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Lyft // on-demand ride-sharing
Washington, DC    Posted: Friday, August 02, 2019
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At Lyft, community is what we are & its what we do. Its what makes us different. To create the best ride for all, we start in our own community by creating an open, inclusive, & diverse organization where all team members are recognized for what they bring.

Lyft is looking for a stellar Senior Community Affairs Manager to help support & promote Lyft's state & local policy initiatives. Reporting to the Community Affairs Director, the Senior Community Affairs Manager will be a key part of building the Lyft movement & achieving public policy progress for Lyft nationwide.


  • Develop & oversee implementation of comprehensive community affairs strategies & campaigns at the regional, state, & local level across the eastern part of the United States
  • Work cross-functionally across the Lyft organization to build relationships with drivers, riders, & other essential members of the Lyft community & to engage those key community members in meaningful action to further Lyfts policy & social impact goals
  • Work closely with Public Policy Managers to develop a local community engagement strategy that will support the ridesharing movement & Lyft's local legislative initiatives
  • Build a diverse coalition of supporters by managing relationships with local nonprofits, community organizations, & trade associations in Lyft's markets
  • Create scalable rapid response & long-term grassroots engagement strategies at the local, state, & regional levels
  • Plan & staff government relations events such as community meetings, rallies, outreach sessions, meetups, etc.
  • Recruit & train Lyft activists who will advocate for ridesharing in meetings & hearings with lawmakers, regulators as well as local media
  • Coordinate & execute the use of political tactics such as advertising, in-district meetings, rallies, 1:1 meetings, etc.


  • Bachelors degree & 3-5+ years experience as an organizer/director, digital strategist, event manager, or advance team member for political campaigns (preferably city and/or state level) / (2-3 years if Organizer)
  • Experience in East Coast politics is a plus
  • Experience recruiting & remotely managing volunteers
  • Knowledge of best-in-class organizing strategy & tactics
  • Strong understanding of digital organizing & social media engagement
  • Impeccable event organization skills
  • Command of guerrilla marketing & offline advertising tactics
  • Passionate commitment to the Lyft community & the sharing economy
  • Charismatic in-person presence & public speaking ability


  • 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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