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Belfast International Airport To Hold Recruitment Day On 2 March

By Dave Simpson
Belfast International Airport To Hold Recruitment Day On 2 March

Belfast International Airport will hold a jobs fair to help recruit for over 200 roles on Wednesday 2 March.


According to a statement published on, several on-site service providers across security, ground handling, retail, and hospitality will be present at the jobs fair, which will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Gasworks, Belfast city centre on Wednesday 2 March between 4pm and 7pm, with employers for the roles include Wilson James, SSP, Swissport, Aelia Duty free, WH Smith, OCS and Mount Charles, and the fair will be open to anyone who wants to attend on the day.

Statement By Belfast International Airport HR Manager

The statement published on included a statement from Belfast International Airport HR manager Jaclyn Coulter that said, "As the travel sector slowly rebuilds we, alongside our service partners, are ready recruit and expand the customer offering and experience at the airport. We can offer a wide range of skilled roles with flexible shifts and immediate start to suit everyone."

Belfast City Airport Appoints AWARE As Its New Charity Partner Of The Year

In other Belfast airport-related news, the above news followed an announcement by Belfast City Airport that it has appointed depression and bipolar disorder charity AWARE as its new charity partner of the year.


According to a statement published on, the aim of the partnership is to raise funds to provide support to individuals who are affected by depression and ill mental health across Northern Ireland.


Statement By Belfast City Airport Human Resources And CR Manager

The statement published on included a statement from Belfast City Airport human resources and CR manager Stephen Patton that said, "People and community are two long-standing strands of the airport's corporate responsibility strategy, so we are thrilled to partner with AWARE, a charity committed to helping individuals and providing support networks right across Northern Ireland.

"Mental health issues can affect anyone at any time but by quashing the stigma of it being a taboo subject and raising awareness of coping mechanisms, tools, and support programmes available in Northern Ireland, we can all work collectively towards better mental health."

Patton continued, "As a responsible business, the well-being of our staff is of paramount importance.

"We are confident that this partnership will not only generate awareness externally of the fantastic work that the charity does and raise vital funds to support the delivery of their programmes in our region, but that we as an organisation will reap the benefits too as we look to train staff and equip our people with knowledge and tools to maintain positive mental health."

Statement By AWARE Corporate Relationship Officer

The statement published on also included a statement from AWARE corporate relationship officer Lisa Abell-Farrelly that said, "We are incredibly grateful that Belfast City Airport has chosen AWARE as its charity partner of the year.


"Unfortunately anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder continue to affect young people and adults across Northern Ireland, and this has only been exacerbated by the global pandemic.

"Our services are needed now more than ever and this backing from Belfast City Airport couldn't have come at a better time.

"We look forward to working with them on some exciting activities and fundraising events in the future."

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