Government Relations Coordinator (LA, SF, DC, NY and Boston)

| 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.
As government relations coordinator you will work with the team develop public policy that supports the Bird business. You will research policy positions of government officials and develop strategies for enacting smart regulations for shared mobility services. You will brief team members for meetings with elected officials and regulators, and engage in policy development with outside agencies and supporters. You will engage with our vibrant community to leverage their support in pursuing favorable regulatory structures.

What You'll Do:

  • The GR Coordinator works across the department facilitating the expansion to new markets while supporting the Government Relations business in our existing cities
  • The candidate will support GR managers and the Chief Legal Officer in developing and keeping government relations strategy on track, keeping the team organized and responding to new demands as necessary
  • The right candidate will provide support for GR Directors overseeing GR efforts in multiple cities. They will have a critical role in helping the department to stay responsive to new issues as they arise, and keeping ongoing priorities moving forward
  • Drafting and editing letters, infographics, presentations, and reports for strategic government outreach and communications projects
  • Identify, track and work on issues related to state and/or local. government regulations, laws, and legislation

What You'll Need:

  • BA required
  • 2-5 years work experience in government, political or management consulting, or in-house GR
  • Self-starter, flexible, able to run with assigned tasks
  • Understanding of state and local government
  • Strong organizational, researching and writing skills
  • Thorough attention to detail when analyzing regulatory language and parameters
  • Understanding or experience related to mobility, sustainability, city operations preferred
  • Ability to be highly responsive and willing to work flexible hours. Bird acts quickly and being about to adapt to changing internal and external conditions is extremely important
  • Likewise, an ability to manage shifting assignments and multiple projects at the same time is a must
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work well in teams, but also independently and proactively as required
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

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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