Freeport, Maine is a great place to visit and an even better place to live and work! Here are some employment opportunities offered by Freeport businesses.

UPDATED SUMMER 2015


FreeportUSA, the destination marketing association for Freeport, Maine is seeking a part time Information Ambassador for their Seasonal Information Desk.

Suitable candidates should enjoy working with people and possess a comprehensive knowledge of Freeport, including the shops, restaurants, hotels and attractions that are located here.

Responsibilities include:

  • Greeting visitors & serving as an ambassador for FreeportUSA to the business community.
  • Assisting with directions to local businesses.
  • Suggesting restaurants, lodging and attractions based on feedback from guests.
  • Restocking the information desk and area information kiosks with FreeportUSA Map & Guidebooks.
  • Greeting tour buses with maps & coupons and meal vouchers for drivers and guides.
  • Ambassadors must be able to lift approximately 20 pound boxes of maps as well as roll the desk out, raise the covering and put it away at night. Ambassadors work outside, and must be able to tolerate inclement weather.
  • FreeportUSA hosts several annual events including Flavors of Freeport, Girlfriends Getaway, The Freeport Fall Festival and Sparkle Celebration and often ask our seasonal staff for support during these events.

The FreeportUSA Seasonal Information Desk is open June through late October. This position will be 10-15 hours per week, require some weekend shifts and pays $10 an hour.  Interested candidates should email a resume to Kelly Edwards, Executive Director at Kelly@freeportusa.com.

Wilbur’s of Maine Chocolate – Part time and Full time Positions

Wilbur’s of Maine Chocolate Confections is now hiring for several positions in our Freeport location. Do you like chocolate? How about enjoying it everyday by becoming a member of our team? We are looking to fill the positions of Production worker, Retail salesperson, and Dishwasher/Custodian. Attention to detail, and ability to multi task are highly recommended. Experienced preferred. Compensation based on experience


 

 

Calvin Klein - Part Time Sales Associate

The Retail Division of Calvin Klein has an exciting Part Time Sales Associate opportunity in our Freeport, Maine location. Previous Retail Experience is required for this position

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Store Management with maximizing sales volume
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ensure customer service is the #1 priority
  • Follow all customer service guidelines
  • Develop proficiency in all operational policies and procedures
  • Maintain visual presentation standards that are consistent with division philosophy and direction
  • Replenish merchandise on a timely basis

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Flexible Schedule
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to operate register
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, bend stretch and maneuver around sales floor

Please respond via e-mail including a cover letter outlining your ability to be a leader, develop people and deliver business results. We will only consider those who meet all the criteria listed above. We offer our employees a competitive benefit and compensation package, bonus potential, associate discounts, and much more It is the policy of PVH to ensure equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, religion, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, qualified veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation


 

Earrings and Company – Sales Associate 

Love Jewelry? Earrings and Company is looking for a friendly, outgoing people-person to join us in our jewelry playground. Sales experience is required, being comfortable with computers is preferred. Neat appearance and an eye for fashion is a plus. Must be a self starter and team player. Flexible hours, competitive pay, a generous store discount and a fun environment.

Please email info@earringsandcompany.com for an application or to send us your resume.


 

Yankee Candle - PT Seasonal Second Assistant Manager

Our Freeport Team is looking to add an important member to our successful store. The ideal candidate will assist the Management Team in driving sales, guest service and visual excellence. The role includes opening and closing managerial duties. The current hours of operation are 10am-7pm. Weekends and evenings preferred. Apply in person at 6 Mill Street.  (207) 865-1360


 

Orvis - Sales Associates

The Orvis Company is looking for Sales Associates to join the team at our outlet store located in Freeport. This outlet offers men’s and women’s apparel in addition to our known fly-fishing and pet products. Our sales associates are responsible for providing a world-class shopping experience for new and existing Orvis customers.

Orvis associates take pride in our world-class service and products, treating customers, vendor partners, and each other with integrity and mutual respect. We work in a supportive, team-oriented environment, focusing on performance, continuous improvement, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Orvis Company and our associates are committed to giving back to our communities and protecting nature.

