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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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  • Visual Manager - Ipswich Retail Choice
    • £16,000 - £21,000 + benefits
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    As a business we’re dedicated to offering our customer an amazing experience in store and we’re aware of how much impact our visual proposition has on this. To support this and the transformation of our brand we’re investing in our visual structure... more details

  • Associate Benefit Consultant - Ipswich - c£30,000 Total Jobs
    • £30000 per annum + Circa + Benefits
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    ...An excellent vacancy has just arisen within a leading global Employee Benefits Consultancy for an Associate Benefit Consultant to join its expanding team based in Ipswich on a permanent basis. The Role Reporting to the Retirement Practice Leader... more details

  • Trainee Sales Executive - Motor Trade Total Jobs
    • From £8,500 to £8,500 per annum
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    ...Job Title:Trainee Sales Executive Location: Ipswich, Suffolk Salary:£8, 500 + Commission Category: Main Franchise Dealerships Department: Sales Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 0830 – 1800, Saturday 0830 – 1700, Sunday 1000 – 1600hrs – rota basis... more details

  • Retail Sales Advisor Total Jobs
    • £6.50 - 6.50 per hour + Commission
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    ...Our client, the UK''s largest choice of fitted furniture company requires a Concession Retail Sales Advisor , working 16 hours per week (may include evening hours and will include weekends), based in Ipswich, Suffolk. Offering a salary of £6.50 per... more details

  • Sales and Customer Service Adzuna
    • Averages between 150 - 500 Per Week
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    ... coaching to allow those without sales or customer service experience entry into the sales and marketing industry. Based in Ipswich our Client currently requires sales representatives with great customer service and sales skills to represent their Clients... 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.