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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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  • Office/Customer Service Manager Total Jobs
    • £27000 per year
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    ...Our client is seeking an experienced Office or Customer Service Manager for their new Head Office based in Ipswich, this is a permanent opportunity. Ideally our client is seeking someone from a Shipping/Clearing agency background... more details

  • CHEF DE PARTIE - IPSWICH - FINE DINING RESTAURANT - £18K (Caterer.com::CAT2/CAT_MP1) Caterer.com
    • £18000 - £19000 per annum + BONUSES
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    ...CHEF DE PARTIE - IPSWICH - FINE DINING RESTAURANT - £18, 000+ Platinum Recruitment''s Chef Division is currently representing a fine dining restaurant on the waterfront in Ipswich and we have a fantastic opportunity for a Chef de Parite to join... more details

  • Store Manager - Ipswich Total Jobs
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    As a Store Manager for B&M Retail you will be a hands on team player. You will inspire and motivate your team to achieve company objectives and the majority of your time will be spent on the shop floor where you will have the autonomy to make... more details

  • Inbound Telesales Executives Jobsite
    • £14-15k Basic, OTE £25k+
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    ...Inbound Telesales Executives Location: Ipswich Salary: £14-15k Basic, OTE £25k+ uncapped commission Full product training will be given and there''s no cold calling, all warm leads provided! Our client is looking for hungry, highly skilled... more details

  • Driver / Sales Assistant Total Jobs
    • £7.49 per hour + Benefits
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    ...Job Location: IPSWICH, IP3 Sector: Retail – Sales Assistant Salary: £7.49 Per Hour + Benefits Job Type: Part Time Permanent Position Date: Required as soon as possible Sales Assistant – IPSWICH, 92 Fore Hamlet, Suffolk, IP3 8AF (Part Time Vacancies... 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.