Careers

Membership Manager

The Membership Manager oversees and grows the organization’s membership program. Key responsibilities include developing, executing, and evaluating member renewal and acquisition strategies, producing member-targeted materials and events, serving as the primary organizational contact for members, and collaborating with colleagues to cultivate a sustainable base of support for the Island Institute. This is a full-time, salaried position reporting to the Donor Relations Director. It is based out of the Island Institute offices in Rockland, Maine, with the potential to work from Portland or another location up to two days per week. 

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Marine Economic Development Associate

This position is focused on marine-related business support, providing ideas, information, and options to island fishermen and communities looking to diversify their economic base. Work will include organizing community meetings, exchange trips, and building interest in fishing communities around these ideas. This is a short-term position that ends on March 31, 2016. It is based out of the Island Institute offices in Rockland, Maine, with the potential to work from Portland or another location up to two days per week. 

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Community Development Associate

This position is responsible for providing programmatic support for the entire Community Development department, including scholarships, internships, the Maine Islands Coalition, leadership programming and the Island Fellows program. This associate will be responsible for the day-to-day management of Island Scholars programs, will serve as a resource for the participants in these programs, and is responsible for any associated events or meetings.

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 Island Fellow

Swan's Island Fellow

The Island Fellows Program is one of the signature programs of the Island Institute. Fellowships provide a unique opportunity for recent graduates to apply their skills and experience to help build sustainability within communities whose way of life and identity face many challenges. This Fellowship is based with the Swan's Island fire department and ambulance service researching and implementing new technologies to improve the fire and emergency department response.  The Fellow will enhance existing systems to recruit, retain, and train volunteers, and improve data management systems.The Fellow will also research standard operating guidelines for ambulance and fire departments to ensure the fire department is in line with other similarly sized departments around the state.

Download the application  here. Please submit to Karen Burns. Open until filled.  

Read more about the Island Fellows program here.