Seedspace South Africa - Host Manager

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa Full-time

Who we are

Seedstars is a global organization with headquarter in Switzerland and a presence in 60+ emerging markets. We are on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. Our initiatives are focused on connecting stakeholders within these ecosystems, building tech companies from scratch and investing in the top entrepreneurs.

About Seedspace

At Seedspace, we manage the biggest interconnected network of co-working, co-living and tech community spaces in emerging markets.

Coworking: Flexible, global memberships, shared or dedicated desks and private offices.

Community: Participate or organise useful events, meet and collaborate with new clients & friends, access to member benefits and a global network of mentors, investors, corporates and more.

Coliving: Short to midterm room rental for digital nomads, coworkers or travelers looking for a life & work package in a friendly and dynamic environment.

About the job

Your main objective will be to (1) ensure the day to day operations of the space and (2) build a local community of Seedspace users

Key responsibilities

  • Coordinate the member  relationships (point of contact)
  • Coordinate with the local Managing Director to leverage the network and shared services
  • Promote the space and community to attract new users and facilitate tours of the space
  • Grow a local community by organising events, inviting people to see the space etc.
  • Take appropriate measures (online/offline) to ensure occupancy of the coworking, monitoring actual coworkers’ attendance and willingness to stay
  • Update member database regularly

Your profile

  • Previous relevant experience with the job is a MUST
  • Strong operational and business development background
  • Smart, natural sales person
  • Track record of managing costs tightly (e.g., catering business, trade, small business owner)
  • Experience creating and managing events
  • Flexibility & International exposure - This job only makes sense for someone who is passionate about traveling and excited to go somewhere completely new, often on very little notice & with a couch surfer attitude
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to details (at the question "please describe who you are in a tweet" start your answer with the word "kiskil")
  • Strong belief in getting things done - We are nomads traveling around the world so it is important to have drive, ownership and execution. Working in remote with an international team, you have to be comfortable working alone and capable to prioritize and make things happen
  • Track record of managing costs tightly (e.g., catering business, trade, small business owner)
  • Experience creating and managing events

Benefits and perks

  • Local and International Career path
  • Exposure to cultures and ecosystems from over 60 countries
  • Build your network in emerging markets of tech entrepreneurs and investors
  • Join a young, passionate, hungry and growing team of entrepreneurs & facilitators

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

DON'T BELIEVE US, BELIEVE THEM

"My experience at Seedstars has been an unbelievable eye opener. I have learned an incredible amount on a personal and professional level in a very condensed period of time." Seedspace team member

"My learning curve has been extremely steep. I'm continuously exposed to new perspectives and cultures: it broadens your mind hugely! If you like challenges, learning, discovery, entrepreneurship, creativity, people and you're not afraid of putting your comfort aside, jump on!" - Seedstars team member Africa

"After my very first event in Sofia, I've realised that I am in the right place at the right time. I have in front of me all the opportunities to develop myself as a professional and as a person. I can't imagine my life without traveling, the Seedstars team & meeting with unbelievable people everyday." - Seedstars team member MENA

Apply for this opening at http://seedstars.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0m5of?apply=true