Manager, Communications & Public Relations at Attain (Chicago, IL)

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About Attain

Built for consumers and companies, alike

In a world driven by data, we believe consumers and businesses can coexist. Our founders had a vision to empower consumers to leverage their greatest asset—their data—in exchange for modern financial services. Built with this vision in mind, our platform allows consumers to access savings tools, earned wages and rewards without cost or hidden fees. In exchange, they give permission to use their real-time data for research, insights and targeted advertising.

At Attain, your contribution will help us build a more equitable and efficient data sharing ecosystem—whether helping consumers access modern financial services or businesses leverage data to achieve better outcomes. You’ll have the opportunity to work directly with hands-on leaders and mission-driven individuals everyday.

About the role

As the Manager of Communications and Public Relations at Attain, you’ll help lead the development and implementation of organization-wide communication strategies and public relations activities. You’ll have the opportunity to establish new messaging, partner with a variety of stakeholders and be heavily involved in the growth of our brand awareness in the data and ad tech industries. 

The ideal candidate is an excellent manager of written and verbal communication across a variety of channels, has experience working closely with executive leadership, is a strong collaborator and partner, and has experience with the creation of compelling messaging for a growing business. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in a communications role within the AdTech / MarTech industry or at a PR agency working with AdTech / MarTech clients
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications, Business, Public Relations or related field 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a refined ability to tailor messages for various audiences
  • Demonstrated success in building and maintaining positive relationships with media outlets, journalists, and industry influencers
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines


  • Own public relations efforts to increase brand awareness and to reach target audiences. This includes crafting and disseminating press releases, pitching compelling story ideas, pursuing industry awards, contributing engaging byline articles, and effectively sharing company updates and announcements
  • Manage media relations and proactively engage with journalists and relevant media outlets to secure positive media coverage
  • Monitor and analyze industry trends, market dynamics, and competitor activities to identify communication opportunities and areas for improvement
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with the Sales, Product, and Partnerships teams to ensure consistent messaging and brand alignment across all touch-points
  • Serve as main point of contact with external partners as it relates to joint press opportunities

We are excited to hear from you. 

At Attain, we are passionate about finding people to continuously help us grow our organization. We encourage you to apply, even if your experience doesn’t match every detail on the job description. If we don’t see something that immediately fits, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities.

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An Insider's view of Attain

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I’d describe the vibe as energizing, motivating and rewarding. Being in the office to collaborate live is a contributor to our success and to my own experience. Attain has some of the smartest and accomplished talent I've worked with, people who have seen great success at larger ad-tech companies who wanted to come here to build something together.


Senior Manager of Channel Partnerships

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

My team works at the intersection of Attain's adtech and consumer fintech products, which comes with an exciting set of challenges. We're scaling this area of the business rapidly, so we're constantly managing growth, exploring new technologies, as well as rapidly iterating on our existing products and building new ones, to support our progress.


Director of Product

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started at Attain three years ago & every day has been inspiring, motivating & challenging. I am extremely proud of the team we've assembled, all of whom are committed to creating the best financial app available. I've grown professionally because my ideas are fully supported & I feel like I'm part of something bigger than myself.


Director of Customer Success, Consumer

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

We are absolutely dedicated to creating an environment where regular access to leaders is encouraged. We have an open door policy, which manifests itself by our leadership team sitting amongst our whole team. We want to hold onto this culture as we grow, so people can perform with constant access to information to make the best decisions.


Chief Executive Officer

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I am pleasantly surprised by the balance between work and personal life in our company. There’s an assumed level of trust between the organization and its employees. I feel empowered to manage my time as needed while keeping our overarching goals in mind.


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What are Attain Perks + Benefits

Attain Benefits Overview

Health & Wellness.
Comprehensive health insurance and access to resources for you and your family

Out of office.
We provide generous paid vacation, sick leave, and local holidays off

Financial success.
Take advantage of our stock option program

Sharing knowledge is a key to our success

Get what you need to do your job. High quality gear is a given.

Team & company outings.
We’re a distributed team spread across multiple cities and gather regularly in-person and virtually

We celebrate the growth of our employees’ families through paid parental leave

Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Day off for your birthday
Hybrid work model
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Attain's Healthcare Flexible Spending Account allows employees to use their pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible out-of-pocket healthcare expenses.
Disability insurance
Attain provides full-time employees with Short-Term Disability Insurance, at no additional cost.
Dental insurance
Attain's dental plan covers three main types of expenses; preventative & diagnostic, basic services, and major services.
Vision insurance
Attain's vision plan provides benefits through a network that includes private practitioners as well as major retail optical centers for services such as eye exams, contacts, lenses & frames.
Health insurance
Attain's medical insurance plan with UHC provides three options for individual, spouse & family coverage via a Standard PPO, HMO or HSA PPO.
Life insurance
Attain's life insurance plans provides Basic Life AD&D coverage, as well as voluntary
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
Company equity
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Attain has a responsible, unlimited PTO policy.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Mentorship program

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