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.
...This part time (24 hrs per week) permanent opportunity is working for our client, a well establish and well regarded property firm based in Oxford. Duties will include Answer the telephone in a professional manner and redirect or take messages... more details
... the smooth running of the company’s Oxford office 2 Key Accountabilities 2.1 Meeting and greeting visitors, providing refreshments to visitors and receiving deliveries 2.2 Responsible for day-to-day upkeep of reception area, ground floor brea... more details
...Job Title: Sales Designer ( Part-Time / Flexible Hours )Location: Oxford, County of OxfordshireSalary: e.g 15 Hours OTE £39KLike our client, your motivation in life is to enjoy what you do and make your customers happy. Unlike many of your... more details
... an fantastic immediate need for an Accommodations Administrator. Initially this role will be a short-term 2-3 month position but there is an exciting opportunity to apply permanently Working in their modern Oxford office the Administrator will be reporting... more details
Warranty Administrator - Leading Agricultural Machinery DealershipWallingford, OxfordshireNegotiable Salary Based on Expertise Who we are: Established in 1947, we are a family business who have steadily grown to become one of the UK''s leading... 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.