Thank you for your interest in joining the PHS team. Explore our current exciting and rewarding job openings below!
The Development Officer is responsible for developing long-term philanthropic relationships with an assigned group of about 150 donors and prospects capable of making leadership level gifts and planned gifts. In collaboration with the Director of Individual Giving and colleagues across the organization, the Development Officer will personally qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors making primarily unrestricted gifts in support of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s mission. This front-facing role will require ongoing outreach to meet with members and donors through in-person visits, virtual meetings, and events.
Landscape Technicians work with our gardening team providing quality horticultural care and maintenance across a variety of garden sites in Philadelphia. Technicians 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. A Landscape Technician will perform general grounds and landscape maintenance duties along with garden installation and renovation/maintenance type work in support of the Public Gardens and Landscapes team.
The Marketing Manager is responsible for managing the development and implementation of marketing plans, campaigns and promotions for PHS’s key focus areas based on an overall strategy determined by the organization, including the annual Philadelphia Flower Show. This position conducts the planning, outreach, and oversight of marketing programs to drive awareness and action for PHS’s marketing initiatives.
The Meadowbrook Farm Seasonal Visitor Specialist position is primarily a frontline ambassador for Meadowbrook Farm with the responsibility of creating enjoyable and positive experiences for all garden visitors. PHS Meadowbrook Farm is a 21-acre property where visitors can come to enjoy gardens, seasonal plantings, and an extremely diverse plant palette.
Membership and Development Specialist
The Membership Specialist serves as part of a team that provides administrative and project support for the PHS Development Department, including customer service, data entry, and information analysis. This position is primarily focused on development functions related to membership, annual fund fundraising efforts, and data analysis, and works collaboratively with the development team to produce solicitation materials, process gifts, generate acknowledgment letters, produce giving reports, and support events. This position will require extensive knowledge of PHS development and membership programs and other organizational activities as well as fundraising databases and best practices.
The Neighborhood Gardens Trust (NGT) is seeking a Project Manager to support the preservation and stewardship of community-managed open spaces in Philadelphia. This role will focus on the intersection of green space preservation and green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) projects and is funded through the William Penn Foundation’s Resilient Communities Stormwater Initiative (RCSI). RCSI will make green space investments in focus neighborhoods in Philadelphia that have been historically disinvested and face environmental injustices, especially disproportionate negative impacts of climate change.
The part-time intern to work closely with the Social Media Manager. The internship will run from mid-May – mid-August, with the potential to extend into the next semester. The intern must be available 20-24 hours a week. This position will receive a stipend. College credit is also available. The Social Media Intern will work on creative content ideas, writing for media, video production, photography, research, and monitoring of PHS social media accounts. This position will assist in executing a marketing and communications strategy that leverages the mission and values of PHS, The 2024 Philadelphia Flower Show, the PHS Pop-Up Gardens, and PHS Meadowbrook Farm.