Amazon adds 2,000 jobs with new NYC office, continues world takeover

Written by Liz Warren
Published on Sep. 25, 2017
Amazon adds 2,000 jobs with new NYC office, continues world takeover
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Amazon has been making major headlines lately.

The e-commerce giant sent the nation into a frenzy when it announced it’s looking for a location for its second headquarters. It also recently bought Whole Foods, partnered with a NYC-based food ordering service and announced plans to open a warehouse in Staten Island.

And that’s just the beginning of its world takeover, which seems to include a heavy NYC focus. The company announced it’s opening a new office in Manhattan — one that will employ more than 2,000 people — so if you’ve ever dreamed of working for the corporation, now could be your chance. Job opportunities stretch across nearly every department, including finance, information technology and sales and marketing. Amazon is putting $55 million into building the office, which will reportedly be located on the city’s west side.

"We're excited to expand our presence in New York — we have always found great talent here," senior vice president of worldwide advertising Paul Kotas said in a statement. "Last January, we announced our plans to create 100,000 full-time, full-benefit jobs in the U.S. by mid-2018 — and we are on track to reach that goal."

With all of Amazon’s recent emphasis on Manhattan and its surrounding boroughs, we can’t help but wonder: Could this be a sign that NYC will soon be the next Amazon headquarters?


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