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Government Affairs and Strategic Partnerships Associate

FlixBus

FlixBus

Sales & Business Development
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024

We're looking for a motivated and driven Government Affairs and Strategic Partnerships Associate in New York who will help us shape our team, drive the company to the next level, and have the most direct influence on our success.

Your Tasks – Paint the world green

  • Outreach to, meet with, and develop relationships with government agencies, community partners, and other key stakeholders in the western US
  • Research policies and regulations, best practices, partnership opportunities, and more
  • Drive authorizations processes, working with local and regional governments
  • Prepare written and visual communications for a wide range of audiences
  • Analyze performance, financial, and travel behavior data, and track KPI's to inform decision making, improve our product, and grow the Flix network and customer base
  • Coordinate launches, manage projects through collaboration and clear communication across teams, including Network Planning, Business Development, Operations, and more
  • Quick to respond to both opportunities and problems in a well-prepared, strategic manner
  • Your work is always customer driven and promotes a strong customer experience

Your Profile – Ready to hop on board

  • Bachelor’s degree plus some relevant work or internship experience preferred; relevant fields include but are not limited to government affairs, regulatory affairs and compliance, transportation policy, transportation planning, and business development
  • Familiarity and passion for car-alternative, environmentally conscious transportation!
  • Gets excited by the details! Strong attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communicator. Comfortable on the phone and presenting to groups
  • Relentless drive towards solutions
  • Able to work collaboratively within and across teams
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, ability to work within ambiguity, enjoys start-up culture
  • Excellent skills in English, skills in other languages a plus, especially Spanish
  • Occasional travel within the western US may be required

Additional Application Details

  • As a part of the application for this role, we ask all candidates submit two writing samples along with their application, separate from the required cover letter. This role requires strong communication skills and these samples will help as we assess the strongest fits for this role. Samples do not need to address a specific topic or be in a certain format; writings from college courses, previous jobs or internships, news articles, etc. will all suffice! Please save them together as one document to attach with your application below.

Our Perks – More than just a job

  • You have an impact. With innovation and smart technology, we are creating the easiest way to travel. We want your ideas and give you autonomy to make them reality.​
  • Travelling is our passion. Discover the world with your free Flix rides and bring along your friends and family for half price.
  • Teamwork makes the dream work. Our FlixTeam has people from over 80 different nations. We work in a multicultural environment where we can challenge and support each other.
  • We're not only green in color. We’re building for the long term, and that means protecting our planet. We constantly test new green technologies and compensate for the CO2 after all our business travel since 2018.
  • Your well-being is important to us. Our employees enjoy a competitive paid time off package, healthcare benefits, and 401k matching program.

The salary range for this role is commensurate with experience, skills, and location: $65,000-$71,000

Want to rewrite the history of mobility with us? Then join our ride and apply now. We're excited to hear from you!


About Flix

We are a global mobility provider with headquarters in Europe and the United States. Since 2013, we have changed the way millions of people have traveled, offering new alternatives for convenient, affordable and eco-friendly travel. Thanks to a unique business model and innovative technology, we have quickly established one of the largest long-distance mobility networks in the world – and our journey has just begun.

Flix is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity), national, social or ethnic origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, competence and merit.

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