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Aquaculture New Business Development Manager at Maine & Company

Location: Portland, ME
Company: Maine & Company
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Salary: Not Entered
Closing Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018
Date Posted: Wednesday, March 7, 2018


Five to seven years experience and demonstrated track record of successful business recruitment or development. Aquaculture operations experience. Understanding of aquaculture-specific business formation. Understanding of Maine’s aquaculture sector. Superior written and verbal communications skills. Strong presentation, marketing and sales skills. Ability to work both with a team and work independently; experience managing an advisory or oversight committee. Ability to research, analyze and summarize information. Willingness to travel domestically and internationally. Degree in Economics, Business, Marketing or Aquaculture preferred.


This position, employed by Maine & Company ( will coordinate closely with the project partners to proactively help to grow the aquaculture sector. In conjunction with an oversight team, the individual will develop a Maine aquaculture recruitment strategy and associated recruitment collateral. Significant domestic and international travel for recruitment trips is required. The ideal candidate will be an experienced marketer; energetic, highly motivated, creative, and an outstanding communicator. A fundamental understanding of business formation and proven track record of successful business development and relationship building is a must. Knowledge of Maine’s aquaculture sector and aquaculture-specific business formation is a plus. The individual must be a team player that is comfortable operating both independently and as part of a team.
Contact Name: Ellen Grant, GMRI COO
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