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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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    ...For our office in Ipswich we are looking for a candidate for the full time position of: Systems Administrator Providing support to all financial software users . Your key responsibilities: Supporting users of accounting, invoicing, purchase ordering... more details

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    ...Pure Resourcing Solutions are recruiting an Accounts Assistant to join an established business in Ipswich. The purpose of the role is to provide an efficient and accurate finance service to the business. We are looking for the successful candidate... more details

  • Junior Software Tester CWJobs I.T.
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    ...Junior Software Tester Ipswich £flexible- depending on experience We are excited to be working with our Ipswich based client on a new role, one that is perfectly suited to recent graduates with a passion for Software testing or Junior Testers... more details

  • Sales Advisors No Experience Required Jobsite
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    ...Sales Advisors Whether you have experience in retail, sales, customer service or no experience at all, our client may have a role for you! Our Ipswich based sales and marketing client specialise in working directly with the customer on a face... more details

  • Residential Care Assistant Jobsite
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    ...Do you enjoy helping others? Have you been told you have a caring personality? Do you have at least 3 months experience in residential care? Hales Residential Care are recruiting for Care Assistants and Support Workers in Ipswich... 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.