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Corporate Communications Specialist

| 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 an integral member of the Corporate Communications Team and will work closely with individuals on the team to build and strengthen media relationships, develop and pitch story ideas to generate earned media coverage and help elevate Bird’s overall brand with the media.

What You'll Do:

  • Foster relationships with key media, industry analysts, bloggers and influencers Identify and pursue speaking and award opportunities
  • Manage reactive media inquiriesDevelop proactive pitches
  • Work closely with spokespeople to prepare them for media interviews and speaking engagements
  • Draft PR materials such as press releases, blog posts, reactive statements, communications plans, briefing materials and key message points

Qualifications:

  • A passion for Bird, and drive to make an impact while continuing to learn from others
  • 2+ years directly relevant experience (mix of agency/in house experience preferred)
  • Relationships and familiarity with relevant media and influencers
  • Effective communicator who is not afraid to throw out an idea or challenge an existing one to help advance Bird’s mission
  • Team-oriented mentality and willingness to help other team members across the organization
  • Flexible, adaptable and open: able to juggle multiple projects at once and unphased by change whenever it happens (because in this environment things can and do often shift very quickly)

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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