We’re growing!

We’re growing and hiring for new positions to build our teams and further strengthen our focus on climate action, the coastal economy, and investments in community infrastructure and leadership. We are committed to helping our islands and coast meet the challenges ahead and working with these communities to build resilience along the Maine coast.

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 see our open positions below and continue to check this site or the Maine Association of Nonprofits Job Board for new opportunities as they become available.

Please refer to each job description for application guidelines, and contact Deb Bartol at HR@islandinstitute.org with any additional questions.


CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS


Community Development Officer

The Island Institute is hiring a Community Development Officer working as a Workforce Pathways Projects Coordinator. Are you intrigued and ready to make a career move? We are interested in speaking to you if you would like to help Island Institute further its mission by providing broad support and coordination for the team including our industry-specific (broadband, clean energy & seafood sector) public/private partnerships and the four components of our education/workforce pipeline: Outer Islands Teaching and Learning Collaborative or TLC (Grades Pre-K-8), Geiger Travel Scholarship (Grades 6-college), MAP-Mentoring, Access & Persistence College Scholarship (Grades 11-college) and Compass Workforce Grants (ages 15-30).

Only online applications are accepted.

View the full job description and apply here.


Major Gifts Officer

The Major Gifts Officer (MGO), reporting to the Chief Philanthropy Officer, will be passionate about the mission of the Island Institute and contributes to the organization by growing philanthropic revenue from individual donors and family foundations. The MGO works as an integral member of the Philanthropy team, meeting both individual and team fundraising goals through cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of a portfolio of individual donors with the capacity to make five- to seven-figure gifts, towards the attainment of the organization’s annual and long-range fundraising goals. In addition, the MGO plays a critical role in organizing and extending the volunteer board fundraising activities of those who are committed to the organization.

Only online applications are accepted.

View the full job description and apply here.


2022 Database Cleansing Internship

The Island Institute’s Salesforce team is currently working to identify and correct errors, redundancies, and outdated content on Salesforce, the most widely used customer relationship management (CRM) platform in the world, providing customer relationship management service as well as a complementary suite of enterprise applications focused on customer service, marketing automation, analytics, and application development. For a student interested in database management and integrity, this internship will provide significant opportunities to gain valuable experience and hone career development skills, including the opportunity to take Salesforce Trailhead courses.

Only online applications are accepted.

View the full job description and apply here.


Community Development Officer – Blue Economy

The Island Institute seeks qualified candidates for the full-time position of Community Development Officer (CDO) to serve on the Blue Economy team. The term “blue economy” is a flexible one that includes almost anything related to the ocean: energy, shipping, tourism, recreation, aquaculture, support services, and much more. While lobster remains Maine’s primary and most well-known export, our state’s blue economy includes fishing, aquaculture, life sciences, value-added processing, boatbuilding, distribution, clean energy, tourism, and other waterfront businesses.

Only online applications are accepted.

View the full job description and apply here.

 

 

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