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.

Health Program Manager

Your Role
This position is responsible for managing Propeller’s health sector, including related Impact Accelerator programming, sector convenings, and policy initiatives that reduce or eliminate health disparities for all New Orleanians. The mission of this position is to drive measurable and significant social and economic impact within the field of public health by accelerating entrepreneurs who have solutions to key challenges. This position reports to the Director of Programs and works closely with fellow members of the programmatic team.

Salary: $50,000+; benefits (health, dental, vision) package
Start Date: immediately; full-time

Key Responsibilities

Impact Accelerator
Manages recruitment and acceleration of health ventures in the Impact Accelerator and alumni program. Works closely with Lead Mentors on tracking progress to goals and delivering business support to ensure health ventures receive high value-add and timely mentorship, technical assistance, and resources that lead to financial sustainability and increased social impact. Develops deep and current understanding of all current and alumni ventures’ impact, business models, and successes. Key outcomes include meeting recruitment targets in the Startup and Growth Accelerators and achieving 95% Accelerator venture satisfaction and 60%-90% of Accelerator ventures reaching goals in customer acquisition, pilot implementation, revenue and/or financing.

Sector Participation – Health
Actively represents Propeller’s strategies and goals in external meetings. Maintains and develops strong and trusting relationships with sector stakeholders. Identifies and engages with one policy issue in health. Undertakes research to identify, analyze and communicate viable entrepreneurial opportunities in the health sector.

Health Convenings and Public Workshops

Fund Development

Critical Competencies

To Apply

Application Deadline
June 30, 2017; we recommend early applications and may fill the position before the deadline.

Application Directions
Apply 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.

APPLY HERE

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Health Programs Associate

Your Role
Your role is to support Propeller’s work tackling health disparities in New Orleans by designing and implementing systems and materials that will maximize the efficiency, quality control, and effective delivery of business technical assistance to health entrepreneurs. Your work will include assisting with health entrepreneur recruitment, coordinating business technical assistance for health entrepreneurs in Propeller’s accelerator programs, and support for Propeller’s health pitch, PitchNOLA: Living Well.

Key strategies we focus on to address health disparities include: access and affordability, outreach and support, infrastructure development, workforce development, and physical activity.

The Health Program Associate will report directly to the Health Program Manager and work closely with members of the Programs team. 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 2017 (option to begin earlier as a consultant)
Term: 1 Year There may be an option to serve for an additional year
AmeriCorps Stipend: Living Allowance of $911.40/month

AmeriCorps Benefits:

Propeller Benefits

Vacation

Position Outcomes
Recruitment and Outreach

Critical Competencies

To Apply
Application Deadline
July 31, 2017; we recommend early applications and may fill the position before the deadline.
Application Directions

APPLY HERE

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Incubator and Marketing Associate, AmeriCorps VISTA

Your Role
This position is responsible for ensuring consistent and high quality service delivery to the existing incubator member community and building incubator management capacity by creating and improving building management and event management processes. The associate will achieve the responsibilities by accomplishing various duties; such as creating and editing instruction manuals, improving the incubator tour and other processes and researching software automation potentials for Incubator processes.
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 2017
Term: 1 Year *There may be an option to serve for an additional year
AmeriCorps Stipend: Living Allowance of $911.40/month
AmeriCorps Benefits:

Propeller Benefits:


Vacation:

Position Outcomes
Volunteer Coordination

Technology Coordination

Community Awareness and Marketing Coordination

Critical Competencies

To Apply
Application Deadline
June 30, 2017; we recommend early applications and may fill the position before the deadline.

Application Directions

APPLY HERE

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Data and Evaluation Associate, AmeriCorps VISTA

Your Role
The Data and Evaluation Associate will be responsible for designing and implementing systems and materials that will expand the evaluation capacity of Propeller, growing the number of social enterprises effectively served impacting the social, environmental, and economic problems of New Orleans in the areas of educational equity, food security, health, and water.

Start Date: September 11th, 2017 *Term: *12 months *There may be an option to serve for an additional year
Salary: Volunteer Stipend of $11,848 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. Impact: donor retention and improved programming.

Critical Competencies

*Preferred: licensed driver

To Apply
Application Deadline
July 15th, 2016; we recommend early applications and may fill the position before the deadline.

Application Directions
Complete the Propeller application here and complete the VISTA application on the VISTA website . In your cover letter, please explain how you heard about Propeller and your interest in the position and qualifications.

Please follow all application instructions so you will be able to be considered for the position.

APPLY HERE

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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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h3. 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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