Careers at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Director Marketing and Communications

    Reporting to the President and CEO, and serving as an integral member of the senior management team, responsible for the development of MARIE SELBY BOTANICAL GARDENS (MSBG) communication strategy, will develop a world-class communications plan, and directly manage communications activities that promote, enhance, and protect the organization’s brand reputation, and CRM strategy.

    The Director of Marketing and Communications will be responsible for integrated communications products and services including: newsletters and other print publications; Web, E-news and other online communications; media and public relations; and marketing. Ability to drive change in a collaborative environment.

    Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field required, an advanced degree is preferred. Minimum 10 years of senior management experience. Demonstrated skill in proactively building relationships with top tier reporters and editors, and in successfully positioning subject matter with the media to achieve high-impact placements. Extensive successful writing and editing experience in print and online communications media.  Demonstrated leadership in managing a comprehensive strategic communications, media relations, and marketing program to advance an organization’s mission and goals.  Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior management, Board of Trustees and staff.

    EOE, Drug Free Workplace.  Please no calls or visits.  No relocation assistance. Resumes should be sent to


    The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens has 2 openings for experienced horticulturists. Candidates should have comprehensive tropical plant, IPM, landscaping & irrigation knowledge. Must have Associate degree or Certificate in Horticulture & 2 years experience in the management of tropical plants. An equivalent combination would be considered. Must have a valid Florida Pesticide Applicators License or be able to obtain one within six months of hire.

    Please no calls or visits. Send resume to:

    (EOE, Drug Free Workplace).


    The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens has an opening for a Membership Associate to drive timely and accurate data entry and processing of Garden Memberships and to be the primary customer service contact for current and prospective members. The position reports to the Director of Institutional Advancement. Must Have 2 year degree in business, marketing or related field, and two years in an administrative support role preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel required. Database experience a plus.

    Please no calls or visits.

    Send resume to:

    (EOE, Drug Free Workplace).