WHALE Arts Agency
WHALE Arts Agency

Charity registered in Scotland SC020305

Since being set up by local people in 1992 WHALE Arts has firmly established itself as the cultural anchor organisation for Wester Hailes. As a community-led arts charity and social enterprise, WHALE Arts’ mission is to be the creative heart of a vibrant, thriving community. WHALE acts as a conduit between our community and creative opportunities through the direct delivery of projects, programmes and events and by connecting our community with city and national cultural partners. We are based in the purpose built WHALE Arts Centre – ‘The WHALE’ – a unique community asset that provides a range of high quality creative spaces for our community. ‘The WHALE’ operates as a social enterprise allowing us to generate income that supports our charitable work. Our social enterprises include the WHALE Pod creative business incubator, craft markets, office, training and conference facilities.

Current vacancies

Finance Officer

  • Part time
  • £28,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th December 2018

The post holder will be responsible for overseeing and maintaining all aspects of WHALE Arts’ finance systems and procedures. They will work closely with the WHALE Chief Executive to provide Board finance information and with project budget holders to ensure effective finance controls are in place. They will be responsible for all transactional accounting in the finance systems (SAGE).

We are looking to appoint someone who can on, or start as soon as possible after, 7th January 2019.