For more information about our positions, please review the complete job profile and fill out the online application form at www.orvis.com/careers.


 

Jockey –  Two Positions Available

Postion #1 Sales Associate – Provide excellent customer service following Jockey’s service principles focusing on the achievement of store goals and maximizing sales.

Essential Functions

  • Provide a warm, sincere greeting to all customers, including current promotional message.
  • Engage all customers to identify their needs and utilize product knowledge to offer solutions and meet their needs.
  • Assist in driving all aspects of store level sales and profitability.
  • Perform various sales and register transactions including ringing purchases, processing of cash or credit payments and counting money.
  • Assist with merchandising (stock, markdowns, visuals) of product in the store, in adherence to established visual standards.
  • Promote awareness and excitement in an effort to grow Jockey Rewards® membership.
  •  Ensure adherence to all Jockey policies and procedures.
  • Establish positive working relationships with co­workers, assuring high productivity and accomplishing shared goals.
  • Maintain a Safe And Clean Work Environment Minimum Qualifications

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Two years of retail or customer service experience with a proven ability to demonstrate a passion for extraordinary customer service and sales.
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  •  Ability to move 25 pounds.
  • Ability to effectively maneuver around sales floor and stockroom, repetitive bending, prolong standing, twisting, stooping, squatting, and ascending/descending ladder to stock and merchandise store.
  • Ability to work with/around cleaning chemicals.

KEY COMPETENCIES

In Addition To Overall Enthusiasm And Passion, The Individual In This Position Must Possess The Following Competencies

  • Team Player ­ Works well with others, collaborative, strong communication and listening skills, sees the needs of the customer and the team as greater than their own.
  • Exceptional Customer Service ­ Understands and able to demonstrate through examples the value of exceptional customer service and the need to constantly and consistently exceed customer’s expectations. Proves capable of initiating contact with customers and serving our customer well.
  • Superior Sales Skills – Proves capable of assessing the customer’s needs, demonstrating and recommending products, and can effectively build upon the sale. Integrity/Ethics – Demonstrates the values of the Jockey organization by doing business ethically and honorably.
  • Motivation – High interest in doing the job at hand and will do whatever it takes to get the job done well.

Position #2 – Key Holder - Provide excellent customer service following Jockey’s service principles focusing on the achievement of store goals and maximizing sales. Provide management assistance with opening and closing of store.

Required experience:

  • Retail/customer service experience w/ passion for extraordinary customer service/sales: 2 years

Essential Functions

  • Provide a warm, sincere greeting to all customers, including current promotional message.
  • Engage all customers to identify their needs and utilize product knowledge to offer solutions and meet their needs.
  • Assist in driving all aspects of store level sales and profitability.
  • Perform store opening and closing procedures in accordance with Jockey policies.
  • Act as Manager On Duty in the absence of Store Management.
  • In direct partnership with Store Manager, provide Sales Associates with appropriate feedback and coaching while MOD.
  • Perform various sales and register transactions including ringing purchases, processing of cash or credit payments and counting money.
  • Assist with merchandising (stock, markdowns, visuals) of product in the store, in adherence to established visual standards.
  • Protects the security of cash, inventory and other company assets according to policiesand procedures.
  • Promote awareness and excitement in an effort to grow JockeyRewards® membership.
  • Ensure adherence to all Jockey policies and procedures.
  • Establish positive working relationships with co­workers, assuring high productivity and accomplishing shared goals.
  • Maintain a Safe And Clean Work Environment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Three years of retail or customer service experience with a proven ability to demonstrate a passion for extraordinary customer service and sales.
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to move 25 pounds.
  • Ability to effectively maneuver around sales floor and stockroom, repetitive bending, prolong standing, twisting, stooping, squatting, and ascending / descending ladder to
  • stock and merchandise store.
  • Ability to work with/around cleaning chemicals.

