WIN Develops Guardian Jobs WAPsite to allow job seekers constant mobile access to job information

20 octobre 2021 Pierre Perrin-Monlouis

High Wycombe, UK – April 2nd, 2008 – WIN Plc, innovators in interactive mobile entertainment and information, today announced it has developed a Guardian Jobs WAPsite for Guardian News and Media. The new WAPsite, available now, enables users to search the Guardian Jobs website anywhere, anytime and on any internet enabled mobile handset.

Users of the Guardian Jobs WAPsite will benefit from being able to browse jobs and request further information to be sent immediately to them via email, reducing the risk of the perfect job slipping by unnoticed. In turn, employers will experience significant time reductions in the recruitment process. Using mobile as a platform will also enable them to reach a broader audience of candidates.

The WAPsite can be accessed with an initial simple text trigger, which will automatically deliver the site to the user’s mobile phone.

“We have enjoyed a long and healthy partnership with Guardian News & Media and are delighted to be able to further strengthen the relationship with the development of the Guardian Jobs WAPsite,” said Graham Rivers, CEO of WIN plc. “This is a further example of the media industry recognising the power of the mobile to deliver news and information to audiences as soon as it is published.”

Nigel Bicknell, Head of Commercial Development, Guardian Recruitment Solutions said: “This WAPsite provided by WIN enables an entirely new channel for us to advertise jobs for our customers and users. Demand for information on the mobile is increasing rapidly and by working with WIN we are able to meet that demand and deliver a great service for our readers. ”

The Guardian News and Media’s dedicated jobsite,, has been the market leader in recruitment across quality press for almost 20 years.


About WIN

WIN is an innovator in interactive mobile entertainment and information.

WIN has a ten year track record of developing an unrivalled variety of services for Europe’s leading content owners, mobile operators, corporate enterprises and media and entertainment corporations.

It earns its exceptional industry credibility by being a trusted value chain provider to both operators and content owners by working with regulators to create pioneering best practice guidelines.

WIN has the market environment expertise and breadth of solutions to assess a business need and then deliver information and content to end-users quickly, appropriately, cost-effectively and innovatively while observing an ever-changing complex regulatory environment.

WIN already helps companies such as Barclays, The AA, Centrica, Nintendo and Calvin Klein to create brand revenue, reduce costs, maximise revenues and truly interact with end-users.

Since 2006, the Group has built on this success by extending its reach into new overseas markets including the Nordic region, Germany, Hungary, Greece and emerging markets such as Africa, Bulgaria and Romania.

About Guardian News and Media

Guardian News and Media publishes the Guardian and Observer newspapers and, the UK’s most popular newspaper website. Launched in 1999 has been voted the best newspaper on the web at the Webby Awards for the past three years. The site recorded record traffic of 19.7 million unique users in January 08 (audited by ABCe), the highest-ever monthly user figure for a UK newspaper site.

Unlike most media organisations which are owned by a proprietor or group of shareholders. The Guardian is owned by the Scott Trust, a unique form of media ownership in the UK, which secures the continuity and editorial independence of the Guardian. Not owned by shareholders, dictated to by a press baron or influenced by a political party, Guardian journalists are free to present the truth as they see it.

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