Programme Assistant (Exhibitions)

The Model is currently seeking applications for the position of Programme Assistant (Exhibitions). The Programme Assistant role provides administrative support to the Curatorial team on the delivery of the exhibitions programme, and assists with the care and management of The Niland Collection. The Programme Assistant looks after the day-to-day correspondence of the curatorial dept, makes arrangements to support artists, and plays a key role in ensuring that information on exhibitions is available to invigilators, staff and volunteers. Competence in written and verbal communication, numeric and computer skills, and an enjoyment of working with the public are essential. The ideal candidate will be able to work alone as well as within a team environment, will have a responsible, flexible and conscientious attitude, and will value attention to detail. Occasional weekend and evening work are required and this position requires flexibility.

The position is available under the Dept of Social Protection’s Community Employment scheme and requires nineteen and a half hours per week. This is an entry level position which will enable the selected candidate to gain experience of working in an arts environment. Training will be provided, though a background in Art, Art History or the Humanities will be an advantage.

A detailed job specification and more information is available from Anna Kawalska at

To apply, please submit an up-to-date CV and letter of interest to by close of business Monday 28 September 2018.

*Please confirm your eligibility with your local INTREO Office before applying for this position*


Volunteer Scheme

The Model is looking for enthusiastic people who have a few hours to spare each week to join The Model’s volunteer scheme.

If you are interested in meeting people, getting a better understanding and experience of the arts and would like to make a worthwhile contribution to Sligo’s cultural life, The Model would love to hear from you.

Click here for more information on the role of the The Model invigilator.

Click here to download a volunteer application form

Please contact:

The Model is delighted to partner with Sligo Volunteer Centre for the recruitment of volunteers to our Get Involved programme.



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