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Online retailer Amazon is to bring 900 new jobs to Edinburgh. The company's new customer service centre at Waverley Gate will create 500 permanent and 400 temporary positions.
The new centre will deal with internet and telephone queries - including technical support for the Kindle and for MP3 services.
The new jobs are being supported by £1.8m from Scottish Enterprise. The firm says the decision to locate in Scotland was influenced by the availability of high quality staff.
It comes just months after the leading internet company said it would establish 950 full-time jobs at a new distribution site at two Scottish towns and an extra 1,500 temporary posts during peak periods.
In January, Amazon said the new centre at Dunfermline in Fife will create more than 750 jobs and transfer its entire permanent workforce from nearby Glenrothes.
An extra 200 jobs were announced for its site in Gourock, which packs and ships items for customers.
First Minister Alex Salmond said: "Amazon is globally recognised as a leader in online retail and I am delighted that the company is expanding its Scottish operation with the creation of a new Customer Services Centre in Edinburgh.
"Amazon has a substantial presence in Scotland and this announcement is testament to the quality, strength and skills of its Scottish workforce."
Allan Lyall, the vice president of European operations and customer service at Amazon, said: "As our business continues to grow and we move into new areas like grocery, sports and clothing, our customer services support needs to expand as well.
"Edinburgh is an outstanding location, providing us with access to a highly-skilled workforce who will help us to achieve the high standards of customer service that shoppers at Amazon.co.uk expect.
"Scotland has been home to a number of Amazon fulfilment centres for many years and we are delighted to be expanding our operations within the country with a new customer service centre and fulfilment facility."
Jenny Dawe, City of Edinburgh Council leader, welcomed the announcement. She said: "Clearly the calibre of our workforce has been a major deciding factor for Amazon - as it was for Virgin Money, Tesco Bank and many others before it - but I'm sure the wonderful, and quite unique, quality of life on offer here will also have been a consideration."
The Edinburgh customer service centre will open in August, a few months before the new Dunfermline fulfilment centre.