External Affairs Coordinator

Ordnance Survey

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £27,200 to £30,400

Job Description

About the Role

The Coordinator is a critical part of our External Affairs team. The job holder will support the members of our Executive Team in their engagements with key partners, working closely with the CEO’s Office, Chief Geospatial Officer and our senior leaders. You’ll be drafting and editing briefings, speeches and presentations, and working with teams across the business to make sure we’re reflecting our views accurately. You’ll also work with our Brand and Media teams to make sure we’re being clear and consistent when we talk about our corporate strategy.


Support the OS CEO, Executive Team and Board in their external affairs activity, working closely with the CEO’s Executive Assistant and the shareholder
Coordinate, draft and edit briefings for OS directors
Develop and maintain cross-business networks to ensure the successful links between the business units and functions
Work closely with the Marketing and Customer team to prepare and guide external affairs activity, ensuring consistency of message and brand.
Supports the delivery of cross-business external affairs coordination activities
What we’re looking for:

Tertiary-level education, or equivalent relevant experience
Clear and persuasive writing style, with experience editing and summarising
The Rewards

We want you to love what you do. That’s why our benefits package rewards a job well done. We’ll give you: 

Salary – £27,200 to £30,400
Performance related bonus
Competitive pension
37 hour working week (with flexible working options)
25 days annual leave - (30 days after five years) bank holidays and an extra 3 over Christmas
Plus a suite of excellent additional benefits
We’re always happy to hear from you, so don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn or find us on Facebook.

Location: This role will be based at our state of the art headquarters in Southampton, but with flexible working locations assumed in the current environment.

Closing date: 13 July 2020

If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.