The Garden is a fun, beautiful, healthy environment that always welcomes volunteers in a number of capacities.
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Marketing and Communications Manager
Berkshire Botanical Garden is seeking a highly motivated and creative individual to handle all marketing/communications functions, including the design and content of our magazine, website, social media and press releases, and informational signage around the Garden. The successful candidate will also work with staff and trustees on marketing strategies to increase visitor numbers and attendance at special events as well as adult and children’s education programming. He or she must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years experience in communications. Some technical proficiency in web and graphic design required. Knowledge of Adobe Suite and CRM software (Salesforce) highly desirable. Please send resume and cover letter, together with three references, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: Internships for the 2015 season have been filled.
Horticultural College Intern
The college internship program is designed to offer hands-on experience at a botanical garden for persons aspiring to a career in horticulture, public gardening and landscape architecture or design. Interns work with horticulture staff and volunteers in all phases of public garden maintenance and development. This includes planting, weeding, watering, mulching, pruning, and interacting with visitors. Students may also become involved in special projects such as accession records, garden inventories, plant signage, or flower arranging. Intern training sessions, public educational programs, and staff field trips are offered to help broaden the students’ horticultural horizon.
Summer internships are 12 weeks, 40 hours per week. The Internships usually start mid to end of May. The program includes housing and a stipend of $7.50/hr.
Previous gardening experience and course work in horticulture, public gardening or landscape design are required. Junior and senior undergraduate students applying for college credit are preferred. Students must be responsible, self-motivated and capable of the strenuous nature of gardening. Please submit an application and a cover letter, which can be found on the Garden’s website at www.berkshirebotanical.org
Download your printable application HERE.