The Skinny: Production Manager
The Skinnny are looking for a Production Manager to join the
team in their Edinburgh office. This role requires creativity and
organisational skills, plus the ability to remain calm under
pressure. No specific qualifications are required, but an art
school education is preferred.
Job Title: Production Manager
Organisation: The Skinny
Salary: £18,000 pro rata.
Status: part time (16 days per month), permanent
Closing date: 13 December 2018, at 9am
The core of the post is to cover The Skinny's general production
needs as a publishing company. The majority of time will be spent
on The Skinny magazine itself, with attention to other publications
such as an annual Student Handbook and the annual film-centred
CineSkinny - the role will include duties for these when they come
Responsibilities will include management of advertising artwork
and clients, picture editing, working with editorial to commission
photography and illustrations, assisting with corrections and page
proofing, managing our Instagram account and finding new ways to
reach audiences and share The Skinny's activity, managing
photographers and illustrators, handling mail, managing office
equipment, and generally making the office a happy place to be.
This post is based at The Skinny's office at Summerhall,
The Skinny are looking for someone who is supremely organised,
filled with ideas and energy, and who can work fast. This role is
key to their monthly production cycle and the candidate will need
to be level-headed under pressure and work well in close quarters
with the rest of the team. This role is driven by deadlines and
taking responsibility for getting the job done when it matters most
is key. Skills in InDesign and Photoshop are a must, experience
with content management systems preferred.
In addition, this role needs creativity. If you are a
photographer, designer, illustrator, writer/editor, film-maker, or
any combination of the preceding, The Skinny would be delighted to
see your work alongside your application.
To apply: Send a cover letter including your
answers to the below questions, along with a CV and any relevant
portfolios or examples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please
mention 'Production Manager' in the subject line.
- Look at what we are putting out in print and online and how we
are doing it. What do you think The Skinny's top three priorities
for further development?
- What media do you consume regularly (blogs / video / print
- Who would you commission to create an image for our cover?
For further information, please contact email@example.com
(Peter Simpson), or call 0131 467 4630, or visit The Skinny website.
Closing date for applications: 9am
on Thursday 13 December 2018