JOB POSTING: Project Manager – Resistance Garden

Arising from the desire to critically examine and redefine our relationships with nature, farming, food politics, and the historical use of plants and herbs across different cultures, the Painted Bride Art Center is developing a Resistance Garden project with the arts and humanities functioning as the intersection of all these issues. The Painted Bride Art Center is seeking a Project Manager to organize and carry out the implementation of the project as a whole. This is a part time position from 10-20 hours a week, and pays $20 an hour.


To apply, please send a resume to
To learn more about the Resistance Garden, click here.

General inquiries can be sent to


Responsibilities include:

  • Facilitating partner meetings between Resistance Garden partners, the Program Committee, as well as Bride staff
  • Conducting site visits alongside Executive Director and Communications & Partnerships Manager
  • Serving as the point of contact between partners, artistic collaborators, and Bride staff
  • Implementing artistic projects, educational workshops, and zine-making logistics for the duration of the project
  • Reporting to the Executive Director, Program Manager, and Communications & Partnerships Manager with updates and issues that may arise


The ideal candidate will have most of the following qualifications:

  • +2 years of experience in art administration, community organizing, and project management, and best practices for community-centered projects
  • A working knowledge of urban farming, foraging, gardening, and community gardens throughout the Philadelphia area
  • Large and small group facilitation skills
  • Comfort with a collaborative, emergent work environment that values deep engagement of and direction from artists and communities over urgency, perfection, or one right way
  • Excitement and curiosity around new models for arts experiences and a willingness to think outside the box
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to manage multiple timelines
  • Cultural competency and a working knowledge of anti-oppressive practices