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Durham has a rich history and it's entire town centre is a designated conservation area, with hundreds of listed buildings. The Cathedral Church of Christ is the most famous building here, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tourists flock to see the spectacular cathedral, as well as the observatory and the castle. Durham University is one of the country's oldest and most prestigious, with students coming from round the world to study there.

The historic University has a huge turnover of over £150 million, and with over 16000 students enrolled across many campuses it is one of the region's biggest employers. Over 3000 people work at the University, and the students, staff and the university itself spend over £60 million on local goods and services, sustaining a further 1500 jobs. The university provides research training and consultancy for over 3500 organisations, around half of which are situated in the north east.

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  • Industrial Cleaning OperativeFEATURED JOB Instore Solutions Ltd
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    Instore Solutions is an industrial maintenance company established in 2005. We offer a diverse range of services including floor preparation, painting and line marking, blast cleaning, specialist machinery and factory equipment cleaning, duct and... more details

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    TRAINEE SALES ASSISTANT POP-UP EVENTS & IN-STORE PROMOTIONS CAREER CHANGERS & GRADUATES WELCOME Complete One are one of the leading outsource sales and marketing firms in the North East. We create marketing campaigns on behalf of our clients... more details

  • Area Manager - Huge Branded Restaurant Group Total Jobs
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    Area Manager £40, 000 Huge Branded Restaurant Group Our client is looking for a dynamic and energetic Area Manager who is looking for a fresh challenge in the restaurant world. With the opening of five individual unbranded concepts, this is not only... more details

  • Sales and Hire Administrator Total Jobs
    • £3.30 per hour
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    The opportunity is ideally suited to someone who has some experience of working in an office environment and is eager to learn new skills. Job Description: Assisting/providing administrative support to the sales and hire teams. Making outbound calls... more details

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    Our Sales Associates create amazing customer experiences Our Sales Associates What does it take to be a great Sales Associate? Our teams are made up of people with a real passion for quality customer service and for creating amazing customer... more details

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    Minimum of 10 years working experience within IT Operations, infrastructure services support Knowledge in the following core areas:- Enterprise Management Tools:- HP Operations Manager, HP Reporter, SiteScope HP Asset Manager/Connect-IT/DDMI... more details

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Tourism is a large and growing part of the economy in Durham, with over 1.5 million tourists visiting the area last year, spending 4.2 million nights in the area. In addition to this more than a staggering 16 million day visits were made. These visitors make a huge contribution to Durham's economy of over £650 million. Around 9,000 full time jobs are supported by direct tourist expenditure in the county, and a further 2200 are supported by indirect revenue from tourism. In addition to academic qualifications, make sure your CV demonstrates skills such as teamwork, communication and customer service. Work experience with any job involving direct communication with the public is useful, as well as any knowledge of foreign languages.