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


Director/sr. director of human resources

The Island Institute seeks qualified candidates for the role of Director/Sr. Director of Human Resources. Reporting to the President, this position serves as a critical part of the leadership team by guiding the strategic focus for the development of HR and Talent through partnership and execution of theIsland Institute’s mission.

This Director/Sr. Director of Human Resources will be hands-on and will also oversee the technical and administrative aspects of human resources including policies, processes and programs, attracting and retaining talent, HR compliance, workforce planning, and evolving organizational culture and DEI strategies.

Only online applications are accepted.

View the full job description and apply here.


Customer Service Retail Associate – Archipelago (Part Time, Seasonal)

The Island Institute seeks qualified candidates for the position of a part time, seasonal Customer Service Retail Associate with Archipelago, the Island Institute’s retail store and fine arts gallery. Reporting to the Archipelago Store Manager, the Customer Service Retail Associate provides outstanding customer service to shoppers in a unique made-in-Maine shop and gallery setting. Over 250 artists, crafters, and authors from 15 different islands and the coast of Maine are represented in the store.

Only online applications are accepted.

View the full job description and apply here.


Executive Assistant

The Island Institute seeks qualified candidates for the role of Executive Assistant. Reporting directly to the President of the Island Institute, the Executive Assistant provides administrative support to the president and serves as the liaison to the board of trustees and the leadership team by ensuring a smooth flow of communication within and outside of the Island Institute, managing administrative support systems that enhance the effectiveness of the organization.

Only online applications are accepted.

View the full job description and apply here.


DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIST

The Island Institute seeks qualified candidates for the role of Digital Communications Strategist. This position is responsible for the development and implementation of communication strategies that support the organization’s marketing and fundraising efforts. The Strategist maintains and improves the organization’s website, email marketing platform, digital asset management system, project management software and other digital tools to advance marketing and philanthropy goals. The Strategist collaborates with marketing team members and project staff to highlight the organization’s projects, accomplishments, and partnerships, and ensure that audiences are engaged with our work.

The Strategist is an action-oriented leader who deploys significant project management skills to manage a robust digital production pipeline. The Strategist identifies and creates new opportunities to improve digital experiences with multiple audiences and segments. This role is judged on its ability to implement strategies that lead to greater client engagement, positive brand awareness and increased revenue.

Only online applications are accepted.

View the full job description and apply here.


Philanthropy Officer: Annual Giving and Stewardship

The Philanthropy Officer for Annual Giving and Stewardship works as an integral leader of the Philanthropy Team, meeting both individual and team fundraising goals. The Philanthropy Officer is responsible for all aspects of the organization’s membership and annual giving program. Key responsibilities include creating, planning and executing membership campaigns; planning and executing philanthropy events; managing a comprehensive stewardship plan; and connecting membership as a pipeline to increased and major giving.The Philanthropy Officer will supervise the Membership Coordinator and work collaboratively across teams to maximize the annual giving to Island Institute. Most importantly, the person in this position provides creative strategies and works collaboratively with the Marketing and Philanthropy Teams to increase the number of active members.

The Philanthropy Officer is also team-minded and self-aware, able to give and accept constructive and consistent feedback, and committed to the Institute’s organizational values. The Philanthropy Officer carefully allocates time and organizational resources while working across multiple projects and deadlines.

Only online applications are accepted.

View the full job description and apply here.


Archipelago Product Coordinator

As a part of the Archipelago team, the product coordinator is responsible for: maintaining the product inventory through receiving’s, pricing, check-outs, inventory adjustments and the yearly inventory count; processing and fulfilling web orders; providing regular reports regarding inventory stock; book ordering and other ordering as needed; overseeing and maintaining back stock inventory, covering the floor two  days a week and as determined by the director and/or store manager, as well as processes outside wholesale orders of Island Institute publications.

Only online applications are accepted.

View the full job description and apply here.

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