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Datesmith - Country Lead, Malaysia

Company:
Paktor Pte Ltd
Location:
Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted:
February 13, 2018
Description:

Company Information:

Paktor was founded with the mission of connecting singles in Asia through technology- enabled platforms. Since its founding in 2013, Paktor Group has expanded beyond Singapore to the rest of Southeast Asia and North Asia, becoming the largest social dating group in the region. The company merged with the Taiwan-based firm to form M17 Entertainment, the leading social entertainment company in the region. Along with its other acquisitions in social dating such as Down, Inc and Goodnight, the group’s social entertainment and dating assets jointly account for over 20 million users in Asia.

Paktor is backed by institutional investors including Vertex Ventures (subsidiary of Temasek), Majuven, Convergence Ventures, Infinity Venture Partners and Yahoo Japan.

About Datesmith

Datesmith is the new offline dating agency in Malaysia that is wholly owned by Paktor. Headquartered in the sunny shores of Malaysia, Datesmith serves to offer a physical channel of connecting people, particularly singles. Forget exorbitant prices, mundane events and awkward moments. We provide modern matching services which are focused on casual settings, great company, and low prices that make effective dating affordable to everyone.

In addition, we regularly organize social events for singles to meet in a comfortable and inviting setting. With our strong partnerships with some of the finest hospitality and lifestyle organisations, Datesmith seeks to bring exciting events to the table. From adrenaline-pumping activities to experiential romantic dining, our range of attractive events makes it easy and fun for singles to get together and mingle.

Come join us at Datesmith to help singles find their life partner!

You can expect:

Easy and fun culture,

Start- up and young working environment

Good career development opportunities

Job Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Attractive remuneration and benefits

Responsibilities

We are seeking a performance-driven Country Lead for the Offline Matchmaking unit of Paktor. This position will kickstart a brand new business unit in Malaysia as part of the expansion plan for our offline businesses.

Work with management to develop strategy for a new business line

Develop all aspects of new business line including branding, operations, finance to execution plan

Build the offline team to achieve the KPIs

Establish partnerships and liaise with partners for marketing and events

Collaborate with existing business development associates and managers to leverage synergies between business lines

Requirements

You are someone based in Malaysia who is meticulous and efficient. You are also someone who constantly strives to achieve your goals and highly proactive in getting tasks done.

At least 1-3 years in business development including strategy, operations, finance, and marketing

Outstanding written and oral English communication skills

A proven track record of project management

Competent with Google and Microsoft office tools

Highly analytical with the ability to read data and make recommendations for future enhancements to our business processes

High level of attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and ability to prioritize demands, meet deadlines and manage time efficiently

Available to start work immediately a plus