Corporate Communications Associate - Media & PR Programs at At-Bay (New York City, NY)

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Corporate Communications Associate - Media & PR programs 

(Locations: New York City (preferred) or San Francisco) - Hyrbid

About At-Bay

At-Bay combines world-class technology with industry-leading insurance to help clients meet risk head-on. Partnering with brokers and business owners alike, we provide modern insurance products and cybersecurity insights and services for companies of every size and in every industry. Our team boasts many backgrounds and skills, from analysts and developers to designers and underwriters, and everything in between — all working together to redefine what it means to be a cybersecurity company. 

We’re proud to be a diverse company and to have expertise from multiple industries driving our culture. At-Bay is expanding rapidly, and as we grow, we’re prioritizing inclusive hiring practices and supportive team environments. We’re committed to building a company culture where people of all identities and backgrounds are empowered to thrive, develop their career, and bring their full self to work. 

At-Bay is a globally distributed company with hubs in Atlanta, New York City, San Francisco, and Tel Aviv. Named one of the Top Insurtech companies in 2022, to date, we have raised $292 million in funding from Acrew Capital, Glilot Capital, Icon Ventures, ION Crossover Partners, Khosla Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, M12, entrepreneur Shlomo Kramer, and Qumra Capital. 

The Team

At-Bay’s Marketing team is helping grow At-Bay’s business, sharing our vision with the world, building our brand, and communicating the value of our insurance and security products to the market. You’ll be surrounded by a team that loves what they do - marrying the art and science of marketing to deliver value for our customers and the company.

The role

The Corporate Communications Associate will sit within At-Bay’s Corporate Communications Division and report into the Corporate Communications manager. 

In this position, you will have the opportunity to be a strategic growth partner to the At-Bay business and work alongside and in collaboration with all of its key marketing practice leaders and stakeholders to deliver PR programs and results that help support the business’ growth goals and priorities at the organizational level. This includes insurance product marketing, security marketing, broker marketing, corporate marketing, and content marketing (which supports risk).

Using your knowledge of the media and the different PR channels available to you to drive for impact, you will help to create a strategic PR plan to support the growth goals and priorities of each key business division within At-Bay. You will also be responsible for executing on these plans.  This will include things like identifying and managing award submissions, building relationships with analysts in order to get into a report, pursuing speaking engagements at events, and working with stakeholders on bylines and thought leadership content for media placement. 

This person will also have the unique opportunity to drive for impact at the corporate level and bring all of the disparate initiatives together into one master cross-functional communications plan and calendar. 

How you’ll make an impact

  • Success in this role will be someone who brings a strategic mindset to everything they do - from making decisions about PR priorities and evaluating the ROI of potential opportunities, to the way they set up and execute on projects with stakeholders. 
  • You love writing and coming up with creative stories for the media that drive strong results.
  • You are a strong communicator and a reliable business partner who has a knack for building strong relationships with internal stakeholders and with the media.
  • You set a high standard for how you manage each program/project, and the way you communicate with each stakeholder during the process.
  • Juggling multiple priorities and deadlines is something that you excel at and enjoy.
  • You are disciplined in the way you manage your day-to-day R&Rs and ongoing reporting/research tasks such as maintaining a master coverage tracker, speaking tracker, media & analyst briefing tracker and target lists, and more. 

What this looks like in action within this role…

  • By three months you will have met with all the marketing division leaders and key stakeholders and learned what it is they do and hope to achieve within the next year. At this time you will have started to come up with a list of what the tablestakes are that you need to deliver in order to successfully support the goals of the team - and what are nice to haves. By this time you will have also taken over full ownership of all the maintenance of our media lists and coverage tracking, and supporting with preparations for any media briefings, announcements or events we have coming up.
  • By six months you will have already built out a master cross-functional news media and PR  promotion calendar built out, which shows exactly how and where we plan to invest our resources in comms, and on what, and you will have also begun to execute on it. 

What you’ve already accomplished

  • Ideal work experience: 2-4+ years specializing in B2B communications.
    • Ideally you will have spent either all or some of your time working agency-side as a PR specialist, but in-house experience is valuable too. 
  • Ideal industry experience: security, insurance, fintech or tech start-ups generally.  
    • Experience in cyber security required; experience in fintech or at a fast growing b2b venture startup also relevant
  • Position/Location: Full time employee, headquartered out of NYC or SF (City proper or MountainView).
  • Core competencies: 
    • Demonstrates sound understanding of the PR tactics and channels that a communications professional can use to deliver a positive outcome for the business. 
    • Has experience writing press materials such as a press release and media pitch, in addition to developing messaging for briefing sheets, award submissions and speaking abstracts. Also has experience developing press releases and targeting media lists, and handling media inquiries. 
    • Strong media relations skills - loves telling stories and pitching the media. 
    • Collaborative attitude: ability to bring people together
    • Thrives under pressure and can handle multiple projects in a demanding, deadline-oriented environment, while maintaining meticulous attention to detail
    • Concise writer who is comfortable communicating with senior people internally and externally
    • Familiarity with the following PR tools is a bonus, but not a must: Businesswire, Muck Rack, Factiva, Google Workspace, and Slack.

