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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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  • Experienced Lettings Negotiator/ Lister, Ipswich Total Jobs
    • £15,000 - £17,000 Basic, £23,000 - £28,000 OTE
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    ...My clients based in Ipswich are working across Lettings, the company are now looking to make the Lettings department stronger, with an experienced Lettings Negotiator / Lister. The role: As the Lettings Negotiator / Lister to will work within... more details

  • Assistant Store Managers Suffolk & Essex to £34k package Retail Choice
    • Up to £34,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses, Non contributory pension &
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    ...Assistant Store Managers leading supermarket chain to £34k Multiple locations inc Ipswich, Sudbury, Saffron Walden, Haverhill Also Essex inc, Colchester, Witham, Chelmsford, Pitsea, Upminster, Ilford Up to £34, 000 per annum package depending... more details

  • Maintenance Administrator Total Jobs
    • From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
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    ...Our Ipswich branch are looking for a strong Administrator to provide administrative support to the branch and to join the team in taking the branch to new heights. Adcock Refrigeration and Air Conditioning are a leading company where quality... more details

  • Chef De Partie Popular Boutique Hotel Ipswich £18k + tips Caterer.com
    • Up to £18,000 per annum + Excellent Tips
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    ...I am looking to recruit an experienced Chef De Partie based near Ipswich to join this busy town centre hotel kitchen, offering up to £18, 000 per annum. The Company: · This Hotel prides itself on its food and fashionable decor. Utilising its busy... more details

  • Junior Administrator Adzuna
    • £12k - £14k pa
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    ...Job Title: Junior Administrator Job Description: Our client who is an established property landlord in Ipswich is currently seeking an administrator at junior level. The ideal person will have strong communication skills and character as the right... 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.