Employment

At Madison Music Foundry we put a lot of effort into creating a professional and friendly environment for all who pass through our doors. We want musicians of all ages including students, parents, instructors, and staff to feel fulfilled in their musical endeavors. We strive to be supportive, respectful, and transparent in all of our actions. And we find that when we treat others well, the favor is returned in kind. We believe the list of awards below shows some of the fruits of those efforts.

POSITION TITLE: Front Office Staff
We are looking for someone to work 20-40 hours a week. Applicants must be available to work nights (we close at 11:30pm) and some weekends (see business hours).

DESCRIPTIONS
Customer Service
We work hard to maintain a friendly, comfortable, and professional atmosphere at all of our points of contact: in the building, on the phone, and online. The person in this position will:

- Communicate regularly with students, parents, instructors, bands, and staff;
- Answer questions about lessons, education programs, and rehearsal room rentals; and
- Perform general office management including accessing and updating online tracking and scheduling software, filing emails from multiple accounts, and scheduling rehearsals.

Facilities Operations
Keep the Foundry clean and comfortable.

-Set up rehearsal rooms which involves moving amps, drum sets, keyboards, and wrapping cables
-Perform general cleaning such as vacuuming and cleaning bathrooms.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Experience in customer service
- Excellent writing and communication skills
- Knowledge of musical instruments and equipment
- Experience working with youth
- Other skills (not required): We recognize that we work in a creative field and that each individual brings with them a unique set of qualifications. And so in the spirit of personal enrichment and growth, this position has the possibility of being adjusted to fit your specific abilities. Possibilities include (but are not limited to) marketing, web or graphic design, instrument repair, music instruction, event coordination, and education program development.

PAY RANGE
Variable depending on skill set of the applicant.

DEADLINE TO APPLY
February 28, 2019

Link to online application

Isthmus Newspaper's Madison's Favorites

2015
Favorite After-School Program (nominated): Madison Music Foundry's Rock Workshop

2014
Favorite Kid-Friendly Event: 
Madison Music Foundry's Student Jam
Favorite After-School Program (nominated): Madison Music Foundry's Rock Workshop

2013
Favorite Kid-Friendly Event: Madison Music Foundry's Student Jam
Favorite After-School Program: Madison Music Foundry's Rock Workshop

Each year the Isthmus Newspaper collects votes from its readers about their favorite Madison things. Madison Music Foundry received the most votes for both of these categories under the general heading of Kids' Stuff.

Click here to see all the results

2013 Dane County Small Business Award

This award was granted to ten businesses "that have rewarding workplace environments and contribute back to their community."

Click here for all the winners

2012 Isthmus Indie Awards

Under the category of "Bridge Builder" owner Mike Olson was credited for helping music instructors to work with each other by sharing best trade practices. Read the article.

Photo to the left is from www.thedailypage.com and was taken by Pete Olsen.