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Careers in Greater Portland

Interested in Working in Portland?

You’ve heard Portland is great, but Maine is Vacationland—lobster, lighthouses and summer camps, right? Are there any career opportunities? Yes. In fact, there are more and more professionals in globally competitive companies, entrepreneurs creating start-ups, and motivated people forging satisfying careers that are balanced by Portland’s relaxed character.

Below is a sampling of companies in the Portland area that often seek top talent. This is not a comprehensive list. It’s a resource to help you and your spouse or partner consider the possibilities for building a life here. There may be more here than you might expect.

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Biotech/Life Sciences

Westbrook, ME
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX) is a leader in pet healthcare innovation, serving practicing veterinarians around the world with a broad range of diagnostic and information technology-based products and services. Headquartered in southern Maine, IDEXX Read More
Portland, ME
Putney is a pharmaceutical company specializing in the development of high quality drugs for pets. We focus on developing generics for frequently used drugs where cost is a barrier to prescribing, compliance or use. Read More
Portland, ME
The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) catalyzes solutions to the complex challenges of ocean stewardship and economic growth in the Gulf of Maine bioregion. Our dynamic fusion of science, education, and community gives us range to effect change from Read More

Business Services

Portland, ME
CashStar is the preferred digital gifting and incentives partner for retailers nationwide. These retail brands leverage CashStar to easily and securely integrate digital gifting strategies to increase sales and customer loyalty. CashStar offers consumers an Read More
Portland, ME
Connecting, Educating and Strengthening business communities world-wide Diversified, a global media and marketing services company headquartered in Portland, Maine, US provides information and market access through face-to-face events, publications, and Read More
Westbrook, ME
Unum is a company of people serving people. A Fortune 500 company, Unum is a market leader in disability, group life, and voluntary benefits. Our products and services meet the needs of a diverse workforce that includes four generations, growing ethnic Read More

Consumer Goods/Services

Portland, ME
angela adams is a renowned design house based in Portland, Maine known for a unique and optimistic visual language of color, pattern and form. Dedicated to celebrating a natural lifestyle, angela adams creates well-crafted modern home furnishings and Read More
Freeport, ME
L.L.Bean, Inc. is a leading multi-channel merchant of quality outdoor gear and apparel. Founded in 1912 by Leon Leonwood Bean, the company began as a one-room operation selling a single product, the Maine Hunting Shoe.  Read More
Westbrook, ME
Since incorporating in 1997, we have been known as the industry's leading socially responsible, values-based design house, bringing people and dogs together for fun and mutual support. The fire in our belly is to concept, innovate and develop premium products Read More

Financial Services

Portland, ME
PowerPay, LLC is a registered Visa/Mastercard payment processor offering QUALITY merchant credit card processing services with competitive pricing and amazing customer service. Headquartered in Portland, ME, Powerpay was selected as one of the 500 fastest Read More
Portland, ME
The Toronto-Dominion Bank & its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group (TD). TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by branches & serves approximately 22 million customers in a number of locations in key financial centres around Read More
Westbrook, ME
Unum is a company of people serving people. A Fortune 500 company, Unum is a market leader in disability, group life, and voluntary benefits. Our products and services meet the needs of a diverse workforce that includes four generations, growing ethnic Read More
South Portland, ME
WEX Inc. (formerly Wright Express Corporation) is a leading provider of corporate card payment solutions. From our roots as a pioneer in fleet card payments in 1983, WEX has expanded the scope of its business into a multi-channel provider of corporate payment Read More

