Opportunities

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MIDDLE EAST - KUWAIT - BLM_ 026

Head of Marketing

Our client's project is a global and cultural stewardship that is unprecedented in scale and scope in the region. The Head of Marketing will be responsible for overseeing the planning, development and execution of the organization's marketing and advertising initiatives. Applications are sought from candidates with a bachelor's degree in business, marketing or communications, as well as proven experience in running a marketing team and marketing campaigns.

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MIDDLE EAST - KUWAIT - BLM_ 027

Creative Director

Our client is looking for a creative director who will lead the creative concepts of all their marketing campaigns. The Creative Director will work closely with designers, illustrators, animators to deliver engaging content that meets the expectations of customers. Applicants should be extremely creative, dedicated, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. A minimum of 10 years experience in a creative marketing position is required.

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MIDDLE EAST - ABU DHABI - BLM_ 028

Cultural affairs Manager

Our client is looking for a Cultural Affairs Manager to develop and manage local, regional and international cultural relations. Other main tasks will include researching and identifying international opportunities to assist in developing and maintaining key strategic partnerships. A minimum of 10 years of solid relevant experience in the Arts & Cultural industry, in the public or private sector is essential.

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MIDDLE EAST - ABU DHABI - BLM_ 029

Editor/copywriter

The Editor/ Copywriter will copywrite & edit in English for the art & culture publications, media and websites to explain and promote events/programs organized by our client. We are looking for a candidate with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in copywriting in a public / private sector organization in the art and culture industry.

 
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Middle East - Abu dhabi - BLM_ 030

Education and Community Manager

The position of Education and Community Manager will involve directing and overseeing the effective execution of Community & Education Department functions.

Applicants are required to have a minimum of 5 years relevant experience in an Arts Education or Community arts outreach, in a public/private organization or foundation. Additionally, experience working in the Arab world and demonstrable evidence of genuine interest in and passion for arts education and/or community outreach is highly desired.

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Middle East - Abu dhabi - BLM_ 031

Research, Programming and Business Development Manager

The position includes providing leadership to our client's Programming and Business Development in order to achieve the organizations plans and goals. We are seeking applicants with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in an international Arts & Cultural, within a public or private sector organization.

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Middle East - Abu dhabi - BME_ 025

Senior Auditorium Technical Officer

Our client is the first universal museum in the Arab World that translates the spirit of openness of cultures. The museum displays the works of historical, cultural and sociological significance from ancient times to the contemporary era. The Senior Auditorium Technical Officer will be responsible for the day technical operation of the auditorium including configuration of the venue for events, programming video and audio equipment for the event, and assisting visiting acts in the setup of their performance.


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Middle East - Abu dhabi - BME_ 024

Senior Project Manager

Through experience design, operational planning, staff training and project management our client in Saudi Arabia enables visitor centres and attractions to engage and inspire their audiences. On behalf of this client we are seeking a Senior Project Manager to work on the design and construction of major science centres and museums, educational and public programs located in Saudi Arabia. This position open for senior project managers only with PMP or Prince2 certificates who has been working in the museums sector.

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Middle East - Abu dhabi - BME_ 023

Museum Education Officer

Museum Education Officer
Our Client is a new cultural beacon, bringing different cultures together to shine fresh light on the shared stories of humanity.
The position of Museum Education Officer will contribute to co-developing and managing the Education department's programs, content and delivery of activities, working collaboratively with creative professionals, consultants and artists to develop innovative concepts and platforms to deepen engagement – within the setting and spaces of one of the most iconic new museums today in Abu Dhabi.

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Middle East - Abu dhabi - BME_ 022

Cultural Affairs Manager

Our client, a prominent Music & Arts Foundation has helped embed arts and culture in the heart of the United Arab Emirates by bringing together audiences and institutions.  They are currently seeking a Cultural Affairs Manager. The Cultural Affairs Manager will develop and manage local, regional and international cultural relations to support the foundation’s cultural diplomacy strategy. Applications are sought from candidates withrelevant experience in communication and relationship management within the Arts & Cultural sector.

