Recruitment underway for roles in new Petmania store

A total of 13 new jobs will be created later this summer as Petmania, who are celebrating 16 years in the pet care business, open their 16th store in Monksland, Athlone.

Ahead of the new retail outlet opening in August, the Irish-owned Petmania has started recruitment for the new roles in the Athlone shop, along with 10 additional roles in their other stores around Ireland and head office in Co Kilkenny.

The local jobs will include store managers, dog groomers and pet experts to join their already knowledgeable and animal-loving team with opportunities to build a successful career and avail of ongoing training and advancement opportunities.

The new store, located next door to Pat McDonnell Paints in Monksland, will give local customers the chance to get the best in care for their beloved pets, from the biggest grooming studios in Ireland to the unrivalled expertise of Petmania staff and high-quality selection of products and brands available in-store and online.

Speaking about the business expansion and new store opening, Head of Recruitment for Petmania, Rachel Norton, said:  “We’re thrilled to be opening a new store in Athlone, allowing us to provide our expert services and quality advice to even more of our loyal customers and our furry customers in Athlone and the surrounding areas.

“We’re on the lookout for exceptional people to be part of our in-store team. Our existing store managers and team members are all very passionate about improving the wellbeing of pets in Ireland and we are looking for new pet-loving and talented team members to join Petmania in the hopes of developing their career and growing as part of the Petmania family.

"The roles available offer a great opportunity for ambitious people with a love for animals and the appetite to grow their knowledge of pets and build a successful and fruitful career with Ireland’s pet experts,” she added.

Petmania already has 15 stores across Ireland with over 200 employees and the largest dog grooming business in the country.

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