Posted date: December 20, 2017

Interested in joining a small but dedicated team at one of the last outlets for local news? Beach Metro Community News is hiring for the position of GENERAL MANAGER.

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee the general operation of the paper
  • Oversee the general direction of the business
  • Act as publisher and represent the paper in the community
  • Work closely with Advertising Manager to increase revenue
  • Manage all aspects of staffing (schedules, conflicts, etc.)
  • Regularly liaise with the Board of Directors
  • Ensure business compliance with its constitution
  • Deal with all matters regarding HR (payroll, WSIB, pension plan) and ensure compliance
  • Oversee all financials including payables and receivables
  • Oversee and manage all aspects of distribution
  • Support all other positions when needed

Required education and skills:

  • Business and/or Marketing degree or related with management experience
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in business management and/or sales
  • Very strong knowledge of the Beach, Danforth East, Scarborough southwest areas
  • Strong ability to harvest and maintain relationships in the community
  • Strong leadership and a team member
  • Passionate and a believer in print media
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Innovative style and creative thinker
  • Ability to develop and follow a tight budget
  • Effective oral and written communications
  • Strong knowledge of financial software (MYOB preferred)
  • Very strong computer skills with MS Office (Excel, Access, Outlook, OneNote, Word), CMS (WordPress). StaffFiles and PaperPort an asset
  • Ability to analyze financial data and cost control management

Value Behaviours:

  • Serving Clients and Customers
  • Drive and Dependability
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Managing Unit Finances
  • Managing Quality Operations and planning
  • Managing Finances and technical Skills
  • Building Strategic Relations
  • Skill to work under pressure and to meet laid down goals and objectives
  • Skills to expect and solve problems

Email resume and salary expectations to, or mail to:

Beach Metro News
ATTN: General Manager
2196 Gerrard St. E.
Toronto, ON
M4E 2C7