Newcastle International Airport offer a diverse range of exciting job opportunities. As a leading airport company we can offer a huge variety of airport jobs. We recruit highly motivated, enthusiastic and forward thinking people to make our airport one of the best about.

Browse our available jobs below:
Airport Planner

Starting Salary: Up to £36,000 (dependent on experience)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit an organized, confident and forward thinking Airport Planner to join our Planning & Corporate Affairs Team.

 Reporting to the Planning & Corporate Affairs Director you will be responsible for ensuring that the interests of the airport company are protected by providing a strategic, statutory and land use planning direction and support service to the business.

 The successful candidate will be closely involved in exciting projects such as the Airport Masterplan, the Newcastle International Airport Business Park and our input to regional and local transport and planning policy.

 You will be a logical thinker with the ability to work independently and develop new ideas. As well as this you will be a confident and articulate communicator, who is capable of delivering lucid communications effectively, as well as demonstrate the capability to inspire the commitment of our stakeholders and the general public. The successful applicant should have excellent leadership and negotiation skills, as well as demonstrate flexibility. Furthermore you will be able to take hold of a project or situation and deliver the required outcomes.

 You will be an experienced Town Planner and you will have achieved a degree / post graduate qualification in Town Planning. In addition to this you will be eligible for membership with the Royal Town Planning Institute. Applicants should hold a valid driving license.


 For further information on this job role please click the link to the Job Description below. To apply, please send us your CV along with a cover letter detailing why you feel that you are suitable for this position to; HR Department (Woolsington, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE13 8BZ) e-mail;

 Closing Date: Friday 3 June 2016

Airport Representative

Airport Agencies-Swissport have an exciting new opportunity which has arisen to recruit a smart, highly customer service focused individual to work on an AD HOC basics based at Newcastle Airport and Port of Tyne.


Job Summary:

Airport Travel  Services representative to provide the various service’s  to passengers as required by our numerous customers which will include Ticket desk cover and document issue, flight representation, compiling flight manifests  and flight reporting to our customers,  revenue collection &  banking,  concierge  services for schools, groups, individuals and VIP’s, cruise company representation and administration to include supplying passengers with cabin allocations, ship health questionnaires and advising on cruise baggage procedures, to provide cover at local ports for cruise debark, check-in  and embark  and any other travel service requirement  and administration  that we may be required to supply.


  • Tour operator / airline representation, document issue and flight reporting
  • Assist passengers to ensure a smooth transition through the terminal
  • All aspects of concierge services
  • Follow Cruise company guidelines for the services we provide for them
  • Follow company health and safety and uniform standards
  • Comply with all UK/ Ireland / EU legislation as well as airport authority security requirements

Skills and Desirable Attributes:

  • In possession of at least three Standard grades/ GSCE’s / O’Levels
  • Flexible to work various shifts to include days, evening, night’s weekends and holidays
  • Due to this being a 24 hour operation, ability to travel to the airport at time when no public transport is available.  Please note 3 shifts will be to start at 2am for the TUI Cruise
  • Excellent communication skills (written and Verbal) and the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to speak and understand English
  • Take pride in their appearance
  • Excellent communication skills (written and Verbal) and the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Must be able and willing to learn & use company computer systems
  • Passionate about customer service
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Customer service history is desirable
  • Able to work under pressure and reliable attendance is essential
  • This role requires empathy and understanding, as you could be the first point of contact.
  • Must be able to provide 5 years working history
  • Applicants must be over the age of 18.


To apply for this position email your CV and covering letter to

Sales Assistant (Full Time) - Cuba Lily

Are you passionate about providing exceptional customer service?

As a Sales Assistant with Cuba Lily Tax Free you will have a good knowledge of all our products throughout the store. We have a whole range of exciting brands including PANDORA, Swarovski, Thomas Sabo, Links of London, Daisy London and many more.

Assistants can build an instant rapport with customers whether it is recommending the perfect bracelet for that last minute beach break or suggesting the ideal charm for that special someone.

Passion, enthusiasm and hard work are all qualities possessed by a good Sales Assistant and, if this is you, then apply to become a valuable member of an energetic and vibrant company.

