Lyft
Washington, DC

Lyft is looking to grow its Federal Government Relations team in Washington, DC. Specifically, Lyft is looking for someone who can advance key federal policy initiatives, and who has relevant relationships and experience with the Hill and federal appointees. This position will provide strategic leadership and support in developing and implementing comprehensive federal government relations strategies to advance Lyft’s long term business interests. This position will require travel commitments.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Evangelize Lyft with key federal constituencies
    • Identify and meet with Congressional, Administration, and Third Party Group contacts
    • Drive policies that advance the Lyft platform
    • Collaborate on political outreach & brand education efforts

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

    • Law degree from a top tier school (recommended but not mandatory)
    • A keen understanding of Congress, the Administration and key players
    • The ability to navigate the Federal landscape and think creatively to advance ridesharing
    • Proven entrepreneurial and scrappy spirit
    • Exceptional strategic and problem-solving 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
    • A love of travel
    • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation) – you know how to tell a good story
Lyft is an EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce, and pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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Job Posted: April 11, 2017
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