Government Partnerships Associate - US Central

Who is Bird

Bird is a global team guided by a shared vision: to make cities more livable through safe, sustainable electric mobility. From our first e-scooter ride in 2017 to the thousands of rides taking place every day, our passionate team and award winning custom vehicles have helped riders complete hundreds of millions of carbon-free trips in more than 250 cities around the world. And we're just getting started.

While this position is remote, we are hoping to bring someone on in the central or eastern time zone. Preferably Florida or Texas based. 

Responsibilities

  • Works closely with GP Managers, cities, and relevant internal groups to support adoption of government programs, local regulations, and policies that facilitate micromobility.
  • Represent Bird on the local level, strengthening Bird’s brand, reputation and ability to provide services of value to the community
  • Gather, analyze, and synthesize large amounts of information quickly and accurately.
  • Identify important value drivers and key risks for our government partners; anticipate upcoming changes in project stages or cross functional partnerships.
  • Lead on implementing directives from executives quickly and with accuracy.
  • Create and prepare memoranda, reports as well as other internal and external facing documents.
  • Execute projects of varying urgency and scope with limited guidance.
  • Support market management by establishing on-going community relationships, partnerships, programming and internal processes.
  • Represent Bird with community stakeholders and at public events from time to time.
  • As a member of a regional GP team, you will have an opportunity to shape the way projects are organized and refine our approach to delivering quality results for cities with micromobility.
  • Project management of required community outreach, logistics & events.

Qualifications

  • 2+ years working within government, transportation, public interest groups, technology industry groups or corporations.
  • Excellent project management, relationship-building and communications skills.
  • Well organized, with attention to detail.
  • Adaptability and dependability.
  • Outgoing and a relationship-builder who has experience in community engagement, stakeholder management, and events
  • Great collaborator with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Quick learner with the ability to thrive in a fast-moving environment.
  • A positive, can-do attitude and eagerness to learn.
  • Analytically and strategically skilled with a problem-solving mindset
  • Passion for cities, micromobility, improving quality of life and the environment.
  • Available for travel (when safe to do so)
  • BA required.

Culture at Bird

We're an ambitious, smart and open-minded team that is passionate about our mission. Each day is unlike the last, as we’re constantly moving forward, challenging each other, and working together to create the future of micro-mobility.

Perks up

We want people to succeed at Bird, so we give our teams plenty of time off to relax and recharge. We also offer a generous employer-paid healthcare package, childcare support, pre-tax spending accounts, mental health resources, a work from home stipend, a wellness stipend, and a whole host of other out of the box benefits that meet you where you are.

Bird is the world

Bird stands for a culture of inclusion. We celebrate different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives —encouraging everyone to bring their authentic selves to work. We have a diverse environment that empowers our team to feel comfortable when they voice their opinions. For these reasons and more Bird is a proud equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics, and we are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.

Sound like a place you’d like to work? Sweet. Let’s chat.

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