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We are looking for a driven, creative individual to join our 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. Requirements * At least two years proven experience as a manager or similar role in a small-medium arts/culture/media business, covering the duties above. * Proficient user of finance software (The Skinny uses Xero). * Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. * Demonstrable experience working with external suppliers * A solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principles. * Budget development, forecasting and oversight experience. * Strong IT skills (databases, MS Office, and Google Drive products). * Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organisation. * Leadership and organisational skills. The General Manager role will sit aside the Editorial and Sales teams at Radge Media and will be required to have a meaningful understanding of the varying demands of the teams. 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 office. Salary: £22-25,000 based on experience
Posted 27 days ago
By Radge Media / The Skinny
Fest is looking for a graphic designer to manage layout for print for six issues of Fest in July and August 2019. They will be based in the Fest Edinburgh office in the heart of the world famous Edinburgh Festivals. We need someone who can work quickly and accurately to lay out the magazine to template, working to tight deadlines. We want someone with a keen eye for detail who can problem solve, and think creatively to present the content in the slickest way possible even when time is tight. The person we are looking for must have experience in: *Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign and Photoshop *Working in design for publishing *Working to deadlines // We would be delighted if they were experienced in: *CSS and HTML *Web design *Subediting To apply: If you would like to apply, please send a CV, a cover letter and two examples of your design work to email@example.com. Please mention Fest Artworker in the subject line. *DEADLINE: 9am Monday 27 May*
Posted one month ago
By Fest Magazine