Airport jobs

Almost 1200 people make up Team Southampton – the workforce dedicated to running Southampton Airport and looking after our 1.8million annual passengers. Of these 1200 people, almost 200 are employed directly by Southampton Airport with many more employed by several business partners across the airport.

Job opportunities with Southampton Airport

Some descriptionThe wide-ranging and varied roles at Southampton Airport include positions within our support functions, including Finance, Health and Safety, Marketing and Media as well as operational roles (click on link for more info):

Southampton Airport is committed to recruiting high performing individuals, who are passionate about our business and delivering great customer service. We believe that it is important to recruit and retain a wealth of talent and where possible seek to recruit from both within the business, as well as in and around our local community.

Current vacancies with Southampton International Airport Limited 

To search for current job vacancies please visit our Recruitment site.

Vacancies with our business partners

From retail and catering, check-in and ground staff, to baggage handling, cleaning and bus driving to name a few, there’s a host of roles available with business partners at Southampton Airport. 

For vacancies with our ground services provider, Swissport, please see their recruitment site.

Current vacancies with airport business partners

Sales Assistant - WHSmith Digital Store

We have an exciting opportunity to join WHSmith's new 'Tech Express' store. The role is sales, focused entirely on digital products ie: headphones and electronic travel accessories. Applicants must have a keen interest in up to date technology, be sales focused and be able to work both alone and be part of our airside team. A practical approach to work hours and days in an airport environment is essential. You must be able to commit to hours between 10.00 am and 21.00 pm: 24 - 30 hours per week.

Salary from £4.46 to £7.20/hour. To apply please visit WHSmith careers

Sales Consultants/Cashiers - Moneycorp

Moneycorp have exciting part time opportunities available for talented and sales focused individuals to work in their currency exchange branch at Southampton Airport. As well as being self-motivated with a passion for sales, you’ll also offer exceptional customer service in every interaction with their customers.

A fundamental part of your role will be to sell a range of products and services offered by Moneycorp including foreign currency for people travelling through the airport, our Explorer pre paid Card and other sundry products. Moneycorp pride themselves on being a friendly vibrant team where they aim to maximise sales and achieve daily targets.

In return Moneycorp CFX can offer you full training programme, generous and uncapped Bonus and Commission Scheme(discretionary), full time salary of £16,000 OTE, variable shift patterns, great opportunities for career progression and benefits -Group Personal Pension with contribution, 28 days annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays, discounted shopping vouchers, free car parking and free uniform.

To apply please send a CV and cover letter to

Work experience 

Due to the level of resources and security procedures required to host work experience students in an airport environment, work experience placements are only available to students at Bitterne Park School, as part of the airport's strategic partnership with the school.