Senior innovation lead


Are you a senior, courageous innovator aiming for more impact?

Join Aimforthemoon and build one or more businesses with our corporate partners. By joining forces with corporates and entrepreneurs we start things that scale and impact the world around us. We work with organisations like Wolters Kluwer, Hema, Pon and Miele to find, build and grow new business models to be prepared for the future.

In our team we are always looking for experienced innovators with a proven track record for one of our new business opportunities.

About the role
The senior innovator is responsible to empower and guide our corporate partners and innovation teams to successfully build, launch and grow new businesses and unlock entrepreneurship within organizations. By accelerating an entrepreneurial culture and embedding the right skills we make our partners stay future proof.

You will design and manage innovation programs and empower organisations with entrepreneurship. By working closely with our corporate partners, entrepreneurs and innovation teams and guide everyone through the innovation process by coaching teams, facilitating workshops and managing accounts, programs and projects.

Job requirements

Who are you?

  • Passionate about sustainable innovation, new business models, design thinking, lean startup.
  • Ambition to empower others to build and create an entrepreneurial culture and grow impactful innovations
  • Extensive experience in coaching innovation teams and facilitation of innovation workshops
  • Experienced in training people to be more entrepreneurial
  • Credible and convincing counterpart to our teams & corporate partners with 8+ years experience as innovation coach, manager and/or strategist
  • Track record in design thinking, business model design and other human centered innovation methods
  • High corporate organisation sensitivity
  • Servant leadership style
  • Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Flexible mindset and way of working
  • Team player and challenger

What we offer:

  • We’re a continuously developing and growing company with many career and growth opportunities
  • Lots of space and initiatives for personal growth and development
  • Access to a vast network of entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, innovation specialists and more
  • Work from our corporate-startup studio in Amsterdam with the greatest view over the IJ (and not to forget our amazing roof terrace and living room)
  • Join the team of Aimforthemoon with 20+ ambitious pioneers in different areas
  • We collaborate with large and successful organisations (e.g. Miele, Wolters Kluwer, UWV, Hema) in a startup way of working together with a community of 500+ top entrepreneurs
  • Enjoy our social community, milestone celebrations, (virtual) events and much more.

Contract options:

  • Fulltime contract 
  • Freelance (project basis)

Apply here to explore further. If there’s a profile fit, we will invite you for one of our monthly digital meetups to explain more about Aimforthemoon and to get to know you a bit better.