Opportunities


Available Positions
  1. Volunteer Scheme
  2. Creative Enterprise Offices
  3. Curatorial Administration Assistant
  4. Education Administration Assistant
  5. The Model seeks a Building Manager and Technician
  6. The Model Seeks an Accounts Assistant


Volunteer Scheme

The Model is looking for enthusiastic people who have a few hours to spare each week to join their 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.

For further information, call Anne Marie Ball on 086 362 7833 or email getinvolved@themodel.ie

For more information on the role of the invigilator, read this document.

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



Creative Enterprise Offices

As part of the Northwest’s creative hub, The Model, home of The Niland Collection houses six Creative Enterprise Office Spaces.

Suitable for media, film, design, music or other creative industries, these workspaces are available for rent. Professional creative enterprises are prioritised but all interested parties are welcome.

All Creative Enterprise Office Spaces have access to broadband.

For more info contact
Emer McGarry
Deputy Director
The Model,
The Mall
Sligo

(071) 914 1405 emermcgarry@themodel.ie



Curatorial Administration Assistant

Purpose: To provide administrative support to the visual arts programme and to work closely with the Director, Deputy Director and Assistant Curator on all aspects of the facilitation of the visual arts programme including:

• Booking travel and accommodation
• Coordinating fine art shipping and transportation
• Preparing labels and information texts for print
• Collating researched material for volunteer staff
• Sourcing and researching materials and / or goods, and obtaining quotes
• Preparing Artists Contracts and Loan Agreement forms
• Providing support to exhibiting artists
• Managing day to day correspondence
• Maintaining files and other general administrative tasks

The position is available under the FAS community employment scheme and requires nineteen and a half hours per week. The workweek is Tuesday through Saturday unless otherwise notified. Frequent evening and weekend work is required.

To apply please email a C.V. and Cover Letter outlining your suitability to the advertised positions to richard.nevin@hawkswell.com by 12 noon Friday 10 April 2015.

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



Education Administration Assistant

Purpose: To provide administrative support to the education programme, and to work closely with the Director and the Education and Learning Team on all aspects of the facilitation of the programme including:

• Maintaining the upkeep of the Education Room and Store
• Preparing Artists’ Contracts for approval by the Director
• Maintaining the Artists’ Pool database
• Liaising with artists working in an education context at The Model
• Maintaining mailing lists for schools and families
• Assisting in workshops if required
• Researching and ordering materials when requested
• Maintaining files, dealing with correspondence and carrying out and day-to-day administrative tasks

The position is available under the FAS community employment scheme and requires nineteen and a half hours per week. The workweek is Tuesday through Saturday unless otherwise notified. Frequent evening and weekend work is required.

To apply please email a C.V. and Cover Letter outlining your suitability to the advertised positions to richard.nevin@hawkswell.com by 12 noon Friday 10 April 2015.
Please confirm your eligibility with your local INTREO Office before applying for this position



The Model seeks a Building Manager and Technician

The Model, home of The Niland Collection seeks two part-time positions to support the round-the-clock technical needs of the building and programme.

The roles of Building Manager & Technician will facilitate the technical needs of The Model’s art programme and the day-to-day requirements of the building. They will work closely with operations staff to oversee the technical aspects of the building and will also assist programming staff to plan and facilitate the exhibitions, set-up for talks, classes, workshops and hire events.

To apply please email a C.V. & Cover Letter outlining why you think you would be suited to the advertised position to developmentassistant@themodel.ie by 12 noon Friday 10 April 2015.



The Model Seeks an Accounts Assistant

JOBBRIDGE NATIONAL INTERNSHIP SCHEME

Description
The intern will gain practical experience in bookkeeping, accounts and financial control in an organisation. This will include all aspects of preparation and entry of transactions into the accounts software package, month-end accounts duties and bank and creditors? reconciliations. The intern will also gain experience in administration duties to include Event Ticketing System, filing and replying to suppliers queries via email etc. The intern will receive formal/informal training in the following; ; accounting and administration duties while working in a busy office environment. On completion the intern will have attained skills in basic accounting practices and administration. Communication skills will be developed through attendance at meetings and interaction with other departments.

Skills Requirements
Candidates must be hard working, diligent, have good attention to detail and have excellent oral and communication skills. Numeracy and computer skills are also required in this role, including the ability to use spread sheets and word-processing programmes at a proficient level. Knowledge of using an accounts package is essential. QuickBooks package knowledge would be desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

Please Note:
This is an Internship. An allowance of €50 per week will be paid in addition to your current Social Welfare payment. See eligibility criteria above.

Department
Accounts Department

Mentor
The Organisation will assign a mentor to support you during the Internship.

Duration
9 Months

Number of Positions
1

Contract Type
Other

Days, Hours & Start Date
Days per week: To be Advised
Hours per day: Not specified
Hours per week: 30
Start Date: TBC

Experience Required:
No Experience Required
Education Requirements:
Third Level – Third Level Qualification in Accounting or Business Administration

Apply with CV and Covering Letter by email or post to Imelda Ryan-Jones, The Model: Home of the Niland Collection, The Mall, Sligo or imeldaryanjones@themodel.ie by Midday Saturday 25th April.