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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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  • Country Sales Manager - Germany Total Jobs
    • Unspecified Negotiable depending on experience
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    ...I am looking to recruit an experienced Country Sales Manager, fluent in German for an exciting opportunity with a successful and expanding business situated in County Durham.  The role will require extensive travel to Germany in order to meet... more details

  • Technical Sales Engineer Total Jobs
    • £Competitive + Benefits
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    ...Demob Job Reference: j2986 Job Title: Technical Sales Engineer (Mechanical) Location: North East - Middlesbrough, Durham, Sunderland, South Shields, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Morpeth Salary: £Competitive + Benefits Start Date: Immediate Introduction:  My... more details

  • Service Coordinator / Schedular Jobsite
    • £18k - £25k pa
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    .../maintenance scheduler to join their office team located in the North East/County Durham area. The successful candidate should ideally have experience of working as a Service Coordinator within a similar industry, namely someone who has worked... more details

  • Deputy Manager Jobsite
    • £17 p hour
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    ...Deputy Manager Nursing Home Durham £17 Per Hour. I am currently looking for a Deputy Manager to work within a 40 bedded elderly and dementia nursing home in Durham. CQC: ''Good'' The home is part of a highly regarded UK care group who offer... more details

  • O2 Retail Store Vacancies - Durham Total Jobs
    • £15000 - £35000 per annum
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    O2 & Telefonica At O2 we think technology is amazing. We`re the kind of people who get excited by new technology and can`t wait to share it with our customers. It`s this passion for opening up new possibilities and showing how technology can... 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.