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Hastings in East Sussex suffered badly towards the end of the 20th century from neglect and it developed a bad image which did little to help the town's prospects. But this small seaside resort has learned to pull itself up by its socks and has started to shout about the good things it has to offer. The people of the town have organised their own events - ranging from International chess congresses to May Day motorbike runs and Jack-in-the-Green folk festivals - to create a better image for Hastings and provided a much-needed boost to the town's economy. Like most seaside towns, it does well enough during the summer but can struggle during the winter months.

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  • Retail Store Manager Retail Choice
    • £37500 per annum + bonus + package
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    Garden Centre Manager Salary to: £37, 500 + package Location: Hastings Client Our client is a leading DIY retailer. Role As Garden Centre Manager, you will be accountable for the operational excellence and financial performance of your unit. You... more details

  • Branch Based Mortgage Adviser Total Jobs
    • From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus commission. OTE £40,000 +
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    Our client, one of the UK’s leading Estate Agencies, are looking to expand their network of branch based Mortgage Consultants. Having been in the business for over 50 years, this company is ever-flourishing, with more than 35 branches in the South.... more details

  • KS3 Maths Teacher in Hastings Total Jobs
    • £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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    Maths Teacher in Hastings required for immediate start. Salary: MPS Our client requires a maths teacher for an immediate start. OFSTED noted recently that the schools curriculum was matched well to the needs of the students and praised the ambitions... more details

  • Field Sales Executive - Plant Machinery - 35,000 OTE Adzuna
    • 25000.00 per annum + 35,000 OTE + Car
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    Work for an established leader within the plant machinery industry. With a rapidly increasing client base we are seeking a highly motivated Field Sales executive to join a dynamic company which is fast moving and fun to work in. Apply Now for more... more details

  • Sales & Collections Agent -Hastings CV Library
    • £150 - £200/week
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    ESTIMATED 21-30 HOURS PER WEEK! YOUR TIME + SMART PHONE + CAR = EXTRA INCOME! SALES & COLLECTIONS AGENTS - WE''RE LOOKING FOR NEW AGENTS IN YOUR AREA. Typical weekly earnings of £150-£300. Earnings are commission based and not limited. Provident... more details

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Transport Links

Transport and communication links have slowly been improved - be they road links to London or rail links to Brighton, Ashford or the capital. And the town has realised that its history (the links with 1066 and being one of the Cinque Ports) is something to celebrate. Even its fishing industry - much diminished from its 19th century heyday - has been identified as an important potential for future growth.

Sea Change

Over the last ten years, economic development agencies have spent much money and resource on a regeneration programme for Hastings which has also led to many job opportunities. At North Queensway an Innovation Park is being developed to help fledgling companies. And North East Bexhill will see the development of 17 hectares of land into a range of business schemes hopefully creating 3,000 jobs. And the Priory Quarter in the town centre sees buildings for a creative media centre and Hastings University creating a range of exciting jobs. Within the Priory Quarter you'll also find Saga Insurance, Bibby Financial Services, solicitors firms and various others.

Creative Media

It's often a mystery why some towns become associated with particular industries. Often one major employer in a sector will encourage others to come and move in next door. The town has a long link with journalism and the creative media industries that is now being developed at the Priory Quarter. Links with Hastings University, Sussex University and others is fanning the flames of this burgeoning industry. The town also has long artistic links which combine nicely with journalism for the new 'creative media' sector. Hastings' time as a popular seaside resort led to many theatrical stars and agencies establishing themselves here, followed by many writers and artists. Creative media can cover writing, photography, illustrating, computer graphics, design and many other potential career paths. Beef up your CV with weekend or evening courses in any of these arts - and be prepared to show a bulging portfolio at your interview, crammed full with illustration or design ideas you've created yourself.