Job Opportunities

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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 candidates of color are encouraged to submit applications.

Senior Development Manager

Position Overview
The Senior Development Manager works as a part of a dynamic team to support and execute on the annual development strategy and work closely with the Director of Impact and Development and Executive Director to achieve Propeller’s fundraising goals. The focus of the Senior Development Manager will be to continue to effectively steward our existing and prospective institutional funders, to both ensure we are meeting the expectations and needs of our funders and that we continue to have robust and quality programming.

Major Responsibilities & Outcomes

Accountable for the long-range (2+ year) visioning, conceptualization, planning, implementation, deliverables, and achievement of results of Propeller’s broad fundraising strategies with a strong focus on our institutional relationships. Duties include:

Development Strategy and Donor Relations

Grant Writing and Management

Administration and Evaluation

Critical Competencies

Compensation: $62,000+ 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: April 2018

To Apply
Priority Application Deadline: April 6, 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:


Programs Coordinator

Position Overview
This position is responsible for supporting program management to oversee Propeller’s programmatic policies, logistics, processes, events, and timelines. The mission of this position is to achieve the smooth execution of programmatic events; high satisfaction in the mentor, pro bono, and subject matter expert networks; and high value-add alumni programming. This position reports to program management and works closely with fellow members of the programmatic team.

Salary: $37,000+; benefits (health, dental, vision) package

Key Responsibilities
Executive Mentor, Pro Bono, and Subject Expert Programs

Propeller Alumni Programming

Accelerator and PitchNOLA Logistics

Critical Competencies

(preferred) We strive to be highly effective in serving all aspects of the New Orleans community. To do so requires expertise and deep knowledge. Preference will be given to candidates with significant personal and/or professional experience working with low-income or underrepresented communities of color (African-American, Latino American, Native American or Vietnamese American).

To Apply
Application Deadline: we recommend submitting your application as soon as possible.

Application Directions: Apply online 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.



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.


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:




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.