Careers at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

  • DIRECTOR OF 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.

    Please no calls or visits.

    Send resume to: careers@selby.org

    (EOE, Drug Free Workplace).

  • GARDENS HORTICULTURIST

    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: careers@selby.org

    (EOE, Drug Free Workplace).

  • ASSISTANT GREENHOUSE HORTICULTURIST

    The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens has an opening for an assistant to support the greenhouse horticulturists by performing physical tasks that improve greenhouse operations workflow and horticultural hygiene. Tasks include hand watering of collections plants, monitoring of greenhouse operation systems, washing pots, weeding, pressure cleaning, and stocking supplies.

    Applicants need to have experience with tropical greenhouse or nursery production, and must be physically fit. Shift Wednesday through Sunday, 7:00-3:30.

    Please no calls or visits.

    Send resume to: careers@selby.org

    (EOE, Drug Free Workplace).