Manchester City will host a two day ‘Market Place’ jobs fair at the Etihad Stadium on Friday 30th and Saturday 31st July.

‘Market Place’ will be the first jobs fair of its kind in Manchester and is aimed at matching local people with viable job opportunities as well as showcasing pathways into new careers and training courses. 

Local people who are seeking a new job or training opportunity can secure their FREE event ticket here.

More than 90 organisations from across Greater Manchester will be taking part in the event, promoting opportunities they have on offer – from entry level apprenticeships to full time employment.

With a variety of sectors represented, roles are available in areas such as: engineering and technology, finance, healthcare, property and construction, public services and administration, retail, sport, and recycling and waste management, plus many more.

As part of the ‘Market Place’, Manchester City will also deliver a series of workshops led by Club representatives to provide practical career advice and guidance, as well as inspire and encourage attendees to pursue their career goals.

The event will start at 9am and finish at 5pm on both days and will be split into morning and afternoon sessions with attendees able to select their preferred time slot, subject to availability.

Commenting on the Club’s ‘Market Place’ jobs fair, Pete Bradshaw, Director of Sustainability at Manchester City, said,“Manchester has endured numerous challenges over the past year and as the city recovers from the pandemic we know that there are many people in our community who will be seeking new training courses and full time employment.

The Club’s ‘Market Place’ jobs fair has been designed with these people in mind and will showcase thousands of job roles that are on offer from a whole host of organisations based in Greater Manchester.

We look forward to welcoming everyone to the Etihad Stadium at the end of this month and wish them the best of luck in securing new job opportunities.”

Councillor Gavin White, Executive Member for Housing and Employment, Manchester City Council, added, “The pandemic has had a massive impact on people’s jobs and livelihoods and a key priority for us as we emerge from it is helping support our local residents back into work.

The marketplace event provides a brilliant one-stop shop for people of all ages to connect directly with leading local employers and hear more about the kind of jobs and training opportunities available and to apply directly for them.”


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