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Middle East - Abu Dhabi- BLM_021

Public Relations Manager

The Public Relations Manager will be an experienced, connected and established individual who can devise, manage and execute robust public relations campaigns, ensuring successful strategies are developed in line with the marketing and brand objectives of the Foundation. A strong background in media relations across the MENA region, excellent internal and external communications skills and a proven portfolio of innovative marketing experience that displays an understanding of both editorial and commercial imperatives is highly desired.


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East - Hong Kong - BLE_ 005

The Head, Corporate Administration (HCA)

Our Client, a brand new vibrant cultural quarter in the heart of Hong Kong, are looking for the Head of Corporate Administration (HCA). The ideal candidate will be responsible for delivering efficient and effective services in four major areas: centralised administration, information management (IM), general office administration and regulatory liaison to support the overall organization’s business objectives and strategic visions.  Must be bilingual in English and Chinese. 

 
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Middle East - Abu Dhabi- BLM_019

Public Engagement Head  

Ideal candidate would have experience in developing and implementing cultural programmes. They would be responsible for developing year round programmes and site activation, ensuring a vibrant and dynamic space / venue with particular emphasis on programming that meets community needs including ensuring the support of community partners. A strong curatorial and programming background is essential.

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Middle East - Abu Dhabi - BLM_020

Performing Arts Manager

Ideal candidate would have performing arts and theatre management background. He/ She would  have developed and managed theatre programmes extensively and have experience in Middle East - Mediterranean,  preferably from and established in the region.  Has strong network in the performing arts world globally and would have experience in the field of arts and culture working with international & local artists, donor agencies, foundations & government bodies.

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Middle East - Dubai - BLM_016

Technical Director

The Technical Director will be responsible for the planning, installation and operations of all technical, audio visual and IT aspects of the new Museum, including Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (VR & AR) exhibitions. They will oversee a dedicated team of in-house specialists, as well as a network of outsourced suppliers, who will be responsible for all areas of the Museum including; the theatre and auditorium, a large ballroom style event space, all public areas, all exhibition spaces and all back of house and support facilities inclusive of partnership labs and office floors.

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Middle East – Abu Dhabi - BLM_017

Enterprise Architect (Unit Head)

An exciting new position at this iconic universal art museum! The Enterprise Architect will be responsible for the creation, maintenance and management of the museum IT architecture models and their components, informing the improvement of enterprise-wide activities, such as design, development, enhancement and maintenance. The Enterprise Architect will ensure that appropriate considerations are made for ICT security and quality, and that the respective business, application data and technology perspectives are in line with the museum’s technology / governance strategy, policies and standards.

 
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Middle East – Abu Dhabi - BLM_018

Audience Statistician

We are looking for an Audience Statistician for our client, the iconic universal art museum! The Audience Statistician will be responsible for the collection and analysis of data and submission of comprehensive quantitative and qualitative studies in relation to the museum visitors.  They will also provide recommendations for improvements based on the studies conducted and data collected, in line with the museum strategy, mission and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

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EUROPE - LONDON - BLE006

Experiential Designers

On behalf of an award-winning studio we are looking for an experienced experiential designer with a creative, innovative and artistic portfolio of work across inspiring and fun interactives and visitor attractions. Strong communication skills are important, as this role will be client-facing. The ability to account handle and present confidently whilst possessing the technical know-how on large scale projects and interactives to be able to deal with other consultants is also crucial. Skill with Vectorworks, Photoshop, PowerPoint / Keynote etc. are essential, and 3D software skills are a considerable valuable asset.

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Middle East - Abu Dhabi - BLM006

Strategic Arts Consultant

Our client is currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Arts Professional to direct and oversee the development of short, medium and long term Strategic Plans in coordination with the Arts Foundation’s Founder, and to ensure the vision and mission is implemented efficiently, effectively and accurately. A minimum of 8 years or more relevant experience in an Arts & Cultural sector organization is essential, as is professional qualifications in Cultural Diplomacy, Business Management, Economics or International Relations. Demonstrable evidence of genuine interest in and passion for arts education and community outreach is highly desired.

