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100 Jobs for Dublin with Glassdoor

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100 Jobs for Dublin with Glassdoor

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 

100 Jobs for Dublin with Glassdoor

US jobs and recruitment website Glassdoor is to create 100 jobs in Dublin over the next three years as it opens its European headquarters in the capital.

Recruitment is currently under way for an initial 30 to 35 employees, to be hired over the next 12 months. The company will be hiring local employees in the areas of:

  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Customer Services

Diarmuid Russell, head of Glassdoor International, said the company had yet to secure office space, but is looking for a city centre location.

Glassdoor offers Irish job seekers well over 33,000 job listings and first-hand insights into more than 2,600 employers in Ireland, including leading employers such as Google, Accenture and Version 1.

Insights into companies include employee-provided company reviews, salary reports, interview reviews, benefit reviews and office photos. Established in 2008, Glassdoor has approximately 34 million registered users across more than 190 countries. 

Job vacancies advertised for the company’s Dublin base include:

  • Account Executive
  • Client Success Manager

For more information on applying for jobs with Glassdoor click here.

Source: Press Release 

The CareersPortal Team