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The Flower Show

Careers

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Thank you for your interest in joining the PHS team. Explore our current job openings below. Effective August 16, 2021, all team members who are hired by PHS must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before beginning work at PHS or be approved for a religious or medical accommodation.  Applicants seeking accommodations should contact [email protected].
 


Branching Up Instructor

PHS partners with the Philadelphia Prison System (PPS) and Temple University to support people who are incarcerated to develop new skills, gain hands-on landscaping and horticultural experience, and pursue meaningful employment upon their release. This position is responsible for supporting the Workforce Development Manager by overseeing operations at the prison, designing the curriculum, leading the training program, evaluating and promoting successes, and helping to ensure program deliverables are met in collaboration with partner organizations. This individual reports directly to the Workforce Development Manager. 


Community Gardens Specialist

PHS supports community gardeners with educational workshops, gardening supplies and materials, seedlings, access to the PHS tool library, technical assistance, volunteer assistance, and infrastructure improvements. The Community Gardens Specialist provides key essential community building expertise and support to community gardens participating in the PHS Community Gardens Program. The Specialist is responsible for developing, with support from the Gardens team, Neighborhood Gardens Trust, and outside professionals, the tools and trainings to address inclusivity, leadership, succession and conflict resolution in gardens.  In addition to developing curriculums and supports, the Specialist will function as a community organizer and support early states sites with the basics around organizing and recruitment.  They will also work with PHS’s volunteer team to organize and support volunteer work day requests in gardens enrolled in the program.  


Event Programming Internship

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) seeks an intern for the Events Programming team. Reporting to both the Director of Events and Events Program Specialist, the Event Programming Intern will be supporting key special events, including “Flowers After Hours” and “Family Frolic” among other to be determined events at the Flower Show. The internship will run from January – July 2022, with the possibility for part-time during the earlier months of the internship. This position will receive a stipend. Open to students enrolled in a degree program (undergrad/grad). College credit is also available. Ability to work remotely and in office, as required.


Event Operations Internship

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) seeks an Event Operations Intern to provide support for both the Flower Show Operations Team and the Exhibitor Liaison. The successful candidate will gain first-hand experience and insight into the operations of a large-scale event. The internship will run from January – July 2022, with the possibility for part-time during the earlier months of the internship. This position will receive a stipend. Open to students enrolled in a degree program (undergrad/grad). College credit is also available. Ability to work remotely and in office, as required.

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

 Responsible for finance, planning and analysis function of PHS.   Develops annual budget and mid-year projections with budget owners consistent with established guidelines and timelines.  Proactively updates Dr. Director of FP&A on postivie and or negative financial trends.   Oversees the Manager of Impact Analysis on data collectoin, dashboard creation, and tracking of org-wide strategic initiatives.


Grants Manager

The Grants Manager must have the ability to understand, interpret and manage a multiple grant awards and requirements. This position requires the ability to understand financial regulations and manage agreements and award documents to monitor financial compliance requirements, allowable expenditures, and payment terms, in an effort to ensure timely and accurate invoicing and financial reporting.  Other essential responsibilities include preparing applicable journal entries, updating the General Ledger for appropriate grant related accounting activities, budget preparation for new and existing programs and developing and monitoring program budget vs actual reporting.


Marketing Internship

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) seeks a part-time Fall Intern to work closely with the Marketing and Content Managers. The internship will run from September – December 2021. The intern must be available 24 hours a week. This position will receive a stipend of $1,500. College credit is also available.


Marketplace Internship

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) seeks an intern for the Marketplace at the 2022 Philadelphia Flower Show. Reporting to the Marketplace Manager, this internship will support the Marketplace Manager in the recruitment, onboarding, and management of all vendors for the Flower Show. The internship will run from January – July 2022, with the possibility for part-time during the earlier months of the internship. This position will receive a stipend. Open to students enrolled in a degree program (undergrad/grad). College credit is also available. Ability to work remotely and in office, as required.

 

Research and Analysis Manager

The Research and Analysis Manager drives the data collection, mapping, dashboarding, analysis and research work of a large, multifaceted organization. The Research and Analysis Manager will be highly skilled at absorbing, analyzing, visualizing and communicating complex data sets to inform PHS’s multi-dimensional work, and will be adept at constantly innovating new ways to think about PHS programs through different forms of mapping, dashboarding and analysis.


Seasonal Gardener at PHS Meadowbrook Farm

PHS Meadowbrook Farm is seeking a seasonal gardener to assist the full-time horticulturists with garden maintenance throughout the growing season. The ideal candidate will have some prior experience with gardening and grounds-related tasks, such as running lawn care equipment, plantings, watering, weeding, seasonal garden maintenance, etc.


Social Media Internship

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) seeks a part-time fall intern to work closely with the Social Media Manager. The internship will run from September 2021 to December 2021. The intern must be available 24 hours a week. This position will receive a stipend of $1,500. College credit is also available. Projects include creative writing for social media, content and audience research, trend forecasting, fact-checking, data analysis, brainstorming, and monitoring of PHS social media accounts. 


Volunteer Management & Competitive Classes Internship

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) seeks an intern to provide support for both the volunteer program and the non-professional exhibit competitions (Competitive Classes) for the 2022 Philadelphia Flower Show. This role will work closely with the Director of Volunteer Programs and other members of the Volunteer team. The internship will run from January – July 2022, with the possibility for part-time during the earlier months of the internship. This position will receive a stipend. Open to students enrolled in a degree program (undergrad/grad). College credit is also available. Ability to work remotely and in office, as required.