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NOW HIRING: Marine Marketing Director, Port of Portland

Now Hiring: Business Manager

A Merchants Exchange Member is looking for a collaborative and diplomatic Business Manager to join its reputable team. The Business Manager will report to the President and work collectively with the leadership team in providing business systems management, contract administration, financial oversight and policy and strategic support for the organization.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • A positive, team-oriented attitude.
  • Patience and flexibility in response to changing needs.
  • Ability to build relationships and credibility with members.
  • Ability to build relationships with regulatory agencies and industry partners.
  • Financial savvy, and small business management skills.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills including especially listening.
  • Ability to be diplomatic when strong opinions are stated by others.
  • Understanding of the uses and potential of technology.
  • Ability to self-manage and prioritize competing demands.
  • Ability to work with databases in various computer formats.
  • Competence with standard business office software applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.)
  • Ability to learn and work with proprietary software of several kinds.
  • Ability to analyze contracts and regulatory language.


Minimum Education and Experience:

  • A./B.S. Degree.
  • Business administration experience: 7 years
  • Business systems management: 3 years
  • Experience in evaluating or implementing human resources systems, very desirable
  • Experience evaluating and implementing new technologies, very desirable
  • Knowledge of maritime industry, desirable


This position provides excellent pay and benefits!


Please contact Carly Sahagian and submit your resume in Word format to for consideration.



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