Job vacancy: Bury St Edmunds


Bury St Edmunds Town Council is seeking a town clerk to join their team.


Job title: Town Clerk
Organisation: Bury St Edmunds Town Council
Salary: £40,000 to £46,000 (depending on experience and qualifications)
Application deadline: 25 September 2023
County: Suffolk
Email address:
Phone number: 07774 642 878


Bury St Edmunds Town Council is seeking to appoint a full time town clerk on the retirement of the current post-holder. The town clerk fulfils similar roles to the chief executive of a small business, reporting to the councillors of the town council. We are looking for an outstanding candidate to provide dynamic leadership for the employment, administration, and financial management of the town council, as we move into the next phase of our evolution, to grow the services we offer the residents of Bury St Edmunds. 

Applicants need to demonstrate that they have extensive leadership and financial experience, a sound knowledge of local government law and practice, and show that they have or can obtain a Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA). 

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 25 September 2023 at 12 noon; the interviews date is either 11 or 18 October (state preference for either date). Apply to ‘MAD HR’ at for a full application pack of the CV Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification. We are committed to Equality of Opportunities for all and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

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