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Jobs boost for Peterborough

17 March 2016


Job hunters in Peterborough have been handed a boost as one of the town’s biggest employers announced it is recruiting.

Persimmon Homes East Midlands, which has its headquarters at Peterborough Business Park, is looking for experienced sales people to join the team.

Persimmon Homes East Midlands is also looking for trainees.

Persimmon already employees around 100 people within its regional East Midlands business.

With plans for new developments in Peterborough, Kirton, Holdingham, Yaxley and Witham this year, Persimmon Homes is looking to bring in fresh faces to help the business expand.

In the region of eight new jobs are set to be created this year, bosses revealed.

Steven Allenby, sales director at Permission Homes East Midlands, said: “We’re delighted to announce that we are currently recruiting for experienced, quality sales advisers.”

“The business continues to grow and we have a big year ahead of us. With the new developments in the pipeline, we’re pleased to be able to bring new jobs to the area.”

“What I’m looking for is sales people with proven track records and a strong, positive attitude.”

“We want to bring the best people in to help our customers find their dream homes.”

“Persimmon also has a well-established training programme for trainees, and we are always looking to bring the brightest talent into the business.”

Persimmon Homes East Midlands also has vacancies in a number of other roles, including site manager and forklift driver.

Persimmon Homes is also working with planning authorities to bring forward new developments in Fenstanton, Narborough and Peterborough in the second half of the year.

Nationally, Persimmon employs 4,500 people and builds more than 14,500 homes a year.

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