Mobile Company SMS.ac Looking to Hire Up To 100 Employees from Areas Ravaged by Hurricane Katrina

The world leader in mobile data communications and host to the largest community of mobile phone users in the world is looking to hire up to 100 employees from the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Katrina. SMS.ac Providing Hires with Relocation Assistance to San Diego Headquarters

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2005 -- If an upside can be found to the tragedies that recently befell the Gulf Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, it is that out of loss, there sometimes emerges opportunity. SMS.ac, Inc. (www.sms.ac), the mobile data communications company that is host to the largest community of mobile consumers in the world is coming to Louisiana—to hire, that is. The Company today announced it is focusing recruitment efforts in areas hardest hit by Katrina.

“As a result of the hurricane, there are a lot of displaced and highly qualified professionals that are now available for hire,” said Ken Smith, vice president of human capital at SMS.ac. “Primarily, SMS.ac is seeking software engineers, project managers and business development candidates.

“Upon hire, SMS.ac will provide relocation assistance for new additions to the SMS.ac team from that region and we will help them get situated in San Diego,” added Smith. “What these individuals have endured is unimaginable for most of us. SMS.ac hopes that it can do its part to put some lives back on track that were derailed by the worst natural disaster the U.S. has ever known.”

Of the mostly Louisiana-based organizations that SMS.ac is working with to locate qualified candidates, two are located in New Orleans, the Louisiana Technology Council and the regional chapter of Women in Technology International. Candidates interested in interviewing with SMS.ac for engineering, project management and business development positions should send their resumes and a cover letter to e-mail protected from spam bots. Ken Smith asks that candidates reference “Katrina” in the email subject line, to expedite response time.

Earlier this year, industry standard FierceWireless called SMS.ac one of the top 15 emerging wireless companies in the world, naming the Company to its “Fierce 15” list. And market intelligence firm IDC calls SMS.ac one of the top emerging wireless players to watch in 2005.

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About SMS.ac

SMS.ac, Inc. is a global leader in mobile data communications. The company’s proprietary MMSbox™ platform enables the interoperable exchange of mobile multimedia (MMS and SMS) and micro-transaction billing across all mobile standards, protocols and the Internet. A demonstration of the MMSbox platform is available at www.sms.ac.

With more than 40 million registered mobile consumers in 180+ countries, and connectivity to more than 400 mobile operators worldwide, SMS.ac is host to the largest community of mobile phone users in the world. Through its global initiatives, SMS.ac is igniting the widespread adoption and use of wireless data. To view the SMS.ac corporate web site, visit www.sms.ac/corporate.

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