Toledo Botanical Garden is launching a revised organizational structure with the announcement of several new positions offering competitive salary and benefits.
If you, or someone you know is qualified and interested, please send your cover letter, resume and references to Carol.firstname.lastname@example.org no later than March 14. Or mail to Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive, Toledo OH 43615.
Each position requires a collaborative spirit, superior interpersonal skills, and skookum (a Chinook term used to describe a person that has purpose, a strong sense of determination, trustworthiness, reliability and honesty.) All positions are full-time. Open positions include:
Director of Resource Development
This new position has primary responsibility for all fundraising, as well as supervisory oversight of marketing, membership, events, public and media relations. Requirements: 8 to 10 years minimum experience, Bachelors’ degree, strong supervisory ability, proven track record in creating and implementing fund development strategies and practices, and advanced background/working knowledge of Marketing/PR.
Marketing and Events Manager
Position has primary responsibility for all facets of marketing and public relations to promote TBG in the community. Responsible for event planning and execution, cultivating current and developing potential new events, sponsors, event attendees, members, educational efforts and other garden projects. Requirements: minimum 5 years’ experience with large to medium sized events, focused, detailed and organized.
Position is responsible for planning and implementing the TBG Volunteer program, with an emphasis on connecting volunteers with areas of interest to enhance the overall Garden experience. Volunteer opportunities include event support and horticulture related activities. Requirements: exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills, proficiency with technology to advance efficient and effective volunteer communication.
Responsible for oversight of entire financial operation, including but not limited to payables, receivables, payroll, budgeting and forecasting. Oversight of grants and ongoing tracking of all revenue and expense reporting. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in financial field and 5 to 8 years’ experience in roles of increasing responsibility.
- Full job description for Finance Director coming soon.
Director of Horticulture
Toledo Botanical Garden (TBG) seeks an experienced, creative, hands-on professional to oversee Horticulture and Grounds. The Horticulture Director leads a self-starting staff of horticulturists and experienced volunteers that are responsible for planning, planting and maintaining multiple feature gardens, the grounds and living plant collections in a professional, display-quality manner. Also supervises departmental staff responsible for curation and records, and the greenhouse. The position works closely with interdepartmental colleagues, including Visitor Services, Marketing, Outreach/Education, Finance, and Development.
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Children’s Education Intern (Unpaid)
Toledo Botanical Garden’s Children’s Education Department is looking for a talented student interested in furthering their experience in children’s education. Our award winning program is a hands on, inquiry based nature education curriculum. Interns will be trained to assist our experienced educators with the camps and classes. They will present and facilitate activities and games relating to topics from adaptations, life cycles and habitats to painting, making re-purposed gifts, fairy gardens, and playing pioneer games. Candidate should be comfortable directing large groups of children ages 6-14 in a controlled and safe manner. For more information on this position click: Children’s Education Intern. To apply for this opportunity, please e-mail a letter of interest and resume to email@example.com.