NEW YORK (BUSINESS WIRE), July 24, 2017 - Job hunters in the New York metropolitan area will soon have new opportunities available thanks to Sprint (NYSE: S). Karen Paletta, Sprint’s region president for New York and New Jersey, announced a minimum of 300 jobs will be added throughout both states as a part of Sprint’s local retail expansion strategy.
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“Adding team members and 64 stores to the New York metro area and New Jersey is incredibly significant to Sprint,” said Paletta. “It’s our single largest expansion in years and it’s only the beginning of our plans. We’re looking forward to bringing even more shopping experiences and services to customers across the area.”
Most roles will staff the 43 stores Sprint plans to open in the New York City, Long Island and the lower Hudson Valley and 21 stores across New Jersey this year. Residents interested in applying for open positions should visit www.sprint.com/jobs.
Grand opening celebrations will begin July 29. To check for a store near you, visit Sprint Store Locator.
Sprint also is creating jobs and opening new store locations throughout Upstate New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served 59.7 million connections as of March 31, 2017 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
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