04/03/2020

Glofox Creates 12 Jobs With Belfast R&D Centre

A Dublin-based fitness management software company is set to create a Research and Development centre in Belfast.

Glofox will create 12 new jobs locally as it accelerates its international growth plans.

The company's software solutions allow fitness businesses to deliver the best possible experience to their members through an all-in-one system for studios, gyms, and global wellbeing franchises.

The team in Belfast will focus on developing all aspects of the platform and new ways to use data science to improve member experience and business success.

The software provides member management, sales, and marketing capabilities, as well as payment processing for customers in over 50 countries.

Recruitment is underway for the new roles with a variety of product management and software engineering roles available as well as opportunities for graduates.

The positions come with an average salary of £43,000.
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Conor O'Loughlin, co-founder and CEO of Glofox, said: "The fitness industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors globally. We have developed a fast and reliable platform, enabling fitness entrepreneurs to build successful, growing businesses and improve worldwide health and wellbeing.

"To respond to industry growth, we are rapidly scaling our product and engineering teams and our new centre will play a key role in contributing towards our company development. Belfast is a great fit for us in terms of the specific skills we require to build the success of our brand."

Invest Northern Ireland offered £96,000 towards the creation of the roles.

Derek Andrews, Head of International Investment atInvest NI, said: "We are pleased to welcome Glofox to Northern Ireland as it establishes its new R&D Centre in Belfast. Our support has allowed the company to bring its innovative software to NI and create 12 new roles within the company.

"Glofox has recognised the wealth of talent on offer across NI's technology sector. It has a strong vision to digitally transform the fitness industry and the team it is establishing in Belfast will have a lead role to play in this. The centre is also a welcome addition to the NI economy, generating £520,000 in additional annual salaries."



(JG/CM)


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