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600 Jobs with new Microsoft inside sales centre

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600 Jobs with new Microsoft inside sales centre

Friday, February 17, 2017 

600 Jobs with new Microsoft inside sales centre

Microsoft has today announced the recruitment of 600 new staff. The majority of the new roles are for its inside sales centre, which will employ 500 people, with 100 job roles across other Microsoft operations.

Recruitment for the new roles is to begin immediately, with job roles to be filled in the next six-months for:

  • Sales - including Inside sales (selling remotely by phone or online)
  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Engineering

Details of current vacancies and career opportunities with Microsoft in Ireland are available here.

Microsoft has almost completed the building of a new €134m 34,500sq/m campus in South County Business Park in Dublin's Leopardstown area.

The company's Irish operation here includes software development and testing, localisation, operations, finance, IT, HR and sales and marketing, serving both the domestic and Europe, Middle East and African (EMEA) markets.

It has grown its presence considerably since it first opened a manufacturing facility in Ireland in 1985 with 100 staff, now employing 1,200 full-time staff and 700 full-time contractors.

The CareersPortal Team