Job Opportunities

Thank you for considering employment with Propeller. To learn more about employment, internship, and volunteer opportunities, email us at

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.

Executive 360 Degree Evaluation, Request for Proposals

Your Role
Propeller is in search of a consultant to conduct a 360 degree/multi-rater assessment of their senior employee(s). This assessment will be a pilot that Propeller hopes to extend to all internal customer-focused positions (e.g., human resources roles, communications roles, etc.).

We anticipate the following steps:

Consultant qualifications:

To be considered:

Interested parties should submit their proposals to Monique Thomas, Propeller’s Talent and Culture Coordinator, at

Investment Counselor

We are seeking an Investment Counselor with Nonprofit Investment Advising experience to support Propeller’s Executive Director, Business and Operations Manager, and Finance Committee in overseeing Propeller’s investment selections and portfolio and evaluating the goals and performance of Propeller investments in conjunction with potential shifts in goals and needs of the organization. Responsibilities may include and are not limited to:

General Qualifications:

Start and End Date: March 2018 to at least March 2019

Estimated time per year: 35 to 40 hours per year

Application Deadline: March 16, 2018 or until position has been filled; we recommend early applications and may fill the contract position before the deadline.

Application Directions:

Please provide the following information here:


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:


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:


Accounting and Operations Internship

Position Overview
The Accounting and Operations Intern will work closely with Propeller’s Accounting and Operations Coordinator to support the organization’s financial and operations management. This internship would be ideal for an extremely detail-oriented, organized, and efficient self-starter interested in learning how a local non-profit works from the ground up. As an incubator for local entrepreneurs Propeller offers interns an excellent opportunity to network and learn about the start-up community here in New Orleans.

Compensation: Unpaid Internship
Start Date: As soon as possible
Hours: 15-20 hours a week – 3- to 6-month commitment preferred
Expectations: A successful intern is expected to demonstrate meticulous attention to detail and a genuine interest in the administrative and financial functions of a non-profit organization.

Position Responsibilities
Assist with financial management


Key Competencies and Experiences

To Apply

Application Deadline: March 30, 2018; we recommend early applications and may fill the position before the deadline.

Application Directions: Please submit your resume and answers to the questions below here. When applying, be sure to select the “Accounting and Operations Internship” option when prompted to choose a specific internship.
1. Why do you want to intern at Propeller?
2. Why are you interested in non-profit accounting and administration?
3. What are your professional goals and how will this internship help you reach them?


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
Start Date: February 2018 (or earlier); full-time

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

Propeller Alumni Programming

Accelerator and PitchNOLA Logistics

Critical Competencies

To Apply
Application Deadline: January 19, 2018; we recommend early applications and may fill the position before the deadline.

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.



Neighborhood Business Program Associate

Position Overview
The Neighborhood Business Program Associate will be responsible for designing and implementing systems and materials that will expand the program capacity, outreach, and community presence of Propeller The Associate will play a critical role in growing the funding for and number of neighborhood businesses served in Propeller’s South Broad Business Initiative. The mission of this position is to positively impact New Orleans’ economic disparities by improving Propeller’s systems around programming, interdepartmental effectiveness, and operations in the area of economic development.

Application Deadline: March 18, 2018
Start Date: April 2018
Term: 1 Year *There may be an option to serve for an additional year.
Salary: Volunteer Stipend of $11,848 annually



Major Responsibilities & Outcomes

Sector Advocacy, Policy, and Research


Sector Strategy Support

Critical Competencies

To Apply
Application Deadline
March 18, 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:
● Why are you passionate about Community Building, Programming, and Equitable Economic Development?
● 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?



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.