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Associate Writer - Spain

Remote
3 months ago
Full time role

Company

Bird operates as a dockless electric scooter company developing a vehicle sharing platform. They work closely with cities to help ...

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Job Description

Who is Bird

Bird is on a mission to bring environmentally friendly transportation to everyone. Our products, services, and people share one common goal: to make cities more livable by reducing gas-powered car usage, lowering carbon emissions, and improving the safety of all road users.

We are relentless in our pursuit of better—for our riders, for our partners, for our employees, and for future generations. Our award winning electric vehicles help millions of riders take carbon-free trips in more than 400 cities globally. And our teams push boundaries and challenge the status quo in pursuit of a brighter future.

Job Summary

We are looking for an Associate Writer to join our Pursuits team. This person will be collaborative; a critical thinker who can create and edit smart copy for a variety of government audiences around the world; and someone who can translate complicated concepts and government policies into jargon-free prose.

The Associate Writer will be drafting persuasive, government-facing content for city audiences. The Associate Writer is involved with all aspects of the production process from researching requirements and laws, to gathering content from internal teams, to writing, editing and localizing Bird’s message for cities around the world. You will be responsible for conveying the unique value Bird can offer cities. You will craft and spearhead our responses for competitive procurement for global audiences.

Responsibilities

  • Draft, project manage RFPs and other external facing documents to help Bird win tenders in EMEA.
  • Actively researching local culture and context, city goals, and other subject matter in order to write and present effectively.
  • Develop relationships and collaborate with key stakeholders and support in developing a strategy for winning each permit/tender.
  • Champion the Bird brand, voice and style throughout your writing.
  • Juggle multiple projects with competing priorities and tight deadlines in an ever-changing environment.
  • Own your work from start to finish; able to work independently while also supporting the greater team.

Requirements

  • Native level or professional fluency in written and verbal Spanish, alongside English is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, Political Science, Public Administration or a related field, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication. 
  • Ability to persuade internal and external audiences.
  • Competitive spirit.
  • 2-5 years of experience in Public Policy, Communications, Journalism, Proposal/Grant Writing, or a related field.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and thrive in ambiguity.
  • Other language skills are a plus.

Culture at Bird

We're an ambitious, smart and open-minded team that is passionate about our mission. Each day is unlike the last, as we’re constantly moving forward, challenging each other, and working together to create the future of micro-mobility.

Perks up 

We want people to succeed at Bird, so we give our teams plenty of time off to relax and recharge. We also offer a work from home stipend, a wellness allowance, and more. Plus, a new resource to help support personal and professional developments—all the goods needed to move on our mission together.

Diversity and inclusion 

Bird stands for a culture of inclusion. We celebrate different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives —encouraging everyone to bring their authentic selves to work. We have a diverse environment that empowers our team to feel comfortable when they voice their opinions. For these reasons and more Bird is a proud equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics, and we are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment. Sound like a place you’d like to work? Sweet. Let’s chat.

 

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Bird operates as a dockless electric scooter company developing a vehicle sharing platform. They work closely with cities to help ...

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