Asurion, Nation’s Leading Technology Protection Company, To Hire 500

Hosting Job Fair July 30-31 for Center Set To Open In Early Fall

NASHVILLE, TENN. (JULY 23, 2013) – Asurion, the global leader in technology protection services, announced today they are looking to invest $12 million and fill over 500 positions by the end of the year in their newly established Phoenix, Ariz. technical support center, located at 21030 North 19th  Avenue in Phoenix. The company is hosting a job fair to recruit candidates to fill the open positions within the Premier Support Solutions team.

“The Premier Support Solutions team at Asurion stands alone in its ability to provide streamlined and refined expertise for all things tech, while fostering a collective passion for helping everyday people get the most out of their technology,” said company spokesperson Bettie Colombo. “Our company invests in its people and spends time helping them grow and achieve their objectives. We take talent seriously, and handpick our stars; and we believe we will find an incredible number of stars here in Phoenix.”

The Premier Support Solutions team is on the cutting edge of new technology and focuses on providing technical assistance for mobile and electronic devices. Technical support agents will use their expertise to lead device set up, troubleshoot and educate customers on the latest technology devices from cell phones and gaming devices to laptops and tablets.

“We welcome Asurion’s investment in Phoenix’s economy and workforce,” Mayor Greg Stanton said. “Asurion picked the right city for job creation and expansion; our support for education especially in science, technology, education and math will continue to prepare our youth to enter the workforce and power companies like Asurion forward.”

“Asurion is the global leader in its industry serving top technology brands around the world, and we are pleased the company has selected Arizona to propel its continued growth,” said Arizona Commerce Authority President and CEO Sandra Watson. “Asurion’s capital investment and expansion in Phoenix will create hundreds of high-wage professional services jobs for Arizonans and strengthen our state’s economy.”

Ideal job candidates are innately tech-focused professionals with a high level of intellectual curiosity and creative energy. The positions come with competitive pay and benefits including full medical insurance, 401k, healthy incentives and tuition assistance. Open positions include:

  • Operations Managers, Premier Support Solutions
  • Supervisors, Premier Support Solutions
  • Training Manager, Premier Support Solutions
  • Training Specialists, Premier Support Solutions
  • Subject Matter Experts, Premier Support Solutions
  • Technicians, Premier Support Solutions
  • HR, Premier Support Solutions

The job fairs will be hosted:

  • July 30: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. – 7 p.m., Phoenix Workforce Development Center, 302 North 1st Avenue, sixth floor
  • July 31: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. – 7 p.m., Hyatt Place Phoenix North, 10838 North 25thAvenue

“Asurion joins a growing number of high-tech companies interested in the Greater Phoenix region,” Greater Phoenix Economic Council President & CEO Barry Broome said. “We are excited to welcome Asurion to Phoenix, where the ability to quickly find a vast number of top-notch employees is certainly part of the appeal.”

“It’s good to know that the products we create and the services we provide make people’s lives better. Technology is such an important part of the world we live in—knowing that we’re connecting people to what they need is awesome,” said one Asurion Premier Support Solutions team member.

For more information and a full list of job descriptions visit: http://tinyurl.com/GetGeekOn or go toAsurion.com and click the Careers tab.

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Media Contact:

Nicole McTheny, Senior Vice President, Communications and Marketing

Arizona Commerce Authority

602.845.1231 or nicolem@azcommerce.com

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