Senior Innovation coach


Nine years ago, we set out to change the way we build the leading businesses of tomorrow. Today we are front-runners in creating moonshots together with some of the most powerful organizations and entrepreneurs. We work with organizations like Wolters Kluwer, Hema, Pon, and Miele to prepare for the future by creating corporate startups that explore new business models. The market is ready for change.

That’s why we are looking for a full-time senior innovation coach to join Aimforthemoon. You will be working closely with our corporate partners, entrepreneurs and innovation teams and guide them through the innovation process by coaching teams, facilitating workshops and managing accounts, programs and projects.

Key responsibilities:

  • Coach teams on quality, direction, speed of innovation & team; dynamics to achieve impactful results;

  • Facilitate workshops and coach individual teams or entrepreneurs;

  • Clarify innovation ideas and validate business concepts;

  • Continuously improve our Corporate Innovation program;

  • Innovation process mapping;

  • Project stakeholders management;

  • Contribute to improving our products & services.

Job requirements

Skills & Experience

  • Proven expertise applying Lean Startup methodology;

  • A servant leadership style with a flexible way of working;

  • Ability to coach startup or scale-up teams;

  • Strong communicator (storyboard innovation pitches);

  • Good presentation skills (facilitating workshops & pitching ideas);

  • Experience in both startup and scale-up phases of a company;

  • Feels comfortable with corporate stakeholder management;

  • Drive to challenge the status quo;

  • A strong counterpart to our teams & corporate partners;

  • Preferable: corporate innovation coaching experience with one or more failed startup experiences.

What we offer

  • Fast-paced work with many career and growth opportunities;

  • Personal development plan to accelerate your professional growth;

  • Access to a vast network of entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, growth hackers, innovation strategists, and more.

  • Work from our moonshot studio in Amsterdam with the greatest view over the IJ and, not to forget, an amazing roof terrace;

  • Join the support team of Aimforthemoon with 20+ ambitious innovators and a community of 500+ top entrepreneurs;

  • Chance to work with large and successful organizations (e.g. Miele, Wolters Kluwer, UWV, Hema) on the innovations of the future;

  • Community events to socialize and celebrate milestones.