Program Manager

Company Name: 

Pacific Bonsai Museum


PO Box 6108
Federal Way, WA 98063

Contact Name: 



Job Description: 

Seeking Savvy Program Manager

Are you a program-loving superstar, with excellent organization and communication skills? If so, Pacific Bonsai Museum wants you to join us as our program manager!
Join a creative team connecting people with nature through the living art of bonsai. As program manager, you will create opportunities for diverse audiences to learn about the art of bonsai and experience it in engaging ways.  Primary responsibilities:

Education Programs

  • Recruit, train, schedule and support museum docents.
  • Plan, coordinate, produce and evaluate youth and adult education programs; work with education specialists as needed to develop lesson plans. 

Public Programs and Events

  • Plan, coordinate, produce and evaluate public events at the Museum; assist with fundraising events as needed.

Outreach Programs

  • Plan, coordinate, produce and evaluate programs at community events away from the museum. 


  • Serve as lead on behalf of the museum to coordinate programs and events with partners, businesses and community organizations.


  • Identify volunteer opportunities at the museum; recruit, train, schedule, evaluate, recognize and support volunteers including docents, event and outreach volunteers.

Other duties as assigned


  • BA or equivalent.
  • 2-3 years of experience in event planning and production preferred.
  • Exceptional communication skills: listening, oral and written.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Proven ability to work in a multi-tasking, fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative team manner with a dynamic range of people.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; CRM experience or equivalent required.

Reports to Executive Director; 24 hours per week (could grow to full time); some evening and weekend work required; salary DOE + benefits package.

Pacific Bonsai Museum offers a beautiful work setting and an energetic team. Carpooling and some work-from-home may be available.


To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to  by 5pm November 12. Resumes will be reviewed as they are received and interviews may be scheduled before the closing date.
Pacific Bonsai Museum is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran or disabled status.