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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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  • RGN / RMN Unit Manager - Auckland - Durham Total Jobs
    • £14.00 - £16.00 per day + Additional benefits
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    ...RGN / RMN Unit Manager - Auckland - Durham £14.00 - £16.00ph + Benefits Full time or part time available Nights -up to 42 hours Time Recruitment are exclusively representing a national care home provider with and outstanding reputation. Our client... more details

  • Test Automation Engineer Jobsite
    • £30-37000 + benefits
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    ...My client is a leading International technology group based in the South of County Durham. Reporting to the Quality Manager, my client seeks a Test Automation Engineer to join their electronics and automation department. The Test Automation... more details

  • Floor Layer Jobsite
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    Integra People are Currently Looking for 2 single or 1 pair of Floor layers to work on a new build Student accomodation. Must Have CSCS Card Must have PPE Must have 2 working references Must have experience laying Floor Tiles more details

  • Trainee area manager Durham Jobsite
    • £44k - £60k pa + Benifits + Car
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    ...Mandeville Retail are looking to recruit an Area Manager for a rapidly expanding retail business in Durham. This retailer has stores in key locations in the UK and will continue its rapid expansion plans throughout 2017. They are looking... more details

  • Data Analyst CWJobs I.T.
    • £200 - £225 per month
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    ...EXCEL Data Analyst Coordinator, Durham - 12 months Contract My client is a Top FTSE 100 Pharmaceutical company, who are currently looking to recruit a Data Analyst with extensive Excel experience working within ERP Programmes. The key... 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.