Program Assistant Berlin Office, Remote Germany, Remote UK, San Francisco Office, Remote US, Toronto Office, Remote Canada

Company: Mozilla

The Mozilla Foundation is a non-profit public benefit organization. Our mission is to ensure the Internet is a global public resource, open and accessible to all! Our work is guided by the Mozilla Manifesto and in 2020, we launched a multi-year investment strategy focused on advancing “Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence” globally. Our strategic plan on Trustworthy AI is described in greater detail here. Join us and become part of our mission to promote openness, innovation, and opportunity online!

Our Fellowships and Awards team is seeking a Program Assistant to join their team. The Mozilla Foundation’s Fellowships and Awards team manages a grantmaking strategy for providing essential funding and resources to partners in the movement for a healthier internet. You will be a key player in delivering fellowship and awards programs that support important work across movements to build a more open, secure, and inclusive internet. In addition to working closely with all members of the Fellowships and Awards team, you will also work collaboratively with colleagues in the wider Global Programs team, as well as with the Strategic Operations team.


Advancing Mozilla’s philanthropic mission by providing programmatic support for fellowships and awards programs:

  • Providing general program assistance, including administrative support for fellowship and award application cycles and assisting with alumni community coordination

  • Documenting program activities

  • Responding to operational support requests from fellows and awardees

  • Ensuring program handbooks and templates are up to date

Provide administrative support for the Fellowships & Awards team. These responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the Director, Fellowships and Awards with program management tasks

  • Responding to inquiries to general inboxes

  • Organizing team databases (CRM)

  • Helping to manage internal stakeholder relationships, especially as it relates to operations

Coordinating calendars and events within and across all fellowships and awards programs

  • Coordinating team and program events

  • Managing a team calendar

  • Providing administrative support for internal and external meetings, including back-end support for public events

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Outstanding customer service and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong attention to detail, organization skills, and ability to balance competing priorities

  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse partners

  • Competency in the use of organisational systems and multimedia platforms

  • Dedication to service and support for members of our team; timely response to requests and follow-up as needed.

Benefits Information:

The Mozilla Foundation offers the following benefits for our staff:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance + Accidental Death & Dismemberment

  • Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Retirement Plan contributions

  • 20 Paid Time Off days + your birthday

  • Company Holidays + Shutdown

  • Wellness budget

  • Professional Development budget

  • Top up program for Maternity and Parental leaves

Benefits are subject to change at any time at the discretion of Mozilla Foundation.

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, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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