Hospitality Jobs at London Stansted Airport

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Stansted Airport Hospitality Careers

Each year, over 270,000 guests use our Escape Lounges at Stansted airport. The team within the Lounge are on hand to support our customers with any needs and ensure they arrive to a calm, well-presented space. Whether travelling for business or pleasure, we offer our guests the chance to retreat to the Escape Lounge before continuing their journey.

Here at the Escape Lounges, we're always professional, but we believe in getting to know our customers and giving each one of them the best possible experience. We're more than just process people, we go the extra mile to give our guest a memorable and enjoyable start to their holiday.

MAG currently operates several different brands across our three airports, including Escape Lounges, 1903 Lounges and the Hangar restaurant.

Learn all about the different roles in Hospitality


Hospitality Host at Stansted Airport

Our Hosts are the face of our lounges and restaurants, providing first-class customer service to our guests. This is a varied role where you could be checking in customers at the reception desk or serving drinks at our complimentary bar. We want all our customers to have an amazing start to their journey and our customer-focused Hosts ensure this happens every day!

Duty Manager at Stansted Airport

Duty Managers are responsible for the day to day operation of their venue. They troubleshoot and ensure everything is running as it should be whilst striving to create a VIP experience for all our customers.

Hospitality Chef at Stansted Airport

Our Hospitality Chefs are passionate about food! They work hard to prepare and present delicious dishes to customers, whilst always ensuring the highest of standards are maintained.

Kitchen Assistants at Stansted Airport

Kitchen Assistants are focused on ensuring the kitchen and all storage locations are kept clean, hygienic and adhere to all health and safety standards. They are responsible for washing all crockery, cutlery and light equipment.

STNA hospitality

Hospitality Host

Based at: Stansted Airport

Contracts: Permanent & Temporary

Hours: 20& 30 Hour contracts available

Shifts: Early/Late/Mixed shifts

Pay: £12.80 per hour which includes shift allowance

Employment Benefits


Discover what benefits you can enjoy as a member of our team

  • Free meals on shift
  • Free on-site Parking
  • Free Airport parking when you go on holiday (Subject to availability)
  • Access to reward portal with discounts and savings
  • 24hr Employee Assistance Programme
  • On-site discounts and heavily discounted staff shop
  • MAG Pension Scheme which doubles your contribution
  • Discounts on tram and travel to work
  • Discounts on MAG products such as Escape Lounges and holiday parking at all our aiports
  • Fantastic career development opportunities
  • Full uniform provided

FAQs about our Hospitality roles

A role in our hospitality team comes with many benefits. As a member of MAG staff you can benefit from things such as free holiday parking (subject to availability), discounts on airport products such as lounges and numerous other employee benefits. On top of the standard company benefits, you will also get meals on shift.

Our hospitality teams are fast-paced, dynamic and prepared to overcome any hurdles. There is no better team to bond with and work on shift as everyone works closely together to make sure our passengers always have the best start to their journey. Our airports are ever changing environments, and there is always something new to learn and discover about how our airports work. There is no doubt that a job with our hospitality team would provide an engaging and unique environment for you to thrive in.

Also, where else can work where you can say that you’re able to watch as planes take off from our busy runways!

The earliest shift time will be 3am. The latest shift time will be 10pm.

The biggest challenges can be the early starts, they are not for everyone. However, you acclimatise to early shifts, and there will be a varied shifts pattern to take into consideration a work life balance. You will find that even early shifts have their benefits, they can provide a lot more flexibility to your day and allow you to complete a full days work and still be back home for lunch!

The most essential qualities for our hospitality team are:

  • Teamwork

  • A solution mind-set

  • Charisma

  • Dedication to customer care

  • Attention to detail

  • Flexibility

  • Adaptability

These qualities will help you succeed as a member of the team in our busy environments.

The best advice to anyone applying to the role would be to always be yourself and show us how much our customers would mean to you. At MAG Hospitality, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the best start to their journey, and every guest is important. We want all our staff to care as much as we do about high standards of customer service.

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