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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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  • Administrator Adzuna
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    ...Overview Administrator required for a full-time interim role in Durham. This is an on-going role offering an immediate start for the right person. The Role Duties as follows: Compile and update reports Reconcile reports against data provided... more details

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    ...HR Officer County Durham On Going Contract + Great Rates! One of my high profile clients who operate within the Manufacturing sector are looking for an HR Officer to join their business based in County Durham on an on going basis... more details

  • Accounts Assistant reed.co.uk
    • £15,000
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    ...Overview Accounts Assistant required for a brand new role in Durham. This is a Junior role and offers study support and day release for AAT/CIMA. It is a great opportunity to join a small team with a wide remit, giving you the chance to experience... more details

  • Purchase Ledger Clerk Total Jobs
    • £8 Per Hour
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    ...Overview Purchase Ledger Clerk required for a full-time, interim role in Durham. The Role Working within a friendly team you will be required to process a high volume of invoices. The role has been created to meet the needs of the business as it... more details

  • 841103147 Adzuna
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    ...Registered Hearing Aid Dispenser or Audiologist - Monday to Friday - Durham and Surrounding Areas My Client who is a leading Optical and Hearing Domiciliary Company is looking to recruit full or part time Registered Hearing Aid Dispensers... 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.