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Full-time, part-time, and volunteer opportunities to join our team.

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

Employment

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Development and Grantwriting Contractor

Contract Deliverables Overview
Propeller is seeking a development and grant writing contractor to support on the execution of Propeller development activities, including but not limited to developing and writing grant proposals (government and foundations), creation and review of corporate sponsorship proposals, creation of presentation materials for board and external audiences, donor communications, donor meeting preparation, and grant reporting (government, corporate, and foundations).

Contract Deliverables

Critical Competencies

Hourly Rate: $40/hour. Up to $4,000 total contract amount.

Start Date: November 13, 2019
End Date: January 31, 2020

To Apply

Apply here by presenting your resume, cover letter, and three professional references relevant to the competencies requested. In your cover letter, please state your qualifications in the position.

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Special Projects Contractor

Contract Deliverables Overview
Propeller is seeking a special projects contractor to support on the execution of Propeller special projects, including but not limited to the facilitation of the LaFourche Incubator strategic planning and facilitation process and the project management of special projects.

Contract Deliverables

Critical Competencies

Hourly Rate: $40/hour. Up to $4,000 total contract amount.
Start Date: November 13, 2019
End Date: January 31, 2020

To Apply

Apply here by presenting your resume, cover letter, and three professional references relevant to the competencies requested. In your cover letter, please state your qualifications in the position.

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Development Associate AmeriCorps VISTA

Position Overview
The Development Associate VISTA will play a key role in Propeller’s success by building our capacity to solicit, track, and analyze our fundraising and donor engagement activities, resulting in the expansion and diversification of Propeller’s funding sources. Their goal will be to refine, test, and pilot new systems and materials that will expand the funding of Propeller, thereby growing the number of served enterprises that are impacting the systemic issues of New Orleans in Propeller’s five areas of focus: community economic development, food, water, health, and education.

Major Responsibilities & Outcomes
Expand Propeller’s capacity to identify and cultivate new funding opportunities by identifying and applying for non-federal sources of funds to improve the services provided to businesses.

Optimize, pilot, and refine Propeller’s tracking and stewardship system with a lens of increasing donor cultivation and retention. Member activities will result in deepened partnerships and relationships and increased engagement from current and new donors.

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

Required:

Preferred:

Salary: Living Allowance of $11,490 annually

Benefits:

Start Date: January 2020
Term: 1 Year *There may be an option to renew for an additional year.

Holidays:

To Apply

Application Deadline: December 1, 2019
Apply here by presenting your resume, a writing sample, and responses to the questions below:


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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

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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.

To Apply

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