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At the heart of Ipswich's economic success is its geographical location. The Suffolk county town is situated at the point the River Orwell joins the estuary leading to the North Sea. So it's not too surprising that its role as a distribution centre has led to the myriad of jobs employing the city's 130,000 residents. The port handles three million tonnes of cargo each year and the goods are distributed around the UK via the rail network or the key transport links of the A12 and A14. The other major port of Felixstowe is a short distance up the coast and London is just an hour away. It's estimated that one in four people in Ipswich are employed in the distribution industry - and many of the others are employed in support industries such as admin, finance and IT.

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    ..., including working flexible hours to fit around a busy family life, or other work commitments.  There are a number of Retail Sales Distributor and Team Leader positions available in and around the Westerfield, Ipswich, washbrook, bramford, claydon, Woodbridge... more details

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    ...Chef de Partie Ipswich, Suffolk 20k Plus Tips and Live in Chef de Partie is required for this Superb Multi Award winning Fine Dining Restaurant with Rooms serving creative modern cuisine with no wedding or function work. This is an excellent... more details

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    ...PH755 ` Foodservice Sales Executive ` Branded Foodservice solutions REWARDS: 28K-35K (OTE 40K) Car, pension, healthcare, laptop LOCATION: London, Ipswich, Luton, Reading, Southampton, Brighton, Oxford Exceptional foodservice opportunities... more details

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Ipswich Essential Jobseeker Information


Farming has always been a key industry and the landscape that inspired artists such as Constable attracts thousands of tourists each year, not least to the annual Suffolk Agricultural Show.


The area has a growing sector of new technology. This was spearheaded by the world famous BT Research Laboratory which opened there in 1975. Adastral Science Park is now home to dozens of companies including Arqiva, Fujitsu, Ericsson and Cognisys.

Service Sector

Ipswich's workforce need 'down time' and the leisure industry in the town also provides many opportunities for employment. The shopping centres of Buttermarket, Tower Ramparts and Tavern Street's 'Golden Mile'. Theatres, cinema, restaurants, pubs and other service sectors all make tempting job opportunities for either part-time workers or those seeking a career in leisure.