We currently have two vacancies:

Chelsea Physic Garden has existed on the bank of the Thames since 1673, delivering its founding mission to demonstrate the importance of medicinal and herbal plants to the well-being of humankind. The Garden has a successful education programme, a thriving membership and annually welcomes over 50,000 visitors. As a financially self-supporting charity, the Garden’s challenge for the future is to reinforce its relevance and popularity whilst strengthening its diverse income streams.

  • Marketing Officer Chelsea Physic Garden

The Marketing Officer reports to the Head of Marketing & Commercial and supports them in all areas relating to the marketing, advertising, PR and promotion of the Garden and the on-site café, shop, education and events programme and venue hire. The role leads on delivering appropriate content for the website and for social media and assisting with graphic designers and print producers to ensuring guidelines are adhered to, maximizing the impact of the Garden’s profile and brand awareness.

The successful candidate will have a background in multi-channel marketing, be able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills and have well-developed skills in social media. A demonstrable interest in garden history or horticulture is desirable.

If you would like to apply for this job, please complete the application form and send a  covering letter (no more than two sides of A4) indicating how your skills and experience are directly relevant to the role and why you have made an application.

Please apply via the attached form by Jan 24th 2018

A full job description is attached. 

Job description Marketing Officer

Application Form Marketing Officer

  • Gardener/Propagation Manager

Owing to an internal promotion, Chelsea Physic Garden seeks a highly skilled and motivated Gardener/Propagation Manager.  The ideal candidate will have a level 2 or 3 horticultural qualification and have gained in depth experience within an historic or botanic garden.

The successful candidate will be assisting in the maintenance of an intensively cultivated botanical garden, working in all parts and on all aspects of the Garden’s horticultural work with other members of staff, trainees, interns and volunteers.  The propagation aspect of the role takes responsibility for the day to day management of the annual and ongoing propagation programme.  From seeds and cuttings you will produce up to 12,000 quality plants a year from a small space.  You will need to be very organised, efficient and resourceful.

The role will be split approximately 60% gardening and 40% Propagation Management.    

The successful candidate will be joining a friendly, knowledgeable and hard-working team and will gain experience of a wide range of ethno botanic, unusual, tropical and rare plants.

This is a full-time role, working with a team of 4 gardeners, 2 trainees and up to 30 volunteers.

Salary up to £23,688.00 depending on experience.

For further details, please see the full Job Description below. 

To apply, please complete the application form in full and return with a covering letter to [email protected] by 9 February 2018.

Application For Propagation Manager.

Propagation_Manager_2018.docx