The Skinny: General Manager
Skinny is an independent, creative company that seeks to
connect curious readers with interesting artists and events. They
have 21 employees and up to 350 freelance contributors at any one
The Skinny is currently looking for a General
Manager to join their management team and provide the
organisational savvy and accounting firepower to drive the business
The General Manager is primarily responsible for HR support,
financial oversight and management of the relationships with Radge
Media's key suppliers.
You will be responsible for improving performance, efficiency
and profitability through the implementation of effective methods
and strategies. You will work alongside the Editor-in-chief and the
Media Sales Manager, oversee the company's Bookkeeper and provide
advice and guidance on future operational development and financial
The goal of this role is ultimately to enable the company's
leaders to make sound business decisions and meet The Skinny's
development objectives alongside those of other Radge Media
products including Fest.
Role and responsibilities:
HR: Recruitment support, contracting of company
and project staff, holidays and sickness, travel.
Operations management: Managing relations with
key suppliers inc. print, distribution, legal and accounting.
Office management: Contact point for
communications services inc phone and internet contracts,
landlords, office equipment.
Money management: Monitor the books, cash flow
To apply: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
with your CV along with a cover letter (maximum one page)
explaining how you meet the specified criteria and why you are
attracted to the role.
Hours: Full time, based in our Edinburgh
Salary: £22-25,000 based on experience
Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 26 May
For full details, see The Skinny website.