KEY COMPETENCIES

In Addition To Overall Enthusiasm And Passion, The Individual In This Position Must possess The Following Competencies:

  • Team Player ­ Works well with others, collaborative, strong communication and listening skills, sees the needs of the customer and the team as greater than their own.
  • Exceptional Customer Service ­ Understands and able to demonstrate through examples the value of exceptional customer service and the need to constantly and consistently exceed customer’s expectations. Proves capable of initiating contact with customers and serving our customer well.
  • Superior Sales Skills – Proves capable of assessing the customer’s needs, demonstrating and recommending products, and can effectively build upon the sale.
  • Integrity/Ethics – Demonstrates the values of the Jockey organization by doing business ethically and honorably.
  • Motivation – High interest in doing the job at hand and will do whatever it takes to get the job done well.

Please contact:
Vivian Gibbons
108.Mgr.Freeport@jockey.com
(207) 865­4224


Nine West – Part Time Key-holder or Full Time Assistant

The right candidate will have availability on nights & weekends.  Please call Sissy at 207-865-2170 for more information.


 

Brooks Brothers - Multiple Openings
Brooks Brothers has been a leader in American style since 1818. We have outfitted Presidents and school boys, Generals and grooms. We have a pride and loyalty not found in other companies. If you are interested in becoming part of our team and part of one of the world’s biggest icons, take advantage of this great opportunity.

  • Part Time Sales and Stock Associates – Our store in Freeport, ME is currently looking for part time sales and stock associates to complete our team. These candidates will be leaders in customer service, developing and maintaining great client relationships, inventory control, and merchandising. Retail and customer service experience helpful.We offer a great benefit package including vacation, health, dental and life insurance, and 401K. Interested candidates can fax their resume and cover letter to 207-865-0148, or apply in person at the store in Freeport.
  • Full Time Sales Supervisor – Our store in Freeport, ME is currently looking for a Full Time Sales Supervisor to complete our management team. This candidate would help the store manager in all aspects of running the store; leading and developing a strong sales team, lead and train in developing client relationships, monitoring and controlling expenses, inventory control, and merchandising. Retail supervisory and customer service experience preferred. We offer a great benefit package including paid time off, health, dental life and pet insurance, 401K, gym reimbursement and more. Interested candidates can either fax their resume and cover letter to 207-865-0148, or apply in person at the store in Freeport, ME. No phone calls plesase.

Yankee Candle Co. – Seasonal Sales Associate

Yankee Candle is seeking a team player. A desire and passion to provide outstanding guest service is required. A love of candles is preferred. Come work with the Best team around. We offer a very competitive discount benefit. Early nights and weekend availability is a plus. 6 Mill Street – Freeport, ME (207) 865-1360


 

Wilbur’s Chocolate of Maine – Tour Guide
Wilbur’s of Maine Chocolate Confections is looking to hire the right individual to facilitate tours at our factory location in Freeport, Maine. Applicants must be energetic and eager to learn about the history of chocolate making, the processes Wilbur’s uses and the Wilbur family’s beginning. Approximately 10-15 hours per week, more may be available. This job is 12 months a year. Training is provided. Compensation dependent on experience. Please stop in at 174 Lower Main Street for an application.


 

Vineyard Vines - Full Time Sales Associate
Fishing for a career that’s fun and rewarding? Well, if you’re the right candidate, then vineyard vines is fishing for you, too. We’re looking to hire an outstanding Full Time sales associate for our Freeport store! For 16 years (and counting), vineyard vines has worked to attract and keep the very best employees–people who love the Good Life, and who understand what we mean when we say that every day should feel this good. Our dedicated, talented front-line crew-members provide our customers with unparalleled service, making everyone feel welcome (or whalecome, as we like to say) each time they shop with us.
If you’re a self-starter with a positive attitude who understands that the definition of success is doing what you love, we’d like to meet you, please connect with us to learn more about how you can become part of our ever-growing team at vineyard vines! Visit 58 Main St #21, Freeport, ME 04032 or call (207) 865-1468


 

Maine Woolens – Two Openings
Full-time year-round, key holder and summer only key holder.  Both need customer service and basic computer skills.
Maine Woolens is the preeminent fancy weave blanket maker in the United States, offering a wide variety of styles, weaves, fibers, and colors for bedding, at an affordable price.
Contact their Freeport store for more information:
124 Main Street, Freeport, ME 04032
(207) 865-0755
MWStore@MaineWoolens.com


 

J.Crew Factory – Freeport – Part-Time Sales Associates & FT key holder position open
Responsible for serving customers and selling merchandise. Provides courteous service to customers in a timely manner to generate sales and drive conversion by engaging customers with superior service and attention.

