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

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Director of Community Development

Position Overview
The Director of Community Development is responsible for coaching Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) entrepreneurs located along the Broad Street corridor on growth, sustainability, and equitable business practices and for activities related to community engagement, advocacy, and just neighborhood development. This role will ensure measures are in place so that Propeller’s programming and coworking facility located at the intersection of the Broadmoor – Hoffman Triangle – Zion City – Gert Town neighborhoods serve the needs of Propeller’s entrepreneurs, coworking members, and neighborhood community residents. Lastly, this role will be a representative, internally and externally, for community accountability efforts.

We are looking for someone who loves building camaraderie and inspiring others, particularly small business owners, neighborhood residents, and non-profit organization leaders. This role is for someone who enjoys learning and teaching business development that is aligned with principles of racial equity and inclusion and who is excited to collaborate with Propeller’s team members and partners to better serve our entrepreneurs, coworking members, and neighborhood community members.

Major Responsibilities & Outcomes
The percentages below are the approximate percentage of time you would spend performing each responsibility. These estimates may be adjusted based on organizational priorities.

Direct Assistance to Entrepreneurs (50%)

Community Development + Advocacy (40%)

Organization Liaison + Leadership (10%)

Critical Competencies

Required Experience

Preferred Experience

Manager: Jess Allen, Chief of Staff

Compensation: $75,000 – $84,000. Propeller also offers a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, long- and short-term disability insurance, retirement, paid time off, and professional development.

Location: New Orleans, LA. Applicants must be located or willing to relocate to New Orleans. Remote work is possible until July 1, 2021. Travel with some evening and weekend work required.

Position Type: This is a salaried and exempt position.

Start Date: July 2021

To Apply

Application Deadline: May 31, 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We encourage anyone interested to apply as soon as possible.

Application Directions: Apply here 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. You can address a cover letter to Jess Allen who is the hiring manager for this position.

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Programs Manager

Position Overview
The Programs Manager is responsible for coaching small business owners and non-profit leaders through our Impact Accelerator and Alumni programming. This position will also lead the management of Propeller’s events to showcase New Orleans entrepreneurs and connect them to necessary resources to grow their business and impact. Lastly, this role will be a representative, internally and externally, for our entrepreneurial support programming.

We are looking for someone who has a passion for and/or knowledge of small business coaching and learning best practices for incorporating principles of equity and inclusion into business practices. The person in this role also enjoys hosting engaging and educational events that result in a high level of satisfaction for attendees and partners. This role is for someone who loves inspiring others and building community within a cohort of business leaders.

Major Responsibilities & Outcomes
The percentages below are the approximate percentage of time you would spend performing each responsibility. These estimates may be adjusted based on organizational priorities.

Direct Assistance to Entrepreneurs (60%)

PitchNOLA Management (25%)

Event Management (15%)

Organization Liaison (5%)

Critical Competencies

Preferred Experience

Manager: Erik Paskewich, Director of Entrepreneurship

Compensation: $57,904 – $67,210. Propeller also offers a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, long- and short-term disability insurance, retirement, paid time off, and professional development.

Location: New Orleans, LA. Applicants must be located or willing to relocate to New Orleans. Remote work is possible until July 1, 2021. Travel with some evening and weekend work required.

Position Type: This is a salaried and exempt position.

Start Date: July 2021

To Apply

Application Deadline: June 4, 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We encourage anyone interested to apply as soon as possible.

Application Directions: Apply here 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. You can address a cover letter to Erik Paskewich who is the hiring manager for this position.

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Propeller Incubator Host, Work Trade

We are no longer accepting applications at this time.

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:

We are no longer accepting applications at this time.

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