General Manager

The Model is recruiting a General Manager (GM), a new senior position within the organisation which will play a critical role in supporting the Director to realise and develop the Vision and Mission of the organisation. Core areas of direct responsibility include increasing revenues through Earned Incomes, Private Philanthropy, and Public Funding. The GM will have a number of direct reports, and with support from Dept Managers, they will be responsible for the smooth functioning of The Model’s day-to-day operations - including the Building, the Café, Front of House, Branding, Marketing and Public Relations. The GM will support the Director with Human Resource and Stakeholder Management; and will be directly responsible for Health & Safety, Policies & Procedures, GDPR, and External Contracts.

Job Title: General Manager

Employer: The Model, home of The Niland Collection
Responsible To: Chief Executive / Artistic Director

Pay scale: €40,000 - €42,000 per annum, pro rata - commensurate with experience

Contract: 2 Years initially
Probation period: 6 months

Conditions: Full time. Alternate weeks are Monday-Friday & Tuesday-Saturday, 9am – 5.30pm.

Regular weekend and evening work is required for which Time Off in Lieu will be agreed.

Benefits: 21 days of annual leave, plus public holidays

Place of Employment: The Model, The Mall, Sligo. F91TP20. The operational nature of this role requires presence on site

Further Information: For an Application Pack, including Job Description and Personal Specification please email

To Apply: Please apply to The Model’s Director via Anna Kawlaska with the following documents:

A comprehensive Letter of Application demonstrating clearly how you meet the criteria and specification for this position.

A Curriculum Vitae

References: The successful candidate will be required to provide two comprehensive written references on request

Application deadline: 5pm Wednesday 27 October, 2021

Interviews: Take place in Sligo on Wednesday 10 November, 2021


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

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



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