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.


Senior Business Counselor

Your Role
Propeller, with support from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, is launching a neighborhood-based consulting program for businesses along the Washington and Broad commercial corridor in New Orleans. With the help of local neighborhood organizations and community leaders, our focus will be on identifying and supporting local brick-and-mortar, including corner stores, restaurants, and daycare centers, with the potential to significantly enrich the Central City, Zion City, Hoffman Triangle, Gert Town, and/or Broadmoor communities. The Senior Business Counselor will lead the development and delivery of entrepreneurship education and community building resources to advance this initiative.

Key Responsibilities & Outcomes

Critical Competencies

Compensation: $50,000+ annually, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Propeller also offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, and professional development.

Travel with some evening and weekend work required. This is a salaried, grant-funded, and exempt position.

Start Date: January/February 2017

To Apply
Application Directions Apply online 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.

Why are you passionate about entrepreneurship and working with underserved communities?
What is your understanding of why poverty exists in New Orleans?
What do you think will be your greatest strength in this role? In what way, do you think you will need to grow the most to be successful in this role?
What do you find gives you the most energy in your current work? What drains your energy the most in your current work?
What are your salary requirements?

Application Deadline February 28, 2017; we strongly recommend early applications and may fill the position before the deadline.

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Accounting and Data Coordinator

Your Role
The Accounting and Data Coordinator is charged with performing accounting duties in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles while maintaining a focus on applicable grants management protocols.  This role is also responsible for collecting and managing electronic and paper data used to analyze the effectiveness of Propeller’s programmatic and administrative functions.

This position will report to the Business and Operations Manager and work closely with cross functional department leads as well as external professional service providers.

Salary
The starting salary for this position is $35,000 annually.  

Benefits
Propeller offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, healthcare, retirement savings, and an allowance for professional development.

Start Date:Immediate

Position Outcomes

Qualifications
Required:

Preferred:

To Apply
Application Deadline
March 31, 2017; we recommend early applications and may fill the position before the deadline. We recommend early applications by February 28, 2017 and may fill the position before the deadline.

Application Directions
Please submit your resume, cover letter, and answers to the questions below to Dorcas Omojola here.

Please answer the following questions:
Why are you passionate about accounting, data management, accuracy, and entrepreneurship?
What do you think will be your greatest strength in this role? In what way do you think you will need to grow the most to be successful in this role?
What do you find gives you the most energy in your current work? What drains your energy the most in your current work?

APPLY HERE
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Facilities Contractor

The Facilities Contractor is a part-time position to provide administrative support to the Propeller Incubator Manager. The Facilities Coordinator is responsible for daily coordination of activities to ensure clean, efficient, and safe operation of the Propeller Incubator including:

Start Date: Immediate

Compensation: $12/hour, 15-30 hours/week

Critical Competencies

To Apply

APPLY HERE

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Evaluation and Special Projects Associate, AmeriCorps VISTA

Your Role
The Evaluation and Special Projects Associate will be responsible for designing and implementing systems and materials that will expand funding opportunities for Propeller and the quality of outreach by Propeller; which will grow 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.

Position Outcomes

Critical Competencies

Application Deadline
January 31, 2017; we recommend early applications and may fill the position before the deadline. Please follow all application instructions so you will be able to be considered for the position.

To Apply
Please submit your resume, cover letter, and answers to the questions below here and complete the VISTA application on the VISTA website. Please follow all application instructions so you will be able to be considered for the position.

Please answer the following questions:

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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:

Please email our Incubator Manager at incubator@gopropeller.org.

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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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