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Makerspace Abu Dhabi is HIRING

 

What is the Makerspace?

The Makerspace in Al Zeina provides an open-access, DIY workshop, prototyping lab and fabrication studio, creating a home for innovation and entrepreneurship, STEAM education and a platform for academia and industry. The space builds a vibrant, community-based space that provides members the access to tools, software and space where entrepreneurs, inventors, innovators, makers, businesses, teachers and students can come together to learn and work.

The space provides access to professional equipment and software and a wide variety of machinery and tools including milling machines, lathes, MIG and TIG welding stations, sheet metal working equipment, drill presses, band saws, industrial sewing machines, hand tools, wood working equipment including a wood CNC router, electronics design, testing and fabrication equipment, vacuum forming, CO2 laser cutters, powder coating equipment, 3D printers (FDM), silk screening and vinyl cutting and the design software needed to run it all. Pretty much everything you'd ever need, to make just about anything.

Who are we looking for?

We’re looking for bright, energetic, self-motivated makers to join the ranks and help us engage, enable and empower our Makerspace members to build their dream.

  • Business Development Specialist
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Technician ‘Dream Consultant’ 
  • Front Desk Staff

How to apply for a position?

  1. Read the job summaries below.
  2. Download the job description PDF to find out more.
  3. Get started by filling out the Application Form
    (Link or QR Code provided in each of the job post PDFs)
  4. Send your CV to .

Note: The Application Form and a CV must be submitted in this manner in order to be considered. Not all applicants will receive a reply. Please, no phone calls about these positions.

Business Development Specialist


The Business Development Specialist sells companies, universities and other organisations on the benefits of the makerspace’s offering, including team building events, strategy workshops, staff memberships and employee skills training. The Business Development Specialist is knowledgeable and passionate about making, DIY, electronics, the arts and STEAM education, and can articulate the role that hands-on making, hacking and tinkering play in developing the innovation edge within individuals, organisations and communities.

  • Developing client networks 
  • Crafting proposals 
  • Sales strategy and execution 
  • Maintaining a client pipeline 

 

Download the Job Description to find out more:

Marketing Specialist


The Makerspace Abu Dhabi is seeking a driven Marketing Specialist to attract and interact with targeted virtual communities and maker networks. The goal is to gradually achieve superior customer engagement, website traffic and revenue by strategically exploiting all aspects of the social marketing roadmap. The Marketing Specialist is instrumental in managing the company’s content-related assets and supporting all makerspace departments.

  • Capturing amazing content 

  • Content creation in English and Arabic

  • Social account management 

  • Developing marketing strategies 

 

Download the Job Description to find out more:

Technician 'Dream Consultant'


Makers, Hackers, Artists, Machinists, Woodworkers, Industrial Designers, Engineers, CAD Jockeys all of the above and more are among our Technician ‘Dream Consultant’ ranks. In this position you’ll oversee and assist our members with building their projects. Working by their side to be there to provide either the insight or encouragement they need to move forward and in using Makerspace Abu Dhabi's available equipment safely, of course. You will also perform some preventative machine maintenance and general facilities work to keep the shop humming. Must have “Can Do Spirit” and an honest belief that “Where there’s a will…” - you know the rest, right?

  • Digital design & fabrication 
  • Teaching 
  • Enabling innovation and creativity in others 
  • Being an ambassador to the Maker community 

 

Download the Job Description to find out more:

Front Desk Staff


Our Front Desk Staff is our first point of contact! You’ll greet members, students and customers when they enter the lobby and help plant the seed of thought that grows into their understanding of how Makerspace Abu Dhabi works for them. You’ll also answer general shop questions, assist in enforcing Makerspace Abu Dhabi rules and policies, make equipment reservations for members, prepare class materials for instructors (for our wide variety of classes held daily) and process payments for membership, classes and retail sales.

  • First class customer service
  • Handle sales activities for makerspace services
  • Manage the makerspace retail shop
  • Centralised support for all makerspace departments

 

Download the Job Posting to find out more: