Associate, Business Development & Operations

New York, NY / Remote (Hybrid)

Who We Are

C Street is a strategic advisory firm designed to meet the needs, opportunities, and challenges of today. We are a fast-growing firm focused on doing well by doing good. Our mission is to help leaders become more effective and successful and their companies to become more inclusive, equitable, and valuable. Formed by a diverse group of accomplished professionals, C Street advises clients on how to operate at the forefront of the evolving corporate world—driving change, not reacting to it. 

What We're Looking For

C Street is looking for a Business Development & Operations Associate to provide support for multiple members of team as we grow our business. This role provides exposure to a fast-paced professional services business and the opportunity to grow with us. If you’re excited to learn, eager to contribute, and motivated by our mission to make DEI systemic in institutions, we want to hear from you.

What You Will Do

  • Conduct market research, build target client lists, produce background reports, and provide actionable recommendations for potential clients and business development opportunities. 

  • Help develop pitch materials and proposals with the goal of securing client business.

  • Assist with managing C Street’s database, including data entry, quality control, tracking, and producing relevant reports.

  • Identify networking opportunities and thought-leadership conferences that C Street should attend; the Business Development & Operations Associate may be encouraged to attend some of these events and report back to the team.

  • Monitor current events and trends in the diversity, equity, and inclusion space. 

  • Partner closely with teams to support on-going client engagements.

  • Provide support on digital marketing campaigns, events, and other strategic growth initiatives.

  • Support with management of systems and procedures across operations, Information Technology, and Human Capital Management functions.

  • Help with expense management to support company financial modeling.

  • Support planning of events, including team meetings, offsites, and social events.

  • Research and draft materials for C Street’s three pillars: DEI Advisory, Talent Advisory, and Communications & Public Affairs Advisory. 

  • Assist with scheduling and project management tasks, as needed.

What You Will Need

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Good judgment, with ability to make sound and timely decisions

  • Strong organizational skills, including attention to detail and ability to balance competing priorities

  • High degree of responsiveness, including evenings and weekends, as needed

  • Tech savvy, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, with experience in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, and aptitude to learn new software.

  • Proof of vaccination or religious or medical exemption

  • Willingness to be in person several days a week with team in our Midtown East office, subject to COVID protocols, to foster team building, maintain culture of collaboration, and promote mutual learning and growth

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation, commensurate with experience

  • Fast-paced start-up culture with opportunities for leadership and professional development

  • Supportive, collaborative, flexible team environment in which you can do your best work

  • Full benefits package including health, dental, vision, FSA, 401(k)

How to Apply

  • Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@thecstreet.com    

  • Please use the subject line: “Associate, Business Development & Operations” 

  • Please include in your cover letter the answer to this question: “Why is diversity, equity, and inclusion important to you and how does it relate to your career goals?”

Important Note

Core to our mission is expanding diversity, equity, and inclusion. Accordingly, we encourage candidates from underrepresented and nontraditional backgrounds to apply.  

Equal Opportunity Employer Policy 

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to C Street Advisory Group’s mission. We strive to create a workplace environment that is welcoming and fair to all regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical ability, or religion. We believe that when people of various backgrounds, life experiences, and perspectives work together in an inclusive and equitable environment, we gain new and valuable perspectives that otherwise would have been missed. Valuing and supporting all C Street employees as individuals while helping them realize their full potential is critical to promoting greater collaboration, innovation, and discovery – fostering a sense of belonging for our greatest strength, our people. We recognize that there is still work to be done that will require sustained commitment from the entire organization.