Responsibilities:

  • Customer Focus
  • Project a helpful, warm and friendly demeanor
  •  Deliver above and beyond service
  • Act in the best interest of the customer
  • Extend J.Crew discretionary services to customers and clients

People and Self Development

  • Learn product knowledge utilizing all company tools including store meetings
  • Be receptive to feedback to improve performance
  • Understand and reflect current fashion
  • Attend and participate at store meetings

Drive and Produce Results

  • Maintain a 5% selling cost
  •  Maintain store standards in presentation, cleanliness, and organization
  • Participate in achieving store Key Performance Indicator’s and other company
  • goals
  • Complete tasks in a timely manner with minimal supervision
  • Live quality and adhere to code of ethics
  • Minimize potential for loss by adhering to proper policy and procedure

Communicate Effectively

  • Check in with managers at the beginning and end of shift for updates and
  • direction
  • Engage customers and store team in a professional manner
  • Provide solution-oriented feedback to store teams in an effective, constructive
  • manner

Decision Making

  • Seek creative solutions to challenges
  • Adapt as necessary to the needs of the customer and the store environment
  • Foster Teamwork and Develop Partnerships
  • Establish and maintain open lines of communication with management team and peers
  • Help train new associates
  • Support new initiatives
  • Interface with all levels of management and associates in a manner that promotes learning and mutual respect

Qualifications:

  •  High School diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform essential functions of the job.
  • Must be 18 years old
  • Strong eye for fashion
  • Good verbal communication
  • Ability to communicate effectively in order to relay product knowledge andservices
  • Ability to multi-task and service multiple customers
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including holidays, overnights, weekends
  • Physical requirements: lift/carry/move 40 lbs minimum including fixtures andproduct
  • Ability to move around sales floor and be accessible to customers

Please come into the store at 8 Bow Street and submit an application. We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.


 

Cole Haan - Outlet Sales Associate – Part-Time (15 hrs/wk avg)

Background Check Required: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No
Job Description: Supports the Store Management team, in the achievement of the store’s goals, by providing a positive shopping experience to our customers, through the effective execution of the selling and service culture of Cole Haan.

Core Accountabilities:

Revenue Generation:

• Achieve/Exceed personal sales goals and performance metrics while working as a team member to contribute to the overall stores total revenue goals.

Maintaining Customer Centric Brand Experience:
• Provide a world class shopping experience by connecting with your customers through meeting and anticipating their needs.

Operational Excellence:
• Support the store management team in the achievement of all financial and operational objectives with regards to expense control and loss prevention standards.
• Maintain the appearance of the selling floor; restock and merchandise according to Cole Haan standards and company directives.

Product and Visual Merchandising:
• Maintain visual merchandising standards consistent with company brand strategies.
• Partner with management team on the implementation of monthly visual directives.

Management of Human Resources/Creating Team Success:
• Contribute to positive employee relations through effective communication, teamwork and partnership with co-worker and the management team.
Requirements:
• High School diploma or equivalent preferred
• Must have two or more years of retail experience
• Contribute to positive employee relations through effective communication, teamwork and partnership with co-worker and the management team.
• Able to perform basic math functions, including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
• Able to effectively communicate in verbal and written English
• Physical requirements include the ability to twist, bend, squat, reach, climb a ladder and stand for extended periods of time
• Able to accomplish multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
• Able to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment and provide excellent customer service
• Basic computer skills preferred


 

Cool As A Moose Freeport - Sales Associate

Cool As A Moose is a retail store founded in Bar Harbor, Maine in 1986 with additional locations in Freeport, Portland and Brunswick. We provide our customers with the very best service and merchandise at a fair price in a fun, upbeat, and professional environment. We are looking for friendly, conscientious, customer service oriented people to join our team as seasonal sales associates in all of our store locations. We offer competitive wages, training, and a great work atmosphere.

