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Are you passionate about connecting people with plants while creating a dynamic community hub for plant-centered learning in Toronto? We are looking for individuals who think outside the box, are involved in community building, come up with innovative ideas, are entrepreneurial, and love to be hands-on and challenged in a team environment. Is that you? Please click on the links below for full job descriptions and how to apply.


Updated May 9, 2024

Director of Development

As a key member of the leadership team, the Director of Development plays an active and strategic role in developing a culture of philanthropy that builds communities of support and attracts high-impact philanthropy to TBG’s strategic priorities. The Director creates a development strategy and designs, directs, and executes a multifaceted and full complement of fundraising programs, including major gifts and capital campaigns, sponsorship marketing, grant writing, planned giving, core mission and program initiatives, and special events. The Director fosters cross-team collaboration, and motivates and supports a team of staff, Board of Directors and volunteers, including members of the Development Committee, who advocate for TBG in the execution of the development plan.

Director of Horticulture

The Director of Horticulture will launch the Toronto Botanical Garden forward, embracing the legacy of our original 4-acre botanical garden, while serving as a key partner as the Garden prepares for and realizes the expansion into the surrounding Edwards Gardens. Together with our horticultural staff and volunteers, you will guide the scaling up of our horticultural operations. You will build on past success, while diligently focusing on developing inspiring gardens and forward-thinking collections that are relevant to the Garden’s diverse and evolving audience. You will be a self-starter, skilled at balancing the mission and the business; while also motivated to build and mentor a team that has the capacity and passion to take the Garden’s horticulture to new heights.

Executive Assistant

As the Executive Assistant, your skills and expertise will support the Toronto Botanical Garden’s Executive Director, board members, and executive staff by providing high-level quality administrative support involving the use of discretion and independent judgment. Central to your role is your keen project and calendar management, along with your ability to see the big picture, and steadily work in the direction of the Garden’s goals. You are a skilled communicator, both verbally and written, acting as a spokesperson for the Executive Director. You are a skilled problem solver, a systems thinker, and you navigate your day with calm confidence. You support the Executive Director to advance partnership and leverage key relationships, enabling the Executive Director to keep a solid pace of work, while advancing the work of TBG. Through all your work, you are successful at modeling and being an extension of the Executive Director’s presence, supporting a positive, inspiring, and engaging organizational culture.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Toronto Botanical Garden is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a welcoming, safe, diverse, and inclusive environment. TBG’s workplace has a long-standing policy of providing fair, equitable, and accessible opportunities for all employees and prospective employees. TBG considers all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, or disability status and strongly encourages applications from women, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and/or gender identities

Toronto Botanical Garden is committed to an inclusive, accessible and welcoming hiring process that provides reasonable accommodation to all applicants. Please advise should you require any accommodation to participate in this posting recruitment, selection and/or assessment processes.

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