Work With Us!

    About the position

    • Part-time
    • Retail sales
    • Basic duties include opening/closing the shop, answering customer questions, running the register, restocking and straightening shelves, receiving inventory, shipping orders, etc.


    What we offer

    • $15 per hour ($18 per hour during Maine's State of Emergency declaration)
    • Employee discount
    • Immersion in Maine's growing sustainable aquaculture scene
    • Locally owned and owner operated


    About the shop

    Heritage Seaweed is a boutique specialty shop in downtown Portland. We specialize in all things seaweed. Specifically: Maine-made specialty foods, teas, bath and body products, candles and art. We also carry books, blank cards, sustainable drinkware, oyster accoutrements, home goods, kids' books, shaving gear & many other Maine gifts.

    We're a locally owned business supporting Maine's working waterfront -- as well as its artisan food makers, craftspeople and fine artists. In fact, roughly 80% of our items are made right here in Maine. Please stop in and get to know Maine's (and the world's) next big thing: seaweed!


      To apply

      Send an email to josh@ and include the following:

      • Brief, informal email telling us why you think you'd be a good fit
      • Professional resume
      • Availability (start date and days of week)