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Director, Strategy & Partnerships (Public Safety) at RapidSOS
New York City, NY, US / Remote

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Director, Strategy & Partnerships (Public Safety)

RapidSOS is hiring! Join an advanced emergency technology start-up in transforming emergency response for hundreds of millions of people globally.

In partnership with public safety, RapidSOS has created the world’s first emergency response data platform that securely links life-saving data from 350M+ connected devices directly to 911 and first responders in an emergency. Through the platform, we’re providing intelligent data that supports over 4,800 Emergency Communications Centers, protecting 90%+ of people in the US, across 150 million emergencies annually.

Partnering with innovative companies recognized as RapidSOS Ready, we’re striving to reach everyone. Together, we’re empowering a faster and smarter response by sending first responders critical data like your exact location, real-time health information, and crash data. We’re united in our commitment to a safer, stronger future where technology and people work seamlessly together to save lives.

RapidSOS is backed by top venture capital firms and the former C-suite of Apple, AT&T, Verizon, Vodafone, Virgin Group, Lucent, Raytheon, the FCC, Harvard Data Initiative, and MIT.

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RapidSOS in the last 18 months: 

  • Launched in multiple countries internationally 

  • Doubled team size 

  • Grew revenue 10x+

  • Raised $100M+

  • Managed 200M+ emergencies (on average 400K/day) 

  • Helped save thousands of lives  

What this role is about: 

As the Director of Strategy & Partnerships (Public Safety), you will report directly to our VP of Strategy & Global Partnerships and play a key role in executing on RapidSOS’s public safety strategy. Your goal will be to help solidify the RapidSOS platform as a critical tool for emergency response. This role will have a lot of autonomy, responsibility, and visibility across the industry and the organization. To succeed in this role, you need to be a strong leader who can pave their own path and drive forward strategies autonomously.

What you’ll do:

  • Engage with RapidSOS’s network for 4,800+ ECCs partners to teach them about new technologies available on the RapidSOS Platform

  • Speak on behalf of RapidSOS at industry trade shows/conferences and in webinars/virtual events about new data and technologies for 911 and first responders

  • Develop and execute on strategies to further embed RapidSOS into the broader public safety ecosystem 

  • Serve as a thought leader on new data sources and functionalities for 911 dispatch

  • Drive engagement and sales of RapidSOS partner technologies with 911 stakeholders

  • Own initiatives to combat competitive pressure

What we’re looking for in our ideal candidate: 

  • 15+ years of experience in the public safety industry

  • Excellent professional relationship-building, leadership, planning, management, communication, and presentation skills

  • Experience initiating and developing new business opportunities and working with external partners

  • Ability to solve problems with limited guidance

What we offer: 

  • The chance to work with a passionate team on solving one of the largest challenges globally 

  • Competitive salary and benefits and equity participation 

  • A dynamic, flexible and fun start-up work environment with a highly talented team

If you're curious to learn more about RapidSOS, you can check out our full press list!

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