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 Senior Manager, Public Affairs to deliver Lime’s policy and public affairs work across Eastern Europe. This is a strategic role, so you should expect to design, develop and execute a public affairs strategy across several countries and be comfortable working independently to deliver this.
You will join an entrepreneurial regional team seeking to expand Lime’s presence across the region and a global public policy team committed to delivering our vision for innovative, sustainable transport in every city. You should have the ability to persuasively express that vision with elected officials, decision makers and stakeholders and a track record of having done so in the past. It will also be important to be able to empathise with the competing priorities of City and National governments and work with them to ensure micromobility programmes are delivered sensitively, and with broad community support.
The Sr. Manager, Public Affairs will be an instrumental member of our team and there is significant opportunity for growth within the role. Working with others in the team to define what is necessary for Lime to succeed in Eastern Europe and relaying feedback and suggestions for improvement in our business will be key to success in the role.
What You'll Do:Establish strategic relationships with government and community leaders, policy makers, and regulatory agencies, regularly meeting with them to build trust and mutual interest, mitigate potential obstacles and convey the company's priorities and strategies Help city governments, transit authorities, local partners and other relevant institutions understand how Lime’s mobility solutions can work for their cities Help set and carry-out the public policy and advocacy agenda for the company, working collaboratively with the other teams and executives to ensure alignment between business objectives and policy and community outreach goals Partner with organisations, educational institutions and similar groups to align Lime’s social mission with existing transport, health, and environmental community initiatives Collaborate closely with other Lime team members on operations, marketing, and local media activities Support the company’s work with strategic advisers and local consultants Track and advise on important changes in regulatory or legislative matters affecting Eastern European markets
About You:7+ years experience in government affairs, political campaigns, and/or business development in a government-related environment Degree in Politics, Communications, Public Relations, or equivalent experience Existing transport, government, and advocacy contacts and relationships in your market (Preferable) Understanding of how to successfully integrate public affairs strategies into business goals Experience in community organising, political campaign or other grassroots outreach Ability to deliver accurate, high quality, work at speed - sometimes under significant time pressures Comfortable working alone and as part of a wider team - often across many geographies Experience in event planning, media relations, and public meeting and presentation facilitation Government affairs know-how. Experience leading or working at a high level in local or regional government arenas, particularly city government Interest in sustainability, politics, urban planning, mobility, and leveraging tech for good Available for travel
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.