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Policy & Partnerships Manager, West

VeoRide

VeoRide

Sales & Business Development
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Company Overview:

At Veo, we are on a mission to end car dependency by making clean transportation accessible to all and advancing the next generation of fully electric micro-mobility systems. Our fleets are constantly evolving and feature a range of vehicles - from pedal and electric bicycles, to standing and seated e-scooters, e-cargo bikes, and ADA accessible devices. We design and build our own vehicles, hardware, and software systems in house and run all our local operations to provide safe, efficient, and responsive mobility services that make communities more sustainable and livable. We are looking for exceptionally talented individuals who are ready to develop and implement new solutions to these exciting challenges. We are headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, but are hiring across the U.S. Join us!

Policy & Partnerships Manager, West

Job Description

Location preferred: Los Angeles preferred, open to West coast candidates.

LA based candidates will be expected to report our Santa Monica headquarters 3 times per week.

At Veo, we are on a mission to end car dependency by making clean transportation accessible to all. As one of the fastest growing companies in the industry, Veo stands out for its responsible, financially stable growth strategy. We prioritize strong, long-term, and profitable partnerships and have already expanded to more than 50 markets in the US, from NYC to LA, and everything in between. At Veo we directly design, manufacture, and operate the most innovative and multimodal shared mobility fleet - featuring a range of vehicles - from pedal and electric bicycles, to standing and seated e-scooters, e-cargo bikes, and ADA accessible devices - and we tailor each of our operations to the unique needs of the cities and universities we serve.

As Veo’s Policy and Partnerships Manager, East you will work closely with the Director of Government Partnerships and team of Policy and Partnerships Managers (PPMs) to develop, launch, and manage new micromobility markets and partnerships. You will work cross-functionally with the Engineering and Operations departments, among others, to ensure that Veo’s teams are aligned to continue our rapid growth and promote sustainable local operations.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Establish and manage long-term and constructive relationships with clients, including city staff, elected officials, community based organizations, businesses, and advocacy groups.
  • Liaise with city, university, and community partners to establish program rules and requirements that benefit Veo’s local operations approach and result in operational and financial sustainability.
  • Identify and cultivate new market leads and help Veo expand its service and products to new cities.
  • Advise Veo’s Operations team to ensure compliance with local rules and regulations.
  • Contribute strategy framework and local knowledge to Market Entry team to retain, renew, and grow markets.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 3-5 years of experience working on public-private partnerships, or similar background in urban/transportation planning, politics, urban development, or relevant areas of law and policy
  • Demonstrated experience developing and fostering community partnerships
  • Outstanding ability to manage interplay between internal stakeholders; ability to quickly balance competing interests and focus on solutions
  • Experience interacting with various City agencies and bureaucracy, and navigating the nexus of local government and community stakeholders strongly preferred
  • Entrepreneurial and scrappy spirit
  • Proven ability to effectively lead cross-functional efforts to manage complex partnerships and projects effectively and responsibly
  • SQL and data analysis skills and experience a huge bonus
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, demanding (and sometimes unstructured) environment
  • Natural people connector and responsible relationship builder
  • Strong proposal writing, communication, and interpersonal skills – A good storyteller capable of effective communication to varied and diverse audiences
  • Ability to prioritize and maintain attention to detail across varied projects and partnerships
  • Independent self-starter with effective people collaboration skills
  • Love traveling and welcome short-notice arrangements

Benefits

  • Medical, dental, vision coverage
  • 401(k)
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Opportunity to work in a fast-paced, early-stage technology company
  • Unlimited Veo ride credits
  • A commitment to professional development and mentorship

The base salary range for this full-time position is $100,000 - $125,000 + Annual Performance Bonus + Full Range of Benefits. Veo is a total compensation company, and pay is determined by geographic cost of labor and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training - so not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range. Our total compensation package for this role, including bonus potential, ranges from $107,000 to $138,000 per year.

Note: Veo benefit, bonus and stock programs may be subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program. The listed range is a good faith estimate, and exact compensation and total package may vary depending on market conditions and performance.

Below is the expected salary range for this position. The listed range is a good faith estimate, and exact compensation and total package may vary depending on market conditions and candidate qualifications.
Pay Range
$100,000$125,000 USD