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Lyft // on-demand ride-sharing
Richmond, VA    Posted: Friday, February 28, 2020
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At Lyft, our mission is to improve peoples lives with the worlds best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, & diverse organization.

Lyft is looking for a Senior Market Operations Associate to join our team in Virginia. In this role, you will drive measurable business impact via program execution & optimization, localized analysis, & growth unlocks, as well as support in-person operations in the field to create the best experience possible for our drivers & riders. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, like tackling aggressive goals, & want to be part of the next big thing at Lyft, we would love to meet you!

This role requires a roll-up-your-sleeves mindset & willingness to support wherever needed. One day you may be working to reduce congestion at airport terminals, & the next you may be managing a local transit partnership.


  • Act as the point person for local airport operations, programs & partnerships, & compliance
  • Own the planning & execution of market operations initiatives in Virginia
  • Provide on the ground support & manage vendor relationships to successfully execute various initiatives that will drive local impact
  • Plan, budget, launch, & manage operational initiatives for the local market. This includes owning the operational side of large events & venues, special projects, key partnerships, & managing day-to-day communications with external stakeholders
  • Work cross-functionally with a variety of internal partners - managing laterally is a critical part of this role
  • Analyze qualitative & quantitative operational data using spreadsheets & other analytical tools to make data-driven decisions
  • Deep dive into the data to gather insights in order to help identify root causes & recommend solutions
  • Implement & support growth initiatives in the market, such as new launches & pilots
  • Uphold the Lyft standard of service while working with drivers, external partners, & cross-functional teams
  • Roll up your sleeves & get stuff done. No one can be counted on to execute faster or better than you


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • Strong problem solver: You quickly, creatively, & effectively solve complex problems
  • Excellent time management: You are able to prioritize multiple competing tasks & projects by assessing urgency & importance
  • Always a team player: You're positive, optimistic, & willing to help out wherever needed
  • Self-directed & organized: You have a bias for action while maintaining attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction & feedback, as well as ask for support in order to successfully carry out tasks & see projects to completion
  • Strong oral & written communication skills, & extreme attention to detail
  • Proficient with tools such as Slack, G Suite (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc), & Excel
  • Basic SQL skills is a huge plus, but not required
  • Bonus points if you have familiarity or experience with the military, as this role will largely focus on Hampton Roads, Virginia, where there is a large military presence


  • Great medical, dental, & vision insurance options
  • In addition to 11 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, & foster parents are all eligible
  • Monthly commuter subsidy to cover your transit to work
  • 20% off all Lyft rides

Lyft is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues & hires a diverse workforce. Lyft does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Lyft also strives for a healthy & safe workplace & strictly prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance & other similar state laws & local ordinances, & its internal policy, Lyft will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest & conviction records.

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