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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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  • Store Manager / Retail Manager - New Store Opening Retail Choice
    • £35000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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    ...We need a dynamic, high energy Store Manager who is ready for an exciting new role and the challenge of a new store opening! We are bringing our fun and fast paced operation to Ipswich and need an experienced manager to lead our team - £34k - £37k... more details

  • Duty Manager Total Jobs
    • £20000 - £26000 per annum + bonus
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    ...Job title: Duty Manager Location: Ipswich Sector: Retail / Volume / Large square foot Salary: £20, 000 to £26, 000 and bonuses based upon KPI performance A household name in the UK retail industry are seeking a Store Manager to join their business... more details

  • Store Manager - Ipswich Total Jobs
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    ...Smyths is a leading toy retailer with 28 stores throughout the island of Ireland, 49 stores in the UK and plans for further expansion. STORE MANAGER - Ipswich Description:  Reporting to the Group Operations Manager the successful applicant... more details

  • Deputy Manager / Duty Manager / Team Leader Retail Choice
    • £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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    ...We need a dynamic, high energy leader who is ready for an exciting new role and the challenge of a new store opening! We are bringing our fun and fast paced operation to Ipswich and need an experienced operator to lead our team - £20k - £25k + Bonus... more details

  • Finance Assistant CWJobs I.T.
    • £15k - 16.5k per year
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    ...My client, a leading organisation within their field based in Ipswich city centre, is currently seeking a Finance Assistant to join their busy finance team on a permanent basis. Duties: Sales Ledger - Customer invoicing and resolution of customer... 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.