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As the county town of Bedfordshire, Bedford is the commercial hub of the region and a multicultural melting pot. It is also well known for being the birthplace of Ronnie Barker and Carol Vorderman. Good transport connections make Bedford and its surrounding villages a popular commuter base for Milton Keynes and London but there are many opportunties closer to home.

One of the biggest employers in this town is Unilever, which has a food research facility at Colworth Science Park. This is where the company's new lines of frozen foods, ice cream and beverages are developed and researched. The high-tech site provides a range of local jobs for scientists, technologists and legal professionals.

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  • Administration / Accounts AssistantFEATURED JOB Holiday Direction Limited
    • £18,000 - £21,000
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    We are looking for someone who is keen to learn and has excellent attention to detail. You will need to be able to communicate on all levels and offer a first-class customer service. • General administration duties • Credit control • Processing... more details

  • Database Administrator Total Jobs
    • £8.25 - 9.25 per hour + Parking
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    ...TEMPORARY DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR - BEDFORD – £8.25 - £9.25 PER HOUR Are you available immediately for a temporary assignment? Do you have previous database experience? Are you a proficient user of MS Office - Excel? We... more details

  • Android Developer CWJobs I.T.
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    ...Android Developer -Native Apps - Worldwide Brand A global brand and award winning company in Bedford are currently looking for an experienced Android Developer with a proven track record of building outstanding apps. This is an opportunity... more details

  • Finance Analyst Total Jobs
    • £30000 - £35000 per annum
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    ... and of staff across the world. They are now determined to add a Finance Analyst to their vastly growing finance team. An ideal role where seeing the bigger picture and long term progression is key. Client Details Located in Bedford, my client is an acclaimed... more details

  • Graduate Business Development Executive Jobsite
    • £22000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: Company car!
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    ...Graduate Business Development Executive Location: Bedford Salary: £22k (OTE £30k) REF: HERTCF6743 Sector: Automotive Industry This innovative company are the leading supplier of polyurethane products to the automotive industry - they are rapidly... more details

  • Bid Coordinator (Career Structure::CON4/CON_MP3) Career Structure
    • £25000 - £29000 per annum + Full benefits package
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    ...Bid Coordinator - Bedford, Bedfordshire - £25, 000-£29, 000 Have you had experience of identifying, bidding and winning work? Are you used to working as a team to produce tender submissions? Are you looking to join an award winning main... more details

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Bedford Essential Jobseeker Information


There is an unusual three-tier education system, with lower, middle and upper schools, providing jobs for teachers and admin staff alike. The University of Bedfordshire campus is based in the town and there are two large colleges, Bedford College and the private, Stella Mann College, which runs courses in performing arts.

Call Centres

Several call centres provide jobs in Bedford, such as BTB Mailflight and the HMRC contact centre. There are over 100 different languages spoken by the many immigrant workers in Bedford, from Italian and Polish to Cantonese.

Hospitality to Admin

A major employer in the area is Moto Hospitality, which has its headquarters in Toddington. The company employs local people in a variety of interesting roles, from finance to IT, marketing and catering.