Taproot ::
  1. the large single root of plants such as dandelion, which grows vertically downward and bears small lateral roots
  2. a bimonthly magazine celebrating food, farm, family and craft through writing, photography and the arts, both fine and domestic.

Established in 2011, Taproot Magazine is an ad-free, independently published bimonthly print publication celebrating food, farm, family, and craft. Our mission is to build and support the vibrant community of people participating in both the practical and fine arts by producing quality, unique, beautiful, positive, and heartfelt print media. We seek to share the stories that unite us all, and bring us all closer to one another, and the earth. We also aim to support makers and artists through our marketplace – both online and in our market in Portland, Maine, by selling a curated selection of prints, craft kits, and handmade goods.

Our small team operates out of a market, warehouse, and office space in East Bayside. As our team grows, we strive to create a diverse, welcoming, fun, creative, supportive, and healthy work environment while allowing plenty of room for growth, creative exploration, and an understanding and appreciation for life outside of work. 

We are currently hiring the following positions. To apply, please send a resume or work history summary, and a note telling us a little about yourself to jobs@taprootmag.com

We look forward to hearing from you! 

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Market Manager
Position available now
30 hours per week
Portland, Maine
The primary role of this position will be tending the retail store, keeping shelves stocked of products, maintaining the retail space, answering phones, and greeting customers. As a small team where everyone does a little of everything, this position will also include some customer service responsibilities and warehouse assistance. Being the front face of Taproot, we hope to find someone who enjoys people and good conversation, as well as having a good design aesthetic. 

Shipping Assistant 
October 1 – December 31
Part-time, 20 hours per week
Portland, Maine
Assisting our Warehouse Manager, this position includes the tasks of receiving deliveries, picking and packing orders, shipping, inventory assistance, and maintaining the warehouse space. A seasonal position for the holiday season, there is some flexibility in the (daytime) hours required as needed to fit your life needs.