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The town of Maidstone is situated in the county of Kent. Historically the town was a major base for heavy industry, however due to the decline in heavy industry in most areas of the UK; the town is now more a service industry town.

Maidstone is well connected by road with the A20 running through the town and the M20 motorway runs to the north The M2 motorway is also only a short distance from the town. Maidstone has three train stations. The nearest major airport is 39 miles away at London City Airport, offering international and domestic flights. It's also just 35 miles from the Channel Tunnel.

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  • Database Specialist- SQL/Reports/Manipulation- Maidstone - £35K CWJobs I.T.
    • £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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    Data Assistant required for busy technology company based in Maidstone , You will have strong database skills, being experienced in querying and manipulating data . You role will require you to follow detailed briefs and user requests, write complex... more details

  • Commis Chef 2 Rosette Caterer.com
    • £15000 - Possible Live In
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    Commis Chef 2 Rosette Maidstone Kent Upto 15k Plus possible live in with Overtime Paid Our client is looking for a Commis Chef for this busy and popular Hotel in Kent. The property boasts a busy function business along with a reputable Fine Dining... more details

  • Post Exchange Clerk Total Jobs
    • From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum subject to experience
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    We are looking for a full time post-exchange clerk for our branch in Maidstone ME16 to assist 3 fee earners with all post exchange work. Previous experience is preferable but not essential as training can be provided. Must however have some... more details

  • Business Development Representative Jobsite
    • £25k base + commission
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    Anyone can offer you a job, we want to offer you a future! Why Parenta? - Warm and friendly working environment. - Passionate colleagues and great team spirit. - £25k base, commission, PMI, 25 days holiday and profit share. At Parenta we... more details

  • Design Manager Jobsite
    • £280 - £300.00 p day
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    Our client is a Top Tier contractor whom are looking for an experienced construction Design Manager to work on a large new build framework in Kent. You will be based in their office near Maidstone and the projects will be accross the Medway... more details

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Maidstone Essential Jobseeker Information

Retail

There are two shopping centres – Fremlin Walk and The Mall. The town is ranked in the top five shopping centres in the south east of England and in the top 50 in the UK - the High Street is also undergoing a £2.2m redevelopment programme that should secure its position as a retail centre. Fremlin Walk is home to large chains such as Apple, Next and Topshop. There can be a range of full-time and part-time jobs found in this sector. Next offer a structured Manager Development Programme in each of their stores throughout the UK.

Office skills

The growth in business is centred around office businesses and support services for those businesses. This means jobseekers should develop a wide range of skills which will be attractive in the office environment. Try to gain experience of a wide range of computer software packages - perhaps through evening classes or tutorials on the internet. Word processing, use of spreadsheets and knowledge of email programs should be at the fore - you need to demonstrate you are skilled enough to offer the business you are joining skills they will find attractive. But also look at basic financial packages such as Sage or design programs such as Photoshop and InDesign. Your future boss will also want to see evidence of team-working so include on your CV any voluntary work or part-time jobs which demonstrate an ability to work with others to produce results.