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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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  • Lead Technical Architect Total Jobs
    • From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum (dependant upon experience)
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    Role Description: The Lead Technical Architect is accountable for production of the technical assets that underpin Business Strategy. The role holder will research and design solution architectures that meet optimally delivery the immediate business... more details

  • Stock Administrator - County Durham CV Library
    • £NEG Negotiable depending upon experience
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    COMPANY OUTLINE Our client, a world leader in design and equipment manufacturing for commercial spaces, is looking for a Stock Administrator to join their team on a permanent basis. THE ROLE You will control all of the administration relating to the... more details

  • Nurse RGN or RMN Jobg8
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    ...Job Title: Nurse RGN/RMN Hours Per Week: FT Night Duty. Location: Pelton Grange Care Home, Chester-Le-Street, Co-Durham. Rate Of Pay: £12.69 Please Apply Online Reference: PG/DH2 1DD Pelton Grange is a 41 bedded purpose built care home, comprising... more details

  • Lead Technical Architect CWJobs I.T.
    • From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum (dependant upon experience)
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    Role Description: The Lead Technical Architect is accountable for production of the technical assets that underpin Business Strategy. The role holder will research and design solution architectures that meet optimally delivery the immediate business... more details

  • Solutions Architect Total Jobs
    • £70,000 per annum (salary dependant upon experience)
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    Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities: Generic Solution Architects with experience of design and delivery of FS supporting applications including Contact Centres, Customer facing solutions, Mortgages, experience of biometrics would be an advantage.... 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.