Atentern, Portfolio Company

Atento Capital

Atento Capital

Tulsa, OK, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Title: Atentern, Portfolio Company (Fall 2023)

Reporting to: Program Manager and Portfolio Company

Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Status: Temporary, non-exempt, up to 40 hours per week

Are you a driven, hard-working individual ready to thrive in a dynamic workplace that embraces technology and innovation? Atento Capital is seeking several exceptional Atenterns for our Fall cohort. As an Atentern, you will play a vital role in driving our mission of inclusive economic growth in Tulsa. This is a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the fast-paced world of entrepreneurship. If you have a passion for making a positive impact and a hunger for knowledge, we want you on our team!

As an Atentern, you are excited to delve into the inner workings of a start-up company. You thrive in an ever-changing workplace that values technology. With your intellectual curiosity, strong work ethic, and exceptional critical thinking skills, you are a creative self-starter, always ready to tackle new challenges. Your interpersonal skills are second to none, making you an excellent communicator who can effectively engage with stakeholders in our community. You actively contribute to the business process, sharing innovative ideas and embracing the idea that every task is manageable. In this role, you thrive in a fast-paced environment that blends structure with ambiguity, allowing you to showcase your adaptability and drive.

As the Atentern, you will:

  • Have academic or real-world experience in one of the following areas:

    • Customer Excellence:

      • Customer Interaction: Engage with customers through various communication channels, addressing inquiries, resolving issues, and ensuring a positive experience.

      • Feedback Analysis: Collect, analyze, and interpret customer feedback to identify trends, pain points, and improvement opportunities for products and services.

      • Customer Engagement Initiatives: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategies for enhancing customer engagement, loyalty, and satisfaction.

    • Data Analytics:

      • Data Collection: Gather relevant data from various sources, ensuring accuracy and completeness for analysis.

      • Data Analysis: Use analytical tools and techniques to process and interpret data, identifying patterns, trends, and insights to support decision-making.

      • Insightful Reporting: Create clear and visually engaging reports and dashboards that communicate findings and recommendations to stakeholders, aiding in strategic planning.

    • Accounting:

      • Financial Records: Assist in maintaining accurate financial records, including accounts payable and receivable, expense tracking, and reconciliation.

      • Budget Monitoring: Support the tracking of budgets and expenditures, comparing actual performance against projections and providing variance analysis.

      • Financial Reporting: Assist in preparing financial reports, statements, and summaries for internal and external stakeholders, ensuring compliance with accounting standards.

    • Marketing:

      • Campaign Support: Collaborate with marketing teams to execute marketing campaigns, including content creation, social media management, and event coordination.

      • Market Research: Research industry trends, competitor activities, and consumer preferences to inform marketing strategies and product development.

      • Content Creation: Assist in generating engaging marketing content, such as blog posts, graphics, videos, and advertisements, aligned with brand messaging and target audience.

  • Collaborate with the portfolio company team to identify and pursue opportunities.

  • Take on additional responsibilities and special projects to contribute to the team's success.


  • $15/hr for high school graduates

  • $18/hr for those currently enrolled in an undergraduate program

  • $22/hr for young professionals with BA or equivalent 

  • $27/hr for those currently enrolled in a Master's program

  • $31/hr for those currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program

Our Ideal Atentern:

  • Pursuing or holding a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related discipline.

  • Is aligned with Atento’s Core Values of: People First, Curious, Humble, Exceptional

  • Is a positive team player with insatiable curiosity, fiercely collaborative, and possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Can manage and maintain confidential information.

  • Is tech-savvy and quick to learn new tools, proficient with Microsoft Office and G Suite.

  • Has a 24/7 mentality, demonstrating strong time-management and organizational skills to juggle multiple projects and tasks efficiently.

  • Works well under pressure in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment, adapting quickly as priorities shift.

  • Possesses high growth potential and a constant willingness to learn.

  • Has reliable transportation.

Grow with Atento. Our Promise to You:

  • You will gain expertise in venture capital investments, entrepreneurial development, startup and corporate recruitment, and business management/operations.

  • You will learn from and be mentored by successful entrepreneurs and investors

  • You will be exposed to economic development and philanthropic work alongside one of the largest philanthropic organizations in the United States.

Who we are:

Atento Capital is more than just our name. It is who we are. Atento is the Spanish word for Helpful, and we strive to be every day, living by the philosophy of “doing well by doing good.” We are a small team of Atentans incredibly passionate about what we do in our local community—a community we believe is a hidden gem and destination for entrepreneurs, the tech community, and top talent.

As a venture capital organization, our Investments and Operations teams work closely together to drive growth and returns inTulsa. Specifically, our investment focus lies on venture funds, non-local and local direct startups, and economic development programming—all with a strong lens toward diversity. We seek to maximize our impact on others while creating tremendous value for our investment partners, founders, and community. Using our community connections, deep commitment to entrepreneurship, and vision to scale technology in Tulsa, we invest in hard working entrepreneurs and personally help them build their companies here.

We want to meet you if you are excited about working in a fast-paced, startup-esque environment where you will learn oodles about venture capital while driving revolutionary entrepreneurial development in a burgeoning tech hub.

Atento Capital COVID-19 Policy:

Atento Capital requires all employees entering all Atento offices, traveling on behalf of Atento, or participating in any in-person interaction on behalf of Atento to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This vaccine requirement is subject to the Americans with Disabilities Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act exceptions.