Assistant General Manager – Forge

Assistant General Manager

Assistant General Manager Vacancy

Forge International (BVI) Ltd

Forge International is seeking a highly motivated business professional with previous experience working in co-working or within entrepreneurial training, acceleration or incubator environments. The Assistant General Manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the two Forge locations; hiring and managing community coordinators, event coordinator and membership manager. They will also assist in the launch of the new co-working space and training center.

Responsibilities include:

  • Launch Forge BVI community from zero members to over 100 members in year 1. 
  • Build a business relationship network within the BVI and greater Caribbean region.
  • Recruit members, establish a presence as a thought-leader in entrepreneurship in the region
  • Hire and train a community team and act as lead to the community team
  • Manage Forge campus budget and deliver upon revenue goals, reporting regularly to directors
  • Work with directors on annual budget creation, and manage financial accountability.
  • Meet and exceed monthly membership goals
  • Fill the pipeline of potential community members and onboard anchor members
  • Establish marketing programs and work with the team on implementing these programs
  • Support partnership relationships
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of a fully-functioning campus
  • Actively manage an inbound funnel of individuals and companies that are interested in Forge membership
  • On-board all members of the Forge and manage their memberships
  • Attend community events and other marketing opportunities on behalf of the Forge.
  • Work with Entrepreneurial Programming Director to implement programming schedule and educational content.
  • Engage with programming partners: vetting incoming speaking/teaching requests, reviewing Forge partner content
  • Build relationships with local stakeholders and partners to assist with relevant content delivery.
  • Recruit, manage, and schedule top mentors to advise members with their startup needs.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Communications
  • Previous experience working with, or ideally managing, a co-working facility
  • 3+ years of experience in the entrepreneurial world
  • Understanding of terms such as “lean”, “MVP”, “seed funding”, “bootstrapped”, “B2B” and more.
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, being flexible and adaptable
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial skill-set
  • Past entrepreneurial pursuits a plus.
  • Previous experience in educational programming / events a plus.
  • Previous client management or hospitality experience a plus.
  • Ability to quickly develop relationships and establish credibility through consultative needs based conversation.
  • Ability to think on your feet to creatively solve members’ needs.
  • Must be comfortable meeting and exceeding monthly quotas and handling rejections.
  • Good manager of people, is able to motivate through positive reinforcement.

Remuneration commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications will be treated in strict confidence. Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Charisse Bowen Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


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