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The Flower Show



Thank you for your interest in joining the PHS team. Explore our current exciting and rewarding 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].

Art Director

The PHS Art Director manages the Creative Services team and establishes visual standards for brand expression. This position provides guidance and feedback on a regular basis to two direct reports and external contractors making sure brand standards, deadlines, and budgets are met. Works collaboratively with teams across the organization to ensure brand visual alignment across all platforms -- printed materials, digital items, video, and photography. Works closely within the Marketing team on specific campaigns and on achieving goals of established three-year work plans. 

Chief Marketing, Communications, and Sales Officer

PHS’s Chief Marketing, Communications, and Sales Officer (CMCSO) is an organizational leader who directly leads Marketing, Communications, and Sales activities and serves as an important support partner, advisor, and influencer to all parts of the organization.  The CMCSO must be comfortable working in an environment with a mix of direct authority and accountability as well as areas of indirect authority and shared accountability.  The CMCSO owns our brand, communications, marketing, lead generation, and ticket sales functions and is accountable for achieving awareness, lead generation, and ticket sales KPIs. CMCSO is directly responsible for $8m+ in Flower Show ticket and ticket-related sales, shares responsibility with others for all revenue and inbound resources (e.g., volunteers, in-kind services, strategic partnerships, etc.), and plays an important role in fulfilling member expectations for quality content.  


Events Specialist, Shows and Events

Reporting to the Manager of Experience and Engagement, the Events Specialist will play a key role in creating and executing garden-centric activations and events for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and Philadelphia Flower Show. The Events Specialist is responsible for organizing and implementing cohesive events and programs throughout the year, intended to strengthen existing support and to build new relationships between target constituent personas and PHS.  The Events Specialist will act as a liaison between the Development Team and Shows and Events Team to execute many internal events geared towards members and donors of PHS. Areas of responsibility include large and small public and private events, fundraising events, and events related to special projects. In addition to these events, the Events Specialist will play a key role in all Flower Show events and operations. The Events Specialist will serve as the central client contact for all PHS and corporate hospitality events, including special after-hours events, such as the Opening Toast and Flowers After Hours. They will also be the primary liaison for event vendors, this includes services at the venue site and any additional third-party vendors.

Public Garden Visitor Specialist Internship at PHS Meadowbrook Farm

The Public Garden Visitor Specialist Internship at PHS Meadowbrook Farm is open to current events, tourism & hospitality students.  The Visitor Specialist Intern will work alongside the Visitor Specialist and receive hands-on training in all aspects of delivering a high-quality visitor experience. Upon completion of the program, the student will have acquired practical visitor specialist knowledge and skills as well as operational knowledge for a visitor destination.

Seasonal Community Ambassador

The Community Ambassador works closely with Healthy Neighborhoods Program Manager to execute all facets of the Love Where You Live Greening Plan for Nicetown and Tioga. The ambassador will play a critical support role in the implementation of the plan while also connecting with local community groups, religious institutions, businesses and neighborhood residents to encourage their involvement in the plan as well. The ambassador will share information on services that PHS is offering within Nicetown and Tioga. The ambassador will provide additional support to the Program Manager on an as-needed basis.  

Seasonal Gardener

 The Public Gardens and Landscapes Team is looking for full-time seasonal gardeners to work with us providing quality horticultural care and maintenance across a variety of garden sites in Philadelphia.  Seasonal gardeners will work as part of a core team performing all aspects of gardening and horticulture at some of the most prominent and visible gardens in the city; such as The Philadelphia Navy Yard, Logan Square, The Rodin Museum, Philadelphia Art Museum, Eastern State Penitentiary, and The Delaware River Waterfront.  

Social Media Internship

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) is seeking a part-time fall intern to work closely with the Social Media Manager. The internship will run from August – December, with the potential to extend into the next semester. 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 brainstorming content, creative writing for social media, video production, photography, content and audience research, trend forecasting, fact-checking, data analysis, and monitoring of PHS social media accounts. The Social Media Intern will also support the field marketing effort of the organization, attending and promoting various PHS programs and events. 

Tree Specialist

This position will focus on working with individuals and organizations, especially in high-priority neighborhoods, to grow tree canopy so residents can experience the host of health and community benefits that trees provide. The Trees Specialist will organize logistics for tree procurement, planting, and care in the Greater Philadelphia Region, primarily focusing on priority areas. The Specialist will be assigned a geographic area, including portions of Philadelphia and suburban counties, where he/she/they will have primary responsibility for coordinating and managing relationships with community partners, current Tree Tenders, and prospective Tree Tenders.