Overview

STAKEHOLDER OUTREACH COORDINATOR

Company: Central Arizona Project

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Starting Salary Range: $68,845 – $89,452

Closing Date:  8/18/20

Job#:  896

Please note: The salary range indicated on this job ad reflects our target starting salary range and not the full position range for current employees.

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.

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.

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.

We employ nearly 500 people who enjoy a team oriented and safety focused work culture. The close community of a small company is driven to help fulfill our extremely valuable mission. We offer highly competitive salaries and excellent benefits including membership in the Arizona State Retirement System, 401(k), medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage, 4-10 work schedule, and significant investment in employee training and development. Employees are eligible for benefits on their first day of employment. CAP is truly a great place to work!

RESPONSIBLITIES

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.

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.

Official CAP Job Title:  Public Affairs Analyst

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