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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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  • Assistant Manager - British Footwear Brand Retail Choice
    • £16000.00 - £17000.00 per annum
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    Zachary Daniels Retail Recruitment are looking to recruit and experienced Assistant Manager for their store in Eastbourne. My client is an established men''s and women''s footwear retailer. As a Assistant Manager you will support your store manager... more details

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    Senior Commercial Manager - Motor retention Sitting within the Commercial team in Hastings Insurance Services, we require a Senior Commercial Manager to be accountable for setting and managing the Group''s stretching Motor retention targets. This... more details

  • Become A LGV Driver Total Jobs
    • Training course that once completed will lead to employment
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    We have  training locations throughout the UK, which means you can undertake your training locally.  We arrange everything from start to finish, including your medical.  We work major logistical companies all over Britain, including TGL. They work... more details

  • Kitchen Manager - Conquerors March - Marston''s Caterer.com
    • Up to £30,000 per annum
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    *For this position we are offering a salary of up to £30, 000 for the right candidate* A little about us: At Marston’s we have been running pubs and brewing our famous beers for over 180 years so we know a thing or two! We offer something for... more details

  • Assistant Manager - Mill, Eastbourne Caterer.com
    • Competitive salary + Staff benefits
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    Are you an Assistant Manager looking for a fantastic new opportunity? We are looking for Assistant Managers to help lead the team towards our goal of always giving exceptional customer service in relaxed and informal surroundings. About the Pub - We... 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.