Offices to Let

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 
Sandy Porter
The Model,
The Mall

(071) 914 1405


Available Positions
  1. Volunteer Scheme
  3. Front of House / Programme Assistant

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.


Applications are now being accepted for a state-of-the-art studio, available for rent at The Model in Sligo.

Located in Sligo, The Model is distinctive internationally as a multi-disciplinary arts organisation that is led by the contemporary visual arts. The Model takes an integrated approach to programming, with a strong focus on contemporary culture and relevant global issues, which are mediated inclusively to diverse audiences.

The studio rental is available for 1 to 2 year lease options commencing mid-November 2018.

Fees for the studios are €225 per month which includes utilities and broadband. Studios are unfurnished, have 24-hour access and measure approx 7 × 4 metres. Applicants should note that the studios are not residential and parking is not included. Paid parking is available at a daily rate in nearby Sligo County Council Car Parks.

Application Criteria

Applications should include:

• CV – please limit to two pages.
• Artist’s Statement
• Digital examples of work

Apply by email to

Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 26th October 2018

Front of House / Programme Assistant

The Model is currently seeking applications for the position of Front of House/Programme Assistant. The role and responsibilities involve working closely with The Model’s Front of House team and the Director in order coordinate the Model reception and to aid in the maintenance of a high standard of customer/visitor satisfaction and promotion of all events at the Model, assisting the curatorial team to deliver the exhibition programme and supporting the management of The Niland Collection. Good written and verbal communication skills, organisation and computer skills, and an enjoyment of working with the public are key to this role. Candidates should be able to demonstrate an ability to work as part of a team as well as on their own initiative. A background in sales, tourism or a service industry is an advantage, as is an interest in the arts. Occasional weekend and evening work is required and this position requires a high degree of flexibility. Training will be provided to the successful candidate.

The position will require the following:

• Assist in the management of the reception desk including greeting visitors, answering phones and passing on messages to staff.
• Provide Saturday and Sunday and evening cover for Front of House as needed.
• Sell tickets to all Model events via our online ticketing service
• Develop and foster good relationships with the public and to act as a public face for The Model as required
• Open and close the building as needed.
• Assist The Model café staff in the performance of their duties
• Provide general administrative support to the Director as required.
• Provide administrative support in the exhibitions department; working with artists, technical staff and the curatorial team to install art exhibitions including painting, sculpture and multi-media
• Prepare artists’ contracts and loan agreements
• Book transport, and over-see packing and unpacking of artworks
• Organise travel and accommodation for visitors to The Model
• Maintain The Niland Collection database
• Other duties as required

The position is available under the FAS community employment scheme and involves nineteen and a half hours per week. The workweek will regularly include weekends and evenings.

Please submit an up-to-date CV and letter of interest to by close of business Monday 15 October 2018.

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