Account Manager, City Partnerships (Government Partnerships Manager)

18 days ago
Full time role


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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 300 cities globally. And our teams push boundaries and challenge the status quo in pursuit of a brighter future.

Job Summary

The Account Management team owns relationships with our partners: cities, universities, and communities across North America. This is an opportunity to join a team with tremendous impact on the growth of Bird, carrying out Bird’s mission of making cities more liveable and easier to get around. As an Account Manager, you will serve as the main contact for our partners, managing the day-to-day relationship with cities, and working heavily cross-functionally with internal partners to drive operational excellence, as well as to ensure the retention and growth of the Bird program.


  • Manage the day-to-day relationship with our Cities & Universities, as the main contact externally, and internal point person within Bird. 
  • Work cross-functionally with internal stakeholders, including Operations, Product, Legal and Brand teams to ensure city compliance as well as the growth of the Bird program.
  • Work alongside Strategy Leads to facilitate the suitable regulatory frameworks for Bird to operate in each market within their portfolio, working to optimize the regulatory environment for Bird. 
  • Assist the team in any RFP application processes, participating in any RFP presentations for interviews 
  • Build relationships externally within the cities Bird operates, strengthening community ties, supporting safety events, as well as working with community orgs to promote the Bird program. 
  • Ensure & manage the full launch of the Bird program in new cities as the “project manager” internally for new city launches.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 3-5+ years progressive experience in Sales, Account Management or a Government Relations role
  • Open to travel as necessary to meet with City stakeholders and to support community event and helmet giveaways. 
  • Experienced public speaker, comfortable communicating your message and responding to tough questions from all audiences- from community groups to high-ranking elected officials.
  • Ability to think on your feet- to quickly synthesize and respond to new information while also continuing to drive your priorities- both one-on-one or when presenting publicly.
  • Ability to be highly responsive and willing to work flexible hours, an ability to lead and manage shifting assignments and multiple projects at the same time is a must.

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 generous employer-paid healthcare package, childcare support, pre-tax spending accounts, mental health resources, a work from home stipend, a wellness stipend, and a whole host of other out of the box benefits that meet you where you are.

Bird is the world

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.

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

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