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Sales firm FMI makes its big move on Belfast market

By Staff Reporter

Published 11/02/2016

Account manager: Julie McBride
Account manager: Julie McBride

Sales management firm FMI is expanding into Northern Ireland with the creation of 24 new jobs and investment of over £500,000, it announced today.

The Dublin-based business provides services such as direct sales, merchandising, retail auditing and in-store demonstrations.

It acts as an outsourcing firm to manage people for companies.

The firm has now set up a Belfast base at Sydenham Business Park and is to start recruiting brand sales executives and team executives to work with clients including Electric Ireland.

Managing director Nicola de Beer said: "We have enjoyed a very successful 20 years in the Republic of Ireland and the time is right to set our sights on the opportunity to provide our skills and services in the north.

"We acknowledge that our strength is our people, which is why we are so excited to employ a local team of high calibre talent across all levels of the business."

The firm has 80 full-time head office staff in Dublin and has another 800 employees on its payroll. Belfast account manager Julie McBride said: "We are now keen to hear from enthusiastic recruits across a range of disciplines in Northern Ireland."

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