Job type full-time
Full job description
Build the world`s fastest identity and checkout products
Our mission is to make buying online faster, safer and easier for everyoneFast login and fast checkout enable a one-click sign-in and purchasing experience that makes it easier for people to buy and merchants to sellThe company’s products work on any browser, device or platform to deliver a consistent, stress-free purchasing experienceFast is entirely consumer-focused and invests heavily in its users’ privacy and data securityHeadquartered in san francisco but open to a globally remote workforce, we are a founders-led, privately held company funded by stripe, index ventures, susa ventures and other world-class investors.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and demonstrate our values through equitable pay, fantastic benefits, and access to all reasonable accommodations.
Summary the government relations manager will develop and execute a policy, lobbying and public affairs strategy that advances fast’s legislative and regulatory goals, enhances our corporate reputation, and preserves our ability to freely operateThe successful candidate will be both a creative strategist who maps out how to achieve fast’s government relations goals and a hands-on practitioner who is happy to roll up their sleeves and executive that strategy for a rapidly growing start-up.
Key attributes include: quick thinker, results-oriented, happy warrior who isn’t afraid to be outnumbered, able to see the big picture while having a keen eye for detail, collaborative, kind, patient, creative, persuasive, resourceful, well-organized, confident, an initiator, flexible and enthusiastic.
Run government relations initiatives for online retailers, e-commerce platforms, major consumer brands, financial services companies, and/or high-growth tech start-ups
Be comfortable working with tight deadlines, often concurrent, for disparate projects
Exceptional project management of multiple initiatives simultaneously
Be a self-starter who approaches everything with drive, urgency, and energy; and is excited for creative problem-solving opportunities
Build upon established relationships with members of congress, committee staff, the administration, and federal agencies to advocate for fast’s value proposition and to differentiate the company from others in the industry
Be a leader in relevant trade groups and industry associations
Strengthen relationships with key stakeholders such as ngos, consumer groups, think tanks, and academics
Mobilize fast buyers and sellers to advance company priorities
Run complex programs and events
8+ years of experience in government relations and/or a strategic role in government
Policy expertise in fintech, e-commerce, and consumer privacy
Communicate effectively and persuasively
Nice to haves
Bonus points if you are a cubs fan and / or can also write perfectly in another language
Benefits and perks- because people matter
Comprehensive insurance (paid 99% by the company) with no deductible, and 10 dollar copays globally remote with flexible work schedules to fit your needs generous parental/family leave for all caregivers- available at any time within 12 months after the new family member joins you 401k with match up to 4% equity grant people-focused pto that you determine- time off is there when you want it, when you need it frequent inclusive events scheduled to allow everyone to express their voice (or dance skills) monthly exercise and internet stipends-and snacks