Job Vacancies & Internships

Position: Database Coordinator
Requirement
: Full-time, internship – 2-4 months (immediate start)
Apply to:  Aida@dubaidesignweek.ae

Dubai Design Week is seeking a motivated, customer oriented, very organized and diligent intern to support database and CRM activities of Dubai Design Week team through direct supervision by the Project Head and CRM Manager.

 The candidate’s main responsibilities will include:

  •          Internet research and phone calls
  •          Adding/updating contact details
  •          Assisting the team in the preparation of e-invitations 
  •          Following up on ‘update your details’ campaign

The ideal candidate should:

  •          Have good level of computer skills, including Excel
  •          Be able to meet deadlines
  •          Have flexibility in juggling tasks

Interest in IT systems and working with database and CRM is a plus.

Position: Project Manager
Requirement: Full-time, internship – 4 months (August to December)
Apply to: Rawan@dubaidesignweek.ae 

Manage Curation and Production of Iconic City

  • Liaise with Curator of Iconic City on content and delivery of exhibition;
  • curatorial texts, visuals and objects; design and layout of designated space at d3; logistics; production budget; etc.;
  • Liaise with ADG’s Production Manager to ensure required permits, space, equipment, materials, etc., are provided promptly for the successful production and installation of Iconic City: Cairo at the designated space in d3;
  • Manage and Support the production of any collaterals required for the documentation/promotion of Iconic City – print, electronic or online;
  • Encourage Curator of Iconic City to develop and deliver wraparound activities as part of the Public Programme of DXBDW;
  • Liaise with internal Marketing and Communications teams – by providing content – to support PR and Promotion of Iconic City;
  • Liaise – directly and indirectly – with partners and sponsors to ensure accurate representation, visibility and communications as agreed between those and ADG;
  • Plan and Monitor allocated budget for Iconic City.

 

Position: Events Coordinator
Requirement
: Full-time, internship - 4 months (August to November)
Apply to:  Aida@dubaidesignweek.ae

Dubai Design Week is seeking an experienced, motivated, well organized, customer oriented intern to contribute to the successful management of the Partner Programme. Through direct supervision by the project head, the coordinator will assist in compiling all external design content for print in the Official Guide and collateral and posting on website and social media channels.

The candidate’s main responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Follow up on application forms and respond to general enquiries
  • Review partner full detail submission forms
  • Maintain partner and events tracking sheet list
  • Compile design content and images
  • Liaise with Marketing & Communications team
  • Liaise with Website Manager
  • Coordinate delivery of guides & collateral to event venues
  • Follow up on invitations to partners and other guests
  • Visit of partner events and follow up on feedback

The candidate will have direct communication with Dubai Design Week partners and must be able to meet deadlines. Flexibility in juggling tasks is essential. Speaking Arabic is welcome but not obligatory. 

 

Position: Project Manager
Requirement
: Full-time, temp contract – 4 months (August to December)
Apply to
: Rawan@dubaidesignweek.ae

Curate and Manage the Public Programme (PP)

  • Research, schedule, communicate and manage the participation of potential external stakeholders in the content development and delivery of various activities within the PP; key-note speeches, talks, panels discussions, presentations, workshops, and family/children activities;
  • Liaise – directly and indirectly – with partners and sponsors to ensure accurate representation, visibility and communications as agreed between those and ADG;
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders involved in running activities as part of the PP, mainly with Downtown Design and Global Grad Show teams;
  • Liaise with ADG’s Production Manager to ensure required space, equipment, etc., are provided promptly for the successful delivery of all activities suggested for the PP of the DDW 2016;
  • Organize and procure the materials for workshops
  • Draft, edit and proof-read texts and materials for the PP of DDW 2016;
  • Manage designer and printer re the production of all collaterals required for the promotion of the PP
  • Oversee website updates with information related to the PP
  • Manage the development and delivery budget of the PP
  • Manage and supervise the day-to-day work of any interns or volunteers recruited to help in the preparation for and delivery of the PP

 

Position: Student Tours Coordinator
Requirement
: Full-time, internship – 3 months (September to November)
Apply to
: Aida@dubaidesignweek.ae

Dubai Design Week is seeking a motivated, well organized, customer oriented intern to contribute to the successful management of the student educational tours. Through direct supervision by the project head, the coordinator will assist in scheduling the group visits as well as recruiting the tour guides and managing their schedules.

The candidate’s main responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Search for new school and university contacts
  • Coordinate student tours registration and respond to enquiries
  • Plan tour itinerary and manage time slots
  • Update the Teacher Information Handbook
  • Maintain a list of new contacts
  • Recruit/brief tour guides and manage their schedules
  • Collect student/teacher feedback

The candidate will have direct communication with teachers/professors/student coordinators and must be able to meet deadlines. Flexibility in juggling tasks is essential. Speaking Arabic is welcome but not obligatory. 

 

Position: Tour Guide(s)
Requirement
: Full-time, internship – Event period (12 – 18 November)
Apply to
: Aida@dubaidesignweek.ae

Dubai Design Week is seeking passionate, energetic, punctual, customer oriented interns to contribute to the successful organization of the student educational tours. Through direct supervision by the project head and Student Tour Coordinator, the tour guide will offer commentary and enlightening information to school and university students as well as faculty members which will allow them to fully experience and enjoy the exhibitions.

The candidate’s main responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Guide students and educators through the exhibitions and design projects
  • Compile and distribute collateral material

The candidate will have direct communication with school and university educators as well as the Student Tours Coordinator. Flexibility in juggling tasks is essential. Speaking Arabic is welcome but not obligatory.