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 September 2017

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Jill McGowan – Key Holder (Part Time 10/25 hrs per week)

The first line of clothing from Jill McGowan, Inc. was a series of white shirts.  This line was inspired by her work as a patternmaker in the men’s shirt industry.  After comparing her work on men’s shirts to women’s clothing of equal price, she recognized the genuine need to improve the standard of women’s clothing.  

Jill’s shirts and seasonal collections are available online and in specialty stores throughout the United States.  Jill McGowan opened her flagship store in 2011 at 56 Main Street Freeport, Maine.  All Jill McGowan products are made in the USA.

Job Description

Jill McGowan, Inc. is accepting resumes for the position of Key Holder this position requires experience and motivation.  The ideal candidate will show a willingness to learn and adapt, the ability to multi-task, problem solve and prioritize.  They will share Jill McGowan, Inc.’s dedication to quality and customer service and will maintain standards whether working in the store with customers or assisting with company shipping.

Job Responsibilities

  • Greet and engage all visitors and assist customers on the sales floor
  • Maintain an excellent product knowledge with the ability to identify Jill McGowan, Inc.’s styles by name/fabric description
  • Assist in re-merchandising the store and designing eye catching window displays
  • Open and close the store
  • Assist with company shipping
  • Pro-active replenishment of clothing stock and shipping or office supplies
  • Articulates and implements new ideas with General/Store Manager

Please email Erika here to apply.


Mexicali Blues – Sales Associates

The Sales Associate is responsible for providing excellent customer service, displaying and restocking merchandise, cashing customers out, helping maintain a clean and organized work environment, and assisting in dressing room attendance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Offers customer service and sales advice; helps customers find merchandise and promotes sales.
2. Assists in creating a very positive (“glass half full”), happy atmosphere for both customers and employees as mascots of the brand.
3. Assists in resolving customer issues and concerns (policy, returns, etc).
4. Helps the store meet sales goals through exceptional customer service and genuine salesmanship, including
meeting/greeting every customer, interacting with customers, asking leading questions, providing product information and helping customers make purchases.
5. Prevents theft to the extent possible by ensuring attentiveness and excellent customer service.
6. Participates in merchandising, re-arranging and restocking displays.
7. Participates in cleaning the store and ensuring the best impression for customers.
8. Participates in projects assigned by shift leader or store manager. Apply here


Big Indian Country Store – Store Clerk

Big Indian Country Store in Freeport, ME is looking to hire a motivated person to join our team.  This person must be 18 years of age.  Hours are Monday 8am-2pm; Tuesday 8am-6pm; Saturday 10am-6pm.  24 hours total.  No experience necessary.  Computer knowledge is helpful as we are a UPS ship store.  Please send along your resume to ashley@winterpeople.com.


Sweet Repeats Children’s Consignment Shop – Store Clerk Part Time

Sweet Repeats is hiring a store clerk with 3 years retail experience. The job will be part -time Tuesday-Thursday 2-5:30. Apply inside.


Dooney & Bourke – PART TIME KEY HOLDER (Freeport, ME)

Dooney & Bourke is currently seeking highly motivated, energetic leaders to fill the Part-Time Key Holder position in our Factory Store located in the Freeport Outlets. Send resume to klewis@dooney.com

RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Partner with store manager to drive sales and increase store volume.
· Assist with developing the store team in customer relationships and service, operations and company standards.
· Support operational needs of the store.

QUALIFICATIONS:
· Two years prior retail experience
· Team oriented
· Customer Service driven
· Proficient in MS Word & Excel
Job Type: Part-time

STORE MANAGER (Freeport, ME) Dooney & Bourke is currently seeking a highly motivated, energetic leader to fill the Store Manager position in our Factory Store located in the Freeport Outlet Center. Send resume to klewis@dooney.com

RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Partner with corporate to drive sales and increase store volume.
· Develop the team in customer relationships, operations, and company standards.
· Support operational needs of the store.

