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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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  • Sales Executives Total Jobs
    • £14000 - £22000 per annum + healthcare, bonus, free parking
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    My client is a successful company and due to their continued success, they are expanding their sales force which has created a number fantastic opportunities for Sales Executives to join their lively team based in the outskirts of Maidstone to start... more details

  • Area Manager - South East Retail Choice
    • £32000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
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    Zachary Daniels Recruitment are looking for an experienced Area Manager to join a fantastic charity retailer covering their stores across the South Coast. They are currently going through an exciting period of change so this is a great time to join... more details

  • New Business Account Handler - maidstone Total Jobs
    • £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
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    Account Handler - HNW - Kent - to £24, 000 LLoyd''s Brokers based in Maidstone have a new role within their Private clients department. this role will involve handling renewals, adjustments, new risks, liaising with brokers and underwriters and... more details

  • Supported Housing Assistant Total Jobs
    • £16,088 per annum
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    Supported Housing Assistant Maidstone, ME15 6LP Salary: £16, 088 per annum Permanent – 37.5 hours per week Housingrecruit.com is advertising for three Supported Housing Assistants on behalf of their client, a leading social housing provider based in... more details

  • CARE HOME COOK - MAIDSTONE Caterer.com
    • £10 - £11 per hour + ENHANCED WEEKEND RATE, FLEXI WORKING HOURS
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    Twentysix are currently recruiting for a number of Care home Cooks to cover temporary bookings in the Maidstone and Surrounding areas. Supporting a number of contract caterers throughout the area, we are on the search for temporary workers to cover... 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.