ERDF Consultancy Brief: Launch 22 General Manager


Capital Accelerator Programme is a Mayor of London ERDF funded initiative led and managed by Capital Enterprise and UCL Advances that aims to provide additional new resources, expertise and know-how to both expand and enhance the provision of business support available in London to potential scalable and investable businesses in the Digital, Science and Technology sectors.


Starting in July 2013 and running until June 2015 this programme aims to help 626 London based SMEs with high growth potential to receive intensive advice and practical support that will enable at least 184 of them to raise collectively over £9.5m of investment funding from business angels and early stage venture capitalist and thereby enable these SME’s to create a minimum 206 new jobs in London.


To deliver a programme of interventions and activities the CAP has assembled a partnership comprising of the leading players in London that support early stage entrepreneurs in the Digital, Science and Technology sectors, this includes Launch 22.


Launch 22 helps early stage entrepreneurs grow their enterprise by providing space for productivity, collaboration and mentoring.

Contract Information

This contract will be procured and managed by Capital Enterprise.

Capital Enterprise is the membership body for deliverers of enterprise support services in London. It facilitates entrepreneurship via its 60+ (current) member organisations and through the development of new and innovative pan-London programmes. Our members provide support services to both pre-start and trading entrepreneurs and small business in all 33 London Boroughs.


Launch 22, a startup incubator space in the heart of Shoreditch, is looking for a general manager to manage the daily activities and operations. The role requires an ambitious self-driven individual with previous experience running a co-working space.


Role Description

  • Member management
  • Managing finances
  • Supervision of workspace and staff
  • Communication with members on daily basis


Role Requirements

Is this you?

  • Active and independent, enjoy working in a small, dynamic team
  • Experience from working in a co-working space.
  • Experience planning and managing budgets.
  • Good leadership skills.


Don’t fit exactly?

We realize nobody is going to fit exactly. Don’t fit the job spec perfectly but have unique skills that enable you to become an amazing member of our team? We don’t hire great backgrounds, we hire great people. If you have a passion for joining an amazing team and becoming the a world class team member, we’d love to hear from you!


Process and timescales

Candidates must respond to this consultancy brief by emailing Carly McNally ( with a quote and a detailed response to demonstrate your skills and attributes required for this role as well as a copy of your CV.



The closing date for submitting a quote is 19th December 2014.

The contract lasts until 30th September 2015.