Tower Hill Botanic Garden

11 French Drive
Boylston, MA 01505

Date Posted:
September 13, 2019

Central Massachusetts



Manager of Exhibitions and Events


Under the direction of the Director of Education, the Manager of Exhibitions and Events is charged with attracting and serving a diverse population of new and existing audiences at Tower Hill through a robust array of stand-alone events and mission-focused exhibitions which include displays (art and/or plant), interpretation, complementary events, and youth and adult programming. From proposal to delivery, the Manager oversees all aspects of these educational offerings including planning, development, implementation, and evaluation. The manager must have high expectations for quality and excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, including the ability to deal tactfully with visitors, students, volunteers, instructors, vendors, artists, and staff and the demonstrated capability to conduct one’s self with a calm and professional demeanor at all times. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, highly organized, strategic, creative, a strong team-leader, and has experience with exhibitions and events.


· Commitment to principles of inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility.

· Experience working on exhibitions and/or events by, for, and with diverse audiences.

· Ability to work independently with minimum supervision in a face paced environment.

· Ability to give and receive feedback and cooperate with staff to solve problems.

· Experience working in a public garden, museum, or other cultural or educational non-profit organization.

· Experience developing art, science, or history exhibits, and writing and designing interpretive content.

· Experience developing drop-in educational experiences.

· Experience managing employees and volunteers.

· Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

· Excellent record keeping, organization, and planning skills.

· Success working professionally as a member of a larger team and willing to assist at every level of a project.

· Budget management and negotiation skills and a proven track record of generating revenue from events.

· Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).

· Excellent interpersonal skills with a high level of professionalism.

· Superior time management skills, multi-tasking abilities, team playing skills.

· Experience with hiring and managing vendors for event production.

· Flexibility, a willingness to adapt to change, and an interest in helping to envision change.

· Proficiency in computer applications including Excel, Raiser’s Edge, Word, Google Docs, Outlook, Smartsheet, and other internet applications.

How To Apply:

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Apply by:
November 08, 2019
About this Organization:
Botanic Garden