All are invited to the Middlesbrough Town Hall event, from those seeking their first post to experienced professionals looking for a career change.
More than 600 permanent, temporary and apprenticeship vacancies will be on offer in sectors as diverse as technology, construction, engineering, leisure and transport.
Middlesbrough Jobs Fair takes place on Wednesday, June 6, and has attracted some of the region’s biggest and most progressive employers
Representing the digital sectors will Appamondo, Mabo Media and Spearhead International, with varied transport and travel opportunities on offer from Arriva Northern Rail and Royal Cars taxis.
Construction vacancies will be offered by Sirius Minerals, as well as Bowmer and Kirkland who will start construction on the first new-build in Centre Square in July.
Katmex Engineering, Francis Brown Engineering and Cleveland Cable are looking to fill a total of around 20 posts, while Greggs has up to 15 local jobs up for grabs.
Firstsource have recruited more than 650 staff in the Teesside area in the last six weeks alone, and will have up to 300 vacancies at next week’s Middlesbrough event.
Middlesbrough Football Club is on the look-out for between 90 and 100 casual match day staff and beverage and retail operatives, and First Source Solutions is looking to recruit a further 200 workers.
The Middlesbrough Jobs Fair ‘Digital Showcase’ will be the first of its kind, putting a spotlight on some of the Tees Valley’s up-and-coming digital businesses specialising in gaming, VR and digital technology.
As well as finding out about the vacancies and career opportunities on offer in an exciting and fast-moving sector, attendees will have a chance to try out some cutting-edge technology.
Employers will welcome job seekers to stands in the Town Hall’s Crypt, Main Hall and old Fire Station, all fully upgraded as part of a recently completed £7.7 million Heritage Lottery Fund-backed project.
The event is hosted by the Council in partnership with Jobcentre Plus, the National Careers Service, Middlesbrough College and Middlesbrough Community Learning.
Middlesbrough Jobs Fair will be opened by Middlesbrough Mayor Dave Budd in the spectacular surroundings of the newly restored and refurbished Middlesbrough Town Hall.
Mayor Budd said: “We have great companies and enterprises across Middlesbrough and the whole Tees Valley, and Middlesbrough Jobs Fair is the perfect opportunity for them to recruit from the pool of talent that we have on our doorstep.
“It’s also fantastic showcase for the employers who drive our local economy, and a great chance for local people to play a key role in the investment and growth that are transforming Middlesbrough.”
- Middlesbrough Jobs Fair takes place at Middlesbrough Town Hall on Wednesday, June 6 from 10am to 3pm.
A free shuttle bus service will be available on the day from Community Hubs.