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Head Village Manager

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Customer Focused, Friendly, Energetic Managers Wanted!

As the Head Village Manager your main responsibility is to ensure that all guests have a smooth and successful trip or holiday whilst on Centre and outside of activity sessions. We are currently recruiting Head Village Managers for our following centres for the 2017 season:

  • Savane, South France

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. The Head Village Manager manages the other Village Managers on Centre, delivers exceptional customer service to all the guests and monitors the Villages to ensure they are operating at the same high standard across the Centre. 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.

You will be required to cover for other Village Managers when needed and act as a 5th Village Manager when at capacity. 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
  • Strong people management skills
  • Customer service focused
  • 21 years+ for senior positions
  • Availability for an immediate start and able to work a full season until late August 2017

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 3 meals a day and accommodation included overseas
  • 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 be at least 18 years old and 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 Enchance DBS Check or overseas equivalent is required for successful applicants.

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