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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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  • C#/ASP.NET Developer - 6 Months Contract CWJobs I.T.
    • From £300 to £350 per day
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    A market leading financial sector organisation is currently looking for a C#/ASP developer for a 6 month contract, in order to develop new web based services, as it pushes forward with its new, revised approach to web development. This role will be... more details

  • Manager Supported Living Durham Total Jobs
    • £26500 per annum
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    ...We are currently recruiting a number of Managers across the North East including Durham, to oversee the running of supported living services Salary is £26, 500 and you would manager a cluster of services (3 or 4) The organisation is a specialist... more details

  • Sales Negotiator Total Jobs
    • £14, 000 with OTE £20, 000 per annum
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    ...Overview Local Estate Agency looking for a Sales Negotiator to work in a full-time permanent position in Durham. Hours of work will be 8.45am to 5.45pm and will include working some Saturdays Job Duties of the post will include: Speaking... more details

  • Assistant Manager Caterer.com
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    Adding passion, personality and making it your own - that’s what a career with ASK Italian is all about. Our Assistant Managers have loads of character and a natural style that people warm to. Focused and driven, they like to put their own stamp on... more details

  • Senior Data Analyst CWJobs I.T.
    • £15.00 - £18.00 per annum
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    ...Senior Data Analyst I am currently working on an exciting opportunity with my client based in Durham to recruit an experienced Senior Data Analyst to join their team. The successful candidate will work within the Data team. The client is looking... 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.