As the summer travel season begins, many airport roles are still available at Manchester Airport. More than a dozen on-site airport partners offer jobs, from baggage handlers to baristas, there are jobs for everyone.
There are hundreds of positions available at South Manchester Airport, with roles in airport security and positions available for engineers, traffic controllers and chefs. Meanwhile, on-site partners seek positions in check-in, baggage handling, and a variety of retail, food and beverage partners.
If early starts aren’t a problem for you, airport retailers and restaurants will have booths at the fair. Companies such as Costa Coffee, Pret a Manger, World Duty Free and WHSmith are all hiring.
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Job seekers and visitors to the show could also benefit from a chat with a representative from the airport academy, a facility run in partnership with Trafford College. The academy helps those who have been unemployed get back to work, working directly with the airport and offering CV writing support and workshops designed to help individuals gain relevant skills.
The job fair will take place at the Wythenshawe Forum on Tuesday May 24 between 10am and 1pm. Airport operator Manchester Airports Group (MAG) organized the event in partnership with Manchester City Council, Department for Work and Pensions and Manchester Airport Academy.
The airport has seen a significant increase in the number of passengers at the airport, with passenger numbers already at 80% of what it was before Covid. It is only expected that Jet2.com and Tui will increase their activities in Manchester and that more long-haul services will be offered from the airport in the region.
Ian Costigan, acting chief executive of Manchester Airport, said: “The past two years have been difficult for us, but the outlook for this summer is much more positive and we look forward to helping our customers escape once their well-deserved vacation. After.
“To do this we need to attract more people to our operations, and the event at the Wythenshawe Forum will give job seekers from our neighboring communities the opportunity to learn more about the wealth of career options on their doorstep. .
“We are making good progress in our recruiting campaign. More than 1,600 people applied for jobs here in April alone and around 200 newcomers are expected to join the operation this month, which will allow us to open additional security lanes during peak periods and improve client service.
“We still need to expand our team, so if you’re enthusiastic, customer-oriented and looking for the opportunity to do something different, we’d love to hear from you.”
Councilor Gavin White, Manchester City Council’s Executive Member for Employment, said: “As Manchester Airport continues to recover strongly from the impacts of the pandemic, there is a wide range of employment opportunities and career building that residents of Wythenshawe and other parts of Manchester are well placed to benefit from.We are delighted to have helped organize this job fair and encourage all who are interested in getting involved and learning more. This could be the start of an exciting journey.”
As well as the Wythenshawe event, the airport will also be represented at the Bolton Council job fair on Thursday 26th May.
To book a free spot at the Wythenshawe Forum Career Fair, Click here.
For more information on the roles available with MAG, see careers.magairports.com.