QUALIFICATIONS:
· 2 Years prior Key Holder or Assistant Manager experience.
· Team oriented leadership skills.
· Customer service driven.
· Proficient in MS Word & Excel.
Job Type: Full-time


RSU5 – After School Care Position
After School Care position available. MondayFriday 3:00-5:30. Looking for a responsible person to watch over children after school through the week. We offer a fun environment for children to expand their studies and burn off some energy. Plan to go outside!
Contact Bridget Andersen, Childcare Coordinator
865-6171 ex. 26

Wicked Whoopies – Full & Part Time
We are looking for friendly, fun individuals to work in a friendly fun environment with flexible hours. We are hiring for Full time and Part time positions. Experience is not necessary but must be able to work weekends.
You may stop in and pick up an application or email us your application to: customerservice@wickedwhoopies.com

Clarks Shoe – Part time Sales and Part Team Lead

Clarks Shoe is hiring!Working at Clarks isn’t just about selling shoes- it’s about understanding your customers’ needs, helping them find the right footwear for their lifestyles and being part of a company that believes in making a difference. Since our founding in 1825, we’ve grown to become one of the largest footwear companies in the world.

We believe that bringing together talented people from diverse backgrounds creates a better workplace. Our store teams consist of approximately 2,600 associates who strive to create a superior customer experience and elevate our brand to a global stage, and we empower each of them to do what’s right.

SALES ASSOCIATE:

Here’s where you come in:

  • Consistently deliver positive sales performance.
  • Organize the store merchandise and back stock and ensure proper placement of product.
  • Practice impeccable customer service skills.
  • Upsell the customer, when appropriate, on multiple pairs and accessories.
  • Exemplify the Clarks Brand.
  • Follow all policies and procedures related to loss prevention and shrinkage.
  • Assist in store maintenance and merchandising to create a visually compelling environment.
  • Contribute to a comfortable work environment for all colleagues.
  • Ensure completion of assigned tasks and responsibilities.

Essential physical requirements of all in store positions include; standing for long periods of time, frequent bending to tie and fit shoes, climbing and moving of ladders, and lifting up to 50 lbs. Retail experience is preferred. Candidates must pass a State and Federal background check.

TEAM LEAD:

Here’s where you come in:
  • Serve as the Manager on Duty for the store in all aspects while working and opening and closing the store in accordance with company standards.
  • Consistently deliver positive sales performance.
  • Organize the store merchandise and back stock and ensure proper placement of product.
  • Oversee the receipt of shipment and maintain a clean work environment.
  • Assist in training and coaching employees on all policies and procedures.
  • Practice impeccable customer service skills.
  • Upsell the customer, when appropriate, on multiple pairs and accessories.
  • Exemplify the Clarks Brand.
  • Follow all policies and procedures related to loss prevention and shrinkage.
  • Create a visually compelling environment.
  • Create a comfortable work environment for all colleagues.
  • Ensure all associates are aware of their current tasks and responsibilities.
Essential physical requirements of all in store positions include; standing for long periods of time, frequent bending to tie and fit shoes, climbing and moving of ladders, and lifting up to 50 lbs. Retail experience is preferred. Candidates must pass a State and Federal background check.

Apply here for Freeport Store 517.


Bow Street Market – Deli/Bake Associate Full Time Cooking experience a PLUS

Join a growing company with an incredible team atmosphere. We are searching for a team member that works well with others and independently. Fast paced atmosphere Full Benefits Package Bow Street Market in Freeport, Maine is looking for a full time deli team member. This person will actively work in a fast paced department with heavy emphasis on simple and local foods along with superior customer service. . Associate to perform multiple tasks within and outside the department of Deli Bake. Will primarily focus on preparation, production, sales, accuracy, pricing, teamwork and customer service in a new facility. Kitchen skills and superior customer service attributes huge plus. A passion for healthy foods and attention to detail required. Positive attitude and hygiene a must. Be part of a growing team committed to excellence! Bow Street Market placed in the following categories
* #1 Best Market
* #1 Best Specialty Market
* #1 Best Caterer
More Information & apply here

Café Crêpe – Full time, year-round

Café Crêpe is hiring! If you are friendly, enjoy a fast paced environment with wonderful co-workers and tasty meals, please send your resume to mainecrepes@yahoo.com. This would be great for a young adult taking a gap year or fresh out of college. The hours could also be great for a mom that wanted to work while her kids were in school. Full time, year-round opportunities available.

