EXTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS REPRESENTATIVE

$78,000 - $101,000

Central Arizona Project

June 29, 2017

Central Arizona Project (CAP) is the largest supplier of renewable water in the state of Arizona. We operate and maintain a 336 mile long aqueduct and pumping plant system that stretches from our source at the Colorado River to the communities of central and southern Arizona. On a yearly basis, we pump and deliver over 1.5 million acre-feet of water to enhance the state’s economy and quality of life and ensure sustainable growth for current and future populations of Arizonans. CAP is highly respected and takes great pride in providing the people of Arizona this service reliably, cost effectively and in an environmentally sound manner with the highest regard for employee safety and health, evolving public needs and customer satisfaction. Central Arizona Project is a family of caring people who work with pride to create a safe, supportive and friendly workplace. We employ nearly 500 people who enjoy the close community of a small company while helping to 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! As an integral part of the CAP Communications and Public Relations team, you would support communications strategies and programs designed to build and increase CAP’s image, trust, reputation, awareness and visibility. Some specific responsibilities include: • Builds and maintains media relations program including proactively securing coverage and responding to media inquiries • Develops and implements CAP’s social media strategy • Produces stakeholder and public newsletters including blog and pertinent news articles of interest to internal and external subscribers • Gathering and circulates local, regional and national news coverage • Leads and participates in crisis communications company-wide exercises • Produces Year in Review annual report

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To be successful in this role, you will have Bachelor’s in a related field; at least seven years of directly-related experience; and demonstrated reporting, writing, editing, interviewing and research skills as well as familiarity with contemporary Associated Press writing style. You should also be knowledgeable about information technology, online trends, presentation and advanced web technology skills and techniques, SEO, and social media platforms. Equal Opportunity Employer

For more information about this opportunity and to apply, go to www.cap-az.com/jobs.