The Mill is looking for a General Manager

We’re opening up a recruitment process for a General Manager position at The Mill Enterprise Hub.

If you’re interested in applying for the job below, please send your CV to Anna by 14th May 2021.

The Mill Enterprise Hub – General Manager (GM) Job Specification  

The Mill is a not-for-profit Company Limited by Guarantee with the primary purpose of actively promoting & supporting Enterprise & Innovation in the Greater Drogheda area. This is achieved  through the provision of high quality, flexible, serviced office space and hotdesks, training, mentoring, community out-reach and professional programmes.

The GM will  fulfil the primary leadership role at The Mill with responsibility for the development and delivery of programmes and support for new start-ups and job creation. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the GM  will be responsible for the day-to-day management & successful further growth of The Mill. The GM will also be responsible for developing collaborative relationships with key stakeholders and strategic partners.

The Key Responsibilities are:

  • Recruiting early stage, expanding companies, and entrepreneurs to take up residency.
  • Marketing & promoting the supports, networks, events & facilities.
  • Provide mentoring & supports to Mill-ers and programme participants.
  • To further develop a strong startup ecosystem in the greater Drogheda, and wider region. This will require working closely stakeholders including existing supporters and recruiting key influencers in that region.
  • Partner with Louth County Council to ensure the timely completion and commissioning of the Drogheda Town Centre Digital Innovation Hub.
  • Partner with The Fintech Corridor Program manager to ensure key milestones are delivered and also timely completion of Inter Trade Ireland reporting requirements.
  • Develop, implement and report progress against Mill Programmes & associated KPIs, including encouraging new startups.
  • Financial management against an agreed annual budget.
  • Establishing meaningful relationships & networks regionally, nationally & internationally
  • Leverage funding opportunities to secure funding from national and international sources
  • Managing the facilities and Mill-ers
  • Reporting to and working closely with the Board of Directors & its sub-Committees
  • Work closely with all of the 3rd Level Institutes, Agencies & Organisations that support Regional enterprise development. This may require representing The Mill on relevant enterprise and educational stakeholder groups.
  • Champion The Mill and the local /regional start up ecosystem at various events, meetings, forums and panels.
  • Manage a small dedicated team

Essential Experience, Skills & Competences we seek are:

  • A passion about Enterprise, Innovation & Start-up Culture
  • Minimum of 5 years business management experience.
  • Familiarity with financial systems and strategic business planning
  • Excellent organisational, communications and networking skills
  • Excellent IT skills – be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools.
  • A self-reliant, results focused approach. Positive and energetic / ’Can Do’ attitude
  • The candidate will be a strategic thinker and be able to assimilate large quantities of information from broad sources of information and extract meaningful strategies
  • The candidate will have excellent people management skills. A strong communicator, community builder and team player. Skilled at building and maintaining diverse professional relationships.
  • Sales and Marketing experience
  • Have an entrepreneurial, experimental and innovation-focused  mindset and approach to identifying and seizing new opportunities.
  • Skilled at building and maintaining diverse professional relationships. Able to build trust, with a natural aptitude for listening to listen and engaging with people
  • Experience of running similar initiatives would be beneficial

If you’re interested in applying for the job below, please send your CV to Anna by 14th May 2021.