Island Treasure Toys – Part-Time 

Island Treasure Toys is seeking a part-time employee, starting immediately. Become a toy expert by working for Maine’s favorite local toy store and LOVE your job! Flexible hours available. Must be able to work weekends and have a love for toys! Apply in-person upstairs at 20 Bow Street in Freeport, call 207-865-7007, or email jennifer@islandtreasuretoys.com!

Jockey – 2 Key Holders & Sales Associates
2 key holders, year round.
Sales associates, year round. Flexible hours, great pay, generous discounts. Stop in or call (207) 865-4224

The Lobster Cooker – Cooks, Bartender part-time & Counter staff

We are looking for Cooks (1 or 2), Bartender Part time and Counter staff (1 or 2). Experience is not necessary, a desire to work is!  Fast paced, busy shifts, hourly pay plus tips! If you already have a job you love- Great! Come work part time through the fall! Think of us as a few extra bucks for Christmas!  Another perk is shopping discounts offered by many shops for Freeport employees!

Call or stop in at The Lobster Cooker, 39 Main St. Freeport. Les 869-5086


Wilbur’s of Maine Chocolate Confections – Seasonal Tour guide, Retail Manager & Sales Associate Positions

Seasonal Tour guide:

We are looking for fun, energetic individuals to give guided tours of our chocolate factory this summer and beyond!  You will need to learn the history of the company, a little about the process of cocoa bean to chocolate and an understanding of the workings of our factory so you can share with our guests.

Applicants must be able to:

Speak loudly and clearly to large and small groups of people
Be able to stick to a program of talking points, but think on your feet when things don’t go as planned
Be able to present information in a fun/friendly and informative way
Have continuous energy and enthusiasm!

What can you expect? 
Hands-on training with a seasoned tour guide
You will meet individuals from all over the world who are interested in chocolate.
You’ll gain a vast knowledge of confection making
Chocolate samples!  Not only will you be handing out samples, but when you’re training you’ll be trying samples, too, so you know what you’re talking about!

Retail Manager:

  • A minimum of two years experience in a management role
  • Strong interpersonal and selling skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • Good people management skills
  • Hands-on leadership skills
  • High energy and willingness to learn

Sales Associate Positions:

Wilbur’s of Maine is looking to add sales associate positions for both Freeport and Brunswick stores. Hours can vary from part to full time depending on applicant/employer needs. These positions requires availability 3-5 days per week, year round. At least one of the days would be a weekend day 3 times per month. Pay is commensurate with experience. E-mail resume to  darci@wilburs.com or stop by 174 Lower Main St. Freeport or 143 Maine St. Brunswick to fill in an application. If possible you will be interviewed on your visit.

ALSO need an ADULT person available SATURDAYS and SUNDAYS.


Nordica Theater – Summer Crew

Several summer crew positions open! These positions need to be flexible including days/nights/weekends/holidays. We would like to hire as soon as we have the right person(s) for the positions. We have begun the interview process. The crew positions require a lot of cleaning, operating a register, inventory control, upselling is a MUST, selling both box office tickets as well as concessions, and assisting the daily operations in any way needed including popping popcorn.

For more information, apply in person, or please send an email inquiry to nordica@yntheatre.com and they will send you an application.


The Orvis Company – Full-time Key Holder

The Orvis Company is looking for a part-time Key Holder to join the team at our outlet store. 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.
For more information, please review our complete job profile and fill out the online application form at www.orvis.com/careers.

