The Director of Business Development in the Consumer Goods industry is responsible for identifying and pursuing new business opportunities that will drive growth and profitability for the company. This role involves developing and executing strategic plans to expand the company's customer base, increase revenue, and improve market share. The Director of Business Development works closely with other departments such as sales, marketing, product development, and finance to ensure that all initiatives are aligned with the overall business objectives.
The Director of Business Development also plays a critical role in building relationships with key stakeholders such as suppliers, distributors, retailers, and customers. They must have a deep understanding of consumer trends and preferences to identify new product opportunities or potential partnerships that will enhance the company's offerings. Additionally, they must be able to analyze market data to identify emerging trends or shifts in consumer behavior that may impact the company's performance. Overall, this role requires strong leadership skills, strategic thinking abilities, excellent communication skills both internally and externally while being able to work collaboratively across multiple teams within an organization.