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250 jobs for Swords with eShopWorld

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250 jobs for Swords with eShopWorld

Monday, March 20, 2017 

250 jobs for Swords with eShopWorld

Irish-owned tech company eShopWorld has today announced the creation of 250 new high-end jobs over the next three years.

Making the announcement today, Richard Bruton, Minister for Education and Skills, also cut the ribbon the company's global headquarters at Airside Business Park in Swords, Co. Dublin.

eShopWorld provides bespoke ecommerce solutions to some of the world’s most iconic clothing and sportswear brands. The jobs come as part of a €25m investment in people, software development and R&D over the coming three years as it continues to grow and expand. It will bring total employment at eShopWorld to almost 400 staff by 2019, which includes 80 new jobs created in 2016.

The company has already started recruiting to fill these full-time, highly-skilled roles, which are focused on technical development and R&D activity, and will allow it to further enhance and upscale its proprietary ecommerce solution. The majority of the roles will be based in Swords.

Details of current vacancies with eShopWorld are available here.

Welcoming the announcement, Minister Bruton said: “eShopWorld is a great model of what we are trying to achieve through our Action Plan for Jobs. Here is an innovative Irish company, established 6 years ago, which now employs 150 people and has a turnover of over €200million. Today’s announcement that eShopWorld are creating 250 jobs in Ireland is a great boost and a huge indication of what’s possible. I look forward to seeing further jobs created by high-growth companies like this in Ireland over the coming years.

Commenting on the announcement, eShopWorld CEO Tommy Kelly said: “We are very pleased to be adding jobs and investment to fulfil demand from leading global brands. Premium brands see our technology platform as a key pillar for growth and establishing long term sustainable relationships with brand loyal customers. This is a really important investment for eShopWorld and one that will further our capability to optimise our technology, driving growth through existing and new revenue streams.”

The CareersPortal Team