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Vice President, Strategic Communications

New York, NY

Who We Are

C Street Advisory Group is a boutique strategy and communications firm focused on helping companies effectively communicate during financial challenges and difficult business scenarios. The navigation of liquidity and issues surrounding capital structure are complex and require an intimate understanding of the restructuring process to orchestrate an in-depth strategic communications plan. C Street is uniquely positioned to combine its extensive restructuring expertise, with superlative communications experience, to provide sound, consistent and compelling advice across all stakeholders including employees, vendor, landlords, suppliers, and investors. Engaging early in the process with clients and working in tandem with other professional firms, C Street will lead and control the narratives during periods of transformation and change.

What We Are Looking For

C Street is looking for a talented, driven, and team-oriented individual to join our Strategic Communications practice as a Vice President. This role provides exposure to a fast-paced client services business and the opportunity to grow with us. This person should have experience in strategic communications and some exposure previously to financial communications, restructuring transactions, as well as experience advising on executive communications, crisis management, investor relations, business transformation, media strategy and execution. The ideal candidate would be comfortable serving clients across a wide range of industries and advisory roles. This individual will drive client engagements across multiple accounts and establish trusted relationships with client teams. You will help manage Analysts, Associates and Senior Associates. You will be working closely with the entire C Street team including the CEO and Head of Strategic Communications. Knowledge necessary of Microsoft 365, Meltwater, Cloud collaboration, and Excel programs.

What You Will Do

As a Vice President, you will:

  • Serve as a primary point of contact and trusted, value-additive counselor to clients, including C- suite executives

  • Lead day-to-day management of multiple accounts in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

  • Lead development of comprehensive corporate positioning, strategic messaging, traditional and social media, and reputation management programs

  • Develop top-quality communications strategies and materials for internal and external stakeholders (e.g., press releases, talking points, Q&A documents, media pitches, media statements, employee memos, presentations, strategy plans)

  • Assist with day-to day management and execution of client engagements, including monitoring progress and ensuring completion of client work

  • Build and manage relationships with the media community and serve as a client spokesperson with external audiences

  • Participate in new business development activities as well as other key practice initiatives, including proactively driving new business opportunities

  • Oversee junior employees and provide quarterly performance reviews

  • Contribute to the overall success of the firm on important matters such as new business development, mentorship and training for junior professionals, and marketing and thought leadership

What You Bring

  • 5+ years of work experience in strategic communications (crisis or financial comms background a plus)

  • Exceptional writing abilities and verbal communication skills

  • Experience working across the social media landscape

  • Team player mentality, with an ability to take initiative and perform under pressure in unpredictable work schedule

  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills

  • Strong organizational skills and close attention-to-detail, with strong motivation to consistently produce high-quality output

  • Managing and overseeing junior professionals in their daily work activities

  • llustrate a strong desire to help pitch and win new business and lead client accounts on a day-to-day basis

  • An ability to problem-solve by thinking critically about issues facing clients, identifying options, and devising solutions to overcome obstacles

  • Project management skills including responsibility for delivering to project timetables and balancing competing priorities

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

  • Proficient skills in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

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

What We Offer

  • 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– and have fun doing it

  • Competitive compensation package

How to Apply

  • Please send your resume and cover letter to Your cover letter should explain your interest in strategic communications generally as well as your interest in joining C Street specifically

  • Please use the subject line: “Vice President, Strategic Communications – YOUR NAME”

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