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Middle East - DUBAi - BLM008

Researcher

Since 2007 we have been working in the Middle East, especially in the Gulf region, on museums, exhibitions, and cultural quarters. We are looking  to add in-house researchers in our new Dubai office to supplement our internal team’s native Arabic language skills and enthusiasm for research. The position does not require any previous experience within the heritage sector but does require: review and proofing of presentations and reports in Arabic, review and validation of translations as required, review of moving image assets (film, interviews, etc.) and management of digital and written content. This is a varied and dynamic role with an opportunity for growth and development

 
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europe - london - BLe001

Image and Film Researcher

Based in our client’s London headquarters, we're looking for a talented Picture Researcher to support an Exhibition Design Team.  You would be responsible for sourcing the best images and managing all visual assets to support Creative projects; including online, videos, presentations and marketing material. You would maintain existing relationships with picture libraries, photographers, PR and other external agencies to provide strong visuals for all content produced in-house.

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MIDDLE EAST – UAE – BLM_015

 Director of Operations

Our client, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) is seeking a Director of Operations. They will be responsible for defining and executing the business vision, mission, strategy aligned with Foundation’s vision in enhancing its operations and activities. The Director of Operations will develop the Foundation’s strategy, supervise the preparation of operational and business plan and direct the Foundation towards the achievement of its objectives.

Position Filled

Catherine Simmons

Middle East - Abu Dhabi - BLM007 

Manager Programming
& Cultural Affairs 

An inventive and creative Arts Professional is sought by our client to research, develop and manage local, regional and international cultural relations and to provide executive support in all required areas as directed by the Head of Programming and Cultural Relations. English and Arabic written and spoken skills are essential as this position will be responsible for all Arabic correspondences within the Founder's Office. Preferred Qualifications & Experience include a degree in Arts, Culture or Event Management (preferably Master’s Degree or equivalent) and a minimum of 5 years or more of relevant experience in an Arts & Cultural sector organization. Previous experience and an established network within a GCC context is also highly desired.

Position Filled

William Phillips

MIDDLE EAST – BLM013

Performing Arts Manager

Our client in the United Arab Emirates seeks an experienced international Performing Arts Manager to develop a strategy for Performing Arts programming, including music and theatre, and oversee the development and management of all Performing Arts initiatives.  Responsibilities will include: Annual Planning and Performance Management; Performing Arts Strategy and Business Plan; Programme Operations and Relationship Management The Performing Arts Manager will also lead a team, carrying out operational duties such as: Policies, Processes and Procedures; Reporting and Budgeting; and People and Change Management.

Position Filled


 
Todd Turner

R.O.W. - REMOTE WORKING - BLZ005

Associate Consultant

We are looking for an Associate Consultant to support Barker Langham Recruitment's growth. This role is ideal for a graduate who is seeking to develop a career in research, business consulting or human resources within the Cultural sector, and can also embrace the international nature of our work. We are looking for people who are innovative thinkers and bring fresh approaches to projects and processes. The post could be based in our London or Dubai office, or in a major cultural city via remote-working. An element of travel and some international project work may also be required.

Position Filled

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MIDDLE EAST – UAE – BLM_014

Executive Director

The Executive Director will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the short and long-term success of the new Museum. They will work closely with the senior management team to prepare content, marketing, partnerships, and operations plans, as well as oversee and enable the successful execution of these plans from start to finish. The Executive Director’s job is to coordinate and lead all activities of the Museum, including content creation, partnership development, technical planning and execution, budgeting, administration and operations.

Position Filled



 
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MIDDLE EAST - BLM012

Cultural Programme Director

Our client in the United Arab Emirates seeks an experienced international professional to develop, implement and monitor Cultural Programmes from conceptualization and design through to planning, promotion and evaluation. Responsibilities will include: Strategic Planning and Performance Management; Cultural Programmes Development; Performing Arts & Visual Arts Programmes; and Community Programmes & Symposiums. The Cultural Programme Director will also lead the department, carrying out operational duties such as: Policies, Processes and Procedures; Reporting and Budgeting; and People and Change Management.

Position Filled