Jan 19, 2023

Deputy Executive Director, Strategic Communications and External Affairs

  • California Public Utilities Commission
  • Hybrid (Sacramento, CA, USA)
  • $9,471 - $19,557 monthly
Full time Business Development Government Management

Job Description

Job Description And Duties

Under the direction of the Executive Director and as an advisor to the CPUC President and Commissioners, the Deputy Executive Director for Strategic Communications and External Affairs manages the Director, News & Outreach Office and the Public Advisor, and leads the development, planning and execution of strategic communications and engagement to achieve the Commission’s policy goals. The incumbent is responsible for strategizing and executing communications and engagement that build and enhance CPUC’s public presence, with emphasis on media, accessibility of Commission meetings and events, and relationships with local government, community-based organizations, diverse suppliers, and small businesses. The position reports to the Executive Director, and works with the Commissioners, the Governor’s office, the Legislature, external stakeholders, and senior management within the CPUC.

Department Information

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) regulates services and utilities, protects consumers, safeguards the environment, and assures Californians' access to safe and reliable utility infrastructure and services. The essential services regulated include electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water, railroad, rail transit, and passenger transportation companies.

Department Website: http://www.cpuc.ca.gov

This CEA Exam will be advertised until filled with the following cutoff dates: 1st and 15th of every month starting January 18, 2023.

This position may be filled in San Francisco or Sacramento.

Positions at the CPUC may be eligible for telework. Occasional in-person attendance may be required based on operational needs.