Dublin fitness-based firm to create 12 software jobs in Belfast

  • A Dublin fitness management software company, Glofox, is creating a new research and development (R&D) centre in Belfast to support its international growth plans.

    Invest NI has offered the firm £96,000 towards the creation of 12 new jobs at the Belfast centre. 

    The software provides member management, sales and marketing capabilities and payment processing for customers in over 50 countries. Glofox said it provides an “all-in-one solution for fitness studios, gyms, and global fitness franchises.”

    The new jobs have an average salary of £43,000. Recruitment is currently underway, with a variety of product management and software engineering roles available and opportunities for graduates. 

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    Glofox’s CEO and co-founder Conor O’Loughlin said: "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."

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

    Derek Andrews, Head of International Investment at Invest NI added that the centre will generate “£520,000 in additional annual salaries” to the NI economy.

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