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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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  • Demand Planner Total Jobs
    • £22000 - £28000 per annum + dep. on exp. + benefits package
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    We have a wonderful opportunity to join a fantastic organisation, based on the outskirts of Maidstone that are seeking to recruit an experienced Demand Planner to join their Supply Chain team. The role will require you be responsible for the... more details

  • Pastry Chef Caterer.com
    • From £26,500 to £29,150 per annum
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    Busy French Restaurant in Maidstone is looking for a Pastry Chef. Experience in classical french patisserie essential from shortcrust pastry , filo pastry , choux pastry , flaky pastry and puff pastry ( eclairs, St Honoré, chouquettes, tarte au... more details

  • Part-Time Commercial Telesales Developer Total Jobs
    • From £10,000 to £20,000 per annum
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    Salary: Dependant on experience + Bonus Location: Maidstone Hours: Part time (negotiable) The Client: Our client is a Market Leading Chartered Commercial Insurance Broker based in the Maidstone Area and due to continued company growth they have a... more details

  • Junior Sous Chef £24K + tips Gastro Pub in Maidstone area of kent Caterer.com
    • £24,000 per annum
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    JUNIOR SOUS CHEF WANTED FOR STUNNING GASTRO PUB IN THE MAIDSTONE AREA WITH A 1AA ROSETTE STANDARD FOR FOOD A SALARY OF £24, 000 AND TIPS IS AVAILABLE FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE I am recruiting for a Junior Sous Chef for an award winning Gastro Pub in... more details

  • Graduate Business Development Executive Jobsite
    • £23000 - £30000 per annum
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    Graduate Business Development Executive Location: Maidstone Salary: £23k (OTE £30k) REF: SERB6705 Sector: Wholesale Our client is a multimillion pound wholesale business who pride themselves on providing high quality service to their myriad... 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.