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From the horse’s mouth: six books about political leaders from 1997 - 2019

As David Cameron’s memoirs hit the shelves, we identify six of the best political books post-Blair
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Why relearning the piano is the best (and hardest) thing I’ve done for years

Tim Gibson decided to mark his fortieth year by returning to a long-forgotten hobby
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Can you separate the artist from their acts?

As She Said hits the shelves, Lizzie Fletcher wonders if it’s okay to carry on enjoying artists who are accused of behaving immorally
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Fleabag stage show: review (NT Live screening)

The original stage play of Fleabag is on in the West End. Evie Prosser caught up with an NT Live screening at her local cinema
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How to use LinkedIn to get your next job

If you’re in the market for a job, the world’s largest professional networking site is the place to be. Here are six ways to maximise your chances of success
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Three things to love and hate about the new Land Rover Defender

After years of waiting, the covers are off the new Land Rover Defender. But is it worthy of the hype?
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Why this has been a wonderful summer of cricket (no matter what happens at The Oval)

England may not have won the Ashes, but it’s still been a memorable summer for cricket fans old and new
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Workplace dilemmas: I feel marginalised for my views about Brexit

Each month, our agony uncle responds to your concerns. This time: how to cope when you’re at odds with your colleagues over politics
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How to create your company’s environmental strategy

The environment is hot news right now. Here’s how to make sure your business has an environmental strategy that really makes a difference
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Why it’s time you got into country music (and eight albums to help)

Modern country music isn’t all about dead dogs and broken hearts. Here’s why you should definitely give it a go
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Six ways to keep the summer spirit alive

As the leaves begin to turn, it’s easy to feel glum about the onset of autumn. But here are six ways to retain the carefree spirit of summer
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Time for tea? Five tips for the office tea round

Office workers around the country dread their turn to make the tea. So here are our top tips to help you get the most out of teatime
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How to create the perfect cover letter

A decent cover letter can make all the difference when trying to get noticed by would-be employers. Here’s our guide to getting it right
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The climate it’s a changin'!

Become better informed about the most pressing issue of the day with Just Recruitment's series on climate change. Our content includes important information and facts, as well as a range of opinions.
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Five goals to achieve within your first year at a new job

The first year in a new job is crucial to laying the foundations for future success. Make your first 12 months count by achieving these five important career goals
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Five podcasts that will change your life

Listening to podcasts enhances concentration, fires imagination and makes you more compassionate. Here’s how
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Saving the planet or salving your conscience?

As part of our series about climate change, Peter Foy challenges us all to make a real difference
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“We just need to get serious about climate change”: a teenager’s perspective on global warming

As teenage activist Greta Thunberg dominates the headlines, our work-experience student offers his own views on climate change
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Banish interview nerves: a four-step plan

You just got the call you’ve been waiting for – you’ve been invited to that interview! After the initial excitement wears off, you begin to feel waves of dread encompass you. Sound familiar? You aren’t alone. Follow our plan to reduce nerves and n...
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Why you should give time to volunteering

There are loads of benefits to volunteering. But these aren’t the reason to do it, says Charlotte Bean
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Five quick meals using barbecue leftovers

‘Tis the season to be grilling. But what do you do with the mountain of sausages and burgers afterwards? Our resident foodie has some tips
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Surprising jobs celebs did before they were famous (no. 4 is completely unexpected!)

No one is born famous. But it’s still surprising to hear about the jobs celebs did before hitting the big time
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Why Study Theology?

It may not seem like the obvious degree to kick-start your career. So why bother reading Theology at uni?
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Workplace dilemmas: I’m worried my career is stalling

Our agony uncle offers advice on your problems. This time, what to do when you feel your career has lost momentum
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Want to stop climate change? Here are six things you can do right now

Global warming has never been of more concern. Here’s how you can do your bit to save the planet
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Five things to do after the job interview

So, you’ve prepared for the big interview and nailed it. Should you breathe a sigh of relief and forget about it until you receive a call from your recruiter? Hint: the answer is no!
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What are negative interest rates, and how will they affect you?

Negative interest rates are becoming more common globally. How do they work, and what’s their impact?
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My identity was stolen. Now I can’t remortgage

When Rosie Drayton’s identity was stolen, she didn’t realise the impact it would have on her life
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Just testing: Isuzu D-Max Blade 4x4 Double Cab Auto

Our motoring man gets his hands on a prize-winning pick-up
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John McDonnell berates Sajid Javid. How should he respond?

The new chancellor of the exchequer has been criticised by Labour’s big hitter. How should he respond?
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Why it’s a sweet summer for strawberry lovers

There’s been a bumper crop of strawberries in the UK this year. So if you enjoy a sweet and healthy treat, now’s the time to indulge
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A beginner’s guide to “meaningful travel”

Want to invest your holiday experiences with a bit more emotional charge? Meaningful travel is the way to go
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Why I can’t wait for Series 2 of Whitehouse and Mortimer Gone Fishing

Two middle-aged blokes on a riverbank may not sound like riveting TV, but Tim Gibson reckons it’s the best thing he’s watched in years
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Five habits of great employees

Everyone is keen to impress their employer. Try on these habits for size, and you’ll be on the path to success
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Read this if you’re addicted to your phone

Spending too much time on your phone isn’t doing your health any good. Here’s how to cut down on your screen time
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Three reasons why Killing Eve Series 2 was bound to fall flat (and why it’s actually still amazing)

What’s gone wrong with Killing Eve? That question has dominated water-cooler conversations in workplaces up and down the country over recent weeks.
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How employers can close the social mobility gap

Tim Gibson explores how employers can aid social mobility
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Is it time for us to put on Gorilla suits?

Peter Foy explores how we balance the need for certainty with the need to embrace the new.
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How to switch careers in your 20s and 30s

Do you feel as if your career is drifting in the wrong direction? Take the initiative and make a change. Here’s how
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How to make an impact in your new job

As the new PM takes up his post, Ernie Richardson explains how he can hit the ground running
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Five steps to dealing with professional disappointment

Jeremy Hunt isn’t the only person who’ll be feeling down about a missed opportunity this week. Here’s how to cope if life doesn’t go as planned
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Dylan disappoints, but Neil stays Young forever

Two rock giants, Neil Young and Bob Dylan, shared the bill at Hyde Park. Peter Foy shares his thoughts on a great day out.
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Inspirational people: Billie Jean King, tennis player, equal rights campaigner

It took an impressive person to put women’s tennis on the map. 20-time Wimbledon champion Billie Jean King was more than up to the task
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Workplace dilemmas: my customer is over familiar and it makes me uncomfortable

Tim gives advice on readers' workplace dilemmas. In this article we tackle an over attentive customer.
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How to establish a presence in the digital age

If you want a job, you need to establish your professional identity online. Here’s how to go about it
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Fascinated by the 1960s Space Race? Read our brief history to find out more

