Current Openings

Thank you for considering employment with Madison Strategies Group. If you feel that your skills and experience are aligned to career opportunities with MSG, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@madisonstrategies.org. Please include the position title in the subject line of your email.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Position: Workforce Development Internship—Summer 2018

Internship Overview:

This is a great opportunity for an individual interested in learning more about program delivery in a non-profit focused on workforce development. The intern will receive training and will gain hands-on experience working directly with a variety of staff members and participants receiving job readiness services with the goal of finding employment and advancing their careers.

Daily Tasks include:

  • Work directly with participants who attend Career Readiness Training, assisting trainers in delivering classroom activities
  • Assist participants with computer assignments including emailing, resume editing, cover letter writing, and online job searching
  • Perform re-engagement services with program participants scheduled for training
  • General filing and administrative tasks as needed
  • May assist with business development activities including researching companies and job leads
  • May complete other projects, depending on availability and interns’ interest

Intern Qualifications:

  • Commitment to serving others and ability to work as a reliable team member
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong writing and editing ability
  • Excellent computer literacy–especially knowledge of formatting in Microsoft Word
  • Interest in the non-profit sector generally and specifically in workforce development with a desire to gain valuable work experience
  • Flexible and able to adapt quickly to new situations and tasks

Time Commitment/Schedule:

Weekly commitment of 15-20 hours/week. Looking for someone who is available on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays, for 5-6 hours per day.

Salary/Wage:

This position is a paid internship. The salary will be $13/hr. There are no health benefits, 401(K) financial elections or other financial compensation available for the intern position.

If interested, submit your resume and written statement of why you are interested in this opportunity to careers@madisonstrategies.org

Organization Summary:
Founded by a group of workforce professionals, Madison Strategies is expert at providing our clients with the tools they need in order to thrive. The individuals we work with need a professional path that is right for them so that they find careers, and not simply jobs. We know that by training and preparing our clients to navigate their individual career journeys we are not only improving their lives but also their communities. We also build strong relationships with employers and take the time to learn about their businesses and what they look for in their best employees so that we can provide them with individuals who contribute to the success of their businesses and strengthen their workplaces.

Our programs provide our clients with the valuable tools and personalized guidance they need to succeed in their careers and lives. We frequently collaborate with other providers to offer comprehensive services. This includes partnering with benefits and legal assistance providers to support the successful re-entry of men and women leaving Rikers Island. We also work with community groups such as food pantries and shelters to help their participants attain stable employment. We focus our efforts on sectors that offer decent wages and opportunities for advancement, including transportation/manufacturing, health care and social assistance, and hospitality/food service.

Madison Strategies currently operates in New York City and Tulsa, with our headquarters in New York City. We are committed to sharing information and best practices across our program network and one of our programs is currently undergoing a rigorous random assignment evaluation.

Madison Strategies Group is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse workforce.

Director of Development (New York City)

Position Summary:

Madison Strategies Group, an innovative organization, is looking for an experienced Director of Development, with proven success to spearhead development efforts at this workforce development non-profit. The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all fundraising. This person must have the ability to identify potential funders, coordinate the development of new programs, and write winning grants. The Director works closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors in all development and fundraising endeavors.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Execute Madison Strategies Group-NYC’s annual fundraising plan
  • Write and submit winning grants
  • Secure financial support from foundations, government agencies, corporations, and individuals
  • Develop new programs and write them up in a compelling way
  • Utilize existing fundraising contacts to grow revenue
  • Expand foundation outreach and develop new revenue streams from public and private donors
  • Work with the Executive Director on fundraising special events
  • Expand existing donor base by taking MSG’s fundraising to the next level
  • Create and maintain fundraising database and tracking systems
  • Perform other related duties as requested

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years minimum experience in workforce development professional fundraising
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Federal or State Government grant writing experience preferred
  • Have existing relationships with funders, government agencies, corporations, and individuals
  • Demonstrated ability to attain public contracts as well as to raise funds through foundation grants
  • Experience expanding and cultivating relationships with multiple donor sources
  • Strategic vision to develop new programs
  • A Bachelor’s degree

Salary:

Competitive salary with full benefits.

Application Instructions:

Please send resume and cover letter to careers@madisonstrategies.org and include the title Director of Development in the subject line.  NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

Organization Summary:

Founded by a group of workforce professionals, Madison Strategies is expert at providing our clients with the tools they need in order to thrive.  The individuals we work with need a professional path that is right for them so that they find careers, and not simply jobs.  We know that by training and preparing our clients to navigate their individual career journeys we are not only improving their lives but also their communities.  We also build strong relationships with employers and take the time to learn about their businesses and what they look for in their best employees so that we can provide them with individuals who contribute to the success of their businesses and strengthen their workplaces.

Madison Strategies currently operates in New York City and Tulsa, with our headquarters in New York City.  We are committed to sharing information and best practices across our program network.

Madison Strategies Group is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse workforce.