At Via, we're on the cutting edge of mobility. We’re building revolutionary technology that’s changing the way people get around. It's on-demand transit on a mass scale, a smarter transportation that’s friendly to our planet. From on-demand autonomous shuttles in Australia to dynamically routed bus fleets in Singapore, our sophisticated operating system is powering transportation in the world’s biggest cities and is sought after by prominent transportation players globally. We’ve provided more than 50 million shared rides already, and we’re growing at an astonishing rate. We have offices in more than 15 countries, projects in more than 50 markets, and a goal of 200 deployments by the end of 2019. If you’re someone who relishes wearing multiple hats, never backs down from a challenge, and loves getting things done, we’d love to hear from you!
As a Via Operations Associate Principal, you will have the opportunity to gain broad exposure to entrepreneurship, operations management, marketing, and product and business development. You will work directly with our senior team in Chicago as we grow our service in Via's 2nd city.
Responsibilities and Duties
As one of the first Via Chicago employees, help build a successful local service
Serve as point of contact for drivers and customers; preempt and respond to operational issues
Contribute to product development, both internal and consumer-facing
Create and implement online and offline marketing campaigns
Generate leads, acquire contacts, and develop relationships with potential business partners
Utilize proprietary technology to monitor Via’s operation in real time and ensure its smooth execution
Conduct in-depth market research as Via expands its Chicago footprint
3+ years' relevant experience
Effective at managing multiple tasks simultaneously and comfortable taking on responsibility
Meticulous and vigilant, with a high level of attention to detail
Independent self-starter; you enjoy working as part of a small team and are excited to help build Via Chicago from the ground up
Problem solver; you don’t accept the status quo and are always looking for creative solutions
Excellent communicator with a knack for always finding the right tone
Have a Bachelors Degree from a top-tier university and a record of exceptional academic achievement (minimum GPA of 3.5/4.0)
Demonstrated record of entrepreneurial achievement and/or leadership a plus
Via offers above market compensation packages and benefits, including equity, health insurance, and relocation assistance.