The Body ShopPart-Time Key holder Position

Purpose of role:

The Key Holder is responsible for supporting all operational aspects of the shop in order to maximize sales and profitability through exceptional customer service. He / she is committed to maintaining high professional standards in the areas of sales performance, customer service, visual presentation, inventory management, facility maintenance, shop operations, and personnel leadership. He / she will demonstrate and uphold the values and vision of the company

Link to apply http://www.thebodyshopcareers.com/us/us/


J.Crew Factory –  Assistant Sales Manager & Sales Associate

J. Crew Factory Assistant Sales Manager

How cool is it to be on the inside track! From the start, we are looking to develop our Assistants from entry level on the leadership team to running a store one day. This role is focused on driving a selling and service culture by doing and directing. We are very much a lead-by-example kind of place and our AMs demonstrate just what we mean when we say: spreading our value, design and style message and exceeding customer expectations is in our DNA.

Our AM’s are all about listening, understanding data and looking beyond the obvious. They make sure that the right associates are in the right place at the right time.

So, if you’re passionate about our products and services and are turned on by achieving goals, let’s chat.

We expect you’ll have a high school diploma and at least 2 years of experience with similar scope, show your specialty retail cred.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

Apply at jcrew.com/careers.

J. Crew Factory Sales Associate

If “life of the party” is something that suits you, we’ve got something special in store… Begin with great clothes. Add a quality second to none. Fold in a dynamic, fast-paced place. Now you’ve got the recipe that exceeds expectations. 

Our Sales Associates wear infectious smiles and can’t wait to talk about our value, design and style. They are curious and courageous, asking great questions and listening intently. They are also multi-task masters, jumping into any activity that supports the business and creates an engaging and seamless experience.

So, if you’re passionate about our products and services and are turned on by achieving goals, let’s chat.

We expect you’ve past your 18th birthday (hope it was amazingly cool), are available when customers are around (usually nights, weekends and holidays) and have mastered grammar school basics (a command of reading, writing and speaking with confidence).

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, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

Apply at jcrew.com/careers.


Wolfe’s Neck Farm – 

Financial Associate/Bookkeeper
We are looking for a team member who can help us provide strong financial management to support our growing efforts.

Weekend Educators – Accepting applications for 2017
March-November, part-time, days, Saturdays and Sundays
Weekend Educators are the face of Wolfe’s Neck Farm on the weekends. They lead haywagon tours, chat with visitors and help them understand what they’re seeing, and, generally, facilitate a deeper connection to our unique farm and sustainable agriculture. Visitors have to pay for some programs, so our Weekend Educators also check pre-registration lists, process payments (cash and electronic), and help visitors know we offer informational tours and programs.

School Programs Educators – Accepting applications for 2017
Spring Season: mid-April through mid-June
Fall Season: late September through early November
Part-time, days, Monday through Friday

Each spring and fall, thousands of school children descend upon Wolfe’s Neck Farm for inspiring and thought-provoking educational experiences. We are seeking School Programs Educators to introduce children to sustainable agriculture, connect them to a small piece of our food system, and give them a glimpse into a working farm through dynamic and informative programming.  Ideal candidates are excited to provide authentic and educational experiences, while keeping a keen eye on safety.

Please email a cover letter and resume to general@wolfesneckfarm.org with Job Title as the subject line. In the interest of reducing waste, please do not mail a hard copy of your materials. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply ASAP. No phone calls please.


Coach – Assistant Manager & Part Time Sales Associate in Freeport, Maine
Website: http://www.coach.com/about/Employment.aspx
TO APPLY SEND RESUME TO FREEPORT@COACH.COM

Coach was founded in 1941 as a family-run workshop, and today is a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections. We attribute the prominence of the Coach brand to the unique combination of our original American attitude and design, our heritage of fine leather goods and custom fabrics, our superior product quality, and our commitment to the customer experience.  At Coach, we bring together strong, collaborative people in a culture of mutual respect, support, accountability, and passion for the brand and product. Our goal is to offer an inspirational and modern workplace that allows for exceptional talent to thrive.

