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The Art Dubai 2023 team


Art Dubai and its associated fairs and events are always looking for driven, excellent arts enthusiasts and professionals to join our growing team based in Dubai, UAE. In general, we tend to look for employees with strong English language skills and preferably also Arabic as a first or second language. UAE Nationals and those residents in the UAE are encouraged to apply. Written and spoken French / Russian / Farsi / Hindi / Urdu are also desirable. We also list a range of job opportunities within the arts and cultural sector from the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.

Please note that we offer a limited number of professional development opportunities in the lead-up to the fair, including Traineeship and Volunteer programmes. These highly-sought-after positions offer the opportunity to take on a key role at Art Dubai at an early stage in your career and gain highly valuable experience. Please check the links below and follow us on social media as these positions become available over the next few months.

Job Openings at Art Dubai

Communications Manager

Full-time position

Art Dubai seeks an enthusiastic and detailed-oriented candidate to lead on the overall communicates strategies for the fair and its programming.


To find out more about the role, read the full job description here.


To apply, email your CV and cover letter to careers@artdubai.ae.


Traineeships at Art Dubai are aimed at young professionals who have completed internships within the art world, or for those who have experience in other fields and are looking to make a switch to the art world. This unique opportunity gives individuals the chance to gain real hands-on experience working alongside the Art Dubai team, and to take on areas of responsibility through the three to four month period in the lead-up to the fair. The role also includes regular meetings and mentoring by senior members of the Art Dubai team.

Department areas include:

  • Fair Management & Production
  • Project Management
  • VIP Relations
  • Communications & Social Media
  • Exhibitor Relations Management
  • Education & Programming
  • Sponsorship

Traineeship applications for Art Dubai 2024 are now open. To apply, please click here.


The Volunteer Programme invites arts enthusiasts to get involved in all aspects of the fair and experience its programmes first-hand. Our dedicated volunteers serve as the ambassadors of the event and play a vital role in ensuring the successful execution of the event.  On-site volunteers are given capacity building opportunities that involve working with galleries, manning welcome desks, interacting with guests and audiences, providing information to visitors and other specialised tasks within different programmes and areas.

Volunteer applications for Art Dubai 2024 will be announced soon.