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Important: must have disponibility to travel a lot to South, Southeast, Midwest, North and Northeast States and Cities.
About the position
This is a key Institutional Relations position. You will be responsible to help driving the company through a complex and challenging regulatory environment. As 99’s Senior Institutional Relations Associate - Local Government, your role is to understand selected states and cities in South, Southeast, Midwest, North and Northeast Regions regulatory landscape and assist the company and the government to create urban mobility solutions.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about 99 and the sharing economy, and have proven experience in managing regulatory issues. You must have the agility and the speed of a business unit combined with a technical background of political and law understanding and outstanding communication skills.
Work closely with the Head of Institutional Relations to implement political and policy strategy for local market;
Develop and support strategy and lead public policy engagement for local product launch;
Guarantee that 99’s strategic projects are in the right path;
Take special attention and lead a regional effort to consolidate jurisdictions ensuring that different regulatory frameworks across metropolitan region support ridesharing apps like 99;
Participate in policy briefings, public meetings and advocacy efforts;
Coordinate with the 99’s leadership team and communications team on advocacy; communications including writing content for newsletters, blogs, websites, and other Foundation forums;
Conduct and oversee policy research and draft position statements, when appropriate;
Provide recommendations for Foundation’s policy engagement activities;
Assist in the development and management of effective working relationships with key public officials and stakeholders at local levels through education, participation, and involvement on 99’s initiatives.
What we are looking for:
Excellent academic background, preferably with a degree in Law, Political Science, Public Policy, International Relations or other related field;
Relevant experience in Government Relations;
Understanding of the political process at either a local, state or federal level;
Multi Tasking abilities;
Disponibility to travel A LOT!;
Experience working in an analytical and quantitative research capacity in academia, think tanks, government or the private sector;
Someone who can get things done. No bullshit;
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation);
Ready for big challenges and calm under pressure;