Acadia Mountain Guides, operating as Alpenglow Adventure Sports, is seeking a proactive and detail-oriented General Manager for Operations, Marketing, and Inventory Management. This career-level position offers the opportunity to oversee various aspects of Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School and Alpenglow Adventure Sports, requiring an entrepreneurial mindset and a commitment to maintaining high operating standards. The ideal candidate will prioritize work, demonstrating efficiency and dedication while taking on responsibilities from ownership. This role entails significant weekend and holiday work.

Key responsibilities include managing overall retail operations, providing leadership, spearheading marketing efforts, and contributing to creative entrepreneurship. The role encompasses control over sales in both physical and online stores, with additional involvement in AMG marketing. As part of the company’s leadership backbone, the Manager of Retail Operations, Inventory, and Marketing is a go-to person, requiring exceptional organization and adaptability to changing needs. The position, based in Bangor, ME, involves frequent travel to a second location in Bar Harbor. It offers a salary with management responsibilities and a flexible weekly commitment ranging from 30 to 50+ hours, with an average around 40 hours. Workloads may vary seasonally, with certain months requiring additional hours.

Tagged as: Administrative Staff


Seeking an individual with strong people skills and organizational abilities for a dynamic small business. Must have or be willing to rapidly acquire knowledge of outdoor activities, especially rock and ice climbing, and possess familiarity with local climbing, hiking, and paddling. Key characteristics include:

• Strong work ethic in a fast-paced environment.
• Exceptional organizational and problem-solving skills.
• Enjoys outdoor activities and is proficient in various social media platforms.

About Acadia Mountain Guides Inc

Acadia Mountain Guides, Inc. is a Maine-based company, and is home to Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School (AMG) and Alpenglow Adventure Sports (ALP). AMG provides diverse mountaineering instruction, guided outdoor activities, and specialized courses, emphasizing diversity, equity, and inclusion. ALP operates two retail stores and an ecommerce platform, offering a range of mountaineering and outdoor gear. Our commitment to environmental and social consciousness is embedded in top-notch professional instruction, fostering a lifelong passion for outdoor activities. Since 1994, both AMG and ALP have built a stellar reputation for delivering exceptional programs and services.

Application Instructions

Please send a cover letter (PDF) and resume (PDF) to Jon Tierney, at [email protected].