Maine Drilling & Blasting

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Marketing Assistant - Gardiner Maine

Marketing Assistant - Gardiner Maine

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Maine Drilling & Blasting is a large specialty construction subcontractor, providing drilling, blasting, rock anchor, and engineering services to construction and quarry customers across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. The Marketing Department provides vital support focused on acquiring new business, elevating the brand, and advancing our culture and mission to deliver the best services to customers with a Making it Happen approach. We are seeking a versatile Marketing Assistant in our Gardiner, Maine office to support the Marketing Director in a wide range of both administrative and primary marketing duties.


    • Assist with In-Bound Marketing campaigns and ongoing major campaigns for Corporate Branding & Mission, Employer Branding, Safety, Employee Ownership and Company Culture
    • Maintain and update Marketing and Sales databases, and contact and mailing lists.
    • Write articles, press releases and promotional materials for external and internal audiences
    • Provide marketing research and tracking by gathering, analyzing and summarizing data and trends
    • Create presentations for Superintendents, Managers and Executives, as required
    • Create and update Qualification Packages, Company promotional materials, and Company communication templates
    • Assist with research to support business development and marketing communications, as needed
    • Assume responsibilities related to our Company store, working with our vendor
    • Assist with the Company’s annual Trade Advertising plan: Market research, plan, & budget preparation, insertion order and trade ad preparation & fulfillment
    • Assist with the Company’s annual Calendar creation, list generation, and fulfillment
    • Assist with all requests for promotional swag for customers or employees; research, pricing, quality control and fulfillment
    • Assist in planning and executing local and regional events, exhibits and conferences
    • Provide training and support of Company management of customer management system (CRM)
    • Collaborate to support a social media presence representing the variety of our projects and culture along with generating content, updating, and maintaining 3 corporate websites
    • Photograph Company projects and people
    • Monitor press coverage
    • Perform additional marketing assignments and support functions, as needed



    • Two-year degree in Marketing, Advertising, or Communications, with 1-3 years’ relevant experience, (or equivalent experience), preferably in construction industry or professional services environment
    • Strong MS Office Suite skills required, and working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, specifically with Photoshop and InDesign. Customer Relationship Marketing (CRM) software experience a plus.
    • MAC experience strongly preferred
    • Online experience with Social Media and Website management, content generation, and maintenance
    • Proactive approach with excellent organization, time management, team-orientation, prioritization and attention to detail. Uses time effectively with little supervision.
    • Ability to trouble-shoot, think critically, communicate clearly, use logic to solve problems and balance simultaneous needs for speed and accuracy
    • Must work well with a variety of personalities 

Maine Drilling & Blasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)