Stakeholder Outreach Coordinator

Company: Central Arizona Project

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Starting Salary Range: $72,924.80 – $87,484.80

#1148 Closes:   8/29/23


Official CAP Job Title:  Public Affairs Analyst


About the Pay

Note: The salary range listed ($72,924.80 – $87,484.80) reflects the TARGET HIRING RANGE only and does not represent the full pay range for this position.

About Central Arizona Project

Central Arizona Project, a 336-mile system that brings Colorado River water to central and southern Arizona, delivers the state’s single largest renewable water supply and serves 80% of the state’s population.


Compensation & Benefits Package includes:

Competitive Salaries
Arizona State Retirement System – Pension
Medical, Dental and Vision
Life insurance, LTD, Short-term disability
4-10 (Mon-Thur) work schedule
Option for part-time remote work after successful 3-month onboarding
Paid training & tuition reimbursement
9 paid holidays
Paid vacation & sick time
Wellness programs
No benefits waiting period
Relocation benefits
Significant training and development opportunities
Public Student Loan Forgiveness eligible employer


About the Department

The Public Affairs Department provides a consistent and unified voice for CAP in matters of public awareness, state and federal legislation and strategic positioning of the organization with our stakeholders and throughout legislative or regulatory processes. In addition, the department coordinates all internal and external communications supporting CAP’s business objectives.


About the Responsibilities

Working as a Stakeholder Outreach Coordinator, you will acquire and analyze information and technical data from internal and external sources. Collaborate with inter-departmental and cross-functional teams related to issue areas as needed. Attend numerous meetings and community events and represent CAP before Arizona tribes and other organizations as directed. Provide technical and administrative support as needed; plan and conduct special projects and events as assigned. Determine information needs and track emerging issues potentially affecting CAP and its stakeholders, including federal, state, regional, tribal or business policies and regulatory directives. Perform technical, financial, regulatory and legislative research and analysis associated with water, energy and environmental issues. Establish strategic partnerships with Arizona tribes and other outside agencies as directed.


As a Stakeholder Outreach Coordinator, you will coordinate with Stakeholder and Community Relations Manager, and other CAP staff to schedule, prepare for and execute frequent meetings with representatives from Arizona tribes, and other community organizations. Coordinate and schedule briefings with tribal elected officials and their staff. Prepare talking points and other written materials. Draft responses to stakeholders on matters of inquiry. Attend regularly scheduled committee meetings with various chambers of commerce and other organizations as assigned. Draft notes and summaries from all meetings attended and provide them to Stakeholder and Community Relations Manager and other CAP staff as directed. Schedule, prepare and execute special events for stakeholders as assigned.


About the Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field with five (5) years of experience performing functions related to the essential functions of this position.  Previous experience working with tribal governmental staff and elected leaders. Possess strong policy, analytical and communication skills (oral and written).  Ability to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment.  Ability to respond and work effectively in a high-pressure environment requiring flexibility to meet changing demands.  Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, writing, research, administrative and customer service skills.  Ability to demonstrate goal setting and conflict resolution skills.   Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record.  Having an advanced degree and related intergovernmental experience is a plus.

If you are a creative thinker looking for exciting challenges and work variety, at an amazing company, APPLY ONLINE TODAY www.cap-az.com/jobs! Your water, your future.   EOE