An Overview of Business Development Jobs

business-development-jobsBusiness development jobs, such as a Business Analyst, for life science companies entails tasks and processes to develop and implement growth opportunities within and between organizations.[1] It is a subset of the fields of business, commerce and organizational theory. Business development is the creation of long-term value for an organization from customers, markets and relationships.[2]

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Basic Business Development Job Facts (including Business Analyst):

  • Areas of focus – Product and/or technology licensing and acquisition, partnering (co-market or co-promote), mergers and acquisitions
  • Entry level positions – Business Analyst, Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Finance
  • Entry level position example – Business Development Analyst
  • Entry level salary range* – Business Development Analyst $51,000 – $96,000 ($67,223 average)
  • Career path – Analyst, Senior Analyst, Manager, Director, Vice President, Commercial Development Officer