Responsibilities include:
- Offering a friendly welcome to visitors to our store
- Assisting shoppers with product information, recommendations, availability
- Maintaining a safe, clean, and orderly store environment; restocking inventory
- Operating Point of Sale system and successfully handling transactions as needed
- Performing opening and/or closing duties
- Assisting other store employees

Requirements include:
- Excellent interpersonal skills; friendly, upbeat demeanor
- Customer service and sales ability
- Self starter; team player with the ability to take direction and work independently
- Ability to process store transactions and make change as applicable
- Conscientious and reliable
- Reliable transportation
- High school degree or equivalent; some college preferred
- Ability to stand for long periods of time and occasionally lift up to 40 pounds

Apply in store, or download an application from our website and email it to jobs@coolasamoose.com. Or just send us your resume! Please include the store location in the subject header. We look forward to hearing from you.


 

Edgecomb Potters – Part Time Sales and Stock Associates
Are you friendly, outgoing, like to sell and love crafts? Come join us! Edgecomb Potters Gallery in Freeport, Maine, is currently looking for part time sales and stock associates to complete our team. We are an exciting retail leader specializing in our own porcelain pottery and fine American Crafts including jewelry, glass and home accessories. Candidate may become key holder with added responsibilities and must be available to work at least one day on weekends. We prefer candidates to have previous retail experience or other experience in customer service, developing and maintaining great customer relationships and inventory control. Merchandising skills are a plus but will train. Some lifting is required as well as ability to stand for long periods. Job is seasonal and part time through the fall. Employee discount offered.
Send resume and contact information to: inquiries@edgecombpotters.com.


 

American Eagle - Sales Associate Part-Time
The role of a Sales Associate is to deliver an exceptional customer store experience through knowledgeable, friendly and efficient service while following the direction of the store management team. For more information on the responsibilities and qualifications associated with this position please call 207-865-9341 or stop by the Freeport location and pick up an application.


 

Sea Bags - Sales Associate

General Purpose of Position:
A Sales Associate is responsible for maintaining outstanding customer service as per Sea Bags’ standards, generating sales, merchandising, and safeguarding company assets.
Sea Bags designs and manufacturers tote bags and home products made from recycled sails in Maine. Designer and manufacturer of tote bags and home products made from recycled sails. Made in Maine. Our mission is sustainability in our product, jobs and our State of Maine.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that each customer receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, which includes greeting and acknowledging every customer, maintaining solid product knowledge and all other aspects of customer service.
  • Assist in merchandising, display maintenance, and housekeeping
  • Communicate customer requests to management.
  • Assist in ringing up sales at registers and/or bagging merchandise.
  • Any other tasks as assigned from time to time by any manager.
  • Maintain an awareness of all promotions and advertisements.
  • Participate in inventory count periodically

Skills and Competencies:

  • A commitment to recycling and a keen sense of the creative Sea Bags brand and knowledge of products made in the USA
  • Ability to communicate with associates and customers
  • Ability to read, count, and write to accurately and complete all documentation
  • Requirements:
  • Physical ability to stand for extended periods, and to move throughout the store, which entails lifting, and perform all functions as set forth above
  • Ability to work weekends, and holidays. 16 to 25 hours a week.
  • Ability to work as a team and as an individual
  • Ability to provide 3 references

Competitive hourly rate, dependent on experience   Contact: amyg@seabags.com.  


 

Coach -  Assistant Manager
As an established leader in the fashion lifestyle accessories industry, Coach offers excellent career growth opportunities, competitive salaries and benefits, and a dynamic work environment. We are currently seeking an Assistant Manager to work at our store in Freeport, ME.

This position requires a dynamic, selling-focused and customer-service driven individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to exceed sales goals. Flexibility for evening and weekend work is essential. Management candidates require 2-3 years of previous management experience in an upscale retail specialty store environment.
Contact  Sandy, coachfreeport@yahoo.com, 207.865.1772 or by visiting the store at Freeport Village Station.