Project Manager, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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 an energetic, highly organized project manager and administrative professional to become a core member of our DEI Advisory team. We are a small, highly collaborative unit bringing new approaches to DEI work and you will have the opportunity to grow with us. If you’re excited to learn, eager to contribute, and motivated to join a mission-based company, we want to hear from you.

What You Will Do

  • Track and coordinate team meetings and client engagements to ensure maximum responsiveness and effectiveness of our team’s work

  • Assemble and synthesize materials for background dossiers on current and potential clients

  • Liaise with other C Street teams on cross-functional projects, getting hands on experience across the firm

  • Write, review, and edit client deliverables such as strategy recommendations, evidence-based organizational culture assessments, and program evaluations

  • Data collection and processing for thought leadership projects by DEI team

  • In collaboration with the rest of the team, develop plans to help clients mature their DEI programs

What You Will Need

Key Qualifications

  • Substantive interest in issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in complex organizations

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, including attention to detail and ability to balance competing priorities and multiple projects in fast-paced corporate environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • 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

  • Willingness to learn new concepts in a fast-changing field

  • Fluency in Microsoft Office or equivalent, Zoom conferencing, secure file transfer, and other modern office software, or ability to learn quickly

  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism when interacting with senior level executives

  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination or legally acceptable exemption

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in related fields, including project management, Black/African American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Women and Gender Studies, Social Sciences, or similar fields

  • Project management experience in corporate, non-profit, public-sector, or academic setting

  • Experience coordinating work of remote or geographically remote team

  • High proficiency in Powerpoint design and/or Web design

  • Experience in DEI training in corporate settings

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

  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance; FSA; 401(k), and more

How to Apply

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

  • Please use the subject line: “Project Manager, DEI"

  • 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.