Thank you for your interest in joining the PHS team. Explore our current job openings below. Jobs within the organization include administrative, gardener, or positions at PHS Meadowbrook Farm.
The 3D Designer helps facilitate the conception, creation and implementation of thoughtful, inspiring spaces and places and is a member of the Creative Team. Members of the Creative Team are expected to contribute to building a culture of excellent design, thoughtful and savvy creative strategy and set the standard for creative output and quality.
The Executive Assistant (EA) provides executive-level support to the President and serves as the Secretary of the Board. The EA serves as a gateway to the President for internal and external stakeholders; manages the President’s correspondence, calendar, and to-do lists; coordinates and keeps records for the work of Board, Standing, and Advisory Committees; and manages the administration for the President’s Office. This position requires a driven self-starter with exceptional problem-solving, communication, organizational, and customer service skills. Some evening and weekend hours are required, including the annual Philadelphia Flower Show.
The Digital Content Manager, working with the VP of Marketing and Communications, is responsible for the creation of content assets for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Marketing and Communications Department. This includes but is not limited to: lead generation emails, videos, digital copy, blogs, web page content, and other owned media assets as required. The Digital Content Manager is responsible for creating assets that advance the marketing and branding of PHS.
PHS provides a quarterly print magazine to its membership called GROW. Reaching a dedicated readership with high earning potential, the magazine’s advertisers target a successful audience with paid advertisements opportunities 4x/year. There are also digital advertising opportunities via the digital version of the publication, as well as advertising opportunities on PHS’s website and monthly e-newsletter. As an outside advertising sales professional for GROW, candidates need to be able to work independently, but must also be team players, working with PHS staff and an external publishing firm. Ideally, the sales professional will have years of outside sales experience with a proven track record of success. The individual must be able to build long-lasting relationships, overcome objections, and create sales.
The LandCare program regularly maintains over 16 million square feet of vacant land across Philadelphia – more than 40% of the vacant lots in the city - and provides jobs for 300 city residents each season. PHS is currently seeking a dynamic, talented, and extremely motivated Seasonal Field Coordinator to ensure the LandCare lots receive top-quality maintenance deserved by the community. This position with supervising, directing, and monitoring landscape construction activities on assigned projects in accordance with schedules, budgets, drawings, and specifications, while maintaining the highest-level quality of work.
The Strategic Project Manager designs and leads cross-functional initiatives that increase, communicate, and quantify PHS’s effectiveness in generating impact and support and ensures that PHS advances these initiatives and holds itself accountable to them. The Strategic Project Manager plays a key role in driving innovation, introducing new programs and products, eliminating or improving low-yield activities, and helping staff understand how activities contribute to a comprehensive view of the organization that delivers impact and generates revenue and engagement.
The Trees Specialist will build capacity for the Trees Team through centralized data management, systems improvements, operational support, and outreach efforts to prioritize equity in our tree planting activities, with a special focus in the suburban counties.
A strategic, experienced and motivated professional, the Workforce Development Director plays a key role in the continued growth and expansion of PHS’s job training and placement initiatives while managing all day to day tasks of delivering exceptional training programs which currently include citywide same day work and pay job opportunities, training programs for people while incarcerated, and on the job training programs providing intensive hands-on training in horticulture, landscape maintenance and job preparedness. In partnership with the Director, Vice President, Strategy and Development teams, this position will demonstrate leadership by building on existing program strengths, operationalizing strategy for growth, cultivating internal and external partnerships, and establishing funding to scale up workforce development impact across PHS and the Greater Philadelphia Region.