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Mozilla exists to build a better internet. The Mozilla Innovation Ecosystems group is tasked with advancing the next phase of innovation at Mozilla through collaborations with people and organizations who share our values.
We are looking for an experienced leader to shape, launch and lead our new startup accelerator program. The program’s goal is to cultivate startups that share Mozilla’s mission to build a healthier internet and enrich people’s lives. We want to establish a community of founders creating disruptive companies who have the courage and vision to build great businesses that also have a positive impact on people and society.
As the Director of the Mozilla Builders Accelerator, you will recruit, and invest in the best possible set of ambitious founders and help them get their companies off the ground. You will design the accelerator class framework including the investment thesis, learning curriculum, outreach strategy, and pitch day. Within the program and beyond you will help founders through mentorship, introductions, deal-making, problem-solving, and evangelizing. You will help build a small team who will assist in designing and launching an incredible experience that founders will be proud to participate in. You will have support from our corporate development and broader ecosystem teams.
The Director of Builders is responsible for curating a diverse set of founders for each program class that fits Mozilla’s ambitious goals to support founders with a responsible mission working to build a healthy internet. You will cultivate relationships with the rest of the startup ecosystem including entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, and others. You will report to the SVP of Innovation Ecosystems.
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Mozilla exists to build the Internet as a public resource accessible to all because we believe that open and free is better than closed and controlled. When you work at Mozilla, you give yourself a chance to make a difference in the lives of Web users everywhere. And you give us a chance to make a difference in your life every single day. Join us to work on the Web as the platform and help create more opportunity and innovation for everyone online.
Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging
Mozilla understands that valuing diverse creative practices and forms of knowledge are crucial to and enrich the company’s core mission. We encourage applications from everyone, including members of all equity-seeking communities, such as (but certainly not limited to) women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and expressions.
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Req ID: R2161