Position available at MCE: Part-Time Marketing and Program Coordinator


We believe that helping entrepreneurs build successful, scalable businesses is the best way to support Maine’s economy and tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We do this through training and by connecting our clients with a network of mentors, investors, government resources, and the specialists they need to succeed.

Position Summary:

We are now searching for an experienced Marketing and Program Coordinator; one who prides him/herself with attention to detail, is passionate about execution, and achieving maximum effectiveness.  The position is based at our offices in Portland, Maine.

Working in a fast-paced environment, the part-time Coordinator will report directly to the Executive Director, in close collaboration with MCE’s Program Managers. He/she will be responsible for creating online (website/social media) marketing materials and content and other marketing materials, and perform administrative tasks as needed. This includes logistics in recruiting speakers, mentors and program applicants for MCE’s Top Gun, Cultivator and MarketShare Accel programs. The coordinator also assists in planning and coordinating workshops and other events as needed.

Duties:

  • Responsible for developing and managing MCE’s social media outreach.
  • Manages website content and updates.
  • Schedules meetings with prospective and current clients.
  • Assists with marketing and event logistics, including catering and recruitment of speakers.
  • Assists in developing and printing brochures and flyers.
  • Supports communications to program participants.
  • Participates in planning meetings/ conference calls.
  • Occasional travel to statewide MCE events as required.
  • Light filing and database management.
  • Attends Board of Director and Committee meeting and takes minutes.
  • Support publication of “monthly” Maine Mentor Network newsletter.
  • Other administrative support as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate must have experience in marketing, excellent communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to interact effectively and collaborate in a team setting. He/she will demonstrate independent thinking and enthusiastically manages both new and more routine tasks.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Excellent editing skills.
  • Extensive experience with web software/design. (WordPress experience a plus)
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize work and meet deadlines in a fast-­‐paced environment.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, Gmail, etc.
  • Knowledgeable or quick learner in CRM platforms (we use Hubspot)
  • Strong interpersonal skills (brings poise, diplomacy, relationship building -and is always a team-player).

Part-Time Position: 20 Hours Per Week

Please send cover letter and resume to:
Attn: Tom Rainey
Executive Director
Maine Center for Entrepreneurs
63 Federal StreetPortland, ME 04101
Tomrainey@MCED.biz

Maine Center for Entrepreneurs
Established in 1997, the Maine Center for Entrepreneurs (MCE) is one of the state’s leading business incubator, accelerator and economic development organizations. MCE‘s mission is to provide training, mentoring, networking, and serve as a clearinghouse for information to promote business and economic development and sustainable job growth in Maine.

MCE helps client companies overcome development challenges by providing connections to mentors, trade data, investment and funding organizations as well as other business resources. As a non-profit organization, MCE is funded through fees paid by client and member companies and a network of program sponsors, event sponsorships, registration fees, and federal, state, and foundation grants.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, age, disability, or any other non-job-related factors.