Head Village Manager


Customer Focused, Friendly and Energetic Managers Wanted!

As the Head Village Manager your main responsibility is to ensure that all guests have a smooth and successful trip with us. We are currently recruiting Head Village Managers at the following centres for the 2020 season:

  • Brecon Beacons, Wales
  • Savane, South France

What we’re looking for…

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 all operating at the same high standards.  You will be the main point of contact for children, teachers, group leaders and families and will need an understanding of different customer’s needs, along with being able to liaise with the rest of the centre team regarding your group's requirements.

You will be required to cover for other Village Managers when needed and in this role you will plan and run evening entertainment sessions 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 small team of Activity Instructors. We’re looking for people with:

  • Supervisory or management experience
  • Organisational skills
  • Strong people management skills
  • Customer service focus
  • 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 from early April to late August. 

Why work for Acorn?

Acorn can offer you:

  • A competitive wage
  • 3 meals a day & accommodation available on site
  • The use of facilities and equipment in your free time
  • Opportunities to complete training and gain 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 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.

01384 398 870


Acorn Adventure

22 Worcester Street,


West Midlands DY8 1AN

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