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Business Development Manager - Langkawi

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Langkawi, Kedah

About The Job

  • Actively source for relevant leads and successfully convert them into long term partners
  • Provide consultancy sales to potential partners to ensure effective partnerships 
  • Maintain and grow relationships with existing and new partners; ensure any issues are resolved
  • Prepare strategy, presentations and pitch to potential clients
  • Oversee onboarding of new partners by coordinating with relevant departments
  • Grow and maintain ZEN Rooms franchise brands by identifying opportunities for hotels, analyze the hotel’s potential for growth and manage relationship with hotels’ key personnel
  • Communicate professionally to internal and external stakeholders to position ZEN Rooms as the hotels’ strategic partner to translate business opportunities into compelling business stories
  • Be based in Langkawi but also handle Ipoh and Penang 

Job Requirements

  • Strong experience in business development, negotiation and sales
  • Independent, highly motivated and hungry for growth
  • Analytical but with excellent people and presentation skills
  • Proactive in taking up tasks and making sure they are done effectively
  • Open to take on responsibility and work under pressure
  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously under time constraints
  • Ready to experience the pace and fast growth of an eCommerce startup
  • Driven by desire to achieve business goals to contribute to the company’s growth in the region
  • Required languages spoken: English, Chinese, Kedah Malay
  • Can start as soon as possible 
  • Based in Langkawi

Our Culture



Inspired by the Rocket Internet culture where speed and innovation are vital, we are dedicated in constantly thinking how to disrupt things and better the hospitality industry. ZEN Rooms is run by young, intelligent, and hardworking people who are driven to improve the lives of budget travellers by giving them the best accommodation experience in the lowest rate possible.

Our employees find exhilaration in the challenging yet fast pace at which we work.

We revolutionize and implement in high quality and speed, with no compromise.


Backed by German conglomerate Rocket Internet, telecom group Ooredoo and SBI Investments Korea, and founded in 2015 in Jakarta, ZEN Rooms is now the fastest growing budget accommodation franchise in South East Asia. Our breakthrough room management model was launched to offer travelers a better budget accommodation experience, shaking the hospitality market. 

We specialize in improving the efficiency of hotels while pushing the prices to bring value-for-money to the highest level. Guests can expect these key essentials in all hotels: free fast Wi-Fi, comfortable double bed, working AC, a hot shower and 24/7 customer support. All those are offered at unbeatable rates (starting at only US$10). 

We now operate in 7 countries in South-East Asia (Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Hong Kong). 

As a young and disruptive company, ZEN Rooms is the place for you to grow and develop your career.