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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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  • Retail Sales Executive - Part Time Total Jobs
    • £14,866 per annum pro rata + bonus + amazing benefits
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    Retail Sales Executive – Part Time -  Maidstone Salary £14, 866 pa (pro rata based on available hours per week) plus bonus plus amazing benefits SHIFT PATTERN This is a 16 hour per week vacancy working 4 hour shifts across the following 4 days;... more details

  • Store Manager Designate - Maidstone Area Total Jobs
    • £24.5k - 28k per year
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    up to £28, 000 + bonus OTE 20% + pension + 33 days’ holiday + more Location - Maidstone Area We’re looking for great store managers like you to provide the best customer service and drive sales at a variety of Trade Counters across... more details

  • Pet Store Part Time Senior Sales Advisor, Paddock Wood Total Jobs
    • Up to £7.50 per hour Opportunities to earn sales related bonuses
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    Become an expert with us We are different to other pet retailers in the UK. We''re an award winning, family run business with good old fashioned values such as knowledgeable, friendly staff, quality products that last, as well as the best animal... more details

  • Commercial Administrator CV Library
    • £16000/annum
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    Commercial Administrator- £16, 000 My successful client is currently looking to recruit a commercial administrator on a permanent basis to join their busy team in Maidstone. This is an exciting opportunity for a bright, ambitious individual... more details

  • Serco is a FTSE 250 international service company which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos. We improve services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design... 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.