Exhibit Associate

  • Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
  • Jul 23, 2018
Biology - Ecology Sustainability

Job Description


Exhibit Associate

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens


Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is empowered by its mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse.


Phipps is seeking a full-time Exhibit Associate to assist the Associate Director of Exhibits in creating and implementing seasonal flower shows, annual displays and gallery exhibitions, including the design and implementation of interactive displays and lighting displays. Responsibilities will include creating installation schedules, sourcing materials, fabricating horticultural props and display needs, and organizing props and materials. The Exhibit Associate will also assist with responding to marketing and media requests.


A bachelor’s degree in landscape design, horticulture or a related field is required, along with art/design experience. Knowledge of a vast plant palette and the ability to research the needs of individual crops and suggest suitable plants to add to displays are required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a willingness to interact graciously with the general public are required. Evening and weekend work may be required. Phipps offers a competitive compensation package, strong benefits and unique atmosphere.


Qualified candidates should email a resume, cover letter and salary history to hr@phipps.conservatory.org or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. No telephone calls, please.


For more information about Phipps, please visit our website: www.phipps.conservatory.org.


Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is an equal opportunity employer.

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