Vice President, Strategic Communications

New York, NY / Remote (Hybrid)

Who We Are

C Street is a fast-growing strategic advisory firm helping CEOs meet the moment. We partner with business leaders to position them at the forefront of the evolving corporate world, where they are driving change rather than reacting to it. With deep expertise across Corporate Advisory; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI); Talent; and Communications & Public Affairs, we help our clients build more inclusive, equitable, and valuable organizations. 

 

In connection with our launch in September 2021, DealBook called C Street “a new type of advisory firm,” Axios described us as a “strategy firm to help CEOs avoid getting ‘canceled,’” and WSJ highlighted that we focus on “helping companies boost diversity and inclusion efforts and manage controversies.”

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 financial communications experience, including working on restructurings transactions, as well as experience advising on executive communications, crisis management, investor relations, business transformation, and media strategy and execution. The ideal candidate would be comfortable serving clients across a wide range of industries and advisory roles. As a Vice President, you’ll be responsible for providing best-in-class advice and execution support. This individual will drive client engagements across multiple accounts and establish trusted relationships with client teams. You will help manage and coach Associates and Senior Associates, and work closely with C Street’s leadership team.

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

  • Leading 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 externalstakeholders (e.g., press releases, talking points, Q&A documents, media pitches, mediastatements, 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

  • 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

  • 5-8 years of work experience in financial communications, with experience working on restructurings, transactions, and strategic communications

  • 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

  • Thoughtful approach to managing and serving as a role model for junior professionals

  •  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

  • Salary ranging from $90,000 - $150,000, 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 – and have fun doing it

  • 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.comeet.com. 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”

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.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, record of arrest or conviction, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. C Street actively recruits individuals who are members of underrepresented groups, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.