Job Opportunities

Thank you for considering employment with Propeller. To learn more about employment, internship, and volunteer opportunities, email us at jobs@gopropeller.org.

We’re Hiring!

See below for available positions to join our team at Propeller:

Propeller is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minority individuals are encouraged to submit applications.


Executive 360 Degree Evaluation, Request for Proposals

Your Role
Propeller is in search of a consultant to conduct a 360 degree/multi-rater assessment of their senior employee(s). This assessment will be a pilot that Propeller hopes to extend to all internal customer-focused positions (e.g., human resources roles, communications roles, etc.).

We anticipate the following steps:

Consultant qualifications:

To be considered:

Interested parties should submit their proposals to Monique Thomas, Propeller’s Talent and Culture Coordinator, at mthomas@gopropeller.org.


South Broad Business Initiative Program Intern

Position Overview
The South Broad Business Initiative is a free 6-month program that offers business assistance to business owners of color located along and around S. Broad. The Program Intern will work with the Neighborhood Business Coordinator, the Community Outreach Associate and the Propeller Programs Team to add logistical and programmatic support to Propeller’s neighborhood-based accelerator program. A successful outcome of this position will result in high satisfaction rates among SBBI program participants, Lead Mentors, and increased engagement among local business owners. This is an unpaid internship.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2018; we recommend early applications and may fill the position prior to the deadline.

Start Date: Immediately
Compensation: Unpaid

Position Outcomes
Neighborhood Accelerator Programmatic Support:

Community Engagement

Event Planning

Critical Competencies

To Apply

Application Deadline: January 31, 2018; we recommend early applications and may fill the position prior to the deadline.

Application Directions: Apply here by presenting your resume, cover letter, and responses to the questions below. In your cover letter, please explain how you heard about Propeller and your interest and qualifications in the position.

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Investment Associate, AmeriCorps VISTA

Your Role
Propeller is looking for a self-motivated candidate with a background in finance and an interest in increasing investment and financing opportunities for early-stage and established ventures in food, health, education, water, and the surrounding Propeller neighborhood as part of the Propeller Impact Accelerators and the Propeller Social Venture Fund, powered by the Foundation for Louisiana. The Propeller Social Venture Fund is a loan fund providing affordable debt capital to nonprofits and small businesses in Southeastern Louisiana. The mission of this position is to support the organization to increase equitable access to capital.

The Investment Associate will increase Propeller’s ability to increase the number of ventures funded by local, national, and global firms, and increase visibility for future cohorts by investment institutions. This position reports to the Program Coordinator and will interact routinely with Fund consultants, portfolio companies, potential clients, angel investors, researchers, entrepreneurs, community partners, and fellow members of the programmatic team.
Experience in due diligence, credit analysis, and portfolio management is a plus; however, a finance or accounting degree is required.

Application Deadline: September 22, 2017; we recommend early applications and may fill the position before the deadline.

Start Date: November 1, 2017

Term: 1 year. *There may be an option to serve for an additional year

Salary: Volunteer Stipend of $11,848 annually

Benefits:

Vacation:

Key Responsibilities:

Propeller Social Venture Fund

Partnership Development

Pipeline Building

Venture-Investor Programming

Critical Competencies and Qualifications:


To Apply

Application Deadline: September 22, 2017; we recommend early applications and may fill the position prior to the deadline.

Application Directions: Apply here by presenting your resume and responses to the questions below:

APPLY HERE

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Propeller Incubator Host, Work Trade

Your Role

As a host, you will be the first point of contact for our members, guests, and curious community members who come into the space. Your job is to orient all stakeholders to make sure that everyone is getting the most out of Propeller Incubator, our community and resources.

Host Responsibilities

Time Commitment

As a host we ask you to commit to working 15 hours per month for a 2 – 6 month time frame.

Compensation

During 2- 6 months of your hosting, you will receive a co-working membership with 24/7 access, introductions and mentoring from Propeller staff when requested, references from Propeller team members, and access to meeting and event spaces for your own activities if needed.

To Apply:

APPLY HERE


Investment Associate

Your Role
Propeller is seeking a passionate and dedicated candidate to support the organization in increasing equitable access to capital. This entry level role is ideal for anyone who is interested in finance, lending, investing, or business funding. This person should have an acute willingness to learn, and a drive to execute new systems.

The Investment Associate will be critical to increasing investment and financing opportunities for early-stage and established ventures across Southeast Louisiana, as part of the Propeller Impact Accelerators and the Propeller Social Venture Fund, powered by the Foundation for Louisiana.

About the Social Venture Fund

The Propeller Social Venture Fund is a $1 million loan fund that provides loans between $20,000 and $100,000 to social entrepreneurs tackling social and environmental disparities in the areas of food, water, health, and education. The fund also provides loans to entrepreneurs of color located in the South Broad commercial corridor. The fund exists to provide financial support to businesses and nonprofits advancing a more equitable future where everyone can lead healthy, fulfilling lives free of racism, poverty, and other systems of oppression.

The Investment Associate will increase Propeller’s ability to increase the number of ventures funded by local, national, and global firms, and increase visibility for future cohorts by investment institutions. This position reports to the Program Coordinator and will interact routinely with Fund consultants, portfolio companies, potential clients, angel investors, researchers, entrepreneurs, community partners, and fellow members of the programmatic team.

Application Deadline: November 31st, 2017; we recommend early applications and may fill the position before the deadline.
Start Date: Winter 2017
Term: 1 year. (There may be an option to serve for an additional year.)
Salary: Volunteer Stipend of $11,848 annually*

Please be sure to review and understand the Americorps VISTA program, its annual stipend, as well as its benefits before applying. A summary of benefits is below, and you can learn more about the program on their website.

Benefits:

Vacation:

Key Responsibilities:

Propeller Social Venture Fund

Venture – Investor Partnership Development

Critical Competencies and Qualifications:

To Apply

Application Deadline: November 31st, 2017; we recommend early applications and may fill the position prior to the deadline.

Application Directions: Apply here by presenting your resume and responses to the questions below:

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Intern

Your Role

Propeller hires and works with unpaid interns in order to provide growth and learning opportunities to students in high schools, universities, colleges, and trade schools and/or to provide volunteer experience to non-students.
We accept applications for internships year-round. Selection is based on the applicant’s interest and Propeller’s need. We accept applications for internships in all departments:​ ​programs, fundraising and development, marketing, business and operations, and incubator management.
We ask that our interns commit at least 5 hours per week for 5 weeks in order to gain the most meaningful experience.

APPLY HERE

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