Peter Foy charts the history of the highly political race to put a man on the moon
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Just testing: six of the best alcohol-free beers

Hot on the heels of our feature about alcohol-free beers, here’s a taste test of six bestsellers
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Why alcohol-free beer may be the perfect summer tipple

Sales of alcohol-free beer have soared in recent years, as punters flock to enjoy a raft of new products
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Five ways to make your people more creative

If there’s one trait that every employer wants to bring out in their staff, it’s creativity
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How to be the king or queen of time management

Modern life is full of pressure, and there are never enough hours in the day. But with our tips, you’ll rule time, rather than letting it rule you.
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Three reasons why employee ownership is great for the economy

Employee ownership isn’t just good for the companies that adopt it. It also benefits the country’s economy
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Four of the biggest employee-owned companies in the UK

The countdown to Employee Ownership Day continues, and today we’re celebrating by profiling four of the biggest co-owned companies in the UK
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Just five benefits of employee ownership (to businesses)

As our countdown to Employee Ownership Day (28 June 2019) continues, here are five ways employee ownership benefits companies
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Employee Ownership Day 28.06.19: the countdown begins

In the run up to Employee Ownership Day, Just Recruitment will be distilling its expertise on the topic
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Feeling stressed? Try this technique to help you unwind

Modern life is full of stress. Here’s a technique to help you manage the pressure points
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Cyber security

Cyber fraud is major business, what can we do to protect ourselves.
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A beginner’s guide to motorcycling

Paul Allen passed his bike test in Ipswich in the 1970s. He tells us how to do it in the 21st century
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How to make yourself job ready

It can be a shock to start work after full-time education. But as thousands of students leave school, college and university, now’s the time to get in practice
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The best 10 albums from the 1970s (in my opinion)

Once in a while, we ask a member of the Just Recruitment team to name their favourite music from a given era. This time, Peter Foy gives us the lowdown on the 1970s
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What do the phrase “quality jobs” actually mean?

We often hear the phrase “quality jobs” being used by politicians and journalists, but what do they mean by it – or rather what should it mean?
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Workplace dilemmas: I think my colleague has fallen for me

Our resident agony uncle addresses your workplace woes. This time: does your co-worker want to be more than just friends?
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Just gardening: what to do in spring

Just Recruitment’s credit controller earned his horticultural degree in Garden & Landscape design. Here are his spring tips
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Stepping up: how to find your ideal next job

Considering a career move? Tracey Bates, a consultant at Just Recruitment Group Ltd, offers a seven-step guide to making the leap
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Five top tips for branding success

Every business wants to build a brilliantly strong brand, right? We ask the experts how to do it in style
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Why I became a writer: a builder’s tale

After 40 years in the trade, Ipswich-born builder Paul Allen decided to retrain as a writer. Here’s his story, in his own words
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In praise of plastic

Plastic gets a lot of bad press, and there’s no denying its negative environmental impact. But it’s not all bad, as Peter Foy found out
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Workplace dilemmas: do I tell my boss I found his personal document on the work computer?

Each month, our resident agony uncle deals with your workplace concerns. This month, protecting a colleague’s confidentiality
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Five of the best holiday reads

As thoughts turn towards the annual week in the sun, here are five great books that are worth sacrificing your baggage allowance for
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Can’t find the right word to describe how you feel? Reach for The Happiness Dictionary

If words fail you, it may be time to reach for a different language. Peter Foy finds a book that helps you do just that
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What’s the connection between three dead dogs, Bruce Springsteen and a Coconut?

Peter Foy explores the difficult concepts of truth and reality
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Hi-Fi founder gives staff a richer future

The founder of Richer Sounds is celebrating his 60th birthday by turning the company into an Employee Ownership Trust
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How to make it as a YouTuber

Vlogger Henry Gibson is the brains behind Teen Car Reviews. In this guest post, he tells Just Recruitment how it’s done
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Why encouragement is the greatest motivator

Tim Gibson reflects on a life lesson about the power of encouragement to change lives
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Just on mental health and wellbeing

As this is Mental Health Awareness week we thought we would pull together some of our recent articles on wellbeing in the workplace.
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All you need to know about interviews

From how to do the perfect handshake to what to wear, we’ve got it covered.
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Workplace dilemmas: how do I settle back into work after my operation?

Each month, our resident agony uncle deals with your workplace concerns. This month, returning to work after a long sick leave
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Just testing: Subaru Outback 2.5i SE Premium Lineartronic

Cinderella brand or genuine Volvo contender? Tim Gibson weighs the merits of Subaru’s rugged AWD estate
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Six reasons to introduce remote working in your business

The benefits of allowing staff to work remotely are manifold. Here are just a handful of reasons to consider it
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Why, despite limitless playlists, I still listen to Def Leppard

Tim Gibson considers the impact of music streaming on his listening habits
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What’s the value of your degree?

New research reveals the degrees that command the best salaries, and those that are hardest to sell to employers. Peter Foy explores the findings
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How to beat the post-grad blues

As students around the country prepare for their final exams, Sophie Cole considers the fearful question of what happens next
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The tech time bomb that could floor your business

When Microsoft pulls support for Windows 7 in 2020, nearly a half of all Windows PCs will be vulnerable to cyber attack
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All about content

Just Recruitment has launched an all-new website. Read our Q&A to find out why it’s different from other recruitment sites
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Getting things into focus

Local photographer and project coordinator worker Tony Wooderson is curating a very special exhibition this month. He explains how photography has helped addicts develop habits of mindfulness
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Inspirational People

We all know people that have inspired us. Sometimes they are from the world stage of business, sport or politics and sometimes they are everyday folk who have touched our lives; teachers, colleagues or friends.
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Why AI personality testing gives me the creeps

The emergence of computer programmes that predict personality types isn’t something to be celebrated, argues Tim Gibson
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Top tips guide

Want to secure the job of your dreams? Let Just Recruitment be your guide...
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Anyone who wants to work in the media should read this

The media is one of the most competitive industries for would-be employees. Here are six ways to stand out from the crowd
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Just Recruitment's guide to the future

We have pulled together a small collection of articles from some of our regular contributors that look at what changes are on, or just over, the horizon.
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Five ways AI is changing the recruitment industry

Artificial Intelligence is the next big thing in the world of technology. But how can it be used to sharpen recruitment practices?
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What place does ethics have in business?

Just Recruitment Group Ltd Director Peter Foy reflects on the value of morality in contemporary commerce.
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Are storm clouds gathering over UK plc?

