Current Open Positions
Hiring Process and Timeline
When you apply for a job at Maine Initiatives, here’s what you can expect:
- In your cover letter, please tell us what compels you about our mission and share examples of work you’ve done in the past that prepares you for the position. This could be paid work, volunteer work, or activist work;
- We will review applications after the deadline;
- You can expect to hear from us within 2–4 weeks of when we close the job posting;
- We will conduct the first round of interviews with 8–15 of the most promising candidates;
- The first round will be a phone interview with one of our staff;
- We interview 6-8 semi-finalists about 1–2 week(s) after the first round via Zoom with our full staff;
- We interview 2-3 finalists about 1-2 week (s) after the second round;
- We check references for 1–2 finalists;
- Finalists can expect to hear back from us in 1–2 weeks.
When you come to an interview at Maine Initiatives, here’s what you can expect:
- You will meet the people with whom you may work closely because we like to have inclusive hiring processes;
- We will be candid and welcoming.
- We will have a list of questions we’re asking every candidate. We may share some of them with you beforehand so that you can prepare;
- It’s most helpful for us to hear about your perspective on this work, your connection to our mission, and the experiences you’ve had that you will pull from if in the new role;
- There will be time at the end of the interview to ask questions about the position, work culture, or activities of the organization.
To apply for a job at Maine Initiatives:
Send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the specific job title in the subject line.
Maine Initiatives is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce at all job levels, and we are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We encourage Black folks, immigrants, people of color, indigenous people, LGBTQ+ people, people with disabilities, women, formerly incarcerated people, and members of any other group that may experience adversity in hiring to apply.