Manager, Corporate Communications

Bird is a last-mile electric vehicle sharing company dedicated to bringing safe, low-cost, environmentally-friendly transportation solutions to communities across the world. We provide a fleet of electric, shared scooters that can be accessed via smartphone. Bird is headquartered in Venice, California and is rapidly expanding across the country and the world.
You will be part of the mission-critical team that helps bring the Bird story and vision to life for media and industry influencers.
What You'll Need:
Evangelize Bird's corporate narrative and mission in creative ways to existing and new audiences; partner closely with international counterparts to ensure programs can scale globally
Build relationships with key media, industry analysts, bloggers and influencers
Work closely with spokespeople to prepare them for media interviews and speaking engagements
Develop and create PR materials such as press releases, blog posts, reactive statements, communications plans, briefing materials and key message points
Engage on crisis communications
Pitch and place executives for high level speaking engagements
A passion for Bird, and drive to make an impact while continuing to learn from and mentor others
7+ years experience (mix of agency/in house experience preferred)Meaningful relationships with relevant media and influencers
Ability to develop and execute programs that might come together last minute and lack all of the desired or relevant details
Skilled at prioritizing and re-prioritizing based on shifting business needs
Effective communicator who is not afraid to throw out an idea or challenge an existing one to help advance Bird's mission
Team-oriented mentality and willingness to help other team members across the organization
Flexible, adaptable and open: able to juggle multiple projects at once and unphased by change whenever it happens (because in this environment things can and do often shift very quickly
What You'll Need:
Integrity - We look for people who put teams and the Bird community first and who default to doing the right thing, always
Attitude - Self-Starter who radiates positivity and possesses a "can-do" and "yes and" view towards any opportunity
Pragmatism & Resourcefulness - We are a startup, we need to stay nimble and prioritise so that we get from where we are to where we need to be
Passion - We are an ecosystem engineers and are looking for individuals with a passion for mobility and sustainability
Team Player - Ability to influence and develop strong cross-functional productive relationships
Problem Solver - Exceptional problem solver who has owned successful projects from start to finishRelevant
Experience - Previous experience working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial and mission-oriented environment is a plus
Bird Rides Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer, and we welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetics. We are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.

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