Just Recruitment Group Ltd director Peter Foy examines the latest employment figures from the ONS.
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Business heroes: Ove Arup, Structural Engineer – Shaping the world

Ove Arup wasn’t only the finest structural engineer of his generation. He led the way in forming one of the earliest employee-owned companies, too
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Business insight: Analysing UK employment figures

The ONS’s latest employment survey seems to bring good news. But what happens next in the UK jobs market? By Peter Foy, Director, Just Recruitment Group Ltd
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How to be successful in interviews

The day of your interview has arrived, you really want, you need this job. You’re nervously waiting in reception with all the other candidates for the interviewer to call your name,
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Five success boosting habits to adopt today

To be successful in work, you need to have a high level of discipline. Most successful business people credit daily routines for allowing them to get ahead in their career and stay focussed.
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How to compliment colleagues: a five-step guide

Want to pay a compliment to a workmate? It’s important to get the tone right or you could end up causing offence. Here’s a guide to help
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How to improve your morning commute

No matter how scenic your route to work is, travelling to work every day can become tiresome. In fact, people in East Anglia spend on average 24 days of the year commuting alone. What can you do to make your journeys to and from work more enjoyable?
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How to be social media savvy if you want to score a top job

It is easy to forget that much of what you do online can be seen by anyone. Which makes it very important to curate your profile with care, says Evie Prosser.

An inspired gathering

Just Recruitment has teamed up with local schools to help with their careers programmes. Here’s what happened when two of its staff led a recent assembly at St Alban’s Catholic High School.
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Why it’s time for the recruitment industry to think big

In an era of ever more sophisticated data analysis, it’s possible to gain important insights into business performance. Tim Gibson explores the implications for the recruitment industry
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Training: the best investment opportunity we have

Attend a Job Fair at a College or University and you’ll wait a long time before you meet a student who wants to pursue a career in Recruitment!
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The future of work

A changing employment landscape means recruitment consultants have to show their value to clients and candidates, reports Tim Gibson

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Lettings Negotiator
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per annum
Location: Wokingham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908926
About the role

Are you an experienced Letting Negotiator?

A company based in Wokingham is looking for you, an experienced Lettings Negotiator to join their growing team.

The role would cover all duties from submitting properties to let, to enquiries, viewings and all admin alongside. They have a thorough system in place up to when the tenant moves in and everything is handed to the Property Manager.

A lively, lovely and fast paced team, this is the company to join for the next step in your career!

They work on a two week rota and offer a competitive salary!

Don’t delay. apply today!

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Design and Research Assistant
Sector: Media and Internet
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908924
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Design and Research Assistant on behalf of a company based in Colchester.

The successful applicant will need to be self-motivated, highly organised, proactive, creative and resolutive.

Ideally you will have a design, art or photography background and knows your way around a Mac and wish to put your skills to work and get involved with a fast-paced creative company.

If you enjoy a challenge and are self-motivated, organised, focused and wish to be part of a busy and energetic team then this bespoke, friendly company could be just what you’re looking for.

Experience in the following:

Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including retouching and an understanding of digital images, resolution and the print process.

Graphic Design skills, and ability to produce design ideas and illustrations to brief.

Highly organised and thorough with good library and resource management.

Independent initiative in researching a variety of subjects.

The role includes:

Development of ideas and creating visual mood boards and brochures.

Design of graphic art, wallpapers, wall murals etc.

Picture research, photographic and graphic.

Scanning, printing and reproduction.

Internet based research.

*** Due to location you will need to drive ***

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Workshop Technician
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: discussed on application
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908845
About the role

Due to expansion Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Slide (workshop) Technician on behalf of a company based in Braintree, Essex.

The role is workshop based and will involve the complete tear-down, cleaning, inspection, repair, overhaul, functional testing and troubleshooting of aircraft components.

Electro Mechanical experience preferred.

You will be required to work on a variety of aircraft safety equipment and evacuation systems such as evacuation slides, life rafts, helicopter floats, oxygen cylinders, masks and escape slide inflation systems and general survival equipment for both commercial and military aircraft.

General workshop skills required. Someone who is able to follow technical diagrams, strip down, overhaul, repair and re-build.

The position would suit you if you have experience of repairing electro mechanical equipment.

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Transport Co-Ordinator
Sector: Transport, Logistics and Shipping
Salary: £10.50 - £10.75 per hour
Location: Witham
Role: Part Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908915
About the role

Do you have transport experience and seeking a new challenge?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Transport Co-Ordinator to join their client’s team in Witham.

Duties include:

  • Maintain all company vehicles in line with legal requirements and schedules, inspections, MOT, Insurance, tax etc; utilising the Fleetcheck software to show vehicle and driver status to facilitate the smooth operation of the fleet.
  • Maintain a vehicle file for all company vehicle documentation, including V5, contract hire agreements and any other relevant documentation.
  • Monitory and manage driver utilisation of the Fleetchecker vehicle inspection app and reporting functionality. Organise defect rectification in a timely manner.
  • Download and monitor all drivers’ tachographs, the vehicle download data, send to external agency for checking and monitory all drivers hours in line with the legal requirements, EU driving legislation, Great British driving rules and working time directive to ensure that the business and driving staff operate within the legal framework.
  • Ensure all dart charges, congestion charges and other tolls are promptly settled to negate any ongoing unforeseen charges.

Skills required:

  • Experience and knowledge of fleet management, logistics planning in accordance with legislative constraints.
  • Solid computer skills including Word, Excel and Outlook, along with good background IT knowledge to learn bespoke software programs.
  • Excellent communications skills, telephone manner and written word.

Hours Mon - Fri, 7.30am - 12.30pm.

Free parking.

 

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Packing Supervisor
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £9.00 - £9.73 per hour
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908914
About the role

Just Recruitment is looking for a Packing Supervisor on behalf of a company based on the outskirts of Sudbury.

Duties:

  • To make sure all new staff are aware of what is required of them, coach, encourage and support them
  • To oversee the day to day operation of the packing area
  • Participating in the operation of machinery in your area
  • Participating in all work positions within your area
  • Provide support to the shift manager as and when required

Working hours – Normal working hours are from 7:30am – 16:30pm Monday – Friday.

Overtime may be required depending on production needs.

You may be required to work 15 Saturdays/shifts during the working year to suit the requirements of the company.

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Senior SEO Account Manager
Sector: Media and Internet
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Location: Chelmsford
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908909
About the role

Do you have 4 years agency experience in SEO Account Management?

Do you have expert knowledge of SEO strategies?

A fantastic opportunity has become available for a talented individual with a real passion for SEO to join a fast growing, highly reputable digital marketing company based on the outskirts of Chelmsford.

Duties will include:

  • Maintain regular contact with clients at all times, ensuring they are kept up to date on changes and progress within their campaign whilst dealing with any queries that arise
  • Manage the SEO team and support with new business and pitching
  • Have a good knowledge of clients' objectives and campaign results
  • Monitor and understand clients' markets and their environments, you should have views on market issues and be up to date with competitive activity
  • Identify opportunities on and off site to improve performance in organic search results
  • Identify the most effective methods to reach your audience, understand what motivates them and how to target the best prospects
  • Understand and be familiar with the stages and processes involved in developing and implementing SEO strategies
  • Constantly up to date with industry developments so as to anticipate and prepare clients for these changes
  • Responsible for the day to day efficiency of your work and as such should be able to plan your time and responsibilities effectively

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 4 years agency experience in SEO account management and providing clients with comprehensive SEO consultation and execution services
  • Be able to demonstrate extensive experience within an SEO role and have strong analytical capabilities
  • Experience in account managing UK and International brands
  • Expert knowledge of SEO strategies and best practices including technical, outreach and content marketing

This is an amazing opportunity to join a company who offer fantastic benefits!

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday – Friday 09.00 – 18.00, with early finishes on Friday!!

Interested? Apply today!

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Senior Quality Control Inspector
Sector: Production and Stock Control
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908907
About the role

Do you have experience in working with Jewellery?

A well-established company based in Witham is seeking a Senior Quality Control Inspector.

You will ensure quality through the effective and efficient inspection of incoming products and customer returns.

Duties include:

  • Inspect all incoming products
  • Ensure incoming products conform to standard of Master Sample / Specification Sheet
  • Communicate with Suppliers on quality issues
  • Decide whether stock is acceptable or should be rejected
  • Report on customer returns and supplier rejections
  • Arrange for products to be independently tested when required
  • Provide technical advice and support services to all other departments as required
  • Continually improve output, efficiency, and productivity
  • Ensure workspace and physical flow of work is optimised

Requirements and qualities:

  • Jewellery knowledge essential
  • Knowledge of MS office
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
  • Extremely thorough, with a high level of attention to detail
  • Commercial jewellery manufacturing experience (desirable but not essential)

37.5 hours per week

Free Parking

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CNC Setter/Operator
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £9.50 - £12.00 per hour
Location: Earls Colne
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908903
About the role

Just Recruitment is looking for an experienced CNC Setter/Operator on behalf of a company based on the outskirts of Colchester.

This is a full time, permanent position – can be flexible on hours.

Competitive hourly rate plus shift allowance – negotiable depending on experience.

We are looking for an individual who has worked in a workshop environment with knowledge of Fanuc / Mazak, setting and operating CNC machines.

As the successful candidate you would ideally have at least 2 to 3 years’ experience in a workshop environment, milling, setting and operating CNC machines.

Candidates MUST have their own transport due to the location of the company.

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Mask and Cylinder Technician
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: discussed on application
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 905299
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Mask and Cylinder Technician on behalf of a company based in Braintree, Essex.

The role is workshop based and will involve carrying out routine inspections of aircraft safety equipment including oxygen cylinders, masks and escape slide inflation systems.

General workshop skills required. Someone who is able to follow technical diagrams, strip down, overhaul, repair and re-build. Electro Mechanical knowledge advantageous.

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Office Junior
Sector: Public Service and Administration
Salary: Discussed on Application
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908891
About the role

Just Recruitment is working with one of Suffolk’s most promising mortgage companies. Established in 2013, this company is looking to take on an Office Junior to support their continued operations.

Your duties will include:

  • Supporting the mortgage brokers in their day-to-day activities
  • General admin support
  • Meeting and greeting visitors to the office
  • Fielding telephone calls in a polite and courteous manner
  • Taking messages accurately and relaying them on to the relevant person

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be friendly and enthusiastic
  • Be good with computers
  • Want to learn new skills
  • Have a great sense of humour

Working hours: 35 per week – Monday to Friday, 9am until 5pm, with an hour off for lunch.

This role would be ideal for someone who has recently finished school or who is just starting out in the world of work.

If you would like to be considered for this role, please to not hesitate to get in touch.

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Production Operatives
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Location: Linton
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 908871
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for Production Operatives on behalf of a company based in Linton, due to new contracts!!

If you are available immediately.

Had experience within warehouse or production.

Would be happy to work shifts 4 on, 4 off - 6am until 6pm.

Call or apply online now!!

We look forward to hearing from you.

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Mechanical Maintenance Technician
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Gillingham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908890
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for Mechanical Maintenance Technicians on behalf of a company based in Gillingham, Kent.

The roles will be subject to a shift pattern, which could be turnaround /double days, rotating 3-shift or nights.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Breakdown response for machine tools and assembly and test machines.
  • Fault finding, rectification, modification and development of machinery as necessary.
  • Liaise with internal and external suppliers in sourcing service engineers, spares etc.
  • Understand the impact key machine downtime will have, plan/organise accordingly.
  • Identify and monitor trackside spares for your areas. Keep an up to date record of required parts
  • Understand and identify required spares. Raise purchase requests and liaise with purchasing to understand deadlines.
  • Team player, the ability to work closely with other members of the maintenance team.
  • Use of Shire System for maintenance handovers and asset traceability.

Essential/desirable requirements:

Educated to HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

Experience required:

  • An engineering background with involvement with machine tools and processes.
  • Experience in maintaining, repairing and developing machinery.
  • Experience working with Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems.

Skill and attributes required:

  • Self-motivated and have a strong and flexible attitude towards work.
  • Ability to stay calm in high stress situations.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Innovative thinker.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines when required.
  • The ability to prioritise and organise own workload.
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Workshop Fitter
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Location: Frating, Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908881
About the role

Would you class yourself as a mechanically minded individual?

Are you familiar with the use of tools and machinery?

If you are hungry for a career within a growing company that will provide you with full training in a hands on position then look no further!

We are recruiting for a Workshop Fitter to join a company on the outskirts of Colchester, who are industry leaders within their field with a client base that is growing on a daily basis.

Within this position your role will consist of:

  • Following drawings, instructions and work orders
  • Visually inspect the finished products and compare them with requirements
  • Demonstrate a high level of concentration and precision

Full training is provided, Monday to Friday; 9.00am - 5.30pm.

Please note, due to the location of this company you will need to have a form of motorised transport.

If you are hungry for a career, don’t delay! Apply today!

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Account Coordinator
Sector: Customer Service
Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 per annum
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908814
About the role

Are you a good communicator and highly organised? 

Do you enjoy working within a team environment and able to work under pressure? 

The Just Recruitment Group is recruiting for an Account Coordinator to join their clients team based in Braintree. 

Duties include: 

  • To work closely with the account manager on new developments, handle samples of new products and send these to the client for approval
  • To liaise with design to generate new artwork and amend existing artwork correctly
  • To liaise with purchasing in UK or international sites for quotation of pricing and sampling costs, update CRM
  • To handle customer enquiries and complaints efficiently and resolve these to a successful resolution
  • To produce periodic reports when required for the account manager and client

Personal qualities:

  • Team worker
  • Adaptive to new environment and fast learner
  • Good verbal and written communication skill to maintain effective communication with other members of the sales team, internal departments globally and clients

Free parking

Career opportunities

Mon-Fri 8.30am - 17.30pm 

 

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PPC Assistant
Sector: Media and Internet
Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 per annum
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908882
About the role

Do you have a strong interest in paid search, and want to work for a PPC role with a difference?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a PPC Assistant to join a highly reputable company based in Witham.

The company have just launched an online subscription platform and are looking for someone to create and manage their members online campaigns.

Your day to day duties will include:

  • Setting up, managing and optimising paid search campaigns on Google Ads.
  • Monitoring multiple campaigns and reporting on the performance.
  • Creating PPC ad copy bespoke landing pages.
  • Managing in-house PPC campaigns.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a company who have recently achieved Google’s highest partnership, the “Google Channel Sales Partner”!

Interested? Apply today!

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Accounts Administrator
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Location: Maldon
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 908565
About the role

Are you available immediately to start a new position?

Do you have Accounts experience?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for an Accounts Administrator to join a company based in the Maldon area.

Duties will include:

  • Invoicing
  • Sorting delivery notes
  • Reconciliations
  • Producing PO’s
  • Answering incoming calls
  • Administrative duties
  • Creating and inputting on spreadsheets

You must be able to use Excel, and have extensive experience in Accounts.

This is a full-time, temporary position working Monday – Friday, 08.00-17.00.

Due to the location you must have your own transport.

Interested? Apply today!

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Logistics Co-ordinator
Sector: Transport, Logistics and Shipping
Salary: £21,000 - £23,000 per annum
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908883
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Logistics Co-ordinator on behalf of a company based in Sudbury.

The primary role of the Logistics Coordinator is to process all shipping documentation for goods exported out of the Sudbury site to customers worldwide, as well as liaising with their other team in Oxford supporting the inbound shipments.

The role will involve a great deal of operational administrative tasks, but also the opportunity to put in place process improvement initiatives. This role will involve significant interaction with warehouse staff, customer services and planning to guarantee a smooth flow of materials across the supply chain in compliance with current regulations.

Your mission and responsibilities:

  • Creating dispatch shipping groups for export shipments on a weekly basis
  • Process shipping documentation, such as proforma invoices, airway bills, packing lists, Certificate of Origins, CMR’s, Collection Receipts and manifests according to requirements to different countries
  • Email export documents to freight forwarders and customers in a timely manner
  • Ensure export log of shipments is kept up to date and maintained with shipment delivery status and freight costs
  • Ensure archive of shipping documents is done according to all requirements and company procedures
  • Post goods issue of shipments after dispatch
  • Deal with freight forwarders whenever necessary in order to arrange or modify collection details
  • Monitor the shipments delivery progress to ensure shipments are delivered in a timely manner. Be proactive on spotting delays as well and contact freight forwarders on customs and delivery matters
  • Support freight cost analysis, as well as identify freight saving opportunities for export or import shipments
  • Communicate with the Oxford team and relevant Sudbury persons in regard to inbound shipments
  • Work collaboratively with warehouse staff to identify opportunities in terms of optimising the process and eliminating waste, and support the team with administration as and when required
  • Constantly question current practices identifying improvement opportunities and implementing process changes with management and Business Excellence support;
  • Manage purchase orders for logistics providers;
  • Attend Known Consignor training to ensure compliance within the regulations
  • Work in accordance with the Health and Safety requirements in your area
  • Ensure delivery drivers adhere to the security requirements in your area
  • Conduct and complete 5S audits across 3 sites

Person specification:

  • Experience dealing with freight forwarders and export operations
  • Experience of working with an ERP system, preferably SAP
  • Good Supply Chain knowledge
  • Good Microsoft skills
  • Good verbal communication, comfortable with speaking to staff at all levels and able to justify decision making process
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work effectively in teams
  • Highly organised and results oriented

Desirable:

  • Familiar with lean concepts and tools
  • Export Control and Customs knowledge
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Sales Administrator
Sector: Public Service and Administration
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908876
About the role

Are you an Administrator with excellent time management, customer service and IT skills?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Sales Administrator to join a company based in Ipswich.

Duties include:

  • Support the sales team and customers by raising invoices and applications for customers as required and issuing commissioning sheets, letters and tendering questionnaires.
  • Administration of new quotations and new sales orders.
  • Accurate record keeping.
  • Work with suppliers and sub-contractors in the raising and reconciliation of purchase orders.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with customers when acknowledging orders and dealing with queries.
  • Answer telephone calls and customer queries, representing the company in a professional and friendly manner.
  • Prepare regular reports as required.

You will have the following skills and experience:

  • All round administrative tasks.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office/365 and databases.
  • Customer service. 
  • Time management.

Free Parking.
1 hour lunch.
Working hours 8.00am – 5.00pm.

 

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Development Sales Administrator
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £20,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908868
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a well-regarded organisation based on the outskirts of Colchester.

This is a Sales Development Administration role initially supporting the field based Accounts Managers, working closely with them completing weekly, monthly reports, data input of weekly sales figures.

Building and maintaining relationships between the Company and established clients, working to achieve monthly targets, ensuring to deliver excellent customer service at all times.

The role will extend to supporting the Business Development Director, when an appointment is made.

Key tasks:
Admin tasks – Development

  • Embrace company values and promote them effectively at all times
  • Input number of leads and number of appointments
  • Submission of monthly TW Data-point input written figures
  • Submission of monthly TW Data-point HTB input
  • Weekly pickups inputting weekly sales data
  • Updating daily CRM system
  • Producing weekly reports
  • Maintaining e-mail distribution lists
  • Maintain/update key personnel
  • Schedule weekly outbound calls on a monthly rolling basis
  • Provide support calls to accounts as instructed
  • Monitoring stock levels of literature and placing orders when required
  • Researching and ordering of marketing material alongside Account Managers
  • Marketing e-mails to sites

Key skills required:

  • Strong administration experience
  • Sales experience
  • Excellent time management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • IT literate
  • Good organisation skills
  • Work well in a managed environment

Hours of work – 40 hours per week.
Monday – Friday, 9.00 – 6.00pm.
Availability for evening entertaining when required.

Salary:

Basic £20,000 with the Bonus to be discussed at interview.

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Senior PPC Manager
Sector: Marketing, Advertising and PR
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per annum
Location: Chelmsford
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908848
About the role

Are you an experienced PPC Manager looking for your next challenge?

Are you Google Ads qualified, and have working knowledge of PPC, SEO, Web Analytics and CRO?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Senior PPC on behalf of a well-established Digital Marketing Agency based in Chelmsford.

Duties will include:

  • Analysing analytics and feedback
  • Processing PPC audits for new clients
  • Setting and effectively managing paid media campaigns on a range of media platforms
  • Managing budgets
  • Keeping up to date with new developments in PPC and proposing new ways to improve PPC services
  • Working closely with the sales team

Experience/skills required:

  • 3 – 4 year’s experience in a similar role
  • Have a good understanding of digital marketing in general (online and offline)
  • Be able to carry out comprehensive conversion rate analysis and ROI tracking for clients PPC accounts
  • Bing Ads qualified
  • Working knowledge of Google Tag Manager
  • Advanced knowledge of Google Analytics
  • Excellent communication and presentational skills

Company benefits:

  • Opportunities to progress if you’re up for the challenge
  • Training sessions galore, across multiple disciplines
  • Free pick and mix
  • Afternoon drinks every Friday
  • Regular socials
  • Doughnut day at least once a month
  • Free onsite parking
  • Amazing brand-new office with top notch facilities
  • Brand new top of the range computer to work from
  • Unlimited tea and coffee for a caffeine injection
  • Working for a multi award winning agency

This role is a full-time position working the hours of 9am-6pm and is paying a salary of up to £50,000.

If you are interested in hearing more about this amazing opportunity, then apply today!

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Sales Executive – Plumbing Supplies
Sector: Sales
Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 per annum
Location: Chelmsford
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908878
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be assisting a growing organisation to hire a pivotal sales manager/business development executive to join their team.

Your main tasks is to explore opportunities to grow and develop the business through the opening of new accounts – the customer will come from an existing network/database but you will also generate your own leads via various directories and social media platforms.

This role does involve speaking to warm leads and managing existing accounts – you must be happy to be ‘on the phone’ and relish the opportunity to meet with your customers face to face.

You will also deal with retention's and winning back business.

Driven by opening accounts – you will be targeted with this and rewarded accordingly.

This role would suit a confident, outgoing individual and some knowledge of the building and plumbing trade would be advantageous.

Working hours are Monday to Friday – free parking is available on site.
In return for your hard work and dedication they will offer you a competitive salary, depending on your experience of up to £28k.

Profit share scheme, attendance bonus, free uniform and other benefits are on offer.

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Social Media Manager
Sector: Media and Internet
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Kelvedon
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908874
About the role

Do you have a Marketing Degree, and have worked on Digital Marketing focusing on Social Media?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Social Media Manager on behalf of a highly reputable and growing Marketing Agency based on the outskirts of Kelvedon.

Duties will include:

  • Develop social media strategies for clients and manage them effectively.
  • Implement listening and responding programmes, conduct conversation audits and influencer research when appropriate for the client’s requirements.
  • Utilise conversation and advocacy platforms and undertake reputation management if required.
  • Be involved with social media PPC strategies to ensure clients are getting the most out of their activity.
  • Formulate and run bespoke training for clients as required.
  • Liaise with various internal stakeholders as appropriate to create innovative and exciting social media campaigns for clients.
  • Present the offerings to the clients when required.
  • Report on the performance of the social strategy against the agreed KPIs.

You must have an excellent understanding of how Social Media works alongside PPC and SEO, as well as have proven experience of working with Social Media including the creation of Social Media strategies.

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday-Friday.

Due to the location of the role you must drive.

Interested? Apply today!

 

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Order Processor
Sector: Public Service and Administration
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Location: Billericay
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908872
About the role

Do you have Order Processing experience, and are a whizz on Excel?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for an Order Processor on behalf of a company based in Billericay.

Duties will include processing of on and off hire paperwork, matching the paperwork with the suppliers as well as other similar duties.

This is a full-time, permanent role working Monday – Friday, 08.00 – 17.30.

Interested? Apply today!

 

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Shift Manager
Sector: Production and Stock Control
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 per annum
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908861
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a large manufacturing organisation based on the outskirts of Halstead.

They are looking to recruit a Shift Manager within their production area cleaning team.

Key duties include:

  • To provide the highest possible hygiene standard and food safe environment for the site and its customers.
  • The management of the hygiene team is to ensure the daily cleaning of all areas is done in a safe and efficient manner.
  • People management is the most important skill required for this role. You will manage 3 section leaders who in turn manage 25 team members.
  • Planning and implementing deep cleaning and overhead cleaning schedules, working closely with Engineering and Production requirements.
  • Management of stocks.
  • Manage the hygiene team ensuring correct levels of staffing and training.
  • Control COSHH management and associated training across all functions.
  • Monitor ATP, environmental and allergen swabbing results for corrective actions and improvements.
  • Continuous improvement projects actively involved and promote new ideas.
  • Communicate up and down.

Person Specification:

  • Previous hygiene experience is desired but not essential.
  • People management skills is a key requirement.

Working hours:

Your normal working hours are flexible hours around 15:00pm - 22:00pm, Monday - Friday. Or any hours which you may from time to time be required to work to properly discharge your duties under this contract.

An excellent package and company benefits are on offer.

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Mid-Weight Front-End Developer
Sector: Media and Internet
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908850
About the role

Just Recruitment are looking to recruit a Mid-Weight Front-End Developer to join an existing web development team on the outskirts of Colchester. 

The company is well-regarded and is at the forefront of their industry. 

You will be highly experienced with front-end website fundamentals and an expert in modern front-end technologies and tooling (Webpack, npm, Yarn, gulp), with strong experience in one modern web development framework (React, Vue, or Angular). 

You will also be working closely with the existing web development team to develop new systems that are set to disrupt and revolutionise the industry, as well as play a critical role in selecting the tooling and frameworks used to execute and deliver this project.

You will be passionate about designing and building high quality web user experiences and applications. Joining a fast-moving team, you will be excited about the current web development ecosystem and should be prepared to hit the ground running, bringing aboard your valued experience and insight. 

A company MacBook and opportunities for advancement and personal development offered. 

Essential for this role: 

  • Expert knowledge of modern HTML and CSS 
  • Strong experience with one of React, Vue, or Angular 
  • Strong experience with Vanilla JavaScript 
  • Strong experience with front-end tooling (Webpack, npm, Yarn, Grunt, gulp.js, Docker) 

Desirable for this role: 

  • A flair for UX design 
  • Awareness of back end web development techniques (PHP, Symfony, Laravel) 
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or design disciplines 

An excellent package, further development and excellent benefits are available

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Technical Assistant
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £21,000 per annum
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908860
About the role

Just Recruitment is working with a large manufacturer based on the outskirts of Halstead. They are looking to recruit a Technical Assistant to support them on either a full time or part time basis.

Key duties include:

  • Maintain the site’s microbiological and chemical analysis schedule e.g. organising collection of samples and sending them off to external laboratory, followed by updating the site’s analysis spreadsheet.
  • Completing Export documentation for product being sold abroad.
  • Dealing with raw material and packaging supplier issues - help with collecting the data required to complete the supplier trackers and close off once responses when they have been returned.
  • Data entry.
  • Ensure the maintenance of the calibration schedule by organising companies to come and calibrate site’s machinery.
  • Conducting internal Glass and Hard Plastic Audits.
  • Maintenance of the site’s Product Specifications and related documents.
  • Maintenance of the site’s Shipper Labels.
  • Through close interaction with production staff, maintaining and improving quality standards.
  • Completing customer documentation such as specifications + SAQs.
  • Dealing with various quality tasks on an Ad Hoc basis.
  • Work to a daily task list.
  • Covering various tasks for the QIs and the Technical team when they are absent.

Person specification:

  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.

Working hours: Your normal working hours are to be discussed and can be part time or full time.

Parking is available as well as a competitive salary and benefits scheme.

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Learning and Development Specialist
Sector: Recruitment and HR
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908858
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a well-regarded and award winning organisation based on the outskirts of Ipswich.

They are looking to add a Training and Development Specialist to their already successful HR team.

This company truly offer a great place to work with extensive benefits and have a great ethos across the business.

An overview of the role:

  • To support the Head of HR in developing knowledge, skills and behaviours to achieve organisational goals and to ensure a joined-up HR service to the business.
  • This varied role will report to and support the Head of HR delivering and evaluating training interventions as appropriate covering three key facets for the business within the Training and Development umbrella, whilst also providing HR Generalist back-up and support to the HR team during periods of absence, or when required.
  • Fundamental to the role is the requirement to assess training value and ensure resources maximise ROI, whilst ensuring buy-in across the business through innovative and inspiring training events throughout the year.
  • You must be CIPD qualified possess strong communications skills and should have a hands-on, forward thinking, innovative approach, working well in a small team environment and prepared to muck-in. Self-drive, team spirit and a keen sense of humour is essential.

Core responsibilities:

Workforce Training and Development (externally sourced training)

  • To deliver innovative training and development opportunities across the business targeting key cultural requirements which align to the HR People strategy including; personal and professional development, leadership, well-being and soft skills training.
  • You will be responsible for the delivery of the annual training schedule to budget, organising and coordinating all facets including all co-ordination and administration from inception through to delivery, including production of training schedules, training timetables and co-ordination of the training event.
  • You will be required to pro-actively source new and innovative training providers to ensure training offering is fresh, relevant and innovative, whilst being ahead of training trends with an innovative creative approach and maintaining and developing training deliverables in line with the Investors In People Platinum standard.
  • You will work in conjunction with the Head of HR to deliver Leadership Training, currently in its third tier.
  • Assisting the Head of HR with delivery of programme content, innovative initiatives and targeted topics.
  • Ensuring a continued pathway for progression across all Management tiers (SMT, LDP1 LDP2).
  • Together with production of training materials and all administration relating to delivery of the event.

Business academy duties:

  • To work with the Head of HR to ensure continued development of technical product training to ensure elevated levels of knowledge across the business.
  • This will involve production, co-ordination and collation of training materials, involving the relevant personnel, ensuring a set layout and standard of delivery across all training paraphernalia.
  • In addition this will involve administration and organisation of training sessions, maintaining records, and ensuring efficient and innovative delivery with a view to maximising efficiency and gain buy in.
  • You will have a pro active approach to improvement of the current delivery, with a view to development and implementation of video and e-learning modules.

Contractor training duties:

  • Working with and through the Approved Contractor Network to co-ordinate training for approved installers across all systems as required. This will involve organisation, administration and coordination of personnel involved in training delivery.
  • To work with the Head of HR and Project Director in the continued development and delivery of Approved Contractor Installer training programmes across all product systems.
  • To work with the Head of HR, Project Director and Technical Director to increase industry training offering aligning with all industry Waterproofing associations SPRA, NFRC, LWA.

Induction and training duties:

  • To ensure an excellent on-boarding experience for new hires and to ensure a culture of continuous improvement and development.
  • To maintain and improve the extensive company induction and training programme, evaluate and ensure materials, content and delivery methods maintain relevance.
  • Co-ordination and updating of training materials and production of Induction and Training Schedules
  • Ensuring completion of Induction and Training requirements
  • Ensuring development and improvement of the process to ensure time efficiency

HR support duties:

  • To cover the workload of the HR Adviser in their absence
  • To undertake HR administration and tasks as required
  • To undertake projects as directed by the Head of HR
  • Other general requirements
  • To build networks with external organisations
  • To keep abreast of developments in the field of training and development and employment legislation.
  • Attend and where necessary contribute to staff meetings as required
  • To work with the HR team to design and deliver training on HR policies and procedures; to staff and managers
  • To provide advice, guidance and support to line managers and staff on training and development requirements
  • To maintain and develop the training provider PSL ensuring cost effectiveness

This is an excellent opportunity - offering a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a great team environment.

Free parking is available on site.

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Technical Administrator
Sector: Customer Service
Salary: £21,000 per annum
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908859
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a well-regarded and award-winning organisation based on the outskirts of Ipswich.

They are looking to add a Technical Administrator to their already successful and busy team.

This new role will provide support to the regional technical sales team through provision of site surveys, inspections, technical sales support and general administration. Candidates should be highly professional and polished and possess a team orientated, pro-active and motivated approach with a hands-on can-do attitude.

Outline of responsibilities/duties:

  • Assist with the investigation of post completion issues and provide all administrative support
  • Report writing and setting up on company database (Report Builder)
  • Creating Moisture mapping reports
  • Project reports
  • Production of specification
  • Gather and collate marketing information
  • In-house database project query and outstanding task resolution
  • Contractor list enquiries
  • Project tracking and monitoring
  • Utilise Company database to glean information
  • Strong organisational abilities and keen attention to detail
  • Liaise with Approved Contractor network and assist in their management along ATSM’s
  • Identification of potential new clients

Communication:

  • Liaison with the Technical Department – Technicians and Administrators to resolve technical queries and progression of detail drawings
  • Approved contractor liaison

Key skills/qualifications/experience:

  • Computer literacy (intermediate - Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Database experience
  • Strong literacy and numeracy
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal mediums
  • Professional, friendly and resourceful approach with outgoing personality and strength of character
  • Initiative led, driven and motivated to achieve high standards

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a company offering a great package - great team environment and an excellent benefits package.

Free parking is available on site.

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Back End Software Engineer
Sector: Information Technology
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908851
About the role

Just Recruitment is looking to recruit a Back End Software Engineer to join a company based in Colchester - they are at the forefront of their industry - does that sound like an opportunity for you? 

This role will involve you working alongside a team of strong senior and mid-level developers working on the leading edge of software innovation. You will be responsible for developing the core systems that are empowering the company to innovate and retain its position at the top of its industry. You will be passionate about solving business problems and working with others to develop industry-leading, powerful, and maintainable solutions. You will also be working closely with directors, marketing teams, and sales staff to improve the efficiency of day-to-day operations. 

In this role you will also have the ability to work in all areas of the software development cycle, this includes working with React apps, AWS infrastructure, networking, UX design, and taking leadership of internal projects. 

You will be well versed in back-end web development fundamentals and will be familiar in developing bespoke back-end software applications in PHP or Node.js. This position is not suitable for those that only have experience in developing brochure or themes/plugins for CMS powered sites. 

You will have experience with a major back-end web development framework such as Symfony, Laravel, CodeIgniter, NestJS, Meteor.js, or Express. In addition, you will always be looking for new ways to develop and refine your skills. 

A company MacBook and many opportunities for advancement and personal development will be offered as the business continues to grow year-on-year. 

Essential for this role: 

  • Strong experience with PHP or Node.js 
  • Experience with MySQL (or equivalent) 
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript 
  • Ability to learn quickly, possessing a strong enthusiasm for technology 

Desirable for this role: 

  • Experience with Symfony or Laravel 
  • Strong experience with front-end tooling (SASS, gulp.js, npm, Yarn) 
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering 
  • Experience with Docker, containerisation, or virtualisation 
  • A history of leadership 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-regarded organisation - offering a competitive salary plus excellent benefits! 

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Auto Machine Operator
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: discussed on application
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908854
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for an Auto Machine Operator on behalf of a company based in Braintree, Essex.

Due to our client’s continued growth and succession planning they have an opportunity for an individual to join their Turning Department.

The role is to be part of a team responsible in the safe operation of the six spindle auto machines in accordance to the tools list and worked instructions. You will be loading and operating machines to meet desired quantities, conducting in-process inspection, checking against drawings and specifications to ensure they are made accurately and to the highest standards. Training will be provided as required.

Skills:

  • Basic use of engineering hand tools.
  • Wiliness to learn new skills.
  • A positive attitude.
  • Training will be provided to add and enhance skills as required.

Hours of work:

Monday – Thursday: 7.30am – 4.00pm.

Friday: 7.30am – 3.00pm.

39-hours per week.

Benefits:

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, good benefits package, free on-site parking and a generous holiday allocation.

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Post Room Coordinator
Sector: Warehouse
Salary: £18,000 - £18,500 per annum
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908849
About the role

Do you have experience in a Post Room or a Warehouse?

Do you have excellent communication skills and enjoy solving problems?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Post Room Coordinator to join a growing team in Witham.

You will take full responsibility for the efficient day-to-day running of the post room.

  • Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor, ensuring the efficient organisation and running of all areas in the post room.
  • Supervising and supporting any additional post room staff as and when required.
  • Monitoring the flow of orders to ensure they are despatched on time.
  • Liaising with the Customer Services department on any post related queries, such as delayed deliveries, overseas postage quotes.
  • Main contact for outbound courier services, including Royal Mail, DPD, Fedex and DHL.
  • Ensuring all parcels have been packed correctly, protecting the product from any damage in transit.

Requirements and qualities:

  • Leading Hand or Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Minimum 6 months experience of post room, warehouse or production systems.
  • Good knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral.
  • Problem solving.
  • Resource planning.

The hours are 37.5 per week, Mon-Tue 09.00 – 1700, Fri 08.30 – 16.30.

Free parking.

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Junior Back End Developer
Sector: Media and Internet
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908852
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a local company based on the outskirts of Colchester to recruit a Junior Back End Developer. 

This role will involve you working alongside other developers both junior and senior, in both solo and paired arrangements. You will be responsible for developing new features that power the customer-visible website, as well as the back-end systems in use by the in-house sales team. You will be passionate about solving business problems and working with others to develop powerful and maintainable solutions. 

You will also be well versed in back-end web development fundamentals and familiar in developing bespoke software applications in PHP. This position is not suitable for those with only WordPress development experience. 

You will have experience with a major back-end web development framework such as Symfony, Laravel or CodeIgniter and always be looking for new ways to develop and refine your skills. 

A company MacBook Pro and many opportunities for advancement and personal development will be offered. 

Essential for this role: 

  • Strong experience with PHP 
  • Experience with MySQL (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript 
  • Ability to learn quickly, possessing a strong enthusiasm for technology

Desirable for this role: 

  • Experience with Symfony, Laravel, or CodeIgniter
  • Strong experience with front-end tooling (SASS, gulp.js, npm, Yarn) 
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering 
  • Experience with Docker, containerisation, or virtualisation

An excellent package is available for the right candidate!

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MIG Welder / Fabricator
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 908855
About the role

Are you an experienced MIG Welder or Fabricator looking for your next role?

A market-leading Engineering group, is seeking a MIG Welder to join their team on a temporary basis.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Carrying out Metal (MIG) welding.
  • Usage of Radial Drill, Iron Workers Punch and Guillotine Machine (training given).
  • Producing accurate work and examining pieces for defects.
  • Operating safety equipment and using safe working habits always.
  • All other duties appropriate to the level of this role.

The ideal candidate:

  • Excellent understanding of welding standards.
  • Good use of initiative.
  • An effective team worker.
  • Good prioritisation skills with the ability to work independently.
  • City & Guilds / NVQ in Fabrication of Welding.
  • Full understanding of Health and Safety safe work behaviours.
  • Able to provide own tools and welding screen.
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Maintenance Engineer
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908843
About the role

Are you a hands-on Maintenance Technician looking for a new challenge? 

Would you like a role which involves various maintenance tasks so no 2 days will be the same? 

Are you self-motivated, used to getting your hands dirty, and want the opportunity to earn even more money with plenty of overtime on offer? 

If you answered yes to all of the above then I want to hear from you! 

Working hours: 
Week 1 - Monday to Friday - 6am-3pm 
Week 2 - Monday to Friday - 12pm - Finish - Time will vary depending on workload 

Weekend hours will sometimes be required to help support the team through busy periods. 

Hourly rate - Will depend on experience - Starter rate will be required, after probation you will then go onto a higher pay rate. 

Duties will include: Welding and fabrication, maintenance on engines, hydraulics/pneumatics. 

If you think this role could be well suited to yourself then please get in contact today.

 

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Electrical Maintenance Engineer
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 906073
About the role

Just Recruitment is looking to recruit an experienced and hard working Electrical Maintenance Engineer, to join a company based on the outskirts of Colchester, Essex. 

Duties will include: 

  • Fault finding 
  • Rewiring 
  • Installation 
  • Project work 
  • Control panels 
  • PPM 

You will have relevant electrical qualifications and have at least 3 years experience within a similar position. 

17th Edition is required in an industrial setting. 

You must be flexible when it comes to working hours, and happy to work weekends and late nights as and when required in order to support the business needs. 

There is an excellent package on offer for the right candidate - a basic salary of £30k plus overtime is available - OTE £40k plus. 

Transport is essential due to location.

Working shifts: 
Week 1 - 6am - 2/3pm 
Week 2 - 12/1pm - 9pm/finish 

Overtime available at over time rates. 

Free parking is available on site.

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