Our estimated base pay range for this role is $90,000-$110,000 per year. Base salary is determined by a variety of factors including but not limited to market data, location, internal equitability, domain knowledge, experiences and skills. In general, if the position sparks your interest we encourage you to apply - our team prioritizes talent

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • People Operations
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • React NativeFrameworks
    • AWS RedshiftDatabases
    • AWS (Amazon Web Services)Services
    • SlackCollaboration
    • ZoomCollaboration
    • AsanaProject Management

An Insider's view of At-Bay

What’s the vibe like in the office?

In our offices but even across the company there's a strong sense of collaboration. You'll find success is a team effort here! For example, being on a team that generates revenue we'll work with product, claims, legal, partnerships and others to help meet our goals.

Trish

Senior Underwriter

What does your typical day look like?

I work with our existing partners to strategize, and handle any of their ad-hoc requests. The role is highly cross functional so one day I'm speaking to marketing to develop content for our brokers and partners. The next day I'm on a call with our product team to enhance our API experience. In my free time I curate content for our memes channel.

Jeff

Partnerships Success Lead

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I joined At-Bay as an intern and decided to come back full-time. At-Bay has given me the opportunity to lead many projects that pushed me out of my comfort zone. In my time I've learned various new skills and developed new perspectives to solve business problems. The welcoming and diverse environment means I can present my ideas in a safe space.

Evelyn

Actuarial Analyst

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Business Operations is a highly cross functional team. We might help rethink a product; determine a new operating model for a key customer-facing function; or build a consistent stream of insights to drive top-level decisions. We're working in multiple areas and building a framework for the company to set the right direction.

Roland

Head of Business Operations

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our company values set the foundation for the right behaviors we expect of our people and teams. I've noticed the most successful people are those that can work across various teams, geographies and personalities. They drive impact and cheer on the successes of others!

Rae

Underwriting Manager

What are At-Bay Perks + Benefits

At-Bay Benefits Overview

As a company we prioritize employee wellbeing. Our benefits program is designed so our people have the resources to own their financial, mental, family and physical wellbeing. Some of our featured benefits include a wellness stipend, family planning resources, back-up child/adult care assistance, pet insurance and a 401K match program. When our people are at their best so is our business.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Our At-Bay offices strive to impact the communities we work in. Our NY office is partnering with New York Cares and in SF we're working with a local food bank.
Partners with nonprofits
At-Bay partners with non profits such as NY Cares.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Employees located near an office work on a hybrid model and we also have remote employees. All employees upon joining receive a $250 stipend for home office set up.
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
50% of our people managers are minorities!
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Recognizing that there is injustice in the world, our mission is to build a culture and environment where everyone at At-Bay can bring their full selves to work.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Our recruiting team constantly measures our sourcing activity towards diverse candidate. We also ensure our interview panels and process are designed with our candidates in mind.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
At-Bay will cover up to $25 of your monthly premium
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
Employees can start contributing to our 401K plan upon joining.
401(K) matching
Employer match up to 4%
Company equity
All employees receive equity upon joining At-Bay.
Performance bonus
For revenue generating roles they do have perf bonuses
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
We're working with a caregiving platform with solutions to support employees with caregiving needs for the children and adults in their lives. Solutions include backup care, tutoring and reimbursement
Generous parental leave
We offer two types of paid leave - Birthing and Non-Birthing Leave for parents who are expecting. Birthing Parental Leave is 12 weeks of paid leave. Non-Birthing Leave is 8 weeks of paid leave.
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
We are partnering up with a family planning benefit called Future Family, that provides services including financial planning for those who choose to expand their families with adoption.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Our U.S. wide holiday party allows for a +1.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Employees receive 20 vacation days each year. Vacation days are rolled over from year to year, and cap at a total of 35 days
Paid volunteer time
At-Bay employees are encouraged to give back to the causes that they are passionate about. We're support their requests with the time off needed.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
At-Bay offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
At-Bay has a stocked kitchen with snacks, coffee, tea and all the flavored LaCroix you can handle!
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
We have a wellness stipend of $100 per month. This can be used on fitness membership and extends to other areas focused on general wellbeing.
Home-office stipend for remote employees
All employees receive a stipend of $250 for their home office setup.
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
At-Bay ensure the resources are in place so employees can own their own career. Most recently every people leader in At-Bay went through a comprehensive manager workshop.
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our benefits and perks are designed with our people in mind. As a company we have decided to go well beyond baseline. Our perks include a company sponsored lunch 1x a week, kitchen stocked with drinks and treats, monthly social events and quarterly happy hours!

Some of our newly added benefits include a wellness stipend, family planning resources, back-up child/adult care assistance, pet insurance and a 401K match program. Every year we evaluate our benefits program based on employee feedback.

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