General Manager (Interim) - Norrsken House Stockholm

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(Temporary position - parental leave cover)

Norrsken House Stockholm is Europe’s largest impact hub. It is a 2700m² creative cluster and co-working space for over 400 impact entrepreneurs located in Spårvagnshallarna in central Stockholm. 

As our General Manager is going on parental leave, we are looking for a stand-in superstar to run our daily operations and team for a period of 6-8 months. As General Manager you are the face of the house, you will be overall responsible for managing and improving day to day operations as well as supporting our incredible community of entrepreneurs. The mission? Create the best conditions and opportunities for entrepreneurs working to solve some of the world’s greatest problems. 

Norrsken Foundation is on a mission to put a positive ding in the universe. In our first five years of existence we’ve created Europe’s largest impact Hub in Stockholm, launched the world’s largest early-stage impact VC fund, founded some 10 companies and given birth to our own Impact Accelerator programme. We also continue to gather some of the world’s greatest thinkers in the recurring end-of-summer Impact Week, aimed at challenging decision makers and celebrating role models. On top of this, we are constructing East Africa’s largest hub for startups in Kigali, Rwanda, due to open before the end of the year. 

General Manager Responsibilities

  • Overall responsible for day to day operations, ensuring Norrsken House is at the forefront of efficient ways of working whilst maintaining the best environment for Impact entrepreneurs
  • P&L responsibility of house operations and manager of the house team
  • Managing Norrsken members’ journey - understanding the challenges they face and how Norrsken can best help them to overcome them in order to go further and faster
  • Building and maintaining a community of entrepreneurs and overseeing Norrsken activities and events aimed at furthering our mission 
  • Managing member acquisition (sales) and member growth (retention)
  • Working alongside our Community Lead and Partnerships Manager to deliver great value for Norrsken House members and our main partners, through their interactions

Who you are

  • A team player with a strong ambition to do good
  • Experience of managing coworking spaces and a proven track-record of creating synergies in collaborative environments 
  • Analytical mindset with strong ability to optimise P&L processes 
  • A real doer with a nothing-is-impossible attitude

About Norrsken

A job at Norrsken is more like working at a startup than a charity. It’s a fast-paced and exciting place to work. Tasks and challenges may be demanding, responsibilities may change over time, but we guarantee that in return we will fast-forward your personal and professional development. Ten years from now, you will be proud of the projects and ideas you have developed and acted on together with us. 

Salary & benefits

This role is a temporary hire for 6-8 months, based in Stockholm.

Salary: 45 000 SEK per month

As we are a small team, we are unable to consider applicants without the existing right to work in Sweden. If you are not an EU citizen, please indicate the permit you currently have and its conditions of validity.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as recruitment is ongoing.

Norrsken wishes to attract, recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our members and guests. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Norrsken House Stockholm

Birger Jarlsgatan 57C
11356 Stockholm Directions View page

Who are we?

We are a mix of highly dedicated, top-performing entrepreneurs, analysts, investors, developers and creatives who all believe in making the world a better place.

We share the same down to earth values and ambitions that make us thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment where our efforts are directed towards making good things happen in efficient ways.

We believe that the highest impact come from mutual efforts, wherefore we only hire great team players who invest a lot of hard work and dedication into their practices.

Needless to say, Norrsken is an equal opportunity employer.

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