Outreach and Insights Internship

Job Description

The primary focus of this role is to support various outreach projects and initiatives ahead of public programmes taking place at Jameel Arts Centre over the next three months. 


The Intern reports to the Strategy and Outreach Manager. 

Responsibilities and Duties

The outreach function at Jameel Arts Centre employs various strategies to ensure all events and programmes achieve their attendance goals. Below are the current tasks where the VE team’s and a potential assistant or intern’s support is instrumental in the daily success of all outreach activities we conduct. 


  • Tend to the team’s related Mailchimp enquiries (finding contacts, adding new ones, updating existing ones, adding contacts to certain segments)
  • Consolidate, clean and import team contributions to Mailchimp from email
  • Prepare post-event surveys where needed (based on template)
  • Communicate with registered guests
  • Consolidate, clean up and format contact invite lists for special events in preparation for invite campaigns


  • Create event registration forms using Typeform
  • Assist in preparing event attendance closing reports (based on template)
  • Assist in importing event RSVP contacts to Mailchimp
  • Assist in sending out thank you emails as part of event closing protocols

Outreach related

  • Assist in sending out invite campaigns using Mailchimp
  • Assist in sending out invite campaigns using Hunter.io
  • Prepare custom contact invite lists from different sources for dedicated outreach
  • Assist in developing contact segments through manual lookups online among other tools
  • Assist in the implementation of bespoke outreach strategies where needed

 Qualifications and Experience

  • University student or fresh graduate
  • Available for a full-time 3-month internship between March and June 2023
  • Born leader, with an entrepreneurial mindset and passion for making things happen
  • Collaborative spirit is ideal for working across team members
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Excellent time management, communication (verbal and written) and organisation skills
  • Passion for arts, marketing, social media and outreach 
  • GCC Nationals or UAE residency holders
  • English fluency, Arabic is an asset

Conditions of Work

  • 3-month internship based at Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai, UAE
  • Occasional weekend and evening work according to workload is also required