Village Manager

Location: Wales and France
Salary and Benefits UK Seasonal Package: National minimum/living wage, meals, tented or cabin accommodation at a great value rate and uniform provided.
Date Posted: Updated 9/2/2017
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Description:
Village Manager

Customer Focused, Friendly, Energetic Team Members Wanted!
We are currently recruiting Village Managers for our centres in the UK, France, Italy and Spain for the 2017 season.

What we’re looking for…

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. We’re looking for people with:
Supervisory or management experience
Organisational skills
Customer service focused
21 years+ 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.

Why work for Acorn?
On top of the rewarding opportunity to help guests of all ages overcome fears and try new, exciting things, we can offer you:
A competitive seasonal package with meals, accommodation & travel included overseas, and available at a discounted rate in the UK
Uniform provided
The use of facilities and equipment in free time
Opportunities to complete training and NGB qualifications
Personal development and progression – we love to promote from within!
The experience of a lifetime, working in beautiful locations making lifelong friends.

All applicants must have a UK/EU passport, UK residential address, a permanent UK National Insurance number and a UK bank account. We will be unable to take your application further before they have been obtained. We are unable to apply for a work visa/permit on behalf of an applicant.

A current Enhanced DBS Check or overseas equivalent is required for successful applicants.

QUALIFICATIONS
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