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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 Executive Mobile Venue Total Jobs
    • £16,000 per annum plus uncapped commission £24,000 to £34,000 OTE
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    Sales Executive – Mobile Venue Maidstone - Mobile £16, 000 basic £34, 000 OTE & uncapped commission, company car, ipad and amazing benefits. Whether it’s TV, mobile, home phone or super-fast broadband, at Virgin Media we’re 110% focused on... more details

  • Housekeeping Supervisor Total Jobs
    • £16435 per annum
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    My client are a popular and prestigious venue in the Maidstone are and as well as being open to the public daily they also offer accomodation to guests. Presentation is at the heart of this venue and the highest standards of cleanliness are excepted... more details

  • Sales Assistant Jobsite
    • £7.75 per hour
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    We have an exciting opportunity for aSales Assistantto join our team in Maidstone. This role is a full time, permanent positionoffering an hourly rate of £7.75 per hour, 39 hours a week. We think we''ve got a winning combination at Johnstone''s:... more details

  • Customer Sales Advisor''s - January start! x 5 Total Jobs
    • £14000 per annum + Commission to £21k
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    Job Title: Customer Sales Advisor Salary: £14k Basic-with bonuses to £21K Location: Sutton Valence area of Maidstone (ME17) Hours Monday to Thursday 12noon - 8pm, Friday 10am - 6pm Our client helps hundreds of households save money on their utility... more details

  • Motor Trade Parts Advisor CV Library
    • £18000/annum + Bonus
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    Automotive Parts Advisor, Maidstone, Kent Salary £18, 000 Dependent on Experience plus bonus Our client a volume main car dealership in Maidstone is looking to employ an experienced Parts Advisor to join their busy Multi Franchise Aftersales... 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.