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Employment & Internship Opportunities

The Merchants Exchange is committed to providing equal opportunity to all persons interacting with the company and to provide a welcoming and respectful environment for all. If available, employment and internship opportunities for the Merchants Exchange and our industry partners are posted below. We have made every effort to make all aspects of the Merchants Exchange employment/recruiting process as easy, secure, and reliable as possible.

  Merchants Exchange of Portland 



Now Hiring: Association & Events Coordinator

Join the team at the Merchants Exchange of Portland and play a key role in the Maritime Industry!


We are seeking an organized, self-motivated and results-oriented Association & Events Coordinator to join our downtown Portland team.


Do you thrive on attending to details, organizing meetings and events, building customer relationships, multi-tasking and contributing to a diverse team? Do you have office and administrative experience and are looking for more than just the standard clerical or administrative job? Join our team and help and support and promote the shipping industry-- the safest, most environmentally friendly, most economical mode of freight transportation!


This Full-Time position, provides program management assistance, administrative support, board of directors support, and meeting planning for multiple client organizations involved in the Maritime Industry. Don’t have a background in Maritime? Don’t worry! No previous Maritime or Shipping Industry experience required.



Please see complete job description here

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No direct e-mails or phone calls please.

Industry Job Opportunity: Ocean & Air Export Freight Forwarding


A position in Ocean & Air Export Freight Forwarding is available; experience in import is a plus.

This position requires the ability work autonomously and the ability to think outside the box--deal with occasional unusual shipments or situations.

Must be a team player and willing to learn other departments.

Inquiries should be sent to: portland@westernoverseas.com

Business Opportunities

Thank you very much for your interest in doing business with the Merchants Exchange.


Both formal and informal solicitations and resulting awards may be posted on this webpage. All responses are due at or before the time shown on each solicitation. Responses are not accepted through our website. It is the bidder's/proposer's responsibility to ensure that the most complete and current version of the solicitation, including addenda, has been downloaded.

We have made every effort to make all aspects of the contracting process as easy, secure, and reliable as possible.