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Current Openings 

Position: Manager, Fair Chance Employment

Start Date: Early to Mid-March 2023

Location: Washington, DC (preferred), remote or hybrid possible


This new position will support and lead a diverse variety of projects that encourage employers to increase opportunities for people with past convictions. The role will also have exposure to Envoy’s Strategy and Philanthropy practice and engage in projects, as needed. 


Primary responsibilities include: 


Client and Project Management 

  • Serve as point of contact and project manager for Fair Chance employment projects 

  • Collaborate with the Managing Director and project team to advise and support clients in implementing Fair Chance practices

  • Prepare for, lead meeting facilitation, and conduct follow-up with a broad spectrum of stakeholders and client partners

  • Lead market research and analysis of high-quality local community organizations to facilitate sustainable partnerships with employers 

  • Develop deliverables for clients in a timely manner according to established project plans

  • Maintain and monitor project plans with support from the Chief of Staff and Associates

  • Extract key notes and takeaways from internal and external meetings to review with the project team and clients

  • Support business development research and proposal development, as needed

  • Engage with Strategy and Philanthropy team and provide project support, as needed


Communications and Resource Development

  • Collaborate with the Envoy team to develop and publish industry-leading content

  • Develop and refine resources, tools, and materials to support client engagements and other partners

  • Support website maintenance and assist with management of the Fair Chance Learning Center

  • Track and synthesize the evolving nature of the Fair Chance employment ecosystem to keep a pulse on work happening across the workforce development and criminal justice reform spaces  

  • Represent the Envoy team at learning sessions, webinars, convenings, panels and more


Special Projects 

  • Support high-priority Envoy projects as needed, including Strategy and Philanthropy engagements

  • Manage interns or Research Associates, as needed



  • Outstanding written and oral communications skills

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a team

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Demonstrated experience and skill in research, writing, and analysis

  • Experience and passion for criminal justice reform, workforce development, and belief in equity and opportunity

  • Experience working directly with clients and partners and managing external relationships

  • Flexibility and willingness to work across multiple projects, playing both leadership and supportive roles

  • Prior experience with program development, associations, nonprofits, and/or project management, preferred

  • Advanced degree and/or 5+ years of work experience in a related field 

  • ​​Ability to travel 5-10%, on average, to client meetings and Envoy team gatherings


Compensation and Benefits 

  • $85,000-$95,000 starting salary with opportunities for growth

  • Fully covered Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits

  • Matched 401k

  • 12 weeks of parental leave

  • Professional development budget

  • Matched charitable contributions

  • Flexible paid time off for vacation, sick, and personal time 


To apply 

Submit resume and cover letter to

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