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External Affairs Manager

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Recruiter
South East Water
Posted
08 March 2013
Closes
20 March 2013
Ref
REF: 280
Location
Kent
Sector
Discipline
Hours
Contract Type
Salary
Circa £40,000 per annum plus cash car allowance

Further information

South East Water supplies drinking water to 2.1 million customers across Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire and Berkshire. Daily, we supply 565 million litres of drinking water along more than 14,000 kilometres of mains to our customers’ taps.

In this challenging role based at Snodland, you will develop and manage our external affairs programme, with the aim of protecting and enhancing the South East Water brand and reputation with a wide range of key stakeholders.

In this challenging role based at Snodland, you will develop and manage our external affairs programme, with the aim of protecting and enhancing the South East Water brand and reputation with a wide range of key stakeholders.

You’ll be responsible for shaping and delivering the stakeholder engagement activities for strategic programmes of work, and for the overall business. Crucially, you’ll advise a number of senior, public facing staff, informing them of reputational issues.

Confident and highly articulate you will be an experienced stakeholder management professional, ideally with some experience of the issues facing the water industry; and have sound experience in building meaningful relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders.

With a degree (or equivalent) in PR, Communications or a related discipline, you’ll be able to help increase understanding of our water supply work, legal obligations and future investment plans. 

Closing date: 20th March 2013

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South East Water

South East Water supplies drinking water to 2.1 million customers across Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire and Berkshire.