The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society seeks a Shows & Events Programming Specialist who will gain hands-on professional development and valuable experience in event planning for a thriving nonprofit organization. We will challenge you with a fast-paced, quick-turnaround experience on a hard-working team. You will assist and support with planning, coordination and production of the Philadelphia Flower Show, recently awarded the Grand Pinnacle Gold Award for best overall event in the world, and various other PHS events throughout the year.
The successful candidate should have the ability to manage administrative and logistical duties in a busy special events environment, as well as anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines with little supervision. He/she should be able to provide outstanding customer service and be an enthusiastic professional who is capable of building relationships with both internal and external partners. Candidates with knowledge of the Philadelphia Flower Show are encouraged to apply. Some nighttime and evening work is required.
This is a great opportunity for someone with a strong interest in creative event development who wants to get a better understanding of the behind the scenes world of events. The Event Programming Specialist will have the benefit of learning critical event programming, organizing and planning skills from experienced staff. The Event Programming Specialist will report to the Associate Director of Event Programming.