BrightDrop - Business Partner
General Motors

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Job Description

AtBrightDrop, we are reshaping e-commerce by developing smarter, greener, and more efficient ways to deliver goods and services to your door, while delivering a brighter future for the cities where we live. We are building an ecosystem of all-electric, zero-emissions delivery solutions - from electric vehicles, toePalletsandsoftware that leverages real-time data todrive intelligent optimizationsfor e-commerce. To deliver on our mission we are growing fast and building a team, based inPalo Alto,with offices in Atlanta and Detroit,that is customer-focused, agile and passionate about innovating for a more sustainable future.

From engineering to product managementandoperations,BrightDropis looking for people who can combine a passion for technology and sustainability with high doses of curiosity and rigorous thinking to deliver a better future.

Backed by General Motors,BrightDropis striving to improve the communities where we live and deliver a better future for generations to come. We hope you'll join us.

The Business Partner role provides direct operational and administrative support to BrightDrop executives, their teams and the overall organization. As an integral member of our team the Business Partner will find themselves in a fast paced environment building a new organization to create innovative delivery solutions. The successful candidate for this position will be someone who exhibits the highest standards of professionalism, technical savvy, tact, sound judgement and thoughtful problem solving.

This position performs a wide variety of administrative and operational tasks including but not limited to:

  • Coordinate and prioritize meetings and travel
  • Producing departmental reports, and correspondence
  • Create and iterate presentation materials
  • Schedule complex meetings and maintain multiple calendars
  • Process expense reports
  • Coordinate events and meetings
  • Maintain office including supplies, facilities, etc.
  • Support and facilitate on-going communication between internal and external stakeholders
  • Special projects

Additional Job Description
    • Bachelor degree preferred or equivalent experience
    • Experience working with senior management and executives. C-Suite experience a plus
    • Ability to work well in a team environment across the organization
    • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills
    • High level of interpersonal skills
    • Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Office
    • High level of problem solving ability including independent judgment and decision making skills
    • High level of personal drive/motivation and demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently
    • Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments
    • Ability to navigate ambiguity, internal dynamics, a fast pace and tight timelines with a positive attitude and drive to results

    About GM

    Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

    Why Join Us

    We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day - individually and collectively - to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

    Benefits Overview

    The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
    • Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
    • Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
    • Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
    • Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
    • Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
    • Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

    Diversity Information

    General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities.GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

    We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

    The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

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