Business Development Manager

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  • 2 or more years experience
  • Based in US, UK, Netherlands, Ireland.
  • Salary based on experience
  • Work / holiday-time self-organization
  • Stock options and / or cash bonus rewarding


Movieday is a revolutionary platform that digitizes theatrical distribution to fill cinema seats by improving the box office of blockbuster and independent movies, encouraging social inclusion and cultural diversity. Online in Italy since 2016, Movieday responds to the main market needs not yet represented.

About the role

We are looking for a Business Development Manager with passion, skills and ambition to lead Movieday’s business scale-up with the aim to expand our platform in Europe.

She/He will have a leadership role in the business, leading the strategy management team in the development of long-range of strategic plans and objectives through the identification of strategic issues and opportunities that could influence business growth and profitability.

Objectives and Responsibilities 

Strategy Definition: The Business Development Manager is responsible for the definition of structure and execution of strategic initiatives through the development of work plans, gathering and generation of relevant data, driving analyses, and the development of actionable recommendations.

Strategic Performance Management: The Business Development Manager also engages and supports the business in numerous fronts in defining and refining business strategies with a specific focus on designing and implementing new strategic approaches, ideas, and processes that will grow the business and avail measurable results.


The Business Development Manager has to have a master’s degree in Business Administration, Industrial Management, Finance, Economics, or any other related business field.


The candidate for this position must have had at least 2 years of working experience in a strategy management position.   A suitable candidate will additionally have an overall business acumen and solid financial grounding as well a proven and successful track record of developing and driving growth initiatives and identifying business opportunities in order to develop strategies that capitalize on those opportunities.

Communication Skills

As expected, communication skills are an integral requirement for this role. Good communication skills will be necessary in communicating clear information and instructions down the line to junior strategy management teams, which will greatly improve their efficiency and effectiveness. 

Clear communication of sensitive strategic information to business-wide leadership, executives, and stakeholders will be pivotal in determining how effectively these strategies will be executed across the business. 

She/He will also be required to draw regular reports and deliver presentations to senior strategy management leadership, executives, and regular stakeholders in order to facilitate appropriate strategy decision-making across the business.

iWork / Ms Office

A candidate for this position will demonstrate proficiency in the use of Ms Excel / G-sheet and Keynote, all necessary for the creation of both visually and verbally engaging analyses reports and presentations, for the business’s leadership, executives, relevant stakeholders, and senior strategy management.

Interpersonal Skills

A candidate for this position will be a strategic and creative thinker, be result-driven, be self-motivated and proactive, have strong and innovative problem solving skills, be open and welcoming to change, and work comfortably in a constantly evolving environment.

Leadership/People Skills

The candidate must demonstrate strong leadership skills, having an ability to inspire and move a cross-functional group and business top leadership in a unified direction and with a unified vision.