Jobs & Employment
Jobs & Employment

Jobs & Employment

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is now seeking to fill the following positions in our friendly, fast-paced and team-oriented environment:

Major Gifts Officer
Summary: Develops and manages a portfolio of major individual prospects and coordinates projects, events, and activities in support of the major gift enterprise. Works with current Gardens donors and proactively identifies, qualifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards a portfolio of individuals in support of the Garden’s mission with the goal of establishing donor relationships that lead to long-term loyalty and increasing generosity over time. This will involve creating and delivering personal cultivation, solicitation and stewardship plans for each donor in the position’s portfolio. Coordinates activities with other areas of the Philanthropy Department and within the Gardens in order to maximize information and opportunities available.
The mission of Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is to inspire meaningful connections among people, plants and nature through horticulture, education and research. The Major Gifts Officer will join the gardens as we embark on a transformative capital campaign, doubling our infrastructure and guest capacity.

Requirements: Five years’ experience leading annual and major gifts fund raising efforts including prospect research, solicitation and records management.
Proficiency in donor information database such as Raiser’s Edge.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Finance, Non-profit Management or related field.
CFRE is desired but not required.

Email resume and letter of interest to

Cafe Positions
We are seeking friendly, customer-oriented applicants to fill a variety of positions from August through December in the Kitchen Garden Cafe.
• Dishwasher – primarily weekdays
• Cashier – requires basic math skills and ability to make change accurately
• Hostess/Host
• Wait staff – excellent tip potential
• Sandwich maker – through October; candidates with meal preparation experience may continue through December

Both part-time and full-time positions are available. Summer hours are mid-day; winter hours are Thursday – Sunday evenings. All positions require a positive attitude, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and ability to be on one’s feet for 5-6 hours at a time. Competitive wages based on experience.

To apply, send an application or email detailing your interest and qualifications to