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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 Executive Total Jobs
    • From £12,000 to £18,000 per annum Up to £18,000 OTE
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    ...My client, based in Ipswich, is looking for a motivated self starter to join their busy sales team. We are a looking for a customer focused, enthusiastic individual who has previous industry experience. This role has target related commission... more details

  • CSCS Labourer Career Structure
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    ...Labourers required ASAP for ongoing temporary work with good rates in Ipswich/Suffolk. Labourers must have a valid CSCS Card and the appropriate equipment. Rate of pay will be depending on experience. For more information please call Daisy Akers... more details

  • Chef De Partie £18-18.5k + 2-3k tips per annum Caterer.com
    • Up to £18,500 per annum + tips
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    ...A great opportunity for a hardworking and passionate Chef De Partie, to join a top brigade in a prestigious boutique hotel based just outside Ipswich. Offering up to £18, 5000 The Company: · The hotel itself boasts an AA rosette winning restaurant... more details

  • Harriet Ellis Training and Recruitment Group are offering YOU an amazing opportunity to not just find a job, but make a career for yourself! Are you looking for a career change? Just graduated and don’t know what to do with your career? We have the... more details

  • Receptionist / Porter Total Jobs
    • Upto £14,500 per Annum
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    ...Our client’s hotel situated on the waterfront in Ipswich, has a really exciting opportunity for a passionate Receptionist, who strives in achieving quality customer care and service with excellent career development opportunities. They are looking... more details

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Ipswich Essential Jobseeker Information

Agriculture

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.

Technology

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.