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 cbowen@forgebvi.com Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Close

Join Now

Would you like to see our space before joining? Come and visit our coworking space. Please fill out the form and our manager will get back asap.