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 Employer, and we are committed to taking positive action necessary to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants.

Development & Fundraising (Multiple Levels)

Position Overview
Propeller is seeking two driven professionals to support our growing development and fundraising efforts. These two staff members will join the development department to support and execute on the annual development strategy and achieve Propeller’s fundraising goals. We are seeking entry-level to senior-level candidates to fill these positions.

The core focus for these staff members will be to continue to effectively steward our existing and prospective funders. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing and results-driven organization. The entry- to mid-level incumbent will gain invaluable experience in independent project management and implementation within donor cultivation, grant-writing, and non-profit development. The senior-level incumbent will play a crucial role in developing and driving the long-term visioning, conceptualization, and implementation of Propeller’s development strategy.

Major Responsibilities & Outcomes

Though the specific duties of each role will be based on the incumbents’ skill set, expertise, and experience level, both roles have similar broad functional areas:

Donor Cultivation


Grant Writing and Applications
Project Management

Critical Competencies

Travel with some evening and weekend work required. This is a salaried and exempt position.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Start Date: Summer 2018

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

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Program Support Contractor

Position Overview

The Program Support Contractor will provide administrative support to Propeller’s health and water sectors, including logistics and customer service elements of the 2018 Startup Accelerator. The mission of the Program Support Contractor is to promote the efficiency, quality control, and effective delivery of business technical assistance and program recruitment through excellent project management and organization. The Program Support Contractor will be integral to growing the number of social enterprises addressing social, environmental, and economic inequities in the areas of health and water.

Key strategies we focus on to address health disparities include: access and affordability, outreach and support, infrastructure development, workforce development, and access to physical activity. Key strategies we focus on to address issues in water include: urban water management and stormwater, coastal restoration and equity within coastal industries, and adaptation and resilience.

This is a part-time contractor position that will report jointly to the Senior Water Program Manager and the Health Program Manager.

Term: August 13, 2018 -December 21, 2018 (There may be an option to renew the contract at the end of term).
Hours: 20-25 hours per week
Hourly Rate: $15/hour

Major Responsibilities & Outcomes
Manage accelerator meeting logistics to support ventures in the water and health sectors, including:

Critical Competencies

To Apply
Application Deadline: July 13, 2018; We recommend early applications and may fill the position before the deadline.

Application Directions: Apply here by presenting your resume, three professional references, and responses to the questions below:

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Incubator Events and Facilities Contractor

Position Overview

The Events and Facilities Contractor will provide on-site event management, event bookings and recruitment, and administrative and facilities support to the Propeller Incubator Manager. The Contractor is responsible for all onsite events management and coordination of facilities activities to ensure clean, efficient, and safe operations of the Propeller Incubator. This is a part-time contract position that will report to the Incubator Manager.

Start Date: As soon as possible
Hours: Maximum of 25 hours per week
Hourly Rate: $15/hour

Major Responsibilities & Outcomes

Critical Competencies

Required:

Preferred:

To Apply
Application Deadline: July 13, 2018 at 11:59 PM. We recommend early applications and may fill the position before the deadline.

Application Directions: Apply here by presenting your resume, three professional references, and responses to the questions below:


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Senior Director, Impact and Advocacy

Position Overview
This position is accountable for the development and implementation of Propeller’s overall programmatic and policy strategy. The Senior Director, Impact and Advocacy assumes responsibility for these functions in the Executive Director’s absence. The person in this role will provide consistent monitoring of the health, functionality, efficiency, and efficacy of the programmatic and policy portfolio, as well as the internal and external factors that affect them. They will use quantifiable metrics to adjust strategy and plans in a timely manner. This person will directly supervise the Director of Programs and provide dotted line supervision to the five managers overseeing education, water, food, health, and inclusive entrepreneurship portfolios. The Senior Director, Impact and Advocacy, will lead a team of eight to twelve team members.

