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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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  • Chef Manager - Award Winning Catering Company Caterer.com
    • From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum
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    Accent Catering have been named in the prestigious CATEY awards as one of the Best Places to Work in Hospitality in 2014 – don’t miss your chance to become part of the team working as a Chef Manager in a fantastic educational site Accent Catering... more details

  • German speaking Inside Sales Executive Adzuna
    • 25,000 per annum OTE
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    German speaking Inside Sales Executive Salary: 25, 000 OTE Location: Hastings, East Sussex Ref: 337HA The Company: Our client is a well-established International Manufacturing Company At commutable distance by car from Ashford, Battle, Bexhill,... more details

  • Locum Dentist CV Library
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    18187 - Locum Dentist We are currently seeking a locum dentist to work in a busy practice near Hastings - East Sussex This Full Time position is available immediately on an ongoing basis Pay: £350 per day based on 30 UDAs, +/- £10 per UDA for UDAs... more details

  • German speaking Inside Sales Executive reed.co.uk
    • £25,000
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    FRENCH SELECTION UK German speaking Inside Sales Executive Account Management, B2B, Business development, Export Sales, Fluent German, KPI, Lead Generation, Manufacturing, Order processing, Prospecting, Quotation, Technical, Telesales Salary:... more details

  • Cook - Social enterprise style café Total Jobs
    • £13,603 per annum pro rata
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    Our client is a social enterprise style café, based in Hastings town centre providing work-based employment skills, training and support to adults with an Autism Spectrum Condition. Cook Hastings £13, 603 Pro Rata 32 hours a week to include weekends... 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.