Business Development Manager (Government)
Lyft - San Francisco Bay Area, CA

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Lyft is hiring a Business Development Manager for its San Francisco office on the Government Relations team. The Business Development Manager will provide strategic leadership in developing and implementing comprehensive government relations strategies to advance Lyft's long term business interests. As Business Development Manager, not only will you meet with exciting political leaders (governors, mayors, senators, etc.), you will organize and oversee the company's political and community relationships and evangelize the brand on a national basis. This position will require significant travel commitments. The Business Development Manager will be an integral member of the Government Relations team and report directly to the VP of Corporate Affairs.

Your Responsibilities

Develop, organize and oversee Lyft's government affairs network & contacts

Evangelize Lyft across the nation

Identify and meet with key contacts in Lyft's new markets

Collaborate with Lyft senior management team on political outreach & brand education efforts

Your Experience

3 to 5 years of political and/ or relevant business development experience

Proven entrepreneurial experience

Exceptional strategic and problem-solving skills

Law or graduate degree welcomed but not necessary

Your Skills

Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, demanding (and sometimes unstructured) environment

Self-starter; intrinsically motivated

You love the art of a deal and are a "closer"

Natural connector and relationship builder

Highly organized and methodical

A love of travel

Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation) - you know how to tell a good story

Friends describe you as warm, engaging, enthusiastic, and sincere

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