Public Affairs Manager

Lyft, San Francisco, CA/Washington, DC

Lyft is your friend with a car, whenever you need one

Lyft is looking for an experienced Public Affairs Manager to join our fast-growing and fast-paced team! Reporting to the Senior Director of Public Affairs, this stellar policy expert will craft and develop campaigns to expertly position key Lyft policies and priorities to policymakers and key stakeholders. They will be dealing with regulatory and government issues as a pivotal part of our expansion and building out our public brand. Come join the exciting ride!


  • Develop persuasive content and messaging to support government relations objectives in each of Lyft's markets
  • Draft compelling op-eds and supporting material
  • Develop and manage campaign strategies and activities that advance the aims and objectives of the Policy team. Work closely with Policy Communications team to ensure a cohesive policy media strategy with respect to such campaigns and activities
  • Create and coordinate campaigns that tie together various cross-functional resources to accomplish policy goals
  • Source third party op eds on key policy issues and collaborate with the Policy Communications team on ed board engagement strategy
  • Manage consultant relationships


  • Bachelor's degree plus 3-5+ years of relevant communications experience within government/public policy
  • Proven ability to be an effective and persuasive writer, editor, and communicator 
  • Strong analytical and organization skills, ability to meet deadlines, and attention to detail
  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the representation of Lyft
  • Lyft user/believer
Lyft is an EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce, and pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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