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Social Media Executive for Alserkal Arts Foundation
Tuesday 8 August 2023
Alserkal Arts Foundation
We are looking for a creative and strategic social media executive to oversee the public profile of Alserkal Arts Foundation. The social media executive will be embedded within the Alserkal Arts Foundation team to live and breathe their values. They will be in charge of creating engaging content and managing the social media community.
The social media executive will report to the Communications Manager and work closely with the Foundation team.
Developing engaging social media strategies.
Managing social media platforms of the organization.
Scheduling social media posts.
Community management (responding to messages, comments, requests).
Ensuring posting is done on time.
Coordinating internal approvals for social media assets.
Creating content for social (including reels, posts and stories)
Supporting content management for web platforms.
Monitoring social media engagement rate and preparing reports.
Analyzing social media trends.
Staying up to date with the Foundation’s alumni network and collaborators through our channel.
Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Marketing, or a related field.
Proven work experience managing social media.
Excellent knowledge of research requirements for social media strategy.
Displays an interest and knowledge of the local and regional art and culture landscape.
Passionate about working with and building a community of artists and scholars.
Experimental approach to social media content.
Sound knowledge of social media scheduling platforms such as Later.
Strong team player.
Creative content writing and editing skills.
Experienced in making video content.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work after hours and on weekends to support programming as required.
Tenacious and motivated to make an impact in the contemporary arts sector.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
A keen eye for details.
Fluency in Arabic is a plus.
Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is a plus.
Alserkal is a socially responsible and forward-thinking cultural enterprise dedicated to developing sustainable models for homegrown initiatives with a commitment to nurturing alternative ideas and impactful research with regional relevance. Founded in 2007 by Emirati businessman and patron Abdelmonem Bin Eisa Alserkal, Alserkal is renowned for its ground-breaking artistic productions, experimental approach and for the creation of culturally meaningful spaces that inspire and shape communities. Alserkal has three primary areas of activity: cultivating a creative economy in Dubai and building a collaborative network of civic-cultural institutions through its renowned cultural district, Alserkal Avenue; providing advisory services to public and private sector entities; and, supporting public artist commissions, residencies, research grants and educational programmes through its non-profit, Alserkal Arts Foundation.
Alserkal has transformed the cultural landscape of Dubai and the UAE through the creation of a thriving, region-specific community of over 70 contemporary art galleries, visual and performing arts organisations, designers and entrepreneur-led businesses at Alserkal Avenue, providing an essential platform for the development of creative industries in the region.
Alserkal utilises its collective expertise in arts initiatives and cultural production, heritage creation, community building and engagement, as well as urbanism and planning for creative industries, to guide public and private sector entities in developing sustainable and responsive business models.
About Alserkal Arts Foundation
Alserkal Arts Foundation is an independent non-profit dedicated to instigating new knowledge through support for research and cultural production. The Foundation commissions artistic projects, hosts and conceptualises exhibitions, and supports alternative learning. Its cross-disciplinary, research-led residencies are open to researchers, writers, and artists, and its Research Grants are awarded to individuals and collectives who disrupt conventional models and methods.
Alserkal Arts Foundation believes in responsive, context-specific programming imagined by the researchers it hosts and supports. It bridges diverse disciplines by creating spaces of congregation, fostering opportunities for critical reflection and production. Its work is regionally aligned, grounded in the MEASA region, and looking outward.
Alserkal Arts Foundation is part of Alserkal—a socially responsible cultural enterprise based in Dubai, and is supported by Abdelmonem Bin Eisa Alserkal, Ahmad Bin Eisa Alserkal and the Alserkal family.