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Assistant Director Future Basildon

Basildon Borough Council
Basildon, Essex
Up to £93,101
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

Job Details

We’re looking for an innovative Assistant Director Future to drive Basildon forward through high-level leadership and strategic know-how and unlock our Borough’s significant economic potential. 

It’s a hugely exciting role. As our new AD Future, you’ll manage the Council’s Policy and Strategy Delivery; Communications, Events and Public Affairs; and Economic Development. Reporting to the Strategic Director of Sustainable Futures, you’ll play a leading role in the promotion of the Basildon brand by building the right partnerships and proactively promoting the borough to manage and continually improve Basildon’s reputation. You’ll also implement an exemplary corporate communications strategy and manage our public affairs and media relations through narrative building and storytelling.

The right candidate will have extensive leadership experience across a range of cross-cutting disciplines, including planning, regeneration, digital development, policy, communication, and external affairs. You’ll have likely worked in a council in the past – perhaps a combined authority – and you’ll understand how to balance external growth with major internal transformation. This is a unique opportunity to inspire and invigorate the Council, our partners, and our communities to build a better future in Basildon.

Call our retained advisors at Tile Hill,  Mark Bearn (07747 181490, or Bella Bennett (07918 976494,

Closing date: Sunday 19th May at midnight


The Council administers some 1,395 acres of parks, recreation grounds, open spaces and allotments, including an 18-hole municipal golf course and the Motorboat Museum at Wat Tyler Country Park.

Company info
01268 533333
The Basildon Centre
St. Martin's Square

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