Business Development Manager

Independent Video Game Studio - Chivalry Creators - Creating Innovative New Experiences

Employment Type
Salary on application

Do you have business development management experience, and are you looking for a new opportunity in Toronto? If so, we'd love to hear from you! We are seeking a collaborative and inclusive Business Development Manager to join our client's welcoming and friendly games company. This full-time business development role is based in Toronto, Canada, and comes with an excellent salary and benefits package. 

As a Business Development Manager, you will be a guiding force and owner of central partnerships, including key global distribution partnerships. You will provide a thoughtful insight which will empower the company to deliver its defined goals and approach to its key partners in the smoothest way possible. 

In your first few weeks in this Business Development Manager role, you can expect to: 

  • Provide thought guidance, educate various internal stakeholders about customer trends, and identify investment opportunities for growth 
  • Own KPIs, business reviews and P&L management 
  • Encourage adoption of products, including tools to implement effective integrations, reporting tools, etc. 
  • Work closely with technology teams to inform the product roadmap and provide feedback on product requirements 
  • Partner with the executive team to support central business plans for the organisation 

To succeed in this business development job, you will need to be highly analytical and data-driven with a bias toward data-based decision-making. You must also be willing to encourage new initiatives and operate with limited guidance. In addition, you should be commercially savvy and have excellent business judgment. Experience structuring and negotiating complex agreements are also essential. You will also need to be an expert at identifying and implementing successful partnership deals and large-scale marketing deals. 

As a vital member of the team and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach and commitment, our client will provide a favourable salary and the following benefits: 

  • 6.5 weeks of paid vacation 
  • A game launch bonus structure 
  • Relocation assistance 
  • A flexible schedule and work location 
  • Healthcare and benefits 

Please reach out to Emily on the Skillsearch team at today to apply and register your interest in this Business Development Manager position in Toronto. 


Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Sales, Recruitment and Publishing in Games Consultant Emily Aldred

Emily specialises in Sales, Recruitment and Publishing in the Games Industry and is committed to being a great matchmaker for candidates & studios. In her spare time Emily is found taking on one of her many passions like baking, painting or adrenaline sports! Despite having travelled a lot over the years, her happy place is by the sea, so we’re hoping she’ll hang around for a long time thanks to our seaside office location!

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