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Village Managers

Company:
Acorn Adventure

Location:
France, Italy & Wales

Benefits:
Overseas Seasonal Package – wage, meals & tented or cabin accommodation, uniform, overseas travel. UK Seasonal Package – national min wage, meals & cabin accommodation provided & free uniform

Start:
1st April 2014

Duration:
end August 2014

Description

Customer Focused, Friendly, Energetic Team Members Wanted! We are currently recruiting Acorn Village Managers for the following centres:
  • Brecon Beacons (UK)
  • Ardres (France)
  • Hauteville (France)
  • Savane (S. France)
We are ideally looking for people with experience of working with young people between 7-17 yrs old and adults alike.  As the Village Manager your main responsibility is to ensure that our guests have a smooth and successful trip or holiday whilst on centre, outside of activity sessions. You will be the main point of contact for children, teachers, group leaders and families and so will need a certain level of diplomacy and understanding of different customer’s needs, along with being able to liaise with the senior staff team regarding your group's requirements.  In this role you will organise and participate in our evening entertainment programme and co-ordinate the arrival and departure of guests onto your ‘Acorn village’. You will be responsible for the general running of the Village, ensuring that it is kept clean and tidy at all times, whilst managing a team of Activity Instructors who will be assigned to work with you for the duration of a groups stay. This position starts on the 1st of April. 

Requirements

  • Supervisory or management experience 
  • Organisational skills
  • Customer service focused
  • 21 yrs+ for senior positions
All of our senior staff participate in a comprehensive training programme at our centre in the Brecon Beacons and then travel out to set up their centres with the rest of the senior team prior to guests arriving. We are looking for people who can commit to working the full season. 

All applicants must have a UK/EU passport, UK residential address, a permanent UK National Insurance number and a UK bank account. A current Enhanced DBS Check  (CRB Disclosure) is required for successful applicants.
This is a live in position.


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