Hootsuite to open office, hire 60 in Atlanta, Georgia

The firm is moving into the Peach State and rapidly recruiting sales-focused roles for February 1, 2022.

Social media and marketing firm Hootsuite is opening of a new office in Atlanta, Georgia. The company plans to hire more than 60 Atlanta-based positions by the end of 2022.

The office is set to open on February 1, 2022 in WeWork Coda in Midtown Atlanta’s Tech Square. Headquartered in Vancouver, Hootsuite has 15 global offices, referred to as “Nests.” However, the firm recently re-imagined their offices and allows its staff to choose where and how they work, either in the office, remotely, or as a combination. The company has more than 1,200 employees globally, and this new office will bring them close to 1,300.

“As we look to rapidly expand our US footprint, Atlanta is an obvious choice due to the impressive growth in its tech sector and a rapidly growing and diverse SaaS talent pool,” said Tom Keiser, CEO, Hootsuite.

The CEO also said that he looks forward to “meeting local college graduates who want to start their careers in tech. Atlanta is a talent-rich city, where culture, education, innovation and tech come to thrive.”

The company has a busy next quarter if it is to pull this off as well as a pre-Christmas IPO, as previously reported by BetaKit.

Katie Kirkpatrick, president and CEO, Metro Atlanta Chamber explained that Atlanta’s talent and post-secondary institutions, “coupled with the strength of our region’s technology ecosystem and business community, will surely contribute to Hootsuite’s continued growth moving forward.”

There are more than 325 Canadian companies operating in Georgia, according to Pat Wilson, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development. “It’s a pleasure to welcome Hootsuite to Georgia, and I am confident the state’s many assets will help the company find continued success here,” Wilson said.

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