Director – Public Policy
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Lyft

10,001+ employees

Ridesharing app
Company Overview
Lyft's mission is to improve people's lives with the world's best transportation. The company operates a mobile platform for the ridesharing of cars, bikes, and scooters and serves over a million rides per day.

Company Stage

Series I

Total Funding

$4.4B

Founded

2012

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

-1%

2 year growth

2%
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Public Policy
CategoriesNew
Legal & Compliance
Requirements
  • 9+ years of political, policy, legislative, campaign, and/or other related lobbying experience
  • Strong management skills including experience managing remote teams
  • Law, public policy, business, or other relevant advanced degree preferred
  • Previous experience with the tech industry considered
  • Natural connector and relationship builder
  • A keen understanding of regional political landscape at the state and city level
  • The ability to navigate the political landscape and think creatively
  • Proven entrepreneurial and scrappy spirit
  • Exceptional strategic and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Self-starter; intrinsically motivated
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation)
Responsibilities
  • Lead Regional Public Policy team, including a team of Policy Managers spanning the key markets in the US; provide leadership to the entire Public Policy team alongside two other Regional Public Policy Leads.
  • Represent Lyft to all elected officials and government agencies and regulatory bodies, addressing issues including transportation planning, platform operations, sustainability and EV investment, policies impacting Drivers on the Lyft platform, and other issues; assist in drafting and negotiating language for legislation.
  • Monitor ongoing regulatory, legislative and compliance efforts to ensure Lyft business efforts continue to stay ahead of market developments.
  • Represent Lyft in relevant policy and business coalitions to advance advocacy efforts within the region and nationally.
  • Grow and maintain diverse coalitions in support of policy issues and business priorities.
  • Develop and implement strategies to advocate for policies related to Lyft’s business priorities; build support for such strategies with other regional Policy teams, cross-functional internal teams, coalition partners and other stakeholders.
Desired Qualifications
  • Law, public policy, business, or other relevant advanced degree
  • Previous experience with the tech industry
  • Exceptional strategic and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Self-starter; intrinsically motivated
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation)