Discover your dream career at the inaugural ‘Love to Work in Felixstowe’ Job Fair

Felixstowe Chamber of Commerce is proud to be partnering with Felixstowe Business Improvement District (‘BID’) and East Suffolk Council to host the inaugural ‘Love to Work in Felixstowe’ Job Fair at Felixstowe Leisure Centre on Friday 6th October 2023, from 9.30am to 1pm.

This event promises to be a game-changer for the professional aspirations of those looking to work in and around Felixstowe, whether seeking their first job, considering a career change or eager to advance in their current position.

This pioneering event for Felixstowe has attracted over 40 of the leading local and regional employers, across a wide variety of sectors represented within the area – many of whom are Felixstowe Chamber members – from port and shipping companies, to recruitment, retail, hospitality, tourism, public sector and professional services.

The Job Fair will be opened officially by Mayor of Felixstowe, Councillor Seamus Bennett.

Organisations participating in ‘Love to Work in Felixstowe’ include:

A&S Recruitment, Apprenticeships Suffolk, Border Force, Brook Hotel (Best Western), Care Development East, CITB, Citizens Advice, Cogent Technology, Community Catalysts, Construction Industry Training Board, Cotman House Care Home, Developing Skills in Health and Social Care, Department for Work and Pensions (‘DWP’) / Disability Confident, East of England Co-op, East Suffolk Council, Felixstowe BID, Felixstowe Chamber of Commerce, Felixstowe Jobcentre Plus / Civil Service Jobs, Felixstowe Leisure Centre, Felixstowe Town Council, Fred. Olsen Travel, Home Instead, Home Office, HSBC, Hutchison Ports (UK) / Port of Felixstowe, LME Recruitment, Kier, MENTA, Migliori, Multiply Suffolk, NHS, Road to Logistics with Denholm – HGV / Warehouse Training, Rose Care, Salvation Army Employment Plus, Samaritans, Sanctuary Housing / Supported Living, Spa Pavilion, Specsavers, Suffolk Coastal Port Health Authority, Suffolk and Norfolk Constabulary, Suffolk County Council – Developing Skills in Health and Social Care, Suffolk County Council / Rising High, Uniserve, Yeo Group (The Alex, Café Bencotto, Viewpoint Café).

On the day, visitors will be able to meet the region’s top employers, who are actively seeking to recruit talented individuals to grow their businesses, and they will get the chance to obtain first-hand insights into working in various industries and gain valuable information to shape their future career paths.

Paul Borroughs, Chair of Felixstowe Chamber of Commerce, said:

“We are really excited to be partnering with Felixstowe BID and East Suffolk Council on this new initiative for Felixstowe. The aim is to help those who are looking to work in and around our town, at whichever stages of their careers, to engage in meaningful conversations with employers and understand the roles that they’re offering, their company culture and the exciting growth prospects that they can provide.

“This event is testament to the commitment of our community in helping people to find fulfilling employment opportunities right on their doorstep.”

Photo caption: Felixstowe Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Felixstowe BID and East Suffolk Council to host the inaugural ‘Love to Work in Felixstowe’ Job Fair at Felixstowe Leisure Centre on Friday 6th October, from 9.30am to 1pm. [CREDIT: Felixstowe Chamber of Commerce]

For further information on Felixstowe Chamber of Commerce, visit the website at

To sign up for tickets to ‘Love to Work in Felixstowe’, go to


Notes to Editors:

Felixstowe Chamber of Commerce is an association of local businesses that share the common aim of supporting and working with one another to represent, promote and grow business opportunities within the Felixstowe community.

Affiliated with Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, Felixstowe Chamber is passionate about representing the very best that the town of Felixstowe has to offer, across a wide range of business sectors, including haulage, logistics, financial services, recruitment, leisure, tourism, shipping and professional services.

With an increasing and active membership of some 80 local companies, across Bronze, Silver, Gold, Diamond and Platinum levels, Felixstowe Chamber is the voice of the Felixstowe business community; connecting, influencing and supporting through its programme of networking events, training, charitable activities and promotions.  

For any media enquiries, please contact:

Rachael Jackson, PR & Marketing, Felixstowe Chamber of Commerce

Tel: 07903 546044 / [email protected]