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Well located in Kent, sitting just off the M20, the town has access to the High Speed One railway and good links to the continent via the Channel Tunnel at Folkstone or ferries departing from the Kent ports. This puts London just 40 minutes away by train and Paris can be done in under three hours.

With such good links it's not surprising that this town is one of the fastest growing in the country. The population has all but doubled in the last ten years and currently stands at over 120,000. Given its profile, it's not too surprising to learn that Distribution, hotels and restaurants make up the major employers in the area. But health, public administration and finance are also big players - and agriculture remains important for this town located as it is in the "garden of England": Kent.

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  • Field Sales Manager - Charity Fundraising Total Jobs
    • Up to £45,000 per annum Basic salary + Commission £45k OTE
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    Magnum Direct are currently recruiting for a confident, well presented, and financially motivated Field Sales Manager to manage a team of fundraisers on one of our charity lottery sales campaigns, approaching householders through door to door... more details

  • Concession Manager- Ashford Retail Choice
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    ... individual to join our key store in Ashford as Retail Manager. In this store we house 2 of our Elegant British Brands: Jacques Vert and Precis Petite. Our Retail Managers are strong, commercial leaders who can inspire, coach and develop their team members to... more details

  • Admin Officer Total Jobs
    • £9.50 - £10.09 per hour
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    ...Connect2Kent is looking for a full time Coroners Admin Officer based in Ashford. You will provide comprehensive admin support to a investigation team. You may be required at times to travel to Maidstone and Ashford. Duties will include: - Writing... more details

  • Chef - Hotel - Ashford area Caterer.com
    • From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum
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    ...Chef required for our client - a Hotel in the Ashford area As a Chef candidates require a good all round back ground to include restaurant service and experience of catering for numbers to include conference and banqueting As a Chef you... more details

  • Assistant Manager Caterer.com
    • £20,000-£25,000
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    We are currently looking for an experienced Assistant Manager to support the General Manager and lead the team at this business. This is a very exciting opportunity to join the brand team and the wider Mitchells & Butlers group . What you’ll do... more details

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Distribution

Getting goods, services or people from Point A to Point B is rarely as easy as it sounds. And since it can make a huge impact on a company's profits, the science of logistics has become increasingly important. Road, rail, air and sea all play their part in the transport network around Britain - and navigating those networks requires brains as well as brawn. More and more colleges and universities are offering courses in logistics but you can also start at the ground floor at a distribution centre. Your career path is likely to involve a move into management - that's managing people and the transport systems. And with European countries key to the export market, start brushing up on your geography and languages.