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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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  • Family Restaurant Concept Eastbourne, East Sussex - Assistant Manager Caterer.com
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    Family Restaurant Concept Eastbourne, East Sussex – Assistant Manager – £18-24k + Bonus! Location:  Eastbourne, East Sussex Salary:  £18, 000 to £24, 000 + Bonus Role:  Assistant Manager Leading UK PUB & RESTAURANT company need’s you!!! Great... more details

  • Full Time Administration Officer Adzuna
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    ... roles may require Saturday working on a rota basis with a day off in the week. We are in the process of recruiting for a number of Administration Officer Roles in Durham and are looking for adaptable individuals, with the ability to work quickly... more details

  • Customer Service & Sales - Immediate Start - Newcastle Monster
    • 15000-29000 GBP Per Year OTE
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    CUSTOMER SERVICE & SALES OPENINGSHAVE YOU GOT A FUN AND OUTGOING PERSONALITY?DO YOU WORK WELL IN A TEAM?Complete One are customer acquisition specialists and experts in dealing with people.  We are committed to delivering an outstanding customer... more details

  • Permanent Nurse Practitioner post in Durham Adzuna
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    ...An exciting and brand new opportunity has arisen for a Nurse Practitioner to work across three Primary care sites in the Durham area. This is a fantastic opening for a first contact Nurse Practitioner to see patients of all ages in a Walk in Centre... more details

  • Retail Sales Assistant Monster
    • 15000-29000 GBP Per Year OTE
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    RETAIL SALES ASSISTANTIF YOU''RE AMBITIOUS, OUTGOING AND SELF-MOTIVATED, WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Do you enjoy working in a retail environment but are bored standing on a shop floor or behind a till all day?Put your customer service and people... 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.