Quality Control and Process Development

Social Venture Fund

Emerging Work

Management

Key requirements:

Travel with some evening and weekend work required. This is a salaried and exempt position.

Compensation: $90,000+ annually, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Propeller also offers a competitive benefits package including relocation assistance, health, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, and professional development.
Start Date: Summer 2018

To Apply
Application Directions: Apply here by presenting your resumé and responses:


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Communications Coordinator

Position Overview
The Communications Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Senior Marketing & Communications Manager to oversee Propeller’s communications logistics, processes, timelines, and events. The mission of this role is to maximize Propeller’s brand reputation and reach. This includes maintenance of website content; creation of marketing collateral; management of social media, digital advertising, and email marketing; coordination of public relations; and smooth execution of special events.

Key Responsibilities

Website Maintenance

Social Media & Digital Marketing

Email Marketing

Press Relations

Marketing Collateral

Special Events

Critical Competencies

Some evening and weekend work required. This is a salaried and exempt position.

Compensation: $37,000+ annually, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Propeller also offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, and professional development.
Start Date: Summer 2018

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

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Data and Evaluation Associate VISTA

Position Overview
The Data and Evaluation Associate will be responsible for designing and implementing systems and materials to enable Propeller to evaluate and improve its programs, while demonstrating our impact to funders and policymakers in order to increase investment to support our work in five sectors: educational equity, food security, health, water, and inclusive entrepreneurship.

Start Date: September 12th, 2018
Term: 12 months (*There may be an option to serve for an additional year)
Salary: Volunteer Stipend of $12,277 annually
Benefits:


Vacation:

Position Outcomes
Build capacity in Propeller’s evaluation efforts by supporting the development of systems and processes to track and analyze the impact of the services provided to businesses serving disadvantaged populations and pressing social issues.

To expand and deepen the impact and evaluation we provide to funders and the wider community, critical to the success of both fundraising and the accelerators.

Critical Competencies
Required:

Preferred:

To Apply
Application Deadline
July 15th, 2018; we recommend early applications and may fill the position before the deadline.

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

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Development Associate VISTA

Position Overview
Design and implement systems and materials that will expand the funding of Propeller, growing the number of enterprises served which impact the systemic issues of New Orleans in the areas of educational equity, food security, healthcare, and water. All VISTAs who join the Propeller team will be an integral part of improving Propeller’s systems for programming, interdepartmental effectiveness, and operations.

Start Date: July 2018
Term: 1 Year *There may be an option to renew for an additional year.
Salary: Living Allowance of $12,277
Benefits:

Holidays:


Major Responsibilities & Outcomes
Build capacity in Propeller’s development efforts by identifying and applying for non-federal sources of funds to improve the services provided to businesses serving disadvantaged populations and pressing social issues.

To deepen the capacity, efficiency, and productivity of the development department, improving the ratio of dollars against cost and improving the messaging and reach of Propeller’s marketing in order to leverage the funds raised to effectively improve the services provided to businesses serving disadvantaged populations and pressing social issues.

Critical Competencies

To Apply
Application Deadline: May 31 st , 2018
Application Directions: Apply here by presenting your resume and responses to the questions below:


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

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Education Program Associate VISTA

Position Overview
The Education Programs Associate will be responsible for designing and implementing systems and materials that will expand the outreach and marketing of Propeller, which will grow our funding and the number of social enterprises served impacting the social, environmental, and economic problems of New Orleans in the areas of educational equity, food security, health, and water. All VISTAs who join the Propeller team will be an integral part of improving Propeller’s systems for programming, interdepartmental effectiveness, and operations.

Start Date: September 2018
Term: 1 Year *There may be an option to serve for an additional year.
Salary: Living Allowance of $12,277
Benefits:

Vacation:

Position Outcomes
Responsible for codifying processes and procedures necessary to plan and implement the Propeller Education Strategy and successful accelerator programming.

Critical Competencies

To Apply
Application Deadline: July 6th, 2018
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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