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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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  • PA/Athlete Support WorkerFEATURED JOB Athlete in GB Boccia WCP
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    David has Cerebral Palsy affecting all 4 limbs. He is a graphic designer. Evie has TAR syndrome affecting all 4 limbs and is a Paralympian in the sport of Boccia and a part time student. Your role will be to support us to live our everyday life and... more details

  • Sales Executive Retail Kiosks Total Jobs
    • £16,000 per annum basic plus commission and amazing benefits
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    ...Sales Executive – Retail Kiosks  Location - Ipswich £16, 000 basic plus uncapped commission £24, 000 to £34, 000 OTE and amazing benefits This role entails spending the majority of the working week at the Ipswich Kiosk with some days spent working... more details

  • Retail Manager Total Jobs
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    ...A fantastic opportunity for a Retail Manager has arisen to join a privately owned and well-established company on the outskirts of Ipswich. The company have been operating in the area for over 50 years and have enjoyed steady growth and success... more details

  • O2 Retail Store Vacancies - Ipswich Total Jobs
    • £15000 - £35000 per annum
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    O2 & Telefonica At O2 we think technology is amazing. We`re the kind of people who get excited by new technology and can`t wait to share it with our customers. It`s this passion for opening up new possibilities and showing how technology can... more details

  • Motor Trade Warranty Administrator CV Library
    • £12000/annum
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    ...Part-Time Automotive Warranty Administrator Ipswich Salary: £12, 000 pro rata Monday – Friday 25 hours a week We are currently seeking an organised and efficient Warranty Administrator to join our Client's thriving and successful... more details

  • Digital Field Sales Consultant Total Jobs
    • £30000 per annum + high OTE + car/allow + benefits
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    ...Digital Field Sales Consultant, Ipswich, Suffolk Due to continued expansion within our leading media client, they now seek a talented Digital Field Sales Consultant to join their successful team in within the Ipswich region. The role; Working both... 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.