Market Manager - Italy

Job description

Barkyn delivers health and happiness to pet families around the world. Currently specialised in dogs and growing every month, we provide plans that include dog food and a dedicated online veterinarian.

We are an ambitious, forward thinking startup on a big mission! We’re not only changing the pet market, we’re also reshaping the way the e-commerce experience should feel - human, personalized, seamless & beautiful. We were also considered one of Europe’s Top 100 Startups by Wired recently!

We're creating a loved brand in Europe and this is where your story begins!


As a Market Manager, you will be managing and help execute the strategy and tactics towards high growth in Italy. You will be developing our customer acquisition channels, new sales channels and brand in your country, in a journey to become the online leader in the space.

Specifically, we expect you to:

  • Manage the performance of local customer acquisition channels (like Influencers) or develop new channels (like TV), in coordination with the Marketing team;

  • Develop product features or any tactic that needs to be localized in your country;

  • Help explore new sales or distribution channels;

  • Build a large network of partners of different types;

  • Build new growth channels for your specific market;

  • Present frequent analytical reports on the market performance.



  • Native Italian speaker, living in Italy;

  • At least 5 years of experience in a Marketing or Business Development role;

  • Experience in a B2C company, managing a team and an area/channel/department;

  • Experience in Reporting and metrics;

  • Fluent in English.

Brownie Points:

  • Past experience at a startup;

  • Past experience managing the Italian market for an international company;

  • Past experience in the Pet Market;

  • Dog owner.