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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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  • Advertising Specialist (PPC) Total Jobs
    • £26000 - £34000 per annum + depending on experience
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    ...Advertising Specialist (PPC), Ipswich A rare opportunity has become available for a PPC professional with at least 3 years'' experience to join a digital agency in Ipswich. The agency work with a huge portfolio of well-known clients so the position... more details

  • Part Time Sales Assistant Total Jobs
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    Part Time Sales Assistant  Hours:  20 hours per week, including weekends Aged 25 and above: £7.20 per hour plus generous bonus and personal sales commission Aged 24 and below: £6.80 per hour plus generous bonus and personal sales commission Joining... more details

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    • £7.20 per hour
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    ...Do you enjoy helping others? Have you been told you have a caring personality? Would you be interested in a rewarding career? Hales Home Care are recruiting for Home Care Workers / Carers / Domiciliary Care Workers in Ipswich and the surrounding... more details

  • Senior Town Planner – Norwich – Private Sector Consultan CV Library
    • £25000 - £35000/annum Bonus between £15K-£20K+
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    Senior Town Planner - Norwich- Private Sector Consultancy £25000-£35000 + Bonus The Company Seen as one of the most respected private consultancies in East Anglia, my client is currently looking for a Senior Town Planner to join a specialist town... more details

  • Team Leader, Ipswich £25,000-£30,000 Time Appointments Ltd
    • £25,000-£30,000
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    A growing insurance broker and specialist risk management company are currently seeking to recruit a Team Leader, to strengthen their team and assist in driving the business forward by leading and motivating a thriving team. 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.