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Sky Contract to generate 130 jobs for Cork Company

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Sky Contract to generate 130 jobs for Cork Company

Monday, February 01, 2016 

Sky Contract to generate 130 jobs for Cork Company

130 jobs are being created in Cork at a centre to handle customer service for the media company Sky.

The company has now turned to Cork-based out-sourcing firm Abtran to run part of its customer service operation.

Abtran, which employs more than 2,000 people in Cork and Dublin, will begin recruitment immediately for an additional 130 people to work on the Sky contract.

The comapny have stated they are now recruiting for a range of customer service, sales and administration roles and are now accepting CVs. 

For information on how to apply click here. Recruitment details can also be found on their Facebook Page


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