We currently have vacancies for Retail Assistants working in our Terminal 1 And runway visitor Park Shops - see below for further details:-

You employ staff? You may be surprised to know that through the commercial arm of The Aviation Society, known as TAS Trading Ltd (TTL) we employ more than 50 people on both full time and part time contracts based at Manchester Airport.

What type of jobs do you have available? Staff are employed in a variety of roles:- Education Tour Guides, Concorde Tour Guides, Technical Tour Guides,Shop Managers and Assistants, Reception Staff, Administrators.

Where are your staff based? Our staff are based at the Concorde Conference Centre, Runway Visitor Park, Manchester Airport. We also have shops at the Runway Visitor Park and in Terminal 1 arrivals.

Terms and Conditions of Employment

As a Concessionaire of Manchester Airport it is fundamental that we adhere to UK Employment Law. All Employees are given a contract of employment and have access to our comprehensive Staff Handbook which details their Terms and Conditions of Employment with our company.

Who do you employ? Anyone who has a passion for the aviation industry and doesn’t mind sharing that passion with others! Our current employees include:- Air Crew,Cabin Crew,Air Traffic Controllers,Airport Management and Airline staff. Teachers and of course aviation enthusiasts!.

How do you advertise vacancies? We advertise all vacancies internally,externally and via this web site.

How do I apply? We normally ask you to send us your CV and if we think you could become a valuable member of our Team you will be invited to attend an interview.


Vacancy - Retail Assistants

We are currently recruiting for Retail Assistants for a Zero Hour contract to join the retail team within our Aviation Shops located at Manchester Airport's Terminal 1 and Runway Visitor Park.

This role requires an enthusiastic, energetic individual who is confident in dealing with customers at the busy RVP visitor attraction and in the “less busy” T1 shop , but also be comfortable with responsibilities such as opening & closing the shop, working alone & unsupervised.

These positions will involve working week days, evenings & weekends. Some of the key requirements for this position are as follows -

  • Excellent customer service skills and a professional manner.

·         Good team working and communication skills

  • Flexible approach and attitude

  • Good organisational skills

  • Experience of EPOS would be advantageous.

  • Keen interest in aviation and preferably a good knowledge of aviation enthusiast products

 Please send your CV to Alison Blacow, Retail Manager at:- retailmanagerttl@gmail.com

Applications from TAS Members are welcomed. Uniform and Car Parking provided.

Please include a covering note detailing why you wish to apply for this role and what you can bring to our team – specifically drawing on your retail experience to date and your interest in aviation.

Applications without a covering note will not be considered. Only applicants who are invited to interview will be contacted.

Date advertised: 7th November 2019

Closing Date: 14th November 2019