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This growing town in Northamptonshire has a population of 61,300 people, which is the fastest growing population in England. The town was once known as "Little Scotland" as a result of the numerous Scottish migrant workers who came here for its steelworks. In fact, almost 20% of the current population was born in Scotland giving the town a unique culture.

The town is located along the A43 and is just ten minutes from the A14 at Kettering. It is situated within two hours drive of four international airports: Birmingham, Luton, Stansted and East Midlands. A train station was opened in 2009, with services to London St Pancras. The Willow Place shopping precinct was opened in 2007, and subsequently the nearby Parkland Gateway development was built, including an Olympic sized swimming pool and civic hub. The nearest universities are the University of Northampton, the University of Leicester and De Montfort University in Leicester.

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  • National Account Manager Total Jobs
    • £35k - 45k per year
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    We are looking to recruit an experienced and dynamic National Account Manager that can manage an existing database of customers whilst also develop new accounts. We are looking for someone with experience in a FMCG role to head up the UK sales... more details

  • DATA ENTRY CLERK (PART TIME) Adzuna
    • 7 - 7.50/hour Part time position
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    Our Client based in Corby currently has a vacancy for a Data entry Clerk to join their team on a part time basis working between 25 - 30 hours per week. The successful candidate MUST be computer literate and be competent using all Microsoft packages... more details

  • Telephone Sales Advisor - Hospitality, Corby NN17 £18-20k reed.co.uk
    • £16,000
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    Telephone Sales Advisor - Hospitality - Corby £18-20k + benefits Gateway Hospitality Recruitment are a fast growing Hospitality Recruitment agency based in Modern State of the art offices in Corby. Specialising in the permanent... more details

  • Accounts Manager Total Jobs
    • £22k per year
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    Our client, a successful manufacturing organisation, is seeking an experienced Accounts Manager to join their friendly team.  This role will involve a wide variety of duties in the accounts function across the ledgers and will also include some... more details

  • Project Administrator - Temporary Adzuna
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    This is a temporary position for a 3 month period within a global organisation (there is a potential it could be extended). The client requires someone who will be responsible for the following: Arranging meetings overseas. Minute writing Producing... more details

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Corby Essential Jobseeker Information

Manufacturing

Employment in the town is very strongly biased towards manufacturing, and this sector accounts for over a third of jobs in the town, twice that of the national average. Most industry is focused in industrial estates located on the outskirts of town, including the manufacture of Fairline Boats. RS components and Amy's Kitchen, as well as Weetabix Limited, are the other main companies based here. Steel is still manufactured here, but not on the same scale as at its peak in the 1960s.

Economy

A survey by Oxford Economics found that Corby was the least likely to suffer from an economic downturn. This is due to the manufacturing-centred economic profile of the town. A total of 64% of the town’s population is employed in the vulnerable service sector, much lower than the national average, and unemployment is also low at three per cent. While manufacturing offers a range of jobs on the operations side, you should also consider entering companies in the finance, HR, marketing or sales departments.