Careers

At the Island Institute, we work alongside Maine’s island and coastal leaders to catalyze community sustainability. Our commitment to the islands of Maine includes sharing what works among these diverse locations, so that other island and coastal communities can meet the unique challenges they face.

This work wouldn't be possible without a talented staff that brings a wide range of experience, skills, and passion to everything we do. If you are interested in working with us, please continue to check this site or the Maine Association of Nonprofits Job Board—we post open positions as they become available across all of our project areas.

Please refer to each job description for application guidelines, and contact Karen Burns, Chief Talent Officer, at kburns@islandinstitute.org, with any additional questions.

Current open positions

Senior Events and Engagement Officer

The Island Institute seeks qualified candidates for the position of Senior Events and Engagement Officer. As both strategic lead and project lead for the Island Institute’s Events team, the Senior Events and Engagement Officer will be responsible for leading the Events team to design and execute high quality events. At its core, the Island Institute values effective events and convenings as a key strategy to meet strategic organizational impacts and hosts over 85 events per year, both large and small. This position will be responsible for the design, project management, execution, and follow-up of the majority of these events, as well as the tracking and support for all events.

Read the full job description and application details here: 
Senior Events and Engagement Officer

Graphic Designer

The Island Institute seeks qualified candidates for the position of Graphic Designer. A member of the PR/Communications team, the Graphic Designer will design a wide variety of print and digital publications including magazines, a monthly newspaper, ads, emails, and materials that support our projects, events, and internal communications. The Graphic Designer is responsible for the design, production, and project management of design projects that enhance the visibility of the organization, support the Island Institute brand, and advance the mission of the Island Institute as a leading community development organization.

Read the full job description and application details here: 
Graphic Designer