Director, Government Partnerships

| Venice
Bird is a last-mile electric vehicle sharing company dedicated to bringing safe, low-cost, environmentally-friendly transportation solutions to communities across the world. We provide a fleet of electric, shared scooters that can be accessed via smartphone. Bird is headquartered in Venice, California and is rapidly expanding across the country and the world.

What You'll Do:

  • Introduce Bird to new markets and navigating city and state regulatory structures 
  • Help solve regulatory challenges related to entering and operating in multiple markets, including by testifying at legislative hearings, negotiating with elected officials, agency regulators and other stakeholders
  • Ensure smooth launches in new cities and that the company remains responsive to local concerns as they emerge
  • Create novel solutions to help cities regulate an emerging industry

What You'll Need:

  • Strong passion for Bird and our mission
  • BA required, sales experience and/or JD preferred 
  • A minimum of 12+ years work experience in government, political or management consulting, lobbying, in-house Govt relations, political communications
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: city or state government; legislative affairs; urban mobility; politics/campaigns; advocacy
  • Willing to travel as needed and work flexible hours
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Self-starter, ability to own and drive priorities
  • A results driven, flexible, creative thinker who is able to think outside the box and pursue new solutions

Bird Rides Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer, and we welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetics. We are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.

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