Administrator for the Culture and Creative Industries Project

Administrator for the Culture and Creative Industries Project

at Goethe-Institut Jordan

Scope of employment: 100% 

The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s worldwide cultural institute. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. The Culture and Creative Industries' project is a cooperation between the Goethe-Institut and other international organisations.
We are seeking to appoint, commencing May 15, 2021 (or later) and until December 31, 2021 (with the option to extend), a committed administrator to coordinate specific activities for the Culture and Creative Industries' project in Jordan.

Primary range of duties

  • Coordinating the implementation of specific activities for the Culture and Creative Industries project in Jordan, in partnership with various other Goethe-Institut offices and those of partner organizations (including building partner collaborations, preparing contracts, tendering processes, implementing programs)
  • Controlling and monitoring of the activities’ budgets, and regular reporting to the project leader
  • Support in developing networks for the project (partner organizations, alumni, experts, trainers)
  • Management of publicity work for the specific activities, including delegating social media tasks
  • Consultation with the project coordinator for the overall project
  • Close partnership with the administration
  • Documenting the project activities

  • Professional project management experience
  • Knowledge of the cultural and creative industries with sound knowledge of the current Jordanian design scene 
  • Experience in controlling/monitoring of budgets
  • Experience in publicity work/communication for large-scale projects
  • Experience in planning and realizing training programs an advantage
  • Good IT skills (MS Office, Microsoft Teams), as well as a willingness to learn new software programs
  • Excellent command of English and Arabic, with German skills being an advantage
  • Ability to work in a team, self-sufficiency and reliability, as well as a high degree of commitment, flexibility and ability to work under pressure
  • High degree of social and intercultural competence
  • Current residence in Jordan an advantage 

We offer: 
  • a remuneration according to the local remuneration scheme of the Goethe-Institut Jordan
  • a responsible and versatile position in the intercultural environment of a cultural institute.
  • a workplace in a friendly and creative atmosphere.  
We look forward to receiving your application!

Please send your application (with CCI in the subject Line) in English, Arabic or German, including a CV and a cover letter to by April 30, 2021

Applications with incomplete documentations will not be considered.

 Administrator for the Culture and Creative Industries Project