Senior Policy Manager

Paris, France
Policy and Communications – Government Relations /
Full-time - Salary /
Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We’re on a mission to build a future where transportation is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Our electric bikes and scooters have powered 400+ million rides in 250+ cities on 5 continents, replacing an estimated 100+ million car trips. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company and Fast Company Brand That Matters, we achieved a fully profitable year in 2022, becoming the first in our industry to reach this milestone.

Lime is hiring a Senior Policy Manager to join our Policy and Communications team. In this role you’ll engage with Government, Cities and other public institutions in order to develop our shared electric mobility services in France.

As a Senior Policy Manager, you’ll join a dynamic and diverse team who shares a common vision for sustainable urban mobility. You’ll embody this vision towards elected officials in France, and will efficiently translate back external political concerns and demands to Lime. Thus, you’ll facilitate the alignment between the needs of a fast growing tech & mobility company with the ones of our partner Cities and Government, and participate in the success of our mission.

You’ll own various projects and geographical areas in France, and engage in external facing activities as well as internal project management inclusive of partnering with Product, Operations and Communications teams, and many more.

The individual hired into this position must be based in Paris with ability to travel throughout France on a regular basis

What you'll do:

    • Design and execute strategies targeting local political decision makers in order to develop our activity in new territories across France 
    • Manage a portfolio of existing French markets, in which you will design and execute campaigns to improve Lime’s political reputation and preserve a friendly regulatory environment
    • Establish strategic relationships with city representatives, local authorities and third party stakeholders, regularly meeting with them to build trust and mutual interest, mitigate potential obstacles and convey the company's priorities and strategies
    • Help local authorities, transport operators, local partners and other relevant institutions understand how Lime’s mobility solutions can work for their cities
    • Collaborate closely with other Lime team members on operations, product, marketing, and communications activities
    • Write and own a variety of written submissions on behalf of the company, including Requests for proposals, newsletters and reports to political stakeholders.
    • Monitor and identify political developments in France and upcoming challenges for our activity

About you:

    • Fluent in French, English proficiency (spoken & written)
    • 6+ years experience in public affairs, political campaigns, and/or business development in a government-related environment
    • A deep understanding of French politics and Policy 
    • Existing transportation, government, and advocacy contacts and relationships in France
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; with the ability to create and develop relationships with external third parties and experienced in producing various documents (requests for proposals, reports, etc)
    • Ability to handle multiple deadlines and work at a rapid startup space
    • Self starter, able to work independently and as part of a team
    • Creative thinker, able to imagine innovative strategies and campaigns 
    • Passion for sustainable mobility, urban planning, politics and leveraging tech innovation at the service of the general interest

Preferred Experience:

    • Experience in a public institution such as City Hall or Government. 
    • Degree in political science, public affairs, public relations or equivalent. 

Why Lime? 
When you join Lime, you join a global community of smart, caring, talented individuals working together to deliver world-changing results; striving to create an experience that enables Limers to do their best work. Here are some ways we support and invest in our team: 

Competitive salaries, performance-based annual bonus and pre-IPO equity
Health and wellness offerings for all team members starting day one including access to top-tier fitness and mindfulness apps
Flexible vacation policies with ample paid holidays tailored to country of residence
Fully-paid leave following the birth or adoption of a child and financial, medical and educational support for Limers pursuing parenthood
Support for retirement and financial goals with unlimited access to financial advisors
Unlimited, complimentary use of our vehicles in hundreds of cities around the world
Professional growth opportunities through quarterly learning days and top-tier tools
Opportunities to connect across teams and locations to network, socialize and volunteer
Culture of belonging with Employee Resource Groups that engage and promote cultural awareness and DEI training across all functions
Consistent recognition of great work through meaningful rewards and career advancements

Benefits and perks vary depending on the nature of your employment and country of residence. Terms and conditions may apply.

If you want to make an impact, Lime is the place for you. Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? If this role excites you we encourage you to apply. Explore all opportunities on our career page.

Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s just the start. We believe different perspectives help us grow and achieve more. That’s why we’re dedicated to hiring and developing the most talented and globally diverse team – which includes individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities and experiences.