The company will create approximately 160 new jobs in the Galway area as it scales its workforce to keep pace with rapid growth in Europe.
Wayfair already employs more than 200 people in the city. The company is expanding to a larger premises on the Tuam Road and will recruit new staff in the coming months.
The IDA Ireland backed investment will see Wayfair hiring call centre personnel for the European market. It is also offering a number of marketing and sales positions.
Globally, the company employs more than 2,000 people, with a presence in the US, Britain, Australia and Germany. In recent times, it has been focusing particularly on the German market.
As well as selling home fixtures and appliances, Wayfair also offers a number of dedicated design and furnishing websites.
It opened its European Operations Centre in Galway in 2009 and has expanded steadily in Ireland since then.
Wayfair Inc. offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. The Wayfair family of brands includes:
Wayfair generated $2.25 billion in net revenues for full year 2015 and $747.3 million in net revenues for first quarter 2016. The company employed 4,604 people as of March 31, 2016 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe.
Michelle is a graduate of the National University of Ireland, Galway and graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree specialising in Human Resource Management.
After graduating from NUIG, Michelle spent 3.5 years working in the Financial Services industry in Dublin and completed a Professional Diploma in Financial Advice in 2016.
Michelle joined CareerWise as a Recruitment Consultant in March 2018 and is based in our Galway office.
Since joining Careerwise, Michelle completed the NRF Programme in Recruitment Practice and is currently studying a Diploma in Human Resource Management in the Athlone Institute of Technology.
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