Events & Programmes Internship


Hayy Jameel is Jeddah’s dedicated home for the arts. It is developed and managed by Art Jameel. Hayy references an Arabic word for neighbourhood, denoting the convivial and collaborative nature of the complex and its intent on bringing together a wide range of creative disciplines in one destination.It is the  place where you meet artists from diverse backgrounds. It is a community of creatives, a home dedicated for the artists and art lovers! Since opening its doors to the public in December 2021, Hayy has hosted over 7 exhibitions, 30 workshops, 4 music performances and various other events. 


Art Jameel is looking for interns to join its events and programmes internship between November 2022- January 2023. The events & programmes internship is based at Hayy Jameel, Jeddah. This role involves organising events across Hayy Jameel’s various programmes and spaces. The internship provides a well- rounded work experience for those interested in developing interpersonal and facilitation skills as well as obtaining an introduction to the fields of arts and culture, from a variety of perspectives.

This role supports the production and delivery of Art Jameel produced events and programmes, from talks and conferences through to festivals and markets. The selected intern will work with the Events department and other colleagues at Hayy Jameel. 

Learning outcomes 

  •  Opportunity to gain hands-on work experience and gain practical experience within an internationally renowned arts organisation
  • Exposure to multiple leading creative organisations in Saudi Arabia 
  • Opportunity to learn organizing events and programmes 
  • Gain knowledge about communication skills with the customers and booking venues  
  • Gain knowledge in administration work 


  • Reports to the Senior Manager Partnership & Business development 

Responsibilities and duties

Producing events and programmes

  • Contribute to Hayy Jameel’s programming strategy for festivals events and performances 
  • Support in producing and delivering events such as seasonal markets, festivals, and music concerts that engage a wide variety of audiences
  •  Coordinate with the operations team on events set up and related run-of-show activities


  • Take on administration-‐related tasks and projects, when required
  • Keep an orderly and up to date filing system, including regularly updating calendar and google drive 
  • Welcome desk duties at Hayy Jameel 

Qualifications and Experience

  • University student or recent graduate
  • Available for full-time 3-months internship between November 2022- January 2023
  •  Natural leader with an entrepreneurial mindset and a passion for taking initiative
  •  Strong communications (verbal and written) skills and a positive and welcoming attitude
  •  Excellent time management and organisation skills
  •  Passion for arts and arts education
  •  Saudi Nationals or Saudi residency holders
  •  Fluent in English and Arabic (spoken and written)

Working Conditions

  • 3 months  paid work experience  based at Hayy Jameel, Jeddah
  •  Weekend shifts are expected with lieu days provided midweek