Thursday, June 27, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY, JUNE 27, 2013 —It was announced today that AT&T plans to bring more than 100 new jobs to Oklahoma City. These new AT&T jobs will primarily support small and medium business customers as they implement AT&T business solutions and services. Hiring is underway with 25 new project managers already working at the company’s offices on Wireless Way in Oklahoma City.
The Oklahoma Department of Commerce and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber utilized proactive outreach and incentives to secure the influx of new jobs that will positively impact the local economy. AT&T intends to participate in the Oklahoma Quality Jobs Program administered by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, the Training for Industry Program offered by the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, as well as the Strategic Investment Program under the direction of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber.
“Oklahoma is a great place to do business,” said Bryan Gonterman, President of AT&T Oklahoma. “Our company could have placed these jobs anywhere in the country, and we chose Oklahoma City. We plan to create more than 100 jobs in Oklahoma. The friendly business climate, high quality of life and excellent workforce make this state a place I’m proud to call home and my company is excited to invest in,” he continued.
“AT&T’s decision to bring good-paying, new jobs to Oklahoma is more proof our focus on building a pro-business climate is working. We know great companies like AT&T have a variety of options when deciding where to invest and create jobs. My thanks go out to AT&T and its leadership team for their decision to grow their investment in Oklahoma,” said Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin.
“Oklahoma City is open for business, and the announcement that AT&T will locate additional employees here is a testament that we have an environment that fosters success. We are excited to support AT&T in their future success and growth in Oklahoma City,” said Mick Cornett, Mayor of Oklahoma City.
AT&T is looking for entry level management employees in Oklahoma. Interested applicants should go to AT&T’s career website at http://att.jobs to learn more.
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