International Business Development Manager

Date Posted: Jul 21, 2017
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2017

Salary: TBD
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto (West)
Organization's Field/Discipline:
Term: Contract
Career Level:

Organization Description


Creativiva Inc., entertainment producers and experience architects. 

Job Description

Job Description   

Our team at Creativiva is quickly expanding, and we are interested in hiring a Interntational Business Development Manager to oversee our existing and potential clients and business leads throughout the world. The ideal candidate will bring forth innovate and unique business strategies for developing new projects and clientele within the fast-paced, creative and invigorating world of entertainment production. The Interntational Business Development Manager will report directly to the Artistic Director & Exectuive Producer and will also work alongside our production team.


Role Description

Build and maintain contact with current and prospective clients around the world;
Maintain a clear focus on client experience and address on-site customer service issues/ customer complaints;
Work closely with our production team to organize production costs and budgets;
Research, analyze and evaluate potential partnerships and venues for productions;
Enhance development plans, designs, and implement processes to support business growth in international markets;
Prepare, manage and analyze budgets and proposals to build customized agreements;
Guide prospective clients through the contract process: Introductions, negotiations, and closure of agreements;
Ensure daily progress of current and potential clients.


Minimum Requirements

A minimum of FIVE (5+) years of experience working in sales, business development and proven experience working directly with clients;
Previous experience in Entertainment is a definite asset;
Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (ie. sales, business) or the equivalent;
Required to have previous experience in budgeting, scheduling, and organization;
Network of clients, promoters and broadcasters already established;
Exceptional communication and negotiation skills;
Fluent in English (verbal and written), additional languages are an asset;
Excelled in Mac environment (Keynote, Numbers) Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook);
Available to travel abroad if needed.

Additional Info:


Hard working, highly motivated, action and result oriented; 
Works well under pressure, thrives in fast-paced environments and has the ability to balance multiple priorities and deadlines;
Understands the value of working with others and the importance of maintaining a positive, enthusiastic and professional attitude;
Superior organizational and communication skills
Background knowledge of entertainment production and/or the performing arts;
Innovative, creative and curious.

Must be eligible to work in Canada
Evening and weekend work maybe required to meet deadlines


Creativiva Inc.
Entertainment Producers & Experience Architects
This position is 5 days a week  Monday to Friday (9 am - 5 pm), Toronto West. 
This is a term contract position for 6 months with the possibility of extension.

How to Apply:

In your application, you must demonstrate why you believe you are are an ideal candidate for this role and how you fulfill each requirement for this position. Please submit your cover letter, resume, and portfolio to with the subject “MANAGER - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT”.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please do not call.

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