Financial Communications Manager

| Remote
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest. Affirm, Inc. proudly includes Affirm, PayBright, and Returnly. 

We're looking for a hardworking communications professional to join Affirm’s Communications Team, focusing primarily on financial communications. The candidate will have the opportunity to join an organization during a period of significant growth. The Communications function advances the company’s business objectives while protecting its reputation. We do this by working closely with the media, using consistent and compelling narratives, and identifying creative storytelling opportunities.

The professional will be an excellent writer, highly organized, with strong attention to detail. They will help support planning, pitching and executing communications efforts that can substantially drive Affirm’s narrative. They will also serve as a point of contact with key internal partners across Affirm, including senior members of our leadership team, and serve as an Affirm spokesperson for the press, and help draft press releases, talking points and briefing documents. They have a track record of media results, and bring long-standing reporter relationships. They are collaborative, adaptable, tenacious, and excel in a fast-paced, dynamic environment! 

What you’ll do:
  • This role will support Affirm’s financial communications and you will play an instrumental part in how Affirm tells its story externally
  • You will support the development and execution of corporate communications, including: earnings, transactions, partnerships, issues management
  • Develop communications plans, proactive and reactive messaging for key corporate initiatives, including: drafting news releases, talking points, Q&A documents, and briefing materials
  • Identify, research, develop and execute unique story angles, thought-leadership positions and announcements that help advance Affirm's business objectives and positioning
  • Help build and manage relationships with members of business, technology and financial media and other market influencers
  • Define and measure the impact of communications initiatives in partnership with financial, B2B and consumer communications
What we look for:
  • 6-8 years of communications experience – in house or agency– at a finance, technology, or fast-growth organization, at least some of which is corporate and/or executive communications
  • Strong writer and media relations skills
  • Self-starter who is eager to grow and make their mark in a fast-paced, organization
  • Strong project management skills – able to organize work in a disciplined and thorough manner but equally comfortable in a fast paced environment
  • Extraordinary teammate - no job is too big or small
  • Understanding of data-based measurement and decision making

Location - Remote U.S.

Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
 
#LI-Remote
Affirm is proud to be a remote-first company! Employees in remote roles have the option of working remotely or from an Affirm office in their country of hire, and may occasionally travel to an Affirm office or elsewhere for required meetings or team-building events. Our offices in Chicago, New York, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Toronto will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis, subject to local COVID-19 guidelines.
 
If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways—not just candidates who check all the boxes.
 
Inclusivity:

At Affirm, People Come First is one of our core values, and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can read about our D&I program here and our progress thus far in our 2020 DEI Report.

We also believe It’s On Us to provide an inclusive interview experience for all, including people with disabilities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations to candidates in need of individualized support during the hiring process.

By clicking "Submit Application," you acknowledge that you have read the Affirm Employment Privacy Policy, or the Affirm Employment Privacy Notice (EU) for applicants applying from the European Union, and hereby freely and unambiguously give informed consent to the collection, processing, use, and storage of my personal information as described therein.

Read Full Job Description
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages

Location

Affirm is a remote-first company! Our brick and mortar offices remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis.

What are Affirm Perks + Benefits

Affirm Benefits Overview

Attracting great people starts by finding talent in different places. That's why we built remote work into the DNA of how we do business—but if an office space is more your style, we have offices in Chicago, New York City, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Toronto.

Affirm’s benefits are made for you. Spending wallets provide access to food, lifestyle, technology, and family planning wallets for your expenses. If your role is remote, you can set up shop anywhere in your home country. Generous time off enables you to take the time you need when life happens. Health benefits that include vision, dental, and mental health programs. We have a simple, flexible and transparent remote-first compensation structure so you can make the best decisions for yourself and your family. Our parental leave policy includes 18 weeks’ paid leave for birth and non-birth parents, and a 4-week return-to-work transition program, at full base pay. We also offer 24 company-wide paid days off (on top of our generous time off policy) which help our teams collectively pause to recharge.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Affirm Cares is a 501(C)3 employee foundation dedicated to supporting nonprofit causes in our communities.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our Diversity and Inclusion Council is comprised of Affirmers from across all organizations and levels working together to build towards a more diverse and inclusive workforce.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Affirm supports paid parental leave for periods of disability and for baby bonding.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Affirm provides leaves of absences for eligible employees under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and California Family Rights Act (CFRA).
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend

Additional Perks + Benefits

Pushing the envelope together: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in 2020

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to the cultural fabric of Affirm. We’re dedicated to making improvements and sharing our learnings with the broader community. While we’re proud of our progress, we recognize the work still needed to be done. People Come First is not just a value at Affirm, it drives the work we do everyday and we look forward to continuing the work around us.

View Affirm's 2020 U.S. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion report here: http://bit.ly/affirmdei2020

More Jobs at Affirm170 open jobs
All Jobs
Finance
Data + Analytics
Design + UX
Dev + Engineer
HR + Recruiting
Internships
Legal
Marketing
Operations
Product
Project Mgmt
Sales
Content
Finance
new
Remote
Finance
new
Remote
Operations
new
Remote
Operations
new
Remote
Marketing
new
Remote
Developer
new
Remote
HR + Recruiting
new
Remote
HR + Recruiting
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Marketing
new
Remote
Operations
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Operations
new
Remote
HR + Recruiting
new
Remote
Content
new
Remote
Content
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Developer
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Operations
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Finance
new
Remote
Design + UX
new
Remote
HR + Recruiting
new
Remote
Finance
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Sales
new
Remote
Marketing
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Sales
new
Remote
Operations
new
Remote
Operations
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Sales
new
Remote
Marketing
new
Remote
Finance
new
Remote
HR + Recruiting
new
Remote
Operations
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Product
new
Remote
Finance
new
Remote
Developer
new
Remote
Sales
new
Remote
Project Mgmt
new
Remote
Operations
new
Remote
Operations
new
Remote
Operations
new
Remote
Developer
new
Remote
Developer
new
Remote
Developer
new
Remote
Operations
new
Remote
Operations
new
Remote
Developer
new
Remote
Developer
new
Remote
Developer
new
Remote
Developer
new
Remote
Developer
new
Remote
Project Mgmt
new
Remote
Developer
new
Remote
Design + UX
new
Remote
Marketing
new
Remote
Finance
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Operations
new
Remote
Operations
new
Remote
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Save jobView Affirm's full profileSee more Affirm jobs