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Down East Employment

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 ( and, 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.

Current Openings


Rockport, ME

The publisher of Down East magazine in Rockport is seeking a full-time Accountant with a working knowledge of accounting systems, business operations, payroll and human resource functions, bookkeeping, and account reconciliations. This position requires a high level of attention to detail and problem solving, as well as a thorough knowledge of accounting principles.

Essential job functions include:

  • Payroll systems and processing
  • General ledger and sub-ledger reconciliations
  • Journal entry preparation
  • Month-end closings
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • Various government filings
  • Accounts receivable and payable experience


Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel; experience with Microsoft Access and Dynamics GP is a plus. Human resource systems and knowledge is ideal.


Associate’s degree in accounting and/or five years of related experience, preferably in a staff/GL accountant role.


Down East offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes insurances, 401(k) plan, generous time-off plans, and flexible work schedules.

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.