Open Positions


Operations Administrator, Heritage (Jeddah)

The Operations Administrator, Heritage (Jeddah) takes responsibility for the operational administration of the Jameel House of Traditional Arts / Jeddah and, as required, Art Jameel heritage programming in Saudi Arabia more generally. Currently, the role includes administration of the resources, maintenance and construction works at the Jameel House of Traditional Arts / Jeddah, and day-to-day liaison with visitors to, participants in and applicants to the centre, our one-year traditional arts programme and our short workshops.

For the full job description, please see here.

For more details about the centre, please visit

The ideal candidate is bilingual (Arabic and English) and based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Deadline to Apply: September 15, 2018

Reports to: Head of Heritage

Start Date: Immediate

To apply, send your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]






The Collections team is looking for a responsible and dedicated intern to join us from August 19 – November 29, 2018. In this position, you will be expected to assist the Collections team with the ongoing processing and arrangement of collection objects, assist with the inventory of the collection and conduct research. In addition to office duties, you will have the opportunity to meet Art professionals, work with artists through our commissions programme, as well as gain hands-on experience working in an art collections environment.



The Exhibitions team is looking for an energetic, detail-oriented, and self-motivated intern to join us between September 1 and November 30. In this position, you will work closely with the exhibitions team to produce and deliver high-quality exhibitions for the Jameel Arts Center’s opening programme. This will include liaising with artists, sourcing production materials and liaising with suppliers, image research for publications, and support during exhibitions install. In addition to these duties,  you will be part of the Jameel Arts Center’s opening team and will have the opportunity to meet art professionals, artists, curators and designers working on the opening programme.



The Communications and Outreach team is looking for a media-savvy graduate intern interested in developing a career within the arts and culture sectors to join us for a long-term placement of 4-5 months. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter and enjoys exploring new challenges and working with new people.

You will work as an integral part of a small dynamic team on the communications and outreach campaign for the launch at Jameel Arts Centre in November and must be fast-learning, hands-on and able to manage multiple tasks under the direction of the communications manager. In addition to office duties such as day-to-day press office management, content research and team administrative roles, you will have the opportunity to interact with Art professionals and artists, media and influencers.


Learning and Research

The Learning and Research team is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, book-loving intern to join us from the 1st of August to 1st of November, with flexible working dates. In this position, you will focus on research, administrative tasks and general support of the team in the run-up to the opening of Jameel Library. In addition to research experience, you will have the opportunity to meet Art professionals, artists, and writers in the region.


To apply for Summer and Autumn 2018 internships, click here.