Jobs, Jobs, Jobs - it seems that the Dublin multinational attractiveness will not stop tomorrow.
Yelp, the California-based internet company which connects customers to local business allowing them to review their services will create more than 100 jobs in Dublin.
A wide range of positions will be offered such as sales, account management, product engineering, finance etc.
The announcement has been greeted by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny who has visited the headquarters of the company in California earlier this week.
Yelp have an average of 132 million unique visitors monthly this year and is ranked in the top 150 of the most important websites on the internet.
The Irish Maritime Festival will take place from Friday 13th June to Sunday June 15th, in Drogheda Port, county Louth, 50 kilometres in the north of Dublin.
The Irish Maritime Festival is a celebration of seafaring activity. 5 beautifully restored schooners will sail in the Drogheda port for this occasion.
The festival will gather a lot of different maritime activities such as: canoe trips, boat-building workshops, show-stopping water sports… and even some full scale pirate ship battles.
Moreover, a food village will be available near the bay as well as an urban beach where you will be able to compare your sandcastle to the creation of experts and sculptors.
The Irish Maritime Festival is a perfect moment to reveal the sailor that lies within you.
For further information you can check here: http://www.maritimefestival.ie/
Aldi announced that it will create around 450 jobs before the end of the year.
The grocery store chain is currently expanding all over Ireland, increasing its number of shops.
Aldi is now seeking for applications for several positions including area managers, store managers, assistant store managers and store assistants.
The management positions are introduced by a full training programme “covering the complete spectrum of our business, to include product knowledge, store operations, financial administration, logistics and property management” according to Niall O’Connor, Managing director of Aldi’s.
Aldi cover now 8% of the Irish grocery market and is since 2008 the fastest growing retailer. It already has 107 stores all over the country and employs around 2400 people.
Tesco remains the most powerful grocery store in the country, but the discount supermarkets - Aldi and Lidl - are expanding fast and now control more than 17% share of the market.
You can apply and see the opportunities directly at the careers section of Aldi’s website.
It might seem a bit early to talk about Christmas, but the Dublin City Business Improvement District (BID) announced the opening of a Christmas Market in St Stephen’s Green last week.
According to Richard Guiney, the CEO of Dublin City BID, "It's not unusual for us (The BID) to have a conversation about when Santa will be arriving before Easter".
The Dublin Christmas Market took place over the past 9 years in the Docklands. This new market in St Stephen’s Green will be the first launched in the city centre and will be open between the 13th of November and the 23rd of December.
St Stephen’s Green market will have 60 stalls located in traditional wooden chalets between Grafton Street and Merrion road.
It aims to attract 600.000 people in footfall and could bring up to a €20m boost for the traders.
At this occasion around 150 seasonal jobs will be created to support event.
BioMarin Manufacturing will launch 50 new positions in its Dublin Global Commercial Operations Hub. The Operations Hub has the responsibility for strategic decision and international supply chain management.
The jobs on offer will be in different positions such as accounting, finance, customer service and marketing.
This new expansion is explained by the fact that the VIMIZIM created by BioMarin Manufacturing, a soluble solution for perfusion that is indicated to treat metabolic disorders called Mucopolysaccharidosisby has been approved by the European Commission.
You can keep updated and check the position available on their website.
The Dublin Writers Festival will take place between the 17th and the 25th of May this year. At this occasion, more than 50 internationals writers will come in the city to read, discuss, argue and much more.
Described by the press as “boasting a stunning array of top international literary talent” and “the country’s most successful and easily the best annual literary event”, it will be a shame to miss the event.All the readings and debates will take place in different places in the city. Take note of the programme directly on the official website: http://www.dublinwritersfestival.com/
The minister for Tourism Leo Vatadkar has a defined idea: Dublin can attract more tourists.
At the seminar held in Killiney last 2nd March, Vatadkar stated:
“It is my view that Dublin and the Dublin region can do better still. There is absolutely no reason why we can’t have as many international visitors coming to Dublin as Barcelona does every year.”
After a decrease in the number of tourists, the capital of the Republic witnesses an encouraging rise due to various government initiatives. Further investments for building new hotels and for promotion of major and minor touristic venues are expected.
A tourism increase means not only more jobs in the restaurant and hotel industry, but a general rise in all job opportunities.
Meanwhile, the Dublin branch of City Sightseeing Bus, the company that drives tourists along the most important and panoramic city sights, announced the creation of 46 new jobs. Any specific need to apply? Loving Dublin, according to David McConn, the company CEO.
City Sightseeing Bus is looking for drivers, guides, mechanics, sales staff, professional and passionate people who can sell the city and increase the number of visitors in the capital.