- From the 16,000 new positions, 7,200 will be opened in Brazil, its largest market; 4,700 in Mexico; 2,800 in Argentina; 850 in Colombia; 300 in Chile and 150 in Uruguay;
- There will be a fourfold increase in logistics vacancies, 4,000 new jobs in IT and new positions on its financial arm, e-commerce, prevention and security, marketing and administrative areas.
Through a LinkedIn post, the company’s president, Stelleo Tolda, announced the expansion plans, which includes doubling the operation in the region throughout the year and reach a fourfold increase in the number of logistics positions. Mercado Libre will also open 4,000 new jobs in IT.
As for the distribution per country, Tolda disclosed that 7,200 new posts will be opened in Brazil, its largest market; 4,700 in Mexico; 2,800 in Argentina; 850 in Colombia; 300 in Chile and 150 in Uruguay.
A month ago, the e-commerce giant announced a BRL 10 billion investment in Brazil to expand the presence in its main market over the year. Earlier today, MeLi also said it would invest US$1.1 billion to expand its warehouse space and services in Mexico, the second biggest market for the company, ahead of its home country, Argentina.
According to Tolda, in addition to a major increase in the logistics operation, the company will also open new positions on its financial arm, Mercado Pago, as well as in e-commerce, prevention and security, marketing and administrative areas.