Executive Director - Museum

Black Pearl Consult


Ref: RP174-1043

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We have a promising senior role with an established museum in the GCC area. The candidate would need substantial experience and knowledge about museum operations, exhibits, budget management, and Middle East culture. Their main responsibilities would also entail providing guidance and strategy to the main aspects of the museum namely in learning/education, mediation, publication, and cultural programs. It is essential that the position holder possesses a strong business acumen and growth mindset, understanding that the museum not only needs quality collections but alternative streams of revenue.


It is ideal that the candidate meets the following:
• Candidate must have a minimum of 11 years of experience in a museum, of which 2 years in a senior/director level role
• Experience in handling large and complex events, ensuring the highest standards are met
• Experience and/or knowledge in handling all four key areas: learning/education, mediation, publication, and cultural programs
• Experience in direct interactions with high profile individuals (i.e., government authorities, VIP officials, etc.)
• Experience in leading various events with large budgets in a fast-paced environment

About the Company

Black Pearl is a progressive, dynamic and well structured HR solution provider that offers permanent recruitment services, HR consultancy, psychometric assessments, coaching and also professional training services for clients from different corporate sectors in the Middle East.

Like a rare and unique black pearl, we consider our partnership with our clients and job seekers as a fine, precious and valuable encounter that needs to be affirmed, developed and supported with a strong commitment to deliver not only the right services but the best in the industry.

Our aim is to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients, strategically offering Black Pearl services that are customized to the unique requirements of our clients and job seekers alike, resulting in effectively achieving goals and all that is required in this ever evolving and competitive market.

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Executive Director salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 40,000

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