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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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    ...Adecco Durham are currently recruiting for a Quality Engineering role which is a temporary ongoing role. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES -translation of voice of customer (VOC)into critical to quality (CTQ) criteria -new test method development... more details

  • Administrator Monster
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    ...Based in Barnard Castle in Country Durham your duties will be to provide general administrative and secretarial duties for the team, screening calls, making travel arrangements, creating expense reports, preparing presentations, utilising Microsoft... more details

  • Food and Beverage Manager Caterer.com
    • £24000 - £25000 per annum
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    ...FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGER - DURHAM - EXCELLENT SALARY This is a wonderful opportunity to join the team at this beautiful hotel in Durham The Assistant Manager will predominately take responsibility for the Restaurant & Bar and conference &amp... more details

  • General Manager Caterer.com
    • £31,000 - £35,100
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    ...General Manager Business: Duke Of Wellington Location: Durham Brand: Ember Inns Salary: £31, 000 - £35, 100 Live In: No   Working at Ember Inns Do you want to be the General Manager of the best pub in the local area for meeting, eating and drinking... more details

  • Store Manager - Durham Retail Choice
    • £23000 to £27000 per annum
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    As a store Manager, it will be your role to maximise profit whilst minimising costs & to create & maintain a customer-focused retail team environment that delivers excellent customer service. We are looking for an individual who 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.