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BBG Ventures
BBG Ventures

Director of Policy Campaigns



Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

At HopSkipDrive, our goal is to create opportunity for all through mobility.

We’re a technology company that solves complex transportation challenges where there is a heightened need for safety, equity, and care. Through our marketplace, we connect kids, older adults, or anyone needing extra support to highly-vetted caregivers on wheels. Through our software and advisory services, we solve the biggest transportation challenges facing schools and school districts around the country.

Founded by three moms as a solution to their own transportation challenges, we’ve now completed more than 3.3 million rides and operate across over 13 states across the country. We continue to expand at a rapid pace, making the Inc. 5000 list four times, as well as the Deloitte 500 Fast-Growing Technology list. HopSkipDrive is a Series D company and has raised $100M in funding to date.

Who We Are

We are a team of advocacy and legislative professionals who are working to drive change through legislative efforts, rulemaking, community-driven advocacy, organizing, and campaign coalition building to support HopSkipDrive's policy priorities. We are building a team of creative problem-solvers from many different backgrounds looking for a challenging and rewarding experience.

Who You Are

The ideal candidate for this role will be a highly organized, detail-oriented strategist with a proven track record in developing strategic networks and overseeing multiple policy campaigns with a results-driven approach.

The following duties will be performed under the direction of the Sr. Director of Policy:

  • Oversee a team of individuals that includes government and community engagement functions;
  • Develop, execute, and simultaneously manage multi-faceted advocacy campaigns that enable the business to expand opportunities in the U.S.;
  • Ability to integrate and align internal company priorities into effective advocacy & policy campaigns with proven outcomes;
  • Expertise in legislative and advocacy engagement, including the ability to build and lead coalitions to advance company and policy needs;
  • Draft and edit position papers, testimony, and comments on proposed legislative and regulatory actions;
  • Ability to drive outcomes in a fast-paced environment, and pivot in response to areas of opportunity

Minimum Qualifications

  • Established campaign expert with at least 8-10 years experience working on State-level policy issues in a relevant business or non-governmental organization—or in a political, governmental, or regulatory context. A mix of public and private sector experience is an advantage.
  • Direct policy/engagement experience, preferably in the following fields: transportation/TNCs, education, child welfare
  • Exceptional project management skills, with proven ability to establish and grow impact initiatives and advisory councils
  • Strong analysis and critical thinking skills; ability to resolve sophisticated and unfamiliar problems creatively.
  • Ability to lead and prioritize several competing goals, and ability to influence people and manage issues effectively with minimal input or direction.
  • Supervisory experience with the ability to be a strategic leader to other managers on the team. Ability to mentor and develop their team and tactfully dispense actional feedback.
  • Subject to approval, ability to control planning, staffing, budgeting, managing expense priorities, and recommending and implementing changes to methods.
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 30% of the time

Our Investment In You

We want you to be an owner in our company and share in executing our vision, so every full-time employee has equity. In addition, we offer flexible vacation, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k), FSA, and an opportunity to work for a uniquely positioned, VC-backed company in a hugely attractive space with significant upside potential. HopSkipDrive is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The salary range for this role in Los Angeles, CA is $170,000 - $185,000. This position is remote and, as such, compensation will ultimately be in line with the location in which the position is filled. Final compensation for this role will be determined by several factors such as a candidate’s relevant work experience, skill set, certifications, and specific work location. The total compensation package for this role also includes equity stock options.

HopSkipDrive is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other protected class.

* This role will be fully remote in one of the following states AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI**