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Global company creates 100 jobs in Galway

Written by Robert McHugh, on 29th Apr 2019. Posted in Technology

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It was announced today that global wedding planning company, The Knot Worldwide will establish an Operations Centre in Galway, creating circa 100 job opportunities over the next few years. The project is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.

Through its global wedding planning brands, The Knot Worldwide has more than 40 years of experience combined and has helped more than 40 million couples plan their weddings.

The Knot Worldwide says engaged couples worldwide will plan and celebrate their special day by benefitting from the company's extensive and inspirational content, registry services, free wedding planning tools, and access to over 700,000 local vendors with 7 million global reviews. 

The company claims wedding professionals, retailers and national brands will benefit from enhanced advertising and marketing reach to the expansive global wedding audience, as well as industry-leading tools and analytics to help grow their businesses.

The new roles announced today will include content writers, community forum support and customer support staff. 

Speaking at today’s announcement in Galway, Executive Vice President of Global Business Operations for The Knot Worldwide, Jessica Finnefrock said, "We couldn’t be more thrilled to expand our global footprint with a new office in Galway. We’ve been extremely impressed with the talent from this city, are grateful for the opportunity to partner with the IDA and the city of Galway, and are excited for the invaluable work this team will do to help our local wedding business professionals better connect with couples and ultimately grow their businesses."

Source: www.businessworld.ie

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