Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Tulsa Botanic Garden. Current job openings are listed below. 

Marketing and Communications Assistant (part-time)
Visitor Services Associate (part-time)

Marketing and Communications Assistant (part time, non-exempt)

Reports to: Communications and Outreach Director

Supervisory Responsibility: None

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Part-Time Position: Not to exceed 25 hours per week, no benefits.

Position Summary: This position will be responsible for visual graphics, web-based, social media, written communication and printed communications material about Tulsa Botanic Garden.

Applications for this position will be accepted until Monday, January 22, 2018.

Tulsa Botanic Garden seeks a qualified individual for an exciting part-time position, “Marketing and Communications Assistant” commencing employment as soon as possible. Applicants for this position will join a team of dedicated professionals working diligently to build and maintain a dynamic new botanic garden for Tulsa, Green Country and beyond. Tulsa Botanic Garden is a growing, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma with 170 acres of land located in southeastern Osage County, 8 miles from downtown Tulsa. More information about the Garden is located at www.tulsabotanic.org

Primary duties of this position include responsibility for producing graphics, web-based content, social media content, and written and printed communications about Tulsa Botanic Garden. Duties include the following:

•Maintaining and controlling the brand image of the Garden
•Designing and laying out the quarterly membership newsletter
•Creating the monthly membership postcard, flyers for programs/events as needed
•Creating weekly email blasts with timely events
•Maintaining social media presence via Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
•Keeping the Garden’s  website up-to-date
•Maintaining an advertising and marketing calendar
•Maintaining brand identity in creation of temporary and permanent signage for the Garden

Qualifications for this position include:

•Excellent graphic design skills
•Excellent written and verbal communications skills
•Proficiency in using Microsoft products as well as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
•Photography skills
•Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
•Familiarity with the outdoors and/or gardens and horticulture
•Flexibility of schedule
•Multi-tasking and organizational abilities
•Flexibility and capability to adapt to changes in daily routine
•Intermittent standing and walking required
•Requires the ability to lift 30 pounds
•Possession of a valid driver’s license.

The above job duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work for employees in this position, but this is not intended as an exclusive or all-inclusive inventory of all duties required of employees in this job.

This position reports directly to Tulsa Botanic Garden’s Communications and Outreach Director. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter explaining interest in the position, along with a current resume, graphic design samples via email to lori@tulsabotanic.org

Click here for a printable pdf file of position description. No phone calls please. 


VisitorServicesAssociate(part-time,non-exempt)

 

Reports to: Member Services Coordinator

Supervisory Responsibility: None

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Part-Time Position: Not to exceed 25 hours per week, no benefits. 

Position Summary: This position acts as a frontline ambassador for Tulsa Botanic Garden with a focus on creating enjoyable and positive experiences for all visitors, while also efficiently handling hourly and

daily work duties.  Visitor Services Associates work at the Garden from 9:30AM to 5:30PM Tuesday through Sunday, with additional hours available on Thursday evenings (until 8:30PM) and on other special occasions.

 

Tulsa Botanic Garden seeks a qualified individual for an exciting, part-time position entitled “Visitor Services Associate.”  Applicants for this position will join a team of dedicated professionals working diligently to build a dynamic new botanic garden for Tulsa, Green Country, and beyond. Tulsa Botanic Garden is a growing 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Tulsa, Oklahoma with 170 acres of land located in southeastern Osage County, 8 miles north of downtown Tulsa. More information about the Garden can be found at www.tulsabotanic.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tulsabotanicgarden

 

Primary duties of this position include:

•Processing all admission transactions and functions; handling cash and credit transactions with a high level of accuracy and according to established policies; reconciling cash drawer at the end of the day

•Greeting and orienting Tulsa Botanic Garden guests and providing information about the Garden, including its features, programs, and ongoing development
•Opening and closing of Visitor Center and/or other facilities (including the Mabee Grange), including locking and securing of all gates, doors, etc., adjusting HVAC controls, preparing and cleaning facility/ies for visitors and volunteers
•Answering questions about Garden memberships, providing information, taking payments, and forwarding information as needed for follow-up by other Garden personnel to guests
•Serving as an ambassador for the Garden at outreach events
•Gathering feedback from visitors to share with management while working to solve daily issues
•Assisting with event functions during special events
•Occasionally working with volunteers
•Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications for this position include:

•Excellent customer/visitor service relations, with prior work experience in this sector preferred
•Friendly demeanor and positive attitude

•Understanding of point of sale (POS) transactions on a computer system

•Flexibility of schedule to work shifts including weekends, evenings, and holidays

•Basic math, computer, and cash handling skills

•Ability to work independently

•Familiarity with the outdoors and/or gardens would be favorably considered

•Excellent verbal communications skills

•Possession of a valid driver’s license

•Multi-tasking and organizational abilities

•Flexibility and capability to adapt to changes in daily routine and to visitors’ needs

•Intermittent standing and walking required

•Ability to lift 30 pounds

 

This position reports directly to Tulsa Botanic Garden’s Member Services Coordinator.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter explaining interest in the position, a current resume, and 2 references via email to keli@tulsabotanic.org

Click here for a printable pdf file of position description. No phone calls please. 

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