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Starting a Job in Valencia

Jan 13, 2021 3:27:52 PM / by Ekkiden Team

Here is why you should make the move and start a new job opportunity in Valencia:

Valencia is Spain’s third-largest metropolitan area, 

with a population ranging from 1.7 to 2.5 million depending on how the metropolitan area is defined. With an extension greater than large metropolises such as Madrid or Barcelona, Valencia has developed a well-connected ecosystem, which is fertile ground for innovation to foster, with the aim to make the city the front-row seat to the evolution of the local tech ecosystem and technological innovation.

In fact, according to a recent survey carried out by Bloomberg News, Valencia ranks as one of the best cities in the world for foreign workers.

Here are some reasons why consultants looking for a change should consider moving to Valencia.

💻 The Valencian Community has a strong technology ecosystem. Different types of meetups and events for all different profiles in the tech sector happen regularly, so you can easily jump in and meet those with the same interests as you. Events can range from DevOps Valencia to HackNight, and as a part of the tech community, you can be encouraged to participate, teach, learn, and grow!

📈 A city open to innovation and entrepreneurship. After Barcelona and Madrid, Valencia has a large and vibrant community of entrepreneurs thriving startups. It currently represents 15 percent of the Spanish ecosystem and boasts approximately 13 accelerators and 5 incubators as well as numerous coworking spaces.

🌞 In the capital city of the Comunidad Valenciana region, you can enjoy one of the mildest climates of Europe with average temperatures between 11°C and 26°C as well as over 300 days of sun per year!

✈️ Valencia is an international touristic destination with a rich culture, nature, and fine sand beaches. Some of the most beautiful art heritages in Valencia are:

  • The Lonja, a monument declared a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • The Torres de Serranos y Quart
  • El Patriarca, considered as the Valencian Sistine Chapel
  • The cathedral and the basilica of the Virgen de los Desamparados
  • The Palace of the Generalidad Valenciana

🗨️ It is also a city rich in languages! Both Spanish and Valencian (the native language of the Community of Valencia) are present in everyday life.

🍊 One must not forget the great gastronomy that can be found in Valencia. The city offers a Mediterranean diet that is worldwide known, being paella the most renowned. But there are all kinds of delicious rice dishes to try out: Arroz al horno (baked rice), arroz a banda (fish rice), arroz negro (rice with squid), and fideua (seafood pasta dish).

If you prefer something sweeter, oranges are also a famous product from Valencia. And why not to enjoy the great weather with the typical drinks such as horchata (made from tiger nuts), fartons (long donut-like pastry) or agua de Valencia (orange juic and cava drink).

Like any big city, you will also find many international restaurants in Valencia for all tastes.

If all of this information caught your eye… let us help you move to Valencia with great job opportunities!

We have many positions open in this city to join our team and many success stories of our consultants to share with you.

Check out our job opportunities in Valencia and let’s have a chat 😉

Ekkiden Team

Written by Ekkiden Team