Seventeen new jobs have been created by Coleraine insurance firm McClarty’s Insurance.
MCL Insurance Services has announced the job creation after the “phenomenal growth” of one of the company’s leading brands; its4women.ie.
The female-targeted insurance brand, which launched in 2008, has grown by 100 per cent in 2014 and now boasts more than 50,000 policy holders and handles more than €22m of business.
MCL managing director Gary McClarty said: “The new positions will help expand the team already in place at our Coleraine call centre as we look towards further growth in 2015.
“The staff in Coleraine have been integral to the success of its4women.ie and I hope to continue creating more jobs for locals over the next 12 months as the brand goes from strength to strength.”
The new jobs will be in addition to the 40 staff currently employed at MCL’s Coleraine headquarters and will help support MCL’s “aggressive growth plans” in 2015.
The company is aiming to secure 100,000 its4women.ie policy holders in the next 12 months across Northern and Southern Ireland.
The its4women brand been bolstered by Olympic and World Boxing Champion, Katie Taylor, who is the star of the brand’s current £1.5m advertising campaign.