Health/Health Sciences

Portland, ME
Apothecary by Design is a rapidly growing specialty pharmacy with a high-touch service model and a mission of advocating for patients with chronic diseases. Ranked on the prestigious Inc. 500/5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, and named Read More
Portland, ME
Designated as a Best Place to Work in Maine, InterMed, P.A. is a physician-owned multi-specialty medical group with more than seventy physicians, covering the primary disciplines of Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Read More
Portland, ME
Maine Medical Center (MMC) is a complete health care resource for the people of Greater Portland and the entire state, as well as northern New England. Incorporated in 1864, MMC is the state's largest medical center, licensed for 637 beds and employing more Read More
Portland, ME
MaineHealth is a not-for-profit family of leading high-quality providers and other healthcare organizations working together to make their communities the healthiest in America. Ranked among the nation's top 100 integrated delivery networks, MaineHealth Read More
Portland, ME
Martin’s Point Health Care is a progressive, not-for-profit health care organization committed to providing the best possible health care experience to its patients and members. The organization is comprised of a multi-specialty medical group with nine Read More

Higher Education

Brunswick, ME
Bowdoin is an independent, nonsectarian, coeducational residential, undergraduate liberal arts institution founded in 1794. It is located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of 21,000 on the Maine coast. Study at Bowdoin leads to a bachelor of arts degree in one of Read More
South Portland, ME
Southern Maine Community College is a 2-year College in South Portland, Maine. Southern Maine Community College empowers students to respond to a changing world and enhances economic and cultural development in Southern Maine by providing a variety of Read More
300 Fore Street, Portland, ME 04101
The Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to helping people acquire knowledge and develop skills for living in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world. Founded in 1947, CIEE Read More
Biddeford, ME
The University of New England (UNE) is an independent, coeducational university with campuses in Biddeford, Maine and Portland, Maine. Read More
Portland, ME
The University of Southern Maine (USM) offers its 10,000 plus students more than 115 areas of undergraduate and graduate study. USMs location in southern Maine, a region cited as one of the most liveable in the country, offers a range of educational, cultural Read More

IT/Software Development

South Portland, ME
Fairchild Semiconductor is a leading global provider of semiconductor technologies that address some of today’s most important technology challenges – from making the products we use more energy efficient to enabling many of the features in our mobile devices Read More
Portland, ME
Kepware Technologies is a private software development company headquartered in Portland, Maine. Kepware provides a portfolio of software solutions to help businesses connect diverse automation devices and software applications. From plant floor to wellsite Read More
South Portland, ME
Texas Instruments (TI) is a global analog and digital semiconductor IC design and manufacturing company. In addition to analog technologies, digital signal processing (DSP) and microcontroller (MCU) semiconductors, TI designs and manufactures semiconductor Read More
Yarmouth, ME
Tyler Technologies (NYSE: TYL) is a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments. Tyler partners with clients to empower the public sector — cities, counties, schools and other government entities — to Read More

Legal Services

Portland, ME
Bernstein Shur is one of northern New England’s largest multi-service law firms, with more than 100 attorneys in Portland and Augusta, Maine and Manchester, New Hampshire. Established in 1915, the firm provides practical legal counsel to a diverse group of Read More
Portland, ME
Pierce Atwood LLP is more than 120 years old, with its historic roots in Maine, offices throughout New England and in Washington, DC, and a premier practice that extends nationally and internationally. We provide exceptional service and value to our clients, Read More
Portland, ME
Verrill Dana, LLP is a full-service, mid-sized regional law firm with more than 100 attorneys practicing from offices in Portland and Augusta, Maine, Stamford, CT, Washington D.C., and Boston MA. Practice areas include: Intellectual Property & Technology Read More

Marketing/Design

Portland, ME
Garrand is an integrated marketing communications practice with expertise in advertising, public relations, public affairs, experiential marketing, in-person brand exposure, digital, interactive and web related marketing, design and branding. In business Read More
Portland, ME
Advertising. Brand Building. Digital/Interactive. Public Relations. Public Affairs. We do it all and do it well. Kemp Goldberg is also the parent of the Retail Innovations Group which uses a proprietary process, shopper-based research, behavioral analysis and Read More
Portland, ME
Headquartered in Portland's historic Baxter Library Building. Born in 1993. Reborn every year since. VIA is a full-service marketing agency that creatively helps the world's best companies grow in ever-changing times. Read More