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There was a time when it was so simple and easy for anyone looking for a job in Northampton: you made shoes. The town became synonymous with the manufacture of boots and shoes at the start of the 19th century and the dominance continued well into the 20th century. Little suprise then that Northampton FC are known as The Cobblers! You can still work as a cobbler in Northampton. The town now has a number of high quality shoe makers such as Crockett and Jones which employs hundreds of people making shoes by hand. It's a skilled and rewarding profession - but no longer enough to employ all of the East Midland town's 200,000 population.

The town has taken advantage of its geographic location to become a warehouse and distribution centre. Jobs in this sector are based at a range of business parks and industrial estates nearby, where companies such as Schweppes and Sainsbury’s and many others have national or regional depots. It also focuses on jobs in public admin, education, health and financial services - for instance, nearly 3,000 people are employed by Barclaycard and 1,200 by iPSL financial services.

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  • IT Sales Account Manager Total Jobs
    • £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Uncapped OTE £50-70k, Trips away!
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    ...IT Sales Account Manager £25-35k DoE Uncapped OTE £50-70k Northampton Area Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm Benefits include Trips away, experience Days and Cash Incentives Career Progression opportunities!!! Get Recruited are proud to be working... more details

  • Assistant Manager - Whitehill''s - Northampton Caterer.com
    • Up to £24,000 per annum
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    ...Assistant Manager- Whitehills - Northampton 6888 Whitehills Apply Contract Type: Permanent Salary: £19, 500 - £24, 000 Closing Date: 31/08/2017 Share   Whitehills - Northampton Mr Greene and Mr King never settled for second best and neither should... more details

  • 2nd Line Engineer CWJobs I.T.
    • £120 - £150 Per Day
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    ...2nd Line | Northampton | up to 135/day | 12 months+ | Immediate Start Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are working with our newest client; an international IT solution provider. Our client is looking for 2nd Line / IT Service Desk Engineers... more details

  • Chefs - Second Chef - Plus apprenticeship opportunities Caterer.com
    • Salary from £20k pa -
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    ...Nuovo is an Italian, cicchetti restaurant in Northampton town centre. Head Chef, Scott Williams, is seeking a chef with a wide range of culinary skills who would be able to take responsibility for the kitchen in his absence and be able to liaise... more details

  • Business Development Manager (Field Sales) Jobsite
    • £20K-£24K
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    ...Business Development Manager (Field Sales) Location: Northampton Handepay understand that talented, driven and committed people are the key to making our business one of the leading players within the payments industry. Basic salary of £20K-£24K... more details

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Major Employers

Major employers in the town include Avon, Carlsberg, DHL, Weetabix, Travis Perkins and Orchard House Foods. It's an unusual mix of companies and services offering a range of jobs for almost all skillsets.