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PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HOSTS JOB FAIR TO RECRUIT 300+ POSITIONS


July 24, 2013 - Philadelphia, PA

PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HOSTS JOB FAIR TO RECRUIT 300+ POSITIONS
In Partnership with Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, Airport Aims to Support Terminal F Expansion

    PHILADELPHIA — July 24, 2013 — The Philadelphia International Airport and MarketPlace Philadelphia Management, in conjunction with Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, will host a job fair on Tuesday, July 30 at Lincoln Financial Field from 10 a.m.—3 p.m. The primary purpose of the job fair is to recruit for positions that will be available for the newly redesigned Terminal F, as well as all seven terminals at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). The new terminal is expected to open in fall 2013.

    More than 30 retail, beverage and service providers from the airport will be in attendance to meet with interested applicants and collect resumes to fill the 300 available jobs. Some merchants will be conducting interviews on the spot. Available positions range from entry level to management, including sales associate, supervisor, line cook, server and housekeeping. 

“We’re excited to launch an outstanding lineup of food, retail and service options for passengers this year,” said Mel Hannah, vice president and general manager of MarketPlace Philadelphia Management, the company responsible for the management and leasing operations of PHL’s 160 retail locations.
   
The event will be held in partnership with Councilman Johnson who represents Philadelphia’s Second District, which includes Philadelphia International Airport. He is committed to job training and access to employment for constituents in his district and throughout the city.

    The event is free and prior registration is not required. Individuals must bring a copy of their resume for entrance into the event and should bring additional copies to distribute to employers on site. Please visit www.philamarketplace.com for more information.
 

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ABOUT MARKETPLACE DEVELOPMENT
MarketPlace Development develops and manages airport retail programs across the country. A recognized industry leader for over 20 years, MarketPlace Development works in partnership with airports and airlines to enhance passenger satisfaction and maximize revenue. The Massachusetts-based company is responsible for the concessions program at LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B, Philadelphia International Airport, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport, and has also worked with numerous airports and airlines across the country.
Web: www.marketplacedevelopment.com

ABOUT MARKETPLACE PHILADELPHIA MANAGEMENT
MarketPlace Philadelphia Management is the manager of the award-winning food and retail program throughout Philadelphia International Airport. The airport features more than 160 in-line stores, restaurants and services, plus more than 30 specialty retail units. For more information, visit www.philamarketplace.com. Twitter: @phlfoodandshops. Facebook: PHLFoodandShops.


MEDIA CONTACTS:
Emily Watts
For MarketPlace Philadelphia Management
267-932-8760 ext. 308
emily@hornercom.com

Anna DiGregorio
MarketPlace Philadelphia Management
215-937-1200
adigregorio@philamarketplace.com