It’s all work, it’s all play.

The Great Room is a hospitality inspired coworking space for grownup startups. We are growing in gateway cities in Asia Pacific and are looking for great people to grow with us.

General Manager


About the role

It’s all work, it’s all play.

If you love meeting new people and want a super-charged career, connect with us! Perks of the job include a “Super Sexy” Office with an amazing view, speciality coffee and No Monday Blues!

The Great Room seeks an experienced General Manager (GM) in Singapore, who can spearhead sales and growth, provide operational oversight and strategic leadership for our coworking space at Singapore. The GM plays a critical role in driving both sales and operations for The Great Room. As GM, you are the chief brand ambassador who supervises our team in Singapore. You will report directly to the Chief Commercial Officer on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to sales, budget management, and growth strategy.

This position requires a high level of intellectual rigour and integrity of the highest, and a passion for structure and details. Positive and a can-do attitude is a must. Proven track record in sales, P&L management, and leading a team are key.

What will you do

Spearhead Sales and Business Development

– Define key sales strategies for the region, budgets required to deliver, and drive successful execution to achieve results
– Manage the local sales team and work towards 100% occupancy
– Own the inbound and outbound sales process in the region: Lead qualification, prospecting, pipeline building and opportunity identification
– Manage P&L, revenue growth, sales targets, and other KPIs

Direct with Charisma and Lead the Team

– Hire, manage and motivate the team on the ground. Serve as both a coach and a team player to the finance, marketing, sales, and member relations teams; assist to create and implement robust policy and procedures
– Be a force of nature that pushes boundaries, possibilities, quality and deadlines by always being warm but demanding in a professional manner. Be optimistic and help other team members and stakeholders do so as well
– Be the main representative and ambassador for The Great Room in Singapore. Be able to effectively communicate our vision and the rationale behind our business decisions

Build our Brand, Presence, and Growth

– Embark on pre-sales of our Offices during pre-opening phase
– Open each new Office within the country at the targeted occupancy, and ensure the Offices are fully occupied thereafter
– Managing cluster performance – occupancy, revenue, profit, budget, member’s satisfaction & growth etc.
– Work closely with Marketing to covert leads to business in the local market

Enforce Operational Rigour

– Implement and monitor systems to ensure smooth daily operations across all locations, working with the corporate Operations team to ensure this
– Become the brain trust and driver of all things related to your centres including (1) Sales, (2) Operations, (3) Strategy, and (4) Analytics

Be a Guardian

– Prepare and present sales reports, financials, and operational challenges on a monthly basis
– Appoint and manage third-party consultants related to sales and operations
– Be responsible for The Great Room’s compliance with local regulation and practices

Who you are

– Someone strong at sales and business development with proven management experience
– A person ready to get their hands dirty and who understands that devil is in the details
– Gets excited about working with numerous people across cultures day to day
– Strong organisational skills, including the ability to prioritise, multi-task, delegate and work effectively with minimal supervision
Impeccable and concise communication and presentation skills, verbal and written
– Demonstrate integrity, responsibility and good work ethics
– Proficient in basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
– Able to work with multiple and tight deadlines
– Self-directed with a high level of initiative and a ‘can do’ attitude
– Finds it easy to bridge corporate and start-up culture

What you’ll receive

– Competitive remuneration
– 5 days work week (though there may be occasions where you will be required to work on weekends due to Events etc.)
– Annual Leaves & Public Holidays
– Birthday Leave
– Monthly Mobile Allowance
– Reimbursements for business related trips
– Flexible Benefit (for medical and other approved wellness, healthcare activities etc.)

Does this sound like you

Connect with us at [email protected] with your recent CV.

It’s all work, it’s all play

The Great Room provides hospitality-inspired working environments for a community of liked minded high-value entrepreneurs, leading corporates, and ‘grown-up’ start-ups. The Great Room’s vibrant co-working spaces are growing across Asia Pacific, and have presences in Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong in 2019.

* Note to our talent acquisition partners: Unfortunately, The Great Room cannot accept candidate submissions from partners who does not have an existing agreement with. We will not be responsible for introduction or placement fees for hiring of candidates whose profile were submitted to The Great Room team members or offices without The Great Room’s prior knowledge or permission.

Seniority Level

Hospitality, Real Estate

Employment Type

Job Functions
Operations, Sales


Designed to inspire

coworking space - design

Known for our hospitality-inspired design and drawing inspiration from the best hotel lobbies, we create beautiful and highly functional spaces that are conducive for ideas and innovation to thrive. The flattering lighting, decor, rich colour palette and furnishings make you feel you are somewhere special, and that you are someone special.

No Monday Blues

coworking space - no monday blues

With touches of hospitality, we change the way you feel about work. Banish Monday blues as we kick off the week with Monday Breakfast Club, a sumptuous breakfast gathering where members exchange ideas over a fresh cuppa brewed by our in-house barista. In the evening, a turndown cart comes round with warm cookies and hot chocolate, all in bid to end Monday on a sweet note.

Like-minded Community

coworking space - like minded community

Great design attracts a like-minded community and our community is the beating heart of The Great Room. We are a community of leading entrepreneurs, ‘grown up’ startups and corporates, every member contributes to an environment that is open, inspiring and dynamic.