If you have experience within retail and a passion for customer service then we would love to hear from you.

Please note all of our roles are on a rolling shift basis, and you will need to be flexible for 2am openings.  The Metro service to the airport is not operational at this time so your own transport is essential.

Please send CV applications to

Team Leader - Caffe Ritazza

We are looking for Team Leaders with a passion for great customer service. You will be responsible for ensuring your team put a smile on every customers face. You will work on shift with the team to create a positive and engaging atmosphere to bring the best out of your team.
To be successful you will have some experience of leading a team in the past and feel confident to take responsibility for the day to day running of the business. (Own transport desirable).

We have a full-time (Fix term contract, 3 months from start date) role based in the Caffe Ritazza at Newcastle Airport. The business is open from 3am till 9pm and your shifts would vary each week between these hours (Including weekends). You will have some early starts from 2am and late finishes so it is important you check you are able to get to and from the airport at these times.

SSP employees receive:

  • Sales related bonus scheme in place to earn an extra 50p per hour,
  • 28 days holiday pro-rated up to working hours (Including Bank Holidays),
  • Additional 25% extra pay for working between 11pm till 6am,
  • Staff discount,
  • Staff parking available,
  • Free uniform,
  • Discounts off other SSP brands,
  • Lots of training and development opportunities for your future career progression.

To apply please email your CV and a covering letter to

Sales Assistants - JD Sports

JD Sports are looking for permanent and seasonal sales staff to work throughout the week.

Sales Assistants must be, hard working, passionate and show enthusiasm. You must be able to deliver a high level of customer service. Experience is not necessary, and full training will be provided.

  • Customer service
  • Merchandising
  • Cash Handling
  • Flexible 

Please note all of the positions are shift based and involve early mornings and late nights. Applicants must be 18 or over and have their own transport.

Forward your CV to Mark Curry at Please make sure your CV is a Microsoft Word document.

Summer Sales Assistants - WHSmith

Our WHSmith stores are seeking to recruit a number of sales assistants for work during the summer.

This is a fixed term contract starting from April 2016 until September 2016 - with the possibility of extension thereafter.

Seasonal Sales Assistant (30 hours per week). Shift patterns involve working four days out of seven, however you must be fully flexible across seven days. There will also be additional overtime available.

Shifts can start from 2am so please ensure you have availability of transport as public transport is not always available at the start of shifts. 

In order to work at the airport you must have a valid (in date) passport or photo drivers license plus five years of continuous references. Without these we will be unable to progress with your application.

Applicants must be aged 18 or over.

For more information or to apply please visit

Sales Assistant - Airport Retail UK

Airport Retail UK have an exciting opportunity for a number of Sales Assistants to join their team and be involved in the day to day running of their Newcastle International Airport store.

The successful candidates may have previous retail experience in, preferably (although not limited to) the high street fashion sector. They should possess good communication skills and be willing to work hard in this highly competitive sector. They're looking for ambitious individuals who stand out from the crowd and who are a commercially aware. If you’re looking for a spring board to a successful retail career with company that’s going places then please apply.

Applicants will need to provide evidence to support their achievements.

Skills and Desirable Attributes

  • Grade C or above in Math’s and English at GCSE level or equivalent.
  • Outgoing personality with great communication skills.
  • Desire to get ahead by working hard.
  • Flexibility.
  • Commercial awareness.

Brief Outline of Job Role

  • Effectively communicate and represent the company culture on a daily basis.
  • Focus on building sales and quality customer service.
  • Oversee the visual appearance of the store with an eye for detail.
  • Be proactive in delivering a quality experience to all customers.

Points for the Candidates Consideration:

They are a 24 hour operation committed to open at the Airport’s request, this means working very early mornings/late evenings and on national holidays. Due to these opening hours and the requirement to remain flexible in this position, independent transport is required.

Airport Regulations require successful candidates to pass Criminal Record Checks and supply a professional/educational history of 5 years without any gaps longer than 2 weeks. We are unable to consider any applicants that would be unable to fulfill these criteria.

Interested parties should forward their C.V. and Cover Letter to

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