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Wakefield suffered catastrophic economic times when the mining and manufacturing industries declined in the late 20th century but it has gone through a massive regeneration to bring it back to life as an economic force within the north. It's been helped by its geographic location, tucked inside the shoulder of the M62 and the M1. The good links with the northern industrial belt stretching from Liverpool to Leeds have encouraged business to set up home in Wakefield, particularly in the distribution sector with Argos, Asda and Morrisons having warehousing in the area.

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  • Studio Team Members Monster
    • 13300-13300 GBP Per Year + Bonus
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    Studio Team Member - Photography ** Competitive Salary + uncapped Bonus + Exceptional Career Progression Path + Excellent Training.** This is a Direct Sales role with some customer services & photography work. Previous photography experience not... more details

  • Retail Customer Advisor - Wakefield (20 hours) Adzuna
    • 6.63 - 7.07 per hour + benefits
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    ...Retail Customer Advisor Hourly rate of 6.63, rising to 7.07 after probation Uncapped commission - typically 30% of basic pay Wakefield The job: We''re EE, home to Britain''s first ever 4G network and one of the Sunday Times Best Big Companies... more details

  • Accounts Assistant CV Library
    • £17000 - £18000/annum
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    ...Job Title: Accounts Assistant Location: Wakefield Salary: £17, 000 - £18, 000 Role Description: Our client are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their team with the following: - Experience of bank reconciliations. - Experience in assisting... more details

  • Surveyor Analyst - £21,000 to £27,000 - Wakefield reed.co.uk
    • £21,000
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    ...Surveyor Analyst £21, 000 to £27, 000 + full package Wakefield A leading Asbestos, Environmental and Health & Safety consultancy in the UK, recognised nationally for providing top quality services in Surveys, Testing and Air... more details

  • Graduate Commerial Support Adzuna
    • 18000
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    ...Graduate Commercial Support Role - Based in Wakefield - Basic salary of 18, 000 per annum Full training given, fantastic opportunity to join a multi national organisation where you can really challenge yourself Are you a recent graduate who has been... more details

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Public Sector

Part of the town’s success is down to its designation as the administrative sector for the region, including the 'five towns' of Normanton, Pontefract, Featherstone, Castleford and Knottingley. You'll find the base of many public sector employers here, including Wakefield Council, West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire Service, Probation Service and National Offender Management Service. But manufacturing still remains a significant player -as does health and retail.

Careers Tip!

Multifuel Energy Ltd are building a £300m multi fuel power plant at Ferrybridge, near Wakefield which is likely to generate thousands of jobs. Watch out for a chance to join this project in the early stages and develop your career in the energy sector.