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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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  • IT Tutor CWJobs I.T.
    • From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum
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    ...IT Tutor, County Durham Salary up to £23, 000 Our client requires an experienced and qualified training advisor to work within their Business and Professional Sector delivering IT Practitioner and IT User at 2 and 3. The successful applicant... more details

  • Payroll Clerk (Part Time) Total Jobs
    • £15000 - £16000 per annum
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    ...Overview Payroll Clerk required for a brand new, part-time role in Durham. This is to work Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday. The Role Working in a small team processing a high volume of payroll. Experience Required Applicants must have a current... more details

  • Deliver Catalogues in Durham - Full or part time Total Jobs
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    Work in your local area - immediate start available We''re looking for people to deliver catalogues in all UK postcode areas. We already have thousands of distributors nationwide but we''re urgently looking for more to get started right away. You... more details

  • Customer Service Supervisor-Durham-Full Time - 1400008136 Total Jobs
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    ...£7.68 per hour + benefits  Location: Durham There’s nothing quite like being part of the friendly and supportive team at a Screwfix store. Here, as a Customer Service Supervisor, you’ll really get to know our customers, provide the best service... more details

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    • £13000/annum Reviewed after 3 months
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    ...Our client specialise in all aspects of geo-environmental engineering and land remediation. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join our clients busy administration team based in Durham. An ability to produce work to high... 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.