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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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  • Sales Agent - Immediate Start Adzuna
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    ...Our client are one of the fastest growing financial services companies in the UK. Due to recent growth they are now seeking highly motivated individuals to join their already successful teams at their offices in Central Ipswich. You will be tasked... more details

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    ...Experienced Office Administrator ? Ipswich ? To £20k pa An outstanding and very experienced Office Administrator is required to join a busy team within an Ipswich based market leading and rapidly expanding national firm of finance brokers. Ideally... more details

  • Software Developer Apprentice - IPSWICH (IP6) Total Jobs
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    ... ICT solutions. Their services are based on over twenty years of experience backed up by the latest certified skills and expertise. This employer is based in Ipswich and serves small and medium sized enterprises throughout Eastern England and beyond. We... more details

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    ...Sales Executive – Automotive sector – Ipswich – OTE £45k+ - Permanent A prestige car dealership is currently recruiting for an experienced Sales Executive with a proven background in business to consumer Sales, based at the Ipswich depot, paying... more details

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    ...Role: Recruitment Administrator/Resourcer Location: Ipswich, Suffolk Recruitment is our business, people are our passion. Pure Resourcing Solutions is a specialist regional recruitment and retention based business with a team of 65 staff and offices... 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.