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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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  • Self Employed - Field Sales - Durham Total Jobs
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    Field Sales Energy Advisors Required Excellent Earning Potential- £21, 500-£45, 000 OTE- Uncapped Commission The Role: As a Self Employed Field Sales Advisor, you will be working under the contract management of Search Solutions, in conjunction with... more details

  • Registered Nurse Total Jobs
    • Up to £31,552.00 per year equivalent to £13.79 per hour pro rata
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    ...Are you One of a kind? Situated within a quiet residential area in the beautiful historic city of Durham, St Margaret’s Care Home is a purpose built 60 bedded care home offering Dementia, Nursing and Residential care, Respite and End of Life care.At... more details

  • Retail Sales Consultants Total Jobs
    • From £4,500 to £45,500 per annum
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    We are working with a national home retailer famous for its innovation, brand recognition and customer service. Huge expansion plans have opened exciting opportunities for individuals or couples to work from home as Retail Sales Consultants part or... more details

  • Full & Part Chef Roles Durham Exciting Opportunity - Tango Durham Caterer.com
    • From £7 to £8 per hour Excellent Tips
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    We are looking for both full time & part times Chefs at one of Durham’s most prestigious casual dining restaurants. We are looking for a Chef’s that are passionate about food and who is looking for a new challenge. About the Chef Role: As a Chef... more details

  • Joiner CV Library
    • £13.50 - £14/hour
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    ...Joiners required to work in Durham. Candidates must have a valid CSCS card and recent site experience. Duties will involve 1st and 2nd fix work on a commercial project. To apply, please contact Alice at CDM on (Apply online only).... 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.