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  • Jobs fair to take place on Thursday 22nd September in Wythenshawe
  • Hundreds of roles on offer at the Northern hub with MAG and its third parties on site
  • Positions include security, customer services, car parks and hospitality
  • Recruitment drive comes as the airport continues to plan ahead for increasing passenger numbers ahead of busy winter season
  • For more information see www.manchesterairport.co.uk/recruitment

Today, Thursday 22nd September there are more than 650 roles available at a Manchester Airport jobs fair, which is being held at the Forum Centre in Wythenshawe.

There are a variety of positions on offer with the Airport, and roles are also available with a number of the other companies operating there – like retailers, and food and beverage outlets.

The jobs fair is being organised by the Manchester Airport Academy and is in partnership with the Department for Work and Pensions and Manchester City Council.

Jobs include customer services, security staff, hospitality and car parking.

In addition to the operational roles, there are also almost 100 jobs available in IT, finance, energy, assets, commercial and engineering.

Other companies taking part and attending the fair include Dnata Catering, HMS Host, DHL, Menzies Aviation and Interstate Hotels to name a few.

Plus, retail partners will also be on hand to showcase roles available at outlets including Wagamama, Spar, Costa Coffee, Pret a Manger, JD Sports, WHSmith, Boots and KFC.

Attendees at the jobs fair will get the chance to engage directly with employers, putting any questions they may have to those who are recruiting and will also learn more about what employers are looking for from applicants, boosting their chances of securing employment at the airport.

The event will take place between 10am-1pm on the 22nd and attendees can find out more online at www.manchesterairport.co.uk/recruitment or book a place online here.

Chris Woodroofe, Managing Director at Manchester Airport, said:

“After a busy summer where we have flown more than 2.7 million people off on their holidays, it is great to now be focusing on the months ahead with this jobs fair.

“We’re committed to ensuring that our neighbouring communities share in the benefits of having a major international airport nearby, so it is particularly pleasing to host this jobs fair on our doorstep in Wythenshawe.

“There are a wide range of roles available, both with Manchester Airport and its partners, and I very much look forward to welcoming all successful candidates when they start their career journey here.”

Mike Kane, MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East, said:

“It’s great that Manchester Airport and its partners are holding another jobs fair here in Wythenshawe. There are more than 650 different roles available – it’s great to have these opportunities for residents here in Wythenshawe and Sale East on our doorstep.

“Aviation is an exciting sector to work in and I’m pleased that my constituents will be part of the team supporting the airport in its recovery after the pandemic. These events are always great, and I’d encourage as many people as possible to attend”

Pre-pandemic, Manchester Airport was the UK’s third busiest and flew nearly 30 million passengers annually to more than 210 destinations.

Those securing roles with MAG can also take advantage of a wide range of benefits. These include discounts on public transport when travelling to work, free on-site car parking whilst working and when going on holiday, an excellent pension scheme, training programmes, retail discounts plus many more.

To find out more see www.manchesterairport.co.uk/recruitment or for information on roles available with MAG see careers.magairports.com.

For roles with third parties look directly on their websites or local job sites.

Sam Allcock
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