Public Affairs Manager

Join Lime as they are looking for a Public Affairs Manager

Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We’re on a mission to build a future where transportation is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Our electric bikes and scooters have powered 400+ million rides in 250+ cities on 5 continents, replacing an estimated 100+ million car trips. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company and Fast Company Brand That Matters, we achieved a fully profitable year in 2022, becoming the first in our industry to reach this milestone.

We are looking for a public affairs manager to help lead our engagement with cities across France as we seek to expand our shared e-bike and e-scooter service.

You will join a team of public policy leaders who share a vision for new and environmentally friendly transport options. You will need the ability to work flexibly, engaging in a range of public affairs activities and producing high quality results.

You will be comfortable working independently and owning responsibility for projects, tasks, and geographic areas and will have significant experience building relationships with elected officials (both local and national), local authorities and important third sector stakeholders. A deep understanding of politics and policy is essential - as are the skills to communicate effectively both externally and internally.

Previous experience of working within the tech or transport sectors is desirable.

What You'll Do:

Establish strategic relationships with city representatives, local authorities and third party stakeholders, regularly meeting with them to build trust and mutual interest, mitigate potential obstacles and convey the company's priorities and strategies Help local authorities, transport operators, local partners and other relevant institutions understand how Lime’s mobility solutions can work for their cities Plan and execute campaigns on specific issue areas or in specific geographies in existing markets and work towards opening new markets Collaborate closely with other Lime team members on operations, product, marketing, and communications activities Write and own a variety of written submissions on behalf of the company, including Requests for proposals, newsletters, reports. Monitor and identify issues, political developments and upcoming challenges. 

About You:

Degree in public law, public affairs or equivalent experience 4+ years experience in a public institution such as a city hall,  government affairs, political campaigns, and/or business development in a government-related environment Excellent written and verbal communication/people skills Fluent in French and English spoken & written Based in Paris with ability to travel throughout France on a regular basis Ability to handle multiple deadlines and work at a rapid startup space Self starter, able to work independently and as part of a team Existing government and advocacy contacts and relationships in France Government affairs know-how. Experience leading or working at a high level in local or regional government arenas, particularly city government Passion for sustainability, politics, urban planning, mobility, and leveraging tech for the public interest



Why Lime? 

When you join Lime, you join a global community of smart, caring, talented individuals working together to deliver world-changing results; striving to create an experience that enables Limers to do their best work. Here are some ways we support and invest in our team: 

Competitive salaries, performance-based annual bonus and pre-IPO equity

Health and wellness offerings for all team members starting day one including access to top-tier fitness and mindfulness apps

Flexible vacation policies with ample paid holidays tailored to country of residence

Fully-paid leave following the birth or adoption of a child and financial, medical and educational support for Limers pursuing parenthood

Support for retirement and financial goals with unlimited access to financial advisors

Unlimited, complimentary use of our vehicles in hundreds of cities around the world

Professional growth opportunities through quarterly learning days and top-tier tools

Opportunities to connect across teams and locations to network, socialize and volunteer

Culture of belonging with Employee Resource Groups that engage and promote cultural awareness and DEI training across all functions

Consistent recognition of great work through meaningful rewards and career advancements

Benefits and perks vary depending on the nature of your employment and country of residence. Terms and conditions may apply.

If you want to make an impact, Lime is the place for you. Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? If this role excites you we encourage you to apply. Explore all opportunities on our career page.

Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s just the start. We believe different perspectives help us grow and achieve more. That’s why we’re dedicated to hiring and developing the most talented and globally diverse team – which includes individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities and experiences.