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The Skinny: General Manager

The 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 time.

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 forwards.

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 plans.

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 and payroll.

To apply: Please email jobs@theskinny.co.uk 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 office.

Salary: £22-25,000 based on experience

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 26 May

For full details, see The Skinny website.