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Seedspace Managing Director

Who we are

Seedstars is a global organization with headquarters 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

Seedspace (www.seedspace.co) is the fastest growing network of coworking and coliving spaces in emerging markets. Our current Partner hubs are spread across 4 continents, 18 countries and 22 cities - and we are growing fast.

We provide:

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 job as the Global Managing Director will be to coordinate our local Seedspace MDs on the ground in achieving revenue objectives, and to coordinate the launch of new spaces across aprox 15 key different emerging markets. Another important part of the job is collaborating with our fundraising unit in closing deals for new locations. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to lead the fastest growing network of coworking spaces in these markets, who is driven by having an impact and thrives when is autonomous. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinate local Seedspace MDs
  • Coach local Seedspace MDs
  • Generate, negotiate and close deals for new locations
  • Assist local Seedspace MDs in growing the community
  • Ensure the application of same standards and services across all spaces
  • Make sure that all revenue sources are being present in all locations
  • Define and grow services provided by the Seedspace network to each local members  

Your profile

  • You are a strong believer in our mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through tech and entrepreneurship
  • Previous relevant experience with the job is a MUST
  • 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 remote with an international team, you have to be comfortable working alone and capable to prioritize and make things happen

Benefits and perks

  • 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
  • Enhance your company building skills and learn from Seedstars' extensive experience of launching, building and growing tech companies from scratch
  • Bootstrap salary (open compensation model available based on experience, location, seniority, etc...), bonus based on performance and shares package available. It's all up to you!

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 global team

"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

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