**Assistant Manager:

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Retail Management to…

  • Foster a store environment that delivers renowned and authentic service to create a Modern Luxury customer experience
  • Develop product knowledge skills and remain aware of current collections that are in-store and on-line; cascade and train information to the broader team
  • Achieve and exceed goals through sales strategies, clienteling, sourcing new customers and maintaining and building productive long-term relationships with existing customers
  • Support an environment of teamwork, trust and collaboration with peers, customers and supervisors
  • Stay current with market competition, industry, fashion trends and customer shopping behaviors
  • Evaluate performance of all team members and provide consistent coaching where service and selling are top priorities; create and modify action plans for the continuous development of staff
  • Demonstrate strong business acumen; strategically forecasts, plans and budgets to the needs of the business (i.e. payrolls, staffing, etc.)
  • Manage daily operational tasks according to Coach standards including selling and service
  • Serve as a leader within the building when upper management is out of the business

The accomplished individual will possess…

  • At least 1 year of previous management experience in a luxury retail service environment preferable
  • Possess current knowledge of fashion trends and competition in the marketplace
  • High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred
  • Proficient with MS Office (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Experience using retail systems (i.e. labor management, inventory systems, sales reporting, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and team (both oral and written), maneuver sales floor and meet moderate stockroom lifting and store climbing requirements
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business, including nights, weekends and holidays

**Sales Associate:
The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Sales to…

  • Deliver renowned and authentic service that creates a Modern Luxury customer experience
  • Develop product knowledge skills and remain aware of current collections that are in-store and on-line; cascade and train information to the broader team
  • Achieve and exceed goals through sales strategies, clienteling, sourcing new customers and maintaining and building productive long-term relationships with existing customers
  • Support an environment of teamwork, trust and collaboration with peers, customers and supervisors
  • Build credibility and trust as a personal stylists and fashion expert by staying current with market competition, industry, fashion trends and customer shopping behaviors; share with customers as appropriate

The accomplished individual will possess…

  • 1-3 year of previous selling experience in a luxury retail service environment preferred.  Possesses current knowledge of fashion trends and competition in the marketplace
  • High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred
  • Knowledge of cash register systems, basic computer skills (including the ability to use iPad/laptop, Mobile POS and Internet)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and team (both oral and written), maneuver sales floor and meet moderate stockroom lifting and store climbing requirements
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business, including nights, weekends and holidays

**ALERT: Fraudulent Recruiting Activity through Craigslist

Coach became aware of fraudulent job postings on Craigslist where unauthorized individuals are using the Coach and/or Coach Leatherware name to solicit potential job seekers for employment. The information confirms an offer of employment to Coach and directs the recipient to send a copy of their credit report to Coach for their employment files. This is not Coach’s practice. If we make you an offer of employment, which would ALWAYS be done personally, then we will make arrangements with your knowledge and via a secured method to obtain your information and consent in order to process background checks that are always part of our hiring process. Please note this is NOT a legitimate offer, and Coach is not affiliated with the postings. We encourage anyone who encounters or falls victim to this type of fraudulent activity to report it to Craigslist and forward the e-mail you received to abuse@craigslist.org.

Coach is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Coach at www.coach.com.


DOONEY & BOURKE – PART-TIME KEY HOLDER

Dooney & Bourke is currently seeking highly motivated, energetic leaders to fill the Part-Time Key Holder position in our Factory Store located in the Freeport Outlets (Freeport, ME).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Partner with store manager to drive sales and increase store volume.
· Assist with developing the store team in customer relationships, operations, and company standards.
· Support operational needs of the store.

QUALIFICATIONS:
· Two years prior retail experience
· Team oriented
· Customer Service driven
· Proficient in MS Word & Excel
Job Type: Part-time

Contact shawkes@dooney.com with a resume!


Island Treasure Toys

Want to LOVE your job? Looking for a fun part-time position with an award-winning local business? Come work with us! Island Treasure Toys is hiring immediately in Freeport!

We are seeking part-time employees to fill weekend shifts, with possibility for more weekday work seasonally.

Retail experience preferred but not necessary. Looking for someone who is outgoing, driven, can multitask, loves toys, and is a kid at heart! Apply with resume in-person, call 207-865-7007, or email for more information.


Haggar Clothing Co. – Part-Time Keyholders and Sales Associates

  • Competitive Pay
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Flexible schedules includes
  • Nights and Weekends

Please pick-up an application today! 350E Freeport Village Station