Find a job in Maine’s outdoor industry

Maine’s outdoor industry includes entrepreneurs, gear builders, guides, advocates, stewards, designers, engineers, tinkers and thinkers — all-around awesome people who are pros at blurring the line between work and play. Join us.

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Sterling
Brand Marketing Specialist

Full time

$60,000 or Commensurate with Experience

Biddeford, Maine

Posted on Jun 13, 2024

Vertical Supply Group (VSG) is a global leader in providing solutions for our customers to work and pursue their passions safely and efficiently at height. VSG is committed to providing innovative products and delivering the best customer experience. As the Brand Marketing Specialist, this individual is responsible for managing the...

Maine Coast Heritage Trust
Associate Director of Stewardship

Full time

$82,800 to $92,500 a year, depending upon experience

Topsham, ME

Posted on Jun 13, 2024

We advance the conservation of lands and waters in Maine to ensure ecological well-being and foster thriving communities. We understand that as in nature, diversity builds resilience. We uphold a working culture where unique identities and experiences are welcomed and appreciated. Our team is empathetic, committed and collaborative.  We seek...

Appalachian Mountain Club
Lodge Crew – Maine

Seasonal

$14 hourly

Greenville, ME

Posted on Jun 11, 2024

Beyond Maine’s bustling seaports and crowded resort towns lies an untarnished wilderness full of mountain landscapes. Nestled here, in the 100 Mile Wilderness, sit three off the grid Wilderness Lodges owned and operated by the Appalachian Mountain Club. Provide full-service lodging experience to guests vacationing at one location or adventuring...

Appalachian Mountain Club
Operations Forester

Full time

$53,144 - $71,760 a year

Greenville, ME

Posted on Jun 11, 2024

The AMC seeks an Operations Forester to join our team and help oversee daily operations on AMC’s ownership in Piscataquis County. This position will report to the Forest Manager while closely collaborating with the entire Land Department and other departments managing the Maine Woods Initiative (MWI). The ideal candidate would...

Maine Island Trail Association
Executive Director

Full time

$112,500

Portland, Maine

Posted on Jun 07, 2024

The Maine Island Trail Association seeks an Executive Director to oversee management of the organization, in partnership with the Board of Trustees, including oversight and evolution of the organization’s strategic direction, its brand and reputation, programs, finances, fundraising, human resources, and all day-to-day management and operations. The Maine Island Trail...

LL Bean
Senior Art Director

Full time

Hybrid/Freeport, Maine

Posted on Jun 06, 2024

We invite you to be part of our team of trailblazers dedicated to helping people discover and enjoy the outside. Come join us. Because on the inside we’re all outsiders. And if it’s outside, we’re all in. L.L. Bean is searching for a Senior Art Director to join our Creative...

Maine Coast Heritage Trust
Annual Fund Manager

Full time

$66,800 to $74,500 a year, depending upon experience

Posted on Jun 06, 2024

We advance the conservation of lands and waters in Maine to ensure ecological well-being and foster thriving communities. We understand that as in nature, diversity builds resilience. We uphold a working culture where unique identities and experiences are welcomed and appreciated. Our team is empathetic, committed and collaborative.  We seek...

Natural Resources Council of Maine
Interim Executive Director

Full time

$135,000-$160,000

Hybrid/Augusta, Maine

Posted on Jun 06, 2024

The Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) seeks an experienced nonprofit leader to serve as Interim Executive Director to help build a collective vision, set direction, and position the organization for growth to further NRCM’s long legacy of accomplishments. NRCM is the leading and largest nonprofit environmental advocacy organization in...

Granite Backcountry Alliance
Executive Director

Full time

$65,000 - $85,000

Remote in NH or ME

Posted on Jun 04, 2024

Executive Director Position  Granite Backcountry Alliance (GBA) Job Type: Full-time, exempt, annual salary Salary Range: $65,000-85,000 Location: Remote, within New Hampshire, preferred in  the Mount Washington region. The Executive Director will work from their home office and travel throughout NH and ME as needed, with travel expense reimbursement. About GBA:...

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“THE NUMBER ONE REASON TO LIVE IN MAINE IS THE OUTSTANDING QUALITY OF LIFE. IT’S HARD TO BEAT IF YOU LOVE THE OUTDOORS, BEING ACTIVE AND HAVING FOUR SEASONS.”

-Bill Yeo, Retail Manager of L.L.Bean’s Outdoor Discovery School

TYPES OF CAREERS

PRODUCT DESIGN + DEVELOPMENT

Maine’s outdoor heritage and culture of innovation has spawned dozens of outdoor equipment and apparel manufacturers with jobs available in production, stitching, design, and engineering.

MARKETING + SALES

Marketing and sales roles promoting outdoor gear and experiences are the most in-demand jobs in Maine’s outdoor industry according to a recent MOB member survey.

GUIDING + OUTFITTING

Prefer to be closer to the action? Maine is home to hundreds of guiding companies, organizations, and entrepreneurs that lead recreation trips and teach outdoor skills.

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Find more jobs in Maine’s outdoor
industry with MOB members:

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Sugarloaf Mountain Corp
Multiple Positions
Natural Resources Council of Maine
Multiple Positions
The Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Multiple Positions
Sail Maine
Multiple Positions
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Inc
Multiple Positions
LL Bean
Multiple Positions
Northeast Whitewater
Multiple Positions
Sterling
Multiple Positions
Sea Bags Inc
Multiple Positions
Salt Pump Climbing Co
Multiple Positions
Northern Outdoors
Multiple Positions
Maine Kayak
Multiple Positions
Hyperlite Mountain Gear Inc
General Application
Acadia Mountain Guides
Multiple Positions
The Chewonki Foundation
Multiple Positions
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Featured Educational Partner

Are you looking for something that combines your passion for the great outdoors with a valuable skill set that’ll allow you to manage — or start your own — four-season outdoor recreation-related businesses?

The University of Maine Farmington Outdoor Recreation Business Administration (ORBA) Program is one of the only undergraduate outdoor recreation business focused programs in the country. Graduates work for companies like L.L.Bean, Old Town Canoe, Hyperlite Mountain Gear, Garmin, Sugarloaf Mountain, and more.

ORBA is an innovative academic program with a broad four-season focus and an emphasis on business, with substantial coursework in outdoor recreation — including areas like snow sports, the river industry, adventure sports, hiking and camping, golf, and inland fishing. Check Out The ORBA Program

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