Head Of Front Of House/ EA to MD

at Runway East in London

(₤24000 per year)

The Job: Elevator Pitch

We help amazing start-ups grow, thrive and succeed. We do that by offering space, advice, facilities and opportunities to the startups and entrepreneurs who work with us.

We’re looking for a brilliant, sociable and cool-headed Head Of Front of House to be the first and last impression on anyone in our busy co-working space. You’ll be co-ordinating the Front Of House team, managing the running of our beloved space, as well as acting as right-hand man to our brilliant Managing Director. In essence, you’re a problem solver, a quick thinker and you love being around people – with experience of managing like-minded people.

The Job: The Nitty Gritty

As the face of Runway East, you’ll be the one our start-ups come to with questions, challenges, when in need of advice, celebration and commiseration. You’ll manage our co-working space, help our events team with planning and deliver, and run a team of young hosts – making sure that we provide the best possible experience to our startups and entrepreneurs.

Liaising with our startups, problem-solving, being first port of call for our MD – you’ll be at the heart of the organisation, thinking fast, taking on a variety of challenges and getting stuck in.

What You’ll Be Doing:

Being a daily godsend
We host some of the best tech talent in the UK, and they deserve impeccable service – we need someone who can lead a team providing everything our startups need – from cheery welcomes, problem solving, or suggesting improvements.

Organising (impeccably)
You’ll be keeping an eagle eye on the day to day running, making sure that our startups have what they need, (be that a whiteboard, a new sofa or a motivational chant). You’ll also be coordinating with our Managing Director, to ease her workload, and help the place run smoothly.

Maintaining our kingdom
It will be up to you to ensure the working space is in top condition – maintained, well-stocked, in good repair and well organised, especially when we host events.

Joining our adventure
We’re a team of entrepreneurial thinkers who want to make the happiest, most productive, most exciting working environment in town, nay the world, nay the galaxy, nay (you get the picture)]

Who You Are:

The Non-Negotiables

Highly organised

We need someone to be a port in our glorious storm – meticulous eye for detail and lists, who loves making order out of (occasional) chaos

Team leader

As this is a managerial role, we’d like someone with experience of managing team, ideally in hospitality and/or retail.

Excellent communicator

Both in person and written – you’ll be dealing with lots of different, marvellous people all day every day, and we want you to love meeting new people, being creative and trying new things.

The Negotiables

Everything else.

Fired up by what you’ve read so far? Hit apply, we want to meet you.

More About Us

Still reading? Hey great! So, Runway East provides a springboard for entrepreneurs: a working space, a supportive team, years of experience. We help nurture new ideas into new businesses, and we love doing it.

These are our values, if you share them, let’s talk.

Clients First. Our job is to get our fantastic startups where they want to be. At the end of the day, their success is our success.

We’re Open. We’re honest, encouraging and hungry to learn. Every mistake we make is a chance to make what we do better.

We Give a Damn. We care fiercely about the projects and people we work with. We thrive on challenges, on excitement and on Getting Shit Done.

We’re Entrepreneurs. To us, entrepreneurial means taking the initiative. We’re a group of people driven by creativity, by the ability to spot opportunities, solutions and new ideas – and by the excitement of trying to get those ideas off the ground.

Anything else?
(Besides working with the greatest people in the world?) Well…
Weekly team lunches and monthly outings
Apple macbook air
Private health insurance with a bundle of perks to boot.. Our team gets 50% off gym memberships at Virgin Active/Nuffield (our two local gyms), plus free weekly cinema tickets, 25% off healthy food from Ocado, Apple watches from £69 and up to 40% off BA flights in Europe

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Published at 19 Apr 2017
Expires on 19 Jun 2017
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