Manager, Government Communications

| Greater LA Area
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.
You will be part of the Government Communications team that works closely with the Government Partnerships and Public Affairs teams to help implement local city and policy specific communications programs in the U.S.

What You'll Do:

  • Partner with Bird’s Government Partnerships and Public Affairs Teams to execute strategy pertaining to public policy and city relations
  • Prioritize and set expectations as needed
  • Develop relationships with local and national media focusing on transportation, mobility and public policy
  • Create communications materials such as press releases, blog posts, speak abstracts, communications plans, narratives and statements regarding key areas of focus and issues
  • Juggle multiple projects at once and re-focus and prioritize as necessary (because in this environment things can and do often shift very quickly)
  • Drive media relations pertaining to Bird’s public affairs GovTech programs and initiatives
  • Establish partnerships with public and private organizations

Qualifications:

  • A passion for Bird, experience within the public sector and policy space
  • Hunger for an exciting and evolving opportunity
  • 7+ years experience (mix of agency/in house and public sector experience preferred)
  • Comprehensive understanding of complex policy and regulatory issues
  • Deep policy and media relationships

What You'll Need:

  • Integrity - We look for people who put teams and the Bird community first and who default to doing the right thing, always
  • Attitude - Self-Starter who radiates positivity and possesses a “can-do” and "yes and" view towards any opportunity
  • Pragmatism & Resourcefulness - We are a startup, we need to stay nimble and prioritize so that we get from where we are to where we need to be
  • Passion - We are an ecosystem engineers and are looking for individuals with a passion for mobility and sustainability
  • Team Player - Ability to influence and develop strong cross-functional productive relationships
  • Problem Solver - Exceptional problem solver who has owned successful projects from start to finish
  • Relevant Experience - Previous experience working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial and mission-oriented environment is a plus

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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