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Communications Manager, Industry
New York City
Mid-level
Posted 2 months ago

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, INDUSTRY

Current is a leading U.S. fintech serving people who have been overlooked by traditional banks and one of the fastest growing companies with nearly 3 million members. Headquartered in NYC, our results-driven environment enables us to build better products, grow faster and empowers everyone on our team to have an impact on our business and our mission to improve financial outcomes for our members.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

We’re looking for a manager focused on the fintech industry to join the communications team at Current. The ideal candidate is a well-rounded storyteller with an ability to creatively tell a company’s story externally through multiple touchpoints, including securing relevant industry media placements, writing and developing thoughtful press pitches and media materials, writing and editing website and original blog content and staying on top of relevant news cycles to identify new opportunities in both national and local New York media.

The Communications Manager should have an ability to own projects from start to finish, including research and reporting with a data-driven approach to providing coverage recommendations. The ideal candidate is familiar with the fintech industry landscape, has experience and skills in working cross-functionally with internal teams including product, design, technology and people operations in order to creatively tell the story of Current in line with the company’s mission, values and goals, including providing internal communications support for PR initiatives to employees.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 4 years experience in corporate communications, ideally in-house at a B2C tech company
  • Well-versed in the fintech industry landscape 
  • Highly organized and proactive, with an ability to execute and own plans from inception to completion
  • Excellent writing, editing and grammatical skills 
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, results-driven environment
  • Established media contacts, particularly in fintech industry publications
  • Experience working with content management systems, measurement and listening tools such as Contentful, Muckrack, Sprinklr, etc
  • Knowledge of NYC tech scene a plus

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive salary
  • Equity
  • Discretionary bonus program
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Medical, Dental and Vision premiums covered at 100% for you and your dependents.
  • Commuter Benefits
Current
Current is a leading U.S. challenger bank built to meet the needs of people who have been overlooked by the traditional banking industry.
Size:  51-100 employees
Funding Level:  Mid-stage Startup
Total Amount Raised:  182.4 M
Year Founded:  2015
Investors
Foundation Capital
Tiger Global Management
Sapphire Ventures
Wellington Management
QED Investors