstacles in the market and successfully manage stakeholder expectations. This can include being able to communicate with and manage all stakeholders, and solve problems that may arise.

Candidates who perform well on this Business Development Director skills assessment will have all the technical skills to solve any client issue or problem and tackle challenges in the market. They will also have the necessary soft skills to communicate with all colleagues and clients in an effective way.

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Business Development Director Online Test Sample Questions

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Communication

Question Type: Audio

You’re at an industry event and have spotted three prospects. What’s your technique for starting a conversation with them, how would you seamlessly bring in the brand as a solution for them and how do you follow up with them after the event? (2 minute audio response)
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Problem Solving

Question Type: Text

In the first week of your new role, walk through the steps you take to learn about the product you will be selling?
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Stakeholder Management

Question Type: Text

Three clients are demanding projects be completed at around the same time. But they’re not of equal importance to the company. The contract of one of the clients is of moderate value, and the two others are majorly important. Describe your philosophy for handling such a dilemma, which client/s you’d prioritize, and how you’d communicate and negotiate with all three to keep them happy and manage their expectations.

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