Art Jameel is a growing organisation, offering opportunities for driven, passionate individuals to join our teams in Jeddah and Dubai: please see details of current positions open for applications below (for all, please email info@artjameel.org with CV and cover letter and state the title of the position in the subject line).

 

Art Jameel Programmes Manager (Outreach Exhibitions and Events, KSA)

Deadline for application: June 4, 2017

Art Jameel is seeking a Programmes Manager to join its Jeddah team. Working alongside the director, plus other programming and strategy staff, the Programme Manager will co-devise, plan, research and develop programmes across Art Jameel, with particular focus on education, outreach and public exhibitions and events in Jeddah and KSA. The ideal candidate for this role is flexible, dynamic and proactive; they should be able to liaise with a wide variety of stakeholders and partners in Saudi Arabia, from local government to international partners, via writers, artists, technologists and others. The outreach focus of the position demands an enthusiastic candidate who is actively involved in the Saudi creative scene; who comes to Art Jameel with knowledge of contemporary artists and their work, and several years of project-management experience; and who is passionate about engaging wide audiences in the arts. Knowledge of the wider Middle East region and its creative scenes, and an ability to speak/write comfortably in both Arabic and English, is essential.

 

Art Jameel Programmes Assistant (UAE / International)

Deadline for application: June 4, 2017

 Working with the team in Dubai, the Programme Assistant contributes to planning and running Art Jameel’s exhibitions and initiatives. The position would suit a driven, ambitious graduate – someone with strong admin skills and some organisational experience, now looking for a first or second professional role in the arts. Highly organised and people-oriented, the Programmes Assistant will be responsible for managing the day-to-day running of Project Space Art Jameel (ahead of our move to Jameel Arts Centre Dubai in 2018); help liaise with artists, curators, writers, researchers and art handlers to plan upcoming exhibitions and events, and plan ahead for the opening of the Arts Centre; co-devise and action marketing and audience development initiatives; assist with developing the database and other communications materials, including the website and social media. The ideal candidate for this role should be enthusiastic, and have great attention-to-detail and a deep interest in learning new skills, programmes, art movements and histories. Some knowledge of the arts scenes of the Middle East and South Asia is expected and an ability to speak/write comfortably in both Arabic and English is preferred.

 

 

Internships

We also offer occasional internships for those at the start of their careers in the arts: please email info@artjameel.org with your CV, expression of interest, and with Internship in the subject line of the email.