Think of Oxford and you think of dreaming spires (the university), the motor car industry and tourism. But you only have to scratch below the surface to discover there is much more - certainly with regard to potential careers. The city council, county council and public administration of the population requires a huge workforce with a wide range of skills, the health - epitomised by John Radcliffe Hospital - takes care of the well-being of the population and as a shopping centre it boasts a huge number of popular stores.
...An exciting duel site role for a talented Assistant Manager has become available covering Banbury and Oxford. This fantastic opportunity would see you playing an integral part within the team of a well-established stylish retailer. The ideal... more details
An established & expanding fashion retailer are seeking a dynamic, customer focused Assistant Manager As an Assistant Manager you will Have the ability to assist the store manager in the running of a store on a day to day basis Have excellent... more details
Sunday Supervisor An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Retail Supervisor in one of our Mind Shops . You will be responsible for assisting the manager to deliver sales/profit targets through the effective management and motivation of... more details
..., Littlemore, Oxford You will be reliable, well organised, flexible and demonstrate excellent attention to detail. You will have good computer data entry, Microsoft Word and Excel skills and be an effective communicator, both verbally and written. Your key... more details
...This popular restaurant in Jericho , in central Oxford , Oxfordshire is looking for a Sous Chef to join their team of 9. Modern British & Mediterranean cuisine. This Sous Chef role in central Oxford will have you working circa 45 hours per week... more details
There's little doubting the huge knowledge and skill base available in Oxford - it seems the graduates just don't want to move away. Nearly half the population have a first degree or higher qualification. They provide a fantastic employment pool for the many world-leading companies in bioscience, advanced engineering, publishing and the like to be found around the city. But there's also fantastic opportunities for those possessing vocational qualifications and seeking a more hands-on career.
Oxford University Press, Newsquest (Oxford Mail) and many other smaller publishing operations provide work for those who have a creative outlet or are interested in the more technical side of the publishing process. Journalism is not just restricted to newspapers - the skills are required by TV, radio and also by marketing companies. If you have the ability to write, photograph or design pages then take a look at the publishing industries around Oxford or spread your net further by seeking out companies needing help in the marketing department. And Oxford's many internet companies are also seeking those with creative writing skills.