Head of Government Partnerships - US East

Spin

United States Remote

Full time

Oct 4

About Spin

 

Spin’s mission is to make daily living more efficient and enjoyable by reducing barriers to transportation and improving access to education, jobs, healthcare and more through a world full of 15-minute cities. As one of the leading micromobility companies and a wholly owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Company, Spin partners with local communities and governments to bring sustainable, affordable and reliable e-scooter and e-bike programs to cities in North America and Europe. We are a diverse group of artists, engineers, designers, urban planners, tech and policy experts from around the world. We believe in inclusivity and building powerful alliances to fulfill our goals and move our mission forward. Above all, we at Spin are connected by our values and purpose which is to give more people the freedom to move. Learn more www.spin.app

About the Role

You will generate and cultivate relationships with cities to build and retain opportunities for Spin to operate shared micromobility programs. You will monitor and inform cities on policies that support micromobility. You will work cross-functionally with other teams like Operations, Community Partnerships, and Policy to accomplish these objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Expand our services to new cities in your region
  • Communicate the benefits of micromobility to elected officials, appointed officials, and other relevant parties
  • Build new business leads and convert inbound inquiries into opportunities
  • Attend City Council or Commission meetings to testify in support of preferred micromobility policies
  • Building strong rapport with clients to drive long-term relationships, including city staff, and elected officials
  • Travel up to 50% of the time
  • Lobby for regulations that are sensible and benefit Spin’s operations
  • Transfer knowledge to Spin’s Operations team to ensure compliance with local regulations
  • Track your region's progress in our CRM platform
  • Develop content for presentations, correspondence, and testimony
  • This person will focus on the Southeastern United States including North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, and Louisiana. Preferred remote locations are Atlanta, Georgia, or Miami, Florida

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in Urban Planning, Business Development, Government Relations in a relevant industry (tech, transportation, government, education, and/or sustainability)
  • Strong proposal writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Solid understanding and design skills in Google products and Microsoft Suite
  • Experience lobbying for public policies regarding emerging technologies in highly competitive and regulated markets.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Experience navigating government bureaucracies
  • Experience in public speaking, especially in front of elected officials - for example, giving public comment at a City Council meeting
  • Thorough attention to detail when analyzing regulatory policies, ordinances, and bills

Benefits & Perks

  • Opportunity to join a fast-growing startup and help shape and establish the company’s industry leadership
  • Competitive health benefits
  • Unlimited PTO for salaried roles
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Monthly cell phone bill stipend
  • Wellness, Home Office & Internet perk for salaried roles
  • Discount on Ford automobiles
  • Discount on Avis car rentals
  • A monthly Mental Health Day-Off for salaried roles


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