Jobs & Internships
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is now seeking to fill the following positions in our equal opportunity, friendly, fast-paced and team-oriented environment:
Major Gifts Officer – The Major Gifts Officer plays a critical role in the expansion of our fundraising program by focusing on individual gifts at major giving levels. The right candidate will be comfortable developing and managing a portfolio of donors in support of the Gardens’ mission, with the goal of building and establishing donor relationships that lead to long-term loyalty and support. Experience coordinating projects, events, and activities to help maintain and expand major gifts support of the Gardens is desired.
Read the full Major Gifts Officer job description here.
This search is being led by Tamar Datan, and Mira Kline of Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. To apply, send a letter of interest and resume in Word format, as well as where you learned of the position to CMBG-MGO@nonprofitprofessionals.com.
Public Relations Specialist – The PR Specialist creates, manages, and implements PR campaigns with the goal of building awareness of Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, attracting guests and maintaining a favorable public image. Monitor media coverage, conduct research and foster positive relationships with media personnel. Identify, develop and execute communications strategy. Demonstrated success working with diverse communities and ability to effectively reach print, television and digital media outlets. Enthusiasm for plants and the natural world as well as a commitment to furthering the mission of Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens are also critical.
Gift Shop Manager/Buyer – The Gift Shop Manager/Buyer is highly motivated, energetic leader with strong visual merchandising background and personal alignment with the mission of the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay. Responsible for successful overall operations of our expanded Gift Shop. Ensures that the merchandising plan reflects our mission and that operating standards, pricing policies, stock levels, controllable expenses, and hiring standards are maintained. Develops highly motivated store associates and manages the staff to achieve/exceed sales goals and mission delivery.
Gift Shop Sales Associate – Work in a beautiful, busy, dynamic setting. Excellent customer service is a must! Register, sales, and stock duties. Mid-May through October. Three days per week minimum; must be available at least one weekend day. Possible evenings mid-Nov to Dec 31.
Receptionist & Office Coordinator – Receptionist & Office Coordinator is the first point of contact for Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. You will greet & welcome guests who visit CMBG in a pleasant and professional manner. You will also coordinate front-desk activities, including distributing correspondence and redirecting phone calls, providing staff with accurate, timely communications regarding the company calendar, accessible and accurate shared files, and essential office supplies. Our Receptionist’s duties include offering administrative support across the organization. Ultimately, a Receptionist’s duties and responsibilities are centered around welcoming guests positively, as well as executing all administrative tasks to the highest quality standards.
Read the full Receptionist & Office Coordinator job description here.
To apply, send a letter of interest and resume to Amanda Russell at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin February 12.
Staff Accountant – The Staff Accountant works closely with the Chief Financial Officer of Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens as part of a 3 person team that provides accounting and financial support in accordance with GAAP and non-profit accounting principles. Has primary responsibility for the day-to-day accounting functions and will ensure transactions are properly stated and documented with auditable support. The position covers a wide range of duties and is required to move among a number of areas throughout the day, interacting with people from every department and at all levels. Must be focused but flexible, and motivated to work in a dynamic and fast-growing organization.
Guest Services – This seasonal Guest Services position provides a welcoming entrée to Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, introduces Guests to the range of services and experiences, collects admissions and provides information. Requires niceness, excellent customer service skills, verbal communication skills, team work orientation, ability to stand for long periods, and a desire to learn more about the Gardens. April – October, including one weekend day with option of continuing thru December for Gardens Aglow. Competitive wage.
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens has the following internships available:
Public Horticulture Junior Intern
Apply to Sharmon Provan at firstname.lastname@example.org.