Wayfair is an online furnishing and homewares retailer – and they plan to create 160 new jobs in Galway during 2016/2017 the coming months. The new positions will be for call centre staff for the European market. – many of the jobs will require German language skills and others will need Spanish or French.
Wayfair offers 7 million products from over 7,000 suppliers across five distinct brands – Wayfair.com, AllModern, Birch Lane, DwellStudio and Joss & Main. The company employed 4,604 people as of March 31, 2016 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe.
The Sales and Service Team works directly with customers to ensure that their questions and needs are addressed. The talented and energetic consultants in this rapidly growing team enjoy closing sales, solving problems, and building relationships with Wayfair’s customers.
Take a look at the current vacancies at Wayfair here
They say they offer employees “exciting work in a fun, dynamic environment that encourages learning and growth.” They also accept résumés on a rolling basis from motivated individuals who are interested in working in the e−commerce industry.
In a recent interview – the CEO of Wayfair said that when hiring workers there are four key traits he looks for People have to be intelligent, hardworking, team-oriented, and quantitative — interested in using analytic insights. He said he values those traits far more than job experience and he likes people who are willing to be creative and think about what is the best idea they can come up with.