Belfast Telegraph

Titanic Belfast creating 70 new jobs

By John Mulgrew

Titanic Belfast is creating 70 new permanent jobs as part of the tourist attraction's latest expansion.

It's adding 29 full-time staff alongside 41 roles with varying weekly hours.

It will add the jobs at the top tourism spot, along with the SS Nomadic, in areas including 'visitor experience', ticketing, hospitality and retail.

Newly appointed chief executive, Judith Owens, said: “At Titanic Belfast, we value our staff as one of our key assets and reasons for success. Next year, we are preparing for another strong year with more exciting developments in the pipeline.

“If you have an interest in tourism, excellent communication skills and interest in both Titanic and Belfast’s industrial heritage — you could have the ‘Titanic-factor’ and be part of our award-winning crew.”

Meanwhile, Titanic Belfast has seen its profits soar by almost 45% to £2m in the last 12 months.

The tourism venue also saw turnover rising from £11.7m to £13.6m in the year to March 31, 2017.

The latest accounts for Titanic Belfast Ltd show pre-tax profits increased from £1.38m to £2m during the same period.

During the year, the company also moved catering at its events and conferencing in-house.

Titanic Belfast welcomed almost 440,000 through its doors between April and August — up from 360,000 over the same period in 2016.

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