Down East Enterprise employees work in a summer “cottage” called Roxmont, located on Route 1 in Rockport, Maine. From the heart of midcoast Maine, we publish Down East magazine and Shooting Sportsman magazine, and operate the magazines’ respective websites (downeast.com and shootingsportsman.com), plus, Maine Homes by Down East and the Down East Shop. Down East magazine also has a sales office on Commercial Street, on the waterfront in Portland. For general inquiries about employment opportunities, please send an e-mail to our Human Resources Department.
As of Septemer 12, 2019, we have two openings: Controller and Receptionist/Sales Associate. Please see the job descriptions below.
This hands-on position’s primary responsibilities are the maintenance of automated financial systems, oversight of subsidiary ledger transactions, and the preparation of financial reports. The Controller will also provide financial forecasting, modeling, and reporting and will monitor the company’s financial position within established plans and goals.
The job requires an advanced knowledge of accounting and finance equivalent to a bachelor’s degree and 5 to 10 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education with at least 2 years’ experience as a controller. Strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced and busy environment is important. Publishing experience and knowledge of the Microsoft Dynamics accounting system is preferred, but not required for the right candidate. This position includes supervisory responsibilities.
Down East Enterprise is a small company in Rockport, Maine, with multiple titles and products including Down East, Shooting Sportsman and Maine Homes magazines. We are a family-friendly organization with policies crafted to reflect different work styles and the realities of today’s living. Within guidelines, as a “Down Easter,” you would have autonomy over your time, unlimited vacation, sick time, and 12 weeks paid parental leave. Our wide range of benefits includes paid employee health, dental and life insurance, and 401(k) retirement plan with company match.
Most important, we expect everyone to do a great job, enthusiastically support their team, and go above and beyond for the company.
For immediate consideration, please forward a cover letter, salary history, and résumé to:
Down East Enterprise, Inc.
P.O. Box 679 • Camden, ME 04843
Please — no telephone calls
We have an immediate opening for a receptionist/sales associate in our Down East Shop in Rockport.
This is either a part-time position noon–5 p.m. M–F or a full-time position 8 a.m.–5 p.m. M–F. If you are looking for an entry-level receptionist/sales associate position in the Rockport area, please send your résumé today to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please — no telephone calls
Down East is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Down East
Down East Enterprise, Inc. is a multimedia company based in Rockport, Maine. The company’s flagship publication, Down East: The Magazine of Maine is the largest paid circulation magazine dedicated to the Pine Tree State. For more than six decades, Down East has been the authority on Maine, and today continues to capture readers’ attention with an insider look at contemporary life in Maine. People who love Maine love Down East.