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This market town in Cheshire has a population of just over 50,000. Like many areas in Cheshire, it is considered a relatively affluent town. It was once the world’s biggest producer of finished silk, but other industries now form the economy of the town. It lies 20 miles south of Manchester and 40 miles east of Liverpool, with good road links to both cities. The nearest motorway to the town is the M6, which links it to Liverpool via the M62, and the A523 connects it Manchester. The train station is on the West Coast Mail Line, with frequent services to Manchester Piccadilly, just a 25 minute journey, as well as Stoke and London.

The town is home to quirky independent shops such as the Arabella, and Covet designer boutiques as well as high street favourites in the Grosvenor Shopping Centre. The University Centre Macclesfield offers a range of foundation degrees, and the college itself offers a wide range of vocational courses.

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  • Sales Assistant / Step up supervisorFEATURED JOB SOHO Coffee
    • £6.39, after probation increasing to £6.85 for supervisory duties.
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    Soho Coffee Co is a young, dynamic company, growing through great organic, local food and coffee. We are looking for, a highly energetic and passionate person to be the new face in our store. The ideal candidate will be a confident individual... more details

  • Senior Administrator Adzuna
    • 8.01 - 9.31 p hour + 28/day holiday
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    ...I am currently looking for a PA to work in Macclesfield, East Cheshire. This role shall be working within the public sector and this is a fantastic opportunity to work within a large organisation supporting members of the board and Executive... more details

  • Reception Team Leader CV Library
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    Reception Team Leader REPORTS TO: Operations Manager DEPARTMENT: Reception This role is an integral part of the Management team, targeted to drive excellent standards of delivery within the customer service led Reception Team. Closely working with... more details

  • Payout Administrator reed.co.uk
    • £12,000
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    ...PAYOUT ADMINISTRATOR MACCLESFIELD £12 - 18K PLUS BONUS Up to £6k Our client is seeking an Administrator with previous experience of the Financial Services industry. - Processing loan applications - Working to processing deadlines... more details

  • Deputy Nursing Home Manager HealthJobs4U.com
    • £30,000.00 - £30,000.00 Per year
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    ... Manager for their medium sized home located in Macclesfield. The home has an extremely experienced Manager in post who is keen to provide support and advice every step of the way and has a strong clinical staff team in place. The home has faced some... more details

  • Negotiator - Lettings Adzuna
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    ...Do you possess a “can do” attitude? Do you work well under pressure? If you can answer YES to the above then you may be the person we are looking for. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to work in our Macclesfield Branch. The applicant... more details

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Tourism and Silk

Despite it not being a particularly large town, tourism still plays a big part in the economy. This is due to its rich history in the silk industry. This is a major part of the history of the town, with the football team nicknamed ‘The Silkmen’ and various streets and venues named after silk. Four silk museums boost the local economy and attract visitors to the town. You can enter the tourism industry direct from school but more and more employers are looking for academic qualifications in the subject from university or college. Good people and communication skills are essential.

Pharmaceuticals

AstraZeneca is a multinational pharmaceutical and biologics company, and one of the biggest employers in the area. The company has two facilities, one dedicated to research and development at Alderley Park and the other dedicated to large-scale production in the town itself. AstraZeneca invested around £77m in new projects in the area recently, making it an important part of the local economy.  Over 2500 people work at the facility, with roles available at a variety of levels. The company employs some of the world's most skilled and experienced medical professionals but they are also looking for people with manufacturing, IT and finance skills.