EE to Recruit Over 200 New Employees for North Tyneside Site

EE, recently ranked in the top 10 big companies in The Sunday Times Best Place to Work awards and the best large technology employer, is holding a recruitment fair this Saturday, 2 April, at its site in North Tyneside. This will see one of the largest employers in the area launch 210 new roles across its customer service and sales departments.

EE will be opening its doors this weekend to showcase the full and part-time opportunities available and give prospective employees a chance to meet existing members of the sales and service teams. They will be on hand to share their experiences at EE and answer any questions potential applicants may have - from the application process itself to what a career at EE can offer.

The roles will begin between April and September 2016 and give successful applicants the chance to benefit from a range of training and develop a variety of skills, allowing them to forge long-term careers with EE.

Carolyn Brown, Operations Manager for recruitment at the EE centre in North Tyneside, said: “We want to use the fair to create a real buzz around these new roles, and demonstrate our commitment to remaining one of the best companies in the North Tyneside area to work for – as well as the UK as a whole. We are excited to be recruiting some fresh talent for our teams, and are looking forward to meeting some of the interested applicants on Saturday.”

EE is committed to becoming the Number One for Service in the industry and already has over 1,600 customer service agents working at its North Tyneside site to support this. These new roles also follow the 138 additional positions which were recently announced for the company’s base in Merthyr Tydfill, Wales.

Patrick Bradley, HR Director at EE, said: “We’re delighted to be growing our employee footprint in North Tyneside and hope the recruitment fair will help us to identify and attract the best new talent in the area.  We’ll be on the lookout for passionate and dedicated individuals who can help us create the best possible experience for our customers and ultimately support us in becoming the Number One for Service in the industry.”

Rt Hon Alan Campbell MP, constituency MP for Tynemouth, said: “I’m very pleased that EE is creating 210 new jobs in North Tyneside as EE is a large and very valued employer in the area.  I hope that local people will take the opportunity to go along to the jobs fair to see what EE can offer, and to show what local people can offer EE.”

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About EE
EE, part of the BT Group, is the largest and most advanced mobile communications company in Britain, delivering mobile and fixed communications services to consumers and businesses. EE has approximately 14,000 employees and 550 retail stores, and serves more than 31 million connections across its mobile, fixed and wholesale networks.

EE runs the UK's biggest and fastest mobile network, it pioneered the UK's first superfast 4G mobile service in October 2012 and is the first European operator to surpass 14million 4G customers. EE's 4G coverage today reaches more than 95% of the UK population, with double speed 4G reaching 80%. EE’s 2G coverage reaches 99% of the population while 3G reaches 98%.

In the last few years, EE has received extensive independent recognition, including being ranked the UK's best overall network by RootMetrics®; Best Network at the 2014 and 2015 Mobile News Awards; Best Network for Business and Best Consumer Network at the 2014 & 2015 Mobile Industry Awards; Best Network at the 2014 & 2015 Mobile Choice Consumer Awards, and Best Network at the What Mobile Awards 2014; Fastest Network at the 2014 and 2016 uSwitch Mobile Awards; Best Mobile Network at the 2014 Recombu Awards, and Winners of Best Connected Gadget at the Mobile Choice Consumer Awards 2015.

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