This is a piece of good news that made us happy here in Grabajob HQ. Check out the press release below from the team at Smartbox and more importantly keep an eye on our jobs boards for potential new roles.
“Smartbox Group, the European leader in the experience gift market is to create 100 new jobs in Dublin.
The new roles will focus on a number of key areas including R&D, customer experience, sales, marketing, finance and supply chain.
Smartbox Group is undertaking a significant R&D project in Dublin. The focus of this project is to create a state of the art information system in Dublin which will allow Smartbox Group to offer its customers a frictionless end to end exceptional customer experience reinforcing Smartbox Group as the gift experience company of choice for consumers.
As a result of this project, the Dublin site will significantly enhance its technology team and is actively recruiting skilled candidates including systems engineers, front and back end developers, BI and Data analysts, salesforce and DevOps engineers.
Given the success of the Dublin site to date, Smartbox Group envisages the creation of further roles across all other areas of the company including customer service, partner management (sales), marketing (content writers and desktop publishers), finance, supply chain and digital bringing total employee numbers to over 500 by the end 2017.
CEO of Smartbox Group, John Perkins said: “I am delighted to announce the creation of an additional 100 new jobs at our Dublin offices. The expansion of our Dublin Headquarters will see headcount rise to over 500 people this year
“The company recorded strong growth in fiscal year 2016/2017, with a record €480m in business volume, an 11% increase. This expansion today is a further endorsement of Smartbox Group’s commitment to Dublin and we are delighted with the quality talent, which we can access here in Ireland, along with leveraging the support of the wider R&D ecosystem. These will be key enablers to help Smartbox deliver an exceptional customer experience to ensure the future successful development of Smartbox Group”.
Smartbox Group is the pioneer and European leader in the experience gifts. Smartbox Group sold 6.5 million experience gifts in Europe over the past year.”