Jobs & Internships

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is committed to creating an inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible (IDEA) environment where every member of our community is valued, respected, and appreciated. Just as our landscapes and gardens are more resilient and beautiful through their diversity, we strive to promote IDEA principles on our team by embracing cultural and individual differences. We invite applications from candidates who will help us achieve this goal.

Jobs

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

eCommerce Assistant:

The eCommerce Assistant will work directly with multiple CMBG departments for the management and success of visual product presentation online. The eCommerce Assistant will serve as a liaison between the Marketing department and the Education, Membership, Philanthropy, and Gardenshop departments for all online transactions. An attention to detail and an interest in online sales is required to ensure that the overall guest shopping experience is positive and productive. This position will be responsible for data entry of information necessary to set up new items in CMBG’s ecommerce platform including detailed descriptions, attributes, cross-references, features/benefits, documents, and images.

Read the full description here.
Send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Employment@MaineGardens.org by April 12, 2021.

Annual Giving Officer:

The Annual Giving Officer reports to the Director of Philanthropy and is responsible for the overall management of the annual giving program, integrating Gardens members into the philanthropic giving program. This position helps maintain and expand philanthropic support of the Gardens.

With our mission to inspire meaningful connections among people, plants, and nature through horticulture, education, and research, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is a place of beauty, learning, and exploration as well as an important contributor to Maine’s economy. If you love gardens and you love Maine, this could be the perfect place for you.

Read the full description here.
Send a cover letter and resume to Emily Sweet at ESweet@MaineGardens.org by April 12, 2021.

Café Server:

This position attends to the needs of Café customers, takes orders and places them in a timely manner for kitchen staff, clears tables, closes out bills, and assists other waitstaff, host/hostess, cashiers, supervisors, and managers as needed. This position requires excellent people skills and the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.

Read the full description here.
Email resume and cover letter to Ginger Dermott, Creative Culinary Manager, at GDermott@MaineGardens.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Food & Beverage Back-of-House Associate:

Includes: prep/line cook, sandwich and salad artists, baker, smoothie artist, and dishwasher. Associates working in the Food and Beverage outlets (Café, Market, and Snack Shack) will perform tasks in a professional manner with awareness and kindness towards guests and co-workers. We work on a foundation of collaboration, clear-communication, and creativity to maintain a healthy and sustainable work environment. Associates will always ensure that health and food safety standards are being met and maintain a clean image while performing their daily tasks.

Read the full description here.
Email resume and cover letter to Ginger Dermott, Creative Culinary Manager, at GDermott@MaineGardens.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Food & Beverage Front-of-House Associate:

Includes server and cashier position. Associates working in the Food and Beverage outlets (Café, Market, and Snack Shack) will perform tasks in a professional manner with awareness and kindness towards guests and co-workers. We work on a foundation of collaboration, clear-communication, and creativity to maintain a healthy and sustainable work environment. Associates will always ensure that health and food safety standards are being met and maintain a clean image while performing their daily tasks. 

Read the full description here.
Email resume and cover letter to Ginger Dermott, Creative Culinary Manager, at GDermott@MaineGardens.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Gardenshop Team Member:

Gardenshop team members support the mission through exceptional services to our guests and by learning and sharing the stories of our makers. Responsible for operating the POS system accurately and efficiently, restocking merchandise in a timely fashion throughout the day, and opening and closing the shop. Gardenshop is a bustling place in the summer; team members walk as much as seven miles a day!

Read the full description here.
Email resume and cover letter to Nan Tischbein at NTischbein@MaineGardens.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Internships

Interships for the current season will be posted below. Please check back for new openings.