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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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  • Customer Support Manager Key Accounts - Aerospace Total Jobs
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    ...Aerospace Manufacturing company based in Consett, County Durham requires a Customer Support Manager – Key Accounts to take accountability for structuring, leading and executing key customer product programmes. This is a “Desk Sales&rdquo... more details

  • Civil Engineer (Career Structure::CON2/CON_MP1) Career Structure
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    ...Civil Engineer Durham Groundwork Services Magnus James’ clientis a leading civil engineering company, which operates across a number of sectors all over the UK. Our client is on the lookout for a Civil Engineer to be based on site, as well... more details

  • Software Developer (C# / .NET) - County Durham CWJobs I.T.
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    ...Software Developer (C# / .NET) - County Durham I am looking to speak with Full-Stack Developers to join a client of ours in County Durham, working on an initial 3-6 month contract basis. You''ll be working closely with the Lead Developers... more details

  • Technical Sales Engineer (Mechanical) Total Jobs
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    ...Demob Job Reference: j2929 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

  • Principle Instrumentation and Controls Engineer Jobsite
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    ...Principal Instrumentation and Controls Engineer Can be based in County Durham, Warwickshire or Leicestershire Permanent £50, 000 per annum + excellent benefits Our Client, a global manufacturing company is looking for a Principal Instrumentation... more details

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Tourism

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.