Atentern, Business Development (Spring 2024)

Atento Capital

Atento Capital

Sales & Business Development
Tulsa, OK, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Title: Atentern, Business Development (Spring 2024)

Reporting to: Program Manager and Portfolio Company

Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma

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

Who you are:

Are you a driven, hard-working individual ready to thrive in a dynamic workplace that embraces technology and innovation? Atento Capital is seeking an exceptional Atentern, Business Development. 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, contributing to business development, sales, financial modeling, research, data analysis, outreach, and meeting coordination. If you have a passion for making a positive impact and a hunger for knowledge in finance, investment, and sales, 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 and embraces a chic aesthetic. 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 development and growth process, sharing innovative ideas and embracing the idea that no task is too big or too small. 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, Business Development, you will:

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

  • Conduct research on industries, companies, and market trends to support business decision-making.

  • Assist in fundraising efforts by preparing pitch decks, presentations, and other materials.

  • Analyze and crunch data to generate insights and recommendations for business development strategies.

  • Support outreach efforts to potential clients, investors, entrepreneurs, and strategic partners.

  • Coordinate and schedule meetings, including managing calendars and logistics.

  • Utilize your proven sales experience to drive business growth and contribute to revenue generation.

  • Take on additional responsibilities and special projects assigned to contribute to the team's overall 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:

  • Holds a bachelor's degree (Master's degree preferred) in a related discipline (Finance, Business Administration, etc.).

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

  • Has proven sales experience in a relevant field.

  • 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 world.

Who We Are:

Atento 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, we work closely to drive growth and returns within Tulsa and NWA. 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 åtech hub.