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Propeller is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to taking positive action necessary to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants.

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Programs Manager

Position Overview
The Programs Manager is responsible for coaching small business owners and non-profit leaders through our Impact Accelerator and Alumni programming. This position will also lead the management of Propeller’s events to showcase New Orleans entrepreneurs and connect them to necessary resources to grow their business and impact. Lastly, this role will be a representative, internally and externally, for our entrepreneurial support programming.

We are looking for someone who has a passion for and/or knowledge of small business coaching and learning best practices for incorporating principles of equity and inclusion into business practices. The person in this role also enjoys hosting engaging and educational events that result in a high level of satisfaction for attendees and partners. This role is for someone who loves inspiring others and building community within a cohort of business leaders.

Major Responsibilities & Outcomes
The percentages below are the approximate percentage of time you would spend performing each responsibility. These estimates may be adjusted based on organizational priorities.

Direct Assistance to Entrepreneurs (60%)

PitchNOLA Management (25%)

Event Management (15%)

Organization Liaison (5%)

Critical Competencies

Preferred Experience

Manager: Erik Paskewich, Director of Entrepreneurship

Compensation: $57,904 – $67,210. Propeller also offers a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, long- and short-term disability insurance, retirement, paid time off, and professional development.

Location: New Orleans, LA. Applicants must be located or willing to relocate to New Orleans. Remote work is possible until July 1, 2021. Travel with some evening and weekend work required.

Position Type: This is a salaried and exempt position.

Start Date: July 2021

To Apply

Application Deadline: June 27th, 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We encourage anyone interested to apply as soon as possible.

Application Directions: Apply here 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. You can address a cover letter to Erik Paskewich who is the hiring manager for this position.

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Talent and Culture Manager

Position Overview
The Talent and Culture Manager will work with Propeller’s Chief of Staff, Jess Allen, to ensure all aspects of our talent life-cycle happen a high-level and we achieve our goals around building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization, where people of all backgrounds, particularly Black team members, Indigenous team members, and team members of color, want to work and can thrive.

We are looking for someone who loves “people work” and the systems, structures, and policies needed to have an authentically inclusive and equitable organization. This position will start out overseeing our talent acquisition practices (recruitment, hiring, and onboarding) and employee celebration and engagement strategies, using a racial equity, and inclusion (REI) lens. They will be involved in supporting all aspects of our Talent and Culture across the organization and we hope will grow in ownership of other HR and Talent practices over time.

Major Responsibilities & Outcomes
Talent Acquisition and Onboarding: The Talent and Culture Manager will oversee attracting, selecting, and onboarding a diverse team, utilizing equitable hiring practices. Specifically this looks like:

Culture and Retention: At Propeller we work hard to create a strong organizational culture that is aligned to our Core Values, inclusive and promotes high levels of belonging across identities, and culturally relevant. The Talent and Culture Manager will own internal celebrations and staff engagement activities.

Chief of Staff Talent and Culture Support: This position will support the Chief of Staff, Jess Allen, on a variety of other Talent and Culture related activities. These projects will be determined based on work capacity, organizational priorities, and personal interest and skills. This work will likely involve:

Critical Competencies and Experience

Required Experience

Manager: Chief of Staff, Jess Allen

Compensation: $61,096-$70,915. Propeller also offers a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance; long- and short-term disability insurance; retirement, paid time off, and professional development.

Location: New Orleans, LA. Applicants must be located or willing to relocate to New Orleans.

Start Date: Q3 2021

To Apply

Application Deadline: June 30, 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We may close the application at any point, so we encourage anyone interested to apply as soon as possible.

Application Directions: Apply here 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. You can address a cover letter to Jess Allen who is the hiring manager for this position.

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Programs Support Contractor

Position Overview

Propeller is seeking an energetic and proactive professional to support Propeller’s Programs department during their 2021 Impact Accelerator. Reporting to a member of the Programs team, the Programs Support Contractor will provide administrative support, including logistics and customer service elements. The Program Support Contractor will promote the efficiency, quality control, and effective delivery of business technical assistance and program recruitment through effective project management and organization. This position will also work closely with fellow members of the Programs Team.

Key Responsibilities & Outcomes

Critical Competencies

Compensation: $20 per hour. The Programs Support Contractor is a part-time contractor position.

Estimated Hours: 10 hours per week on a bi-weekly basis

Term: August 4, 2021 – November 18, 2021

Location: Ability to work remotely during term.

To Apply

Application Deadline: June 30, 2021; we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.

Application Directions: Apply here by presenting your resume and cover letter OR short-answer responses to the questions below. If you choose to submit a cover letter, please explain in your submission how you heard about Propeller and your interest and qualifications in the position.

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Propeller Incubator Host, Work Trade

We are no longer accepting applications at this time.

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:

We are no longer accepting applications at this time.

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