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.
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
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
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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