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Food & Retail Manager Required for Adventure Campsite

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and target-driven Food & Retail Manager for our Savane centre in the beautiful Ardeche region of Southern France.

What we’re looking for…

As the Food & Retail Manager you will be responsible for co-ordinating the operation of the campsite retail and bar outlets. This outlet is the focal point of the campsite located beside the swimming pool. You will be required to actively promote sales and the Acorn brand to our guests whilst they are staying at the centre, in order to meet sales targets. Duties will also include maintaining stock and displays, carrying out stock-takes, recording income & expenditure and completing weekly reports, as well as managing a small team of staff.

If you have retail and/or food management experience and are looking for a change from the 9 to 5 or if you enjoy the outdoors life and have proven skills this could be just what you are looking for! Working at our centre will be a valuable experience; not only is it a job, but a lifestyle choice. We’re looking for someone with…

  • Food and/or retail management experience is essential
  • Ability to meet shop targets
  • Experience of managing stock & records
  • Good IT and administration skills
  • A meticulous & organised approach to finance, money handling & administration
  • Customer service focus
  • Full UK driving licence preferable
  • 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 excellent opportunity to develop the retail operation and manage a small team in a popular centre hotspot we can offer you:

  • A competitive seasonal package with 3 meals a day and accommodation included
  • 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 Enhanced DBS Check or overseas equivalent is required for successful applicants.

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