Operations and Finance Manager

The Skinny Magazine

Deadline: 07 May 2017 at 23:55

The Skinny is well established as Scotland and the North’s largest arts and events magazine, we reach 330,000 readers/issue in print across our six cities and 125,000+ readers/month on In 11 years of business this is our inaugural advert for this core role and we are looking for an impeccably driven, creative individual to join our management team and provide the organisational savvy and accounting firepower to drive the business forwards.

Our Operations and Finance Manager will plan, direct and coordinate all of Radge Media’s operations and in house accounting. 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, oversee the company’s Assistant Bookkeeper and you will provide advice and guidance to upper management 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 and the Student Handbook.

Please click through to our jobs page for more detail on the role’s specific responsibilities.

-Experience in a comparable supervisory role in a small-medium arts/culture/media business
-Proficient user of finance software (The Skinny uses Xero)
-Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
-Budget development, forecasting and oversight experience
-Strong IT skills (databases, MS Office, Apple and Google suite products)
-Leadership and organisational skills
-Above all we are looking for someone with a passion for the sector, engagement in culture and the arts and who has the positive energy to harness the role and play an important part in The Skinny's development.

To apply: Please email 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: Flexible depending on candidate and will require two - three days/week. The role is also open to freelance self employed candidates.

The role will be based out of our Scotland office in Edinburgh or North office in Salford.

Salary: £22,000 pro rata

Location: Edinburgh City, England

For further information, please contact or visit

The deadline is Sunday 07 May 2017 at 23:55.

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