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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 Communications, a global media and marketing services company headquartered in Portland, Maine, and with divisions in Australia, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, and the UK, Read More
Portland, 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. What gets our tails wagging is creating, innovating, and developing 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
TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, has proudly provided unparalleled convenience and legendary WOW! customer service for more than 150 years. The company first opened its doors as Portland Savings Bank in Portland, Maine, in 1852 and remains focused on Read More
Portland, 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
As a global leader in corporate payments solutions, WEX Inc. (formerly Wright Express Corporation) simplifies the complexities of payments systems across continents, and industries – including Fleet, Travel and Healthcare. With over 3,000 associates in the Read More

Health/Health Sciences

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. MMC is the state's largest medical center, licensed for 637 beds and employing more than 8,000 people. MMC' Read More
Portland, ME
MaineHealth is a not-for-profit family of high-quality providers and healthcare organizations committed to the health and well-being of the communities and people we serve. As the largest healthcare organization in Maine and a leading healthcare provider 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 seven 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 (SMCC) is a two-year college with campuses in South Portland & Brunswick and satellite centers across Southern Maine. SMCC empowers students to respond to a changing world and enhances economic and cultural development in Read More
Portland, ME
The Council on International Educational 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, Read More
Biddeford, ME
The University of New England (UNE) is an independent, non-profit, coeducational university with campuses in Biddeford & Portland, Maine and Tangier, Morocco. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the "Best Universities in the North" in its Read More
Portland, ME
The University of Southern Maine (USM) is the comprehensive regional and urban institution in the University of Maine System which is comprised of five academic units on three campuses. The Portland campus is located in Maine’s largest city within a thriving Read More

IT/Software Development

Portland, ME
Kepware is a software development business of PTC Inc. located in Portland, Maine. Established in 1995, Kepware has spent the last 20+ years building a portfolio of industrial connectivity solutions to help businesses connect diverse automation devices and Read More
South Portland, ME
ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) is a leading provider of power efficient semiconductor solutions to customers in the power supply, automotive, communications, computer, consumer, medical, wireless, mobile phone, industrial and military/ aerospace markets. The 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) creates, delivers and supports software solutions and services that make it easier for local governments and schools to manage their complex, day-to-day business functions. We have a unique vantage point due to our singular Read More

Legal Services

Portland, ME
Bernstein Shur Sawyer & Nelson is a New England-based law firm that advises clients from across the U.S. and around the world. Our 100+ award-winning attorneys and professionals in Portland & Augusta, Maine, and Manchester, New Hampshire, practice in Read More
Portland, ME
Pierce Atwood LLP is a highly regarded full service law firm based in New England, recognized nationally and internationally for its expertise in complex and class action litigation, energy production and distribution, mid-market mergers and acquisitions, Read More
Portland, ME
Verrill Dana is a full service law firm with more than 130 attorneys and a growing number of service-based practice groups. The firm has a regional presence in the Northeast, with offices from Maine to Washington, D.C., allowing us to serve clients with Read More

Marketing/Design

Portland, ME
GarrandPartners 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 Read More
Portland, ME
Industrium is the definition of a relentless problem-solver. It means hard-working. Tireless. Diligent. It's also the name of an element (OK, so it's not really in the periodic table. But it should be.) We like to think of this element as the most important Read More
Portland, ME
Headquartered in Portland's historic Baxter Library Building, VIA is a full-service marketing agency that creatively helps the world's best companies grow in ever-changing times. They believe everything begins with a fresh perspective, and that has allowed Read More