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We’re Hiring!2019-04-29T18:26:28+00:00

JOIN THE CANNON TEAM!

Located inside the Founders’ District and future home for entrepreneurship in Houston, The Cannon is an ideal place for you to start (or continue) your career and get involved in Houston’s startup ecosystem!

  • Join a fast-paced, fun, and exciting environment.

  • Get a front row seat as Houston’s most accomplished entrepreneurs build their business from the ground up.

  • Be a part of a key piece of Houston’s growing startup ecosystem.

Join our team and be a part of what will be one of the largest entrepreneurial hubs in the world.

Already home to over 80 of the most successful startups and small businesses, working for The Cannon is a great way to support Houston’s best entrepreneurs.

All team members of The Cannon receive full insurance benefits and numerous opportunities for professional growth.

Work/life balance is key to our team’s mission. We offer flexible hours and PTO to make sure you stay refreshed, recharged, and ready to attack the day.

Current Opening – The Cannon Community Fellowship

The Cannon’s Community Fellowship is a year long, postgraduate internship that will rotate throughout various phases of our company each month, learning all aspects of running our business and effectively preparing you for a long career in the entrepreneurship space. Outside of day-to-day duties, the track will include monthly rotations in the following disciplines, depending on your interests:

  1. Marketing, PR and Social Media (working with our Managing Director)
  2. Operations and Community Management (Director of Community Management)
  3. Sales and Community Development (Director of Community Development)
  4. Financial Reporting and Management (CFO)
  5. Partnerships and Sponsorships (Managing Director)
  6. Investor Relations and Fundraising (CFO)
  7. Events and Programming (Director of Community Management)
  8. Mentor Management and Coordination (Mentor Coordinator)
  9. The Cannon Off-Campus (Off-Campus Community Leads)

The final months will be spent in the track of the Community Fellow’s choice out of the above disciplines and/or any experiences acquired during the fellowship. Additionally, our team will work with you to update your resume, practice interviews, network with potential future employers, and work with a number of the hundreds of startups and small businesses in our spaces to hone in on what you want your future role to be. By the end of the position, you will be prepared to launch your career in any entrepreneurship field with a wide range of skills, contacts and references from your time with The Cannon, and will also have the inside track to any full-time positions that come available on our team throughout the year.

Projected Position Timing – May 27, 2019 to May 29, 2020

About You

  • You are passionate about Houston and want to join The Cannon’s mission of supporting Houston’s startups, entrepreneurs and small businesses and improving Houston’s startup ecosystem.
  • You have a four year college degree (as of May 2019).
  • You are outgoing, comfortable giving tours, attending networking events, and furthering The Cannon’s mission across the city of Houston.
  • You are a self-starter and eager to take over a new challenge.
  • You work independently and can take ownerships of projects.
  • You are available to work occasionally on nights and weekends as needed.
  • You are passionate about launching your entrepreneurial career but are not sure exactly where to start.

Working Hours and Compensation

  • Community Fellows will be compensated hourly, including overtime, and will be expected to be at The Cannon from 8am – 5pm M-F, with additional nights and weekend hours as needed.
  • Coworking membership at The Cannon and any of our satellite offices across Houston.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter to info@thecannonhouston.com with “The Cannon – Community Fellowship” in the title by Friday, April 26th.

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