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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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  • Showroom Sales Manager - Ipswich Total Jobs
    • £22000 - £26000 per annum
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    ... are motivated and ready to provide the best customer service around. Joining us as a Showroom Sales Manager you''ll make sure yours is. Showroom Sales Manager Ipswich 39 hours per week on a rota basis £22, 000 - £26, 000 plus benefits including bonus, pension... more details

  • Buyer Career Structure
    • £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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    ...Buyer Location: Ipswich Salary: £25, 000 - £35, 000 + Car Pension, Life Assurance, 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays & Childcare Voucher and Cycle to Work Scheme Buyer required by one of the UK''s most trusted and experienced Civil... more details

  • Test Analyst, Ipswich, Manual Testing, £35,000 + Benefits CWJobs I.T.
    • £27000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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    ...Job Title: Test Analyst Job Salary: Up to £35K + Company benefits Job Location: Ipswich Fruition IT are working on behalf of a leading financial services company. They are looking for a Test Analyst to join their lovely Ipswich office. You have... more details

  • assistant Total Jobs
    • £16000 - £18000 per annum
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    ...Our client based in Ipswich is currently looking for a sales administrator to join a small vibrant team. Ipswich Trade Frames - Trade windows, doors, conservatories Ipswich, Colchester Our client specialises in trade windows, doors, conservatories... more details

  • Chef De Partie- Near Ipswich £18,000-£21,000k Caterer.com
    • From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
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    ...We are looking for a Chef De Partie to join the team of this popular restaurant a few miles from Ipswich. Salary is up to £21, 000 and live in may be on offer. The Company: Independent client with a fresh food pub restaurant on the outskirts... 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.