Manager, State Public Policy (West Coast)

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Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2024-02-27

Category: emobility

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About the company:

Lucid is the new generation of EV. Our relentless focus on innovation, luxury, and sustainability drives us into a reality where you no longer have to choose between doing great things, doing the right thing, and doing everything with the highest regard for efficiency and design. There were luxury cars, then EVs, now there’s Lucid.  

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

The Manager of State Public Policy within Lucid’s External Affairs division is a critical role that leads advocacy of the company’s policy positions in western and northwestern states. This individual will develop and implement strategies to work with policymakers at the state and local level to enhance market access and advance policies which allow Lucid’ score technologies to flourish. A key aspect of this position will be collaborating with our technical charging team, regulated utilities, and Utility Commissions to advance V2X functionality and favorable market conditions. This role will also serve as a consultant to other internal business units to problem solve issues and raise advance notice of regulatory or legislative alterations affecting business priorities. This position will report to Director of State Public Policy.  

Salary Range: The compensation range for this position is specific to the locations listed below and is the range Lucid reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position taking into account the wide variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including job-related knowledge; skillset; experience, education, and training; certifications; and other relevant business and organizational factors.

·       California San Francisco Bay Area - $132,100 - $193,710 per year

Additional Compensation and Benefits: Lucid offers a wide range of competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, vacation, and 401k. The successful candidate may also be eligible to participate in Lucid’s equity program and/or a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing such programs.  (Cash or equity incentive awards, if any, will depend on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and company performance.)

Lucid maintains your privacy according to its Candidate Privacy Notice. If you are a California resident, please refer to our California Candidate Privacy Notice.

At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

The Role

  • Proactively advance our policy agenda by leading advocacy with governors, state legislators and staff, state regulatory agencies, local governments, community groups and business associations.  
  • Develop and execute strategies for state and local engagements and manage external consultants. 
  • Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to inform business decision-making and broaden our policy influence in the areas of electric vehicles, charging solutions (including V2X functionality), Automation, data privacy, workforce, etc.  
  • Prepare, review, and submit verbal and written testimony and related documents.  
  • Build coalitions with industry partners, NGOs, community leaders to enhance policy initiatives. 
  • Requires travel up to 25% 
  • Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 7 years of substantive policy and advocacy work in the automotive sector or associated EV industries (Charging, Battery, Solar, etc.) 
  • Excellent communications skills; the ability to be equally persuasive relaying complex information in a concise manner verbally as well as written format for external and internal stakeholders. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively independently as well as in a team environment. 
  • A proven track record of learning new concepts quickly and prioritizing workflows to meet demanding deadlines. 
  • Positive and constructive mindset; the ability to inspire team members and create lasting impressions with external figures.  
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