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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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  • Recruitment Sales Consultant Total Jobs
    • £15000 - £50000 per annum + £50k OTE
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    ...Sanctuary Personnel is looking to recruit talented recruitment sales professionals to work from our Ipswich head office. Candidates will have an unrelenting desire to succeed within a fast-paced sales environment. This will involve being supremely... more details

  • Store Manager - Ipswich Retail Choice
    • £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Bonus
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    ...Retail Store Manager - Ipswich Zachary Daniels Retail Recruitment are looking to recruit a dynamic retail Store Manager / General Manager who has a passion for customer service. My client focuses on people, products and culture. This retailer has... more details

  • Operations Managers Retail Choice
    • From £28,670 to £31,309 per annum plus great benefits
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    Operations managers £28, 670 - £31, 309 dependent on relevant experience plus 10% bonus potential and competitive benefits package Hadleigh You don’t need logistics experience to be an Operations manager at Royal Mail. Why? Because the main thing... more details

  • Executive Office Assistant Total Jobs
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    ...Pure are delighted to be recruiting on behalf of a leading business in Ipswich Town Centre. Our client are looking for an Executive Office Assistant to provide day-to-day support to the Management Committee, alongside greater support to the Managing... more details

  • Kitchen Manager Caterer.com
    • up to £29,000
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    ...Kitchen Manager vacancy:  Toby Ipswich are looking for a passionate fast paced Kitchen Manager for this high performing site, co-located with Harvester, Frankie & Bennies and Chiquitos in a triple A location in Ipswich. This opportunity would... 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.