Lexington call center to hire 220

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31 March 2011
A new call center is expected to open in Lexington by summer, creating 220 jobs.

Allconnect Inc. plans to spend nearly $7 million to open a 32,000-square-foot in-bound sales and customer support center on the Coldstream Research Campus.

"It's good to welcome Allconnect, a new corporate citizen bringing jobs to Lexington," Mayor Jim Gray said in a statement. "Our people need jobs, and we need to compete in every arena."
Commerce Lexington chief executive Bob Quick said, "Lexington is thrilled to be the top city selected amongst four cities and three states."

For information on applying for jobs, go to Allconnect.com/Lexington.

Allconnect is based in Atlanta, and its call center employees will work with consumers to order or transfer home services such as satellite and cable television, Internet, telephone and home security. The company's customers include AT&T, Dish Network, DirecTV, Time Warner Cable and Verizon.

The jobs are expected to pay an average hourly wage of $12.51, including benefits, according to information the company provided to the state. The company has been approved for $2.2 million in tax incentives by the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority.