Director of Business Development

Dear Sir/Dear Madam:

After making significant contributions to leading organizations by orchestrating new product as well as business development, landing new accounts, successfully targeting specific audiences, increasing revenues and cutting costs, I am now seeking an opportunity to join your company in a senior-level management position. My career history shows a proven record of introducing new products / services / solutions, establishing new revenue streams, operational start-ups, strategic planning, business re-engineering and process development as well as the ability to lead and motivate teams that consistently exceed goals.

My roles in the past ranged from Director of Business Development and Senior Consultant to Technology / Business Development Officer within organizations in diverse industries. A sample of my highlights while serving in the above and additional positions includes:

– Spearheading the successful start-up and development of the world’s largest non-governmental organization serving Afghanistan. Controlled $200M P&L, generated business plans totaling over $5M, conducted market research, drove new business ventures, and developed profitable partnerships.
– Serving as primary leadership force in the creation of the 2nd largest security company in Afghanistan.
– Developed the largest private NGO and 501c3 foundation serving Afghanistan.
– Securing 3-year, $1.25M technology-training contract by authoring the request for proposal and presenting it to executives from large educational facilities.
– Surpassing revenue target by 50% in a 6-month period, and securing more than $300K in new business.
– Achieving a 30% gain in gross margin across the whole account portfolio and boosting the revenue base by $175K.
– Diminishing technology costs $120K by upgrading systems.
– Secured more than $2M in new business.

The above briefly summarizes my strengths in business development and marketing. For a more detailed presentation of my skills and background, please review the enclosed resume and feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience. Thank you for your consideration.

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