London, 2nd June, 2017 Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, is opening an office in Manchester, creating jobs in the city. The decision follows a rigorous search in which the region was chosen for its growing technology scene, diverse range of expertise and the connectivity it offers across Europe and the rest of the world.

Managing Director of the new Manchester base, Iiro Kaukoniemi, said: “We’re incredibly excited to be building a presence in Manchester. As a global organisation, it’s crucial we have access to the best talent in every region, and Manchester offers us this with its burgeoning technology scene. This is another key landmark in Meltwater’s continued growth and a move which enables us to maintain our strong foothold as a leader in media intelligence across the world.”

The company is looking for talented people across a range of roles including software engineers, user experience designers and sales executives. Successful candidates will be working with high profile clients such as Manchester United PLC, Central Manchester University, Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester College and more. Further details can be found at Meltwater’s career page.

With over 60 offices and more than 1,400 employees across six continents, this is Meltwater’s fourth in the UK, where it also operates out of London, Edinburgh and Cardiff. The company will be based at Accelerate Places, located on 101 Princess Street.

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About Meltwater

Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insights from the outside. More than 25,000 companies use the Meltwater media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand and stay ahead of their competition. With over 50 offices on six continents, Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on local expertise. Meltwater also operates the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), a nonprofit organisation devoted to nurturing future generations of entrepreneurs.

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