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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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  • Internal Sales Person Total Jobs
    • £Competitive + benefits
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    Are you an experienced in Sales? Are you looking to take on a new challenge? If so our client Building Supplies are recruiting and are looking for individuals just like you! From the very first day of trading in 1984, our client''s philosophy has... more details

  • Store Manager - Kent Retail Choice
    • £32000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Bonus
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    Store Manager - Maidstone Zachary Daniels Retail Recruitment are currently looking to recruit a Store Manager for a brand new retail store in the Maidstone area. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the business at a very exciting time. This... 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

  • SCHOOL CHEFS WANTED - MAIDSTONE - SEPTEMBER START Caterer.com
    • £10.5 per hour
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    Twentysix Recruitment are working alongside our Client, a National School Contract Caterer in the search for School Chefs/Unit Managers. With a view to a September start, we are recruiting a number of Chefs in the Maidstone Area to cover a number of... more details

  • Medical Secretary Adzuna
    • £18000 - £22000 per annum
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    An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced medical secretary to join a team locally to Maidstone although you would need to be a driver due to location. The company pride themselves on providing stress-free private practice management to... 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.