Leading internet based vendor Amazon.com looks set to create 200 new jobs in Bratislava by 2012, which is double its original estimate of 100 jobs.
The news was announced by economy minister Juraj Miskov, who was speaking the day before the launch of operations at the Amazon Support Centre in Bratislava, which covers 2,200 m2. It is worth noting that the company will not receive and tax breaks or incentives from the government.
Amazon is making the investment without any government tax breaks or stimuli, and is now looking for people with the relevant language skills to fill its vacancies, with fluency in English or German the most wanted.
Amazon said in a statement that the new Seller Support Center will complement existing centers in Germany and Ireland and will deliver B2B support to assist Amazon sellers boost their businesses.
Third party sellers account for over 30% of the orders from the two million plus sellers around the world.