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. 


Current vacancies with airport business partners

Avis Budget Group - Customer Service Return Agent

Great Full Time Permanent opportunity as a Customer Service Return Agent, offering £17,000 per annum.

As a Customer Service Return Agent, life is busy. This role will give you the opportunity to develop skills in Sales, Marketing, Finance, Customer Service, People & Logistics Management. You will work in a fast paced and competitive industry and will need to coordinate the front of house to ensure the smooth running of the store for our customers.  Avis Budget Group are looking for people who are happy to work outdoors 100% of the time, love to engage with customers, take full ownership of customer complaints and find a resolution whilst rebuilding the brand experience, build robust relationships with customers so as to understand their needs and assist them in providing outstanding customer service, checking customers in, greeting customers, conducting damage checks and are willing to go the extra mile.  

You must have good communication skills, terrific teamwork and a clean drivers licence with 12 months’ experience.  This role offers a career-defining opportunity to join a successful and vibrant business. You’ll join a fast-paced and dynamic UK team where no two days will be the same.  If you want to GO somewhere in your career, Avis Budget Group is the place to be, apply now!

WHSmith - Sales Assistant

Do you thrive in a fast paced environment where no two days are the same, then look no further. WHSmith are looking for exceptional individuals used to working in a customer focused environment and highlighting promotions to join our store. Working in a team you will play an active role in providing a positive customer experience and driving sales. Hours: from 6 per week to 30 per week. Salary: from £4.46 to £7.20.

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Please note that Southampton International Airport Limited accepts no liability for adverts or roles placed by third party companies, their recruitment and selection policies.

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.