In order to pull all the various parts of Babylonstoren together as one, we rely heavily on a stellar team of receptionists, housekeepers, chefs, gardeners, therapists, horticulturists, managers and winemakers to make it all happen. Babylonstoren has many exciting employment opportunities, and so if you are passionate about your career and enthusiastic about the possibility of working for us, please send your CV to with the position your are applying for in the subject line.


Media and communications internship

Babylonstoren has an exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for media, language and design.

Here’s what you need to know: The position is a paid internship. You must want to pursue a career in lifestyle and tourism media. The right person for the job will be hard-working and dedicated, and will be someone who is looking to gain insight into and experience of the tourism media industry. You will be assisting with the day-to-day operation of the office, some internal design work, content creation, media visits and media administration, as well as location management of shoots. You will also have to run errands (which means that you will need your own transport).

Minimum requirements:
  • Strong digital skills with experience in design programs such as InDesign and Photoshop
  • Good command of language and experience in communication
  • Fluent in Afrikaans and English
  • Own computer
  • Own transport
  • Ability to work to deadlines and multitask efficiently
Key functions would include:
  • Assistance with:
    • Facilitation of proofreading, translation, and checking of facts for all entity documents
    • Updating of copy and images on online platforms
    • Coordination of artwork and printing
    • Management of reviews
    • Coordination of media visits, shoots and media administration

The internship will cover a period of six months. Email your resumé with a covering letter to with the title ‘media internship application’ in the subject line.

Payroll administrator

Babylonstoren has an exciting opportunity for a candidate who is passionate about payroll to become part of the Babylonstoren team.

  • Three years’ experience with VIP Payroll or other payroll software
  • Matric as minimum training requirement
  • Computer literate and advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of legal requirements regarding payroll
  • Excellent administration skills
  • Focus on detail
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Monthly/weekly updates of salary register, schedule and payroll for new employees and resignations
  • Monitoring of debt garnishee orders, savings plans, loans, diverse expenses
  • Reconciliation of provident fund, PAYE, UIF, SDL
  • Processing time schedules, calculating remuneration, UIF and - PAYE deductions, salaries, increases, bonuses, contractor payments
  • Calculating travel allowances, car schemes, salary packages
  • Doing audits to ensure data integrity
  • Reporting on, maintaining and preparing the necessary reports
  • Assisting with staff queries regarding salaries and provident fund
  • Ensuring that all payments are done correctly and on time
  • Printing and handing out pay slips

Social media assistant

An opportunity has arisen for a Social Media Assistant to join the Babylonstoren marketing team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing social media publishing and community management and will assist with content planning, digital research, evaluation, reporting and administrative tasks.

  • Help manage and produce creative and original content (copy, images and video) for all social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and Candide Gardening App.
  • Develop and implement a social media content strategy that supports the company’s marketing objectives.
  • Managing and responding to advocates comments and questions, across Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and blog.
  • Attend activities as needed to capture pictures and video for social media content.
  • In charge of escalating customers queries to customer service or relevant department.
  • Have a love and passion for social media and content
  • Proven experience in social media and digital marketing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in both English and Afrikaans.
  • Naturally curious with a strong work ethic and willingness to learn.
  • Be comfortable working with people at all levels of the organisation and able to develop strong working relationships.
  • Be reliable, committed and willing to go above and beyond if required.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for social content discovery.
  • Be willing to check-in after hours to respond to followers’ comments and questions.
  • Degree in Marketing, media or relevant field.

Olive marketer

Babylonstoren has an exciting opportunity for someone in the olive industry who is passionate about olives, wants to celebrate the olive as product, can enthuse others over the versatility of the product as well as do olive marketing.

Minimum requirements
  • Qualification in marketing will be to your advantage
  • Experience in olive market will be to your advantage
  • Marketing experience at trade shows will be to your advantage
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Driver’s license
  • Must be able to work on weekends and public holidays when requested
Key functions
  • Olive marketing and attending shows
  • Management of market for olives
  • Competitive

Please send CV and salary expectations to

E-commerce client service

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate people-person to join our team at Babylonstoren in the Cape Winelands. We are looking for an individual with a customer-centric attitude and passion for detail and quality. This role requires a tech-savvy individual, with great communication skills in order for you to keep up with the evolving e-commerce landscape.

You will act as a brand ambassador for Babylonstoren ensuring an outstanding service and shopping experience is provided for our customers with every contact, in all forms of communication (current contact channels include; telephone, email, social media).

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Take ownership of our customers and ensure their needs are met
  • Work closely with e-commerce coordinator to process orders through the online shop including contacting customers.
  • Managing day to day client communication.
  • Respond quickly to unplanned client requests and able to resolve issues without conflict.
  • Provide a personal experience and assist every client according to the Babylonstoren way
  • Attributes required:
  • Customer-obsessed, able to create a positive customer experience for all contacts
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Afrikaans and English
  • Excellent telephone etiquette
  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Ability to approach problems logically and with good judgement to ensure the appropriate customer outcome
  • Versatile and with the appetite to learn by doing
  • Take a proactive approach, anticipating and preventing any barriers to a totally seamless customer experience, by going above and beyond
  • Conflict Handling skills
  • Understanding of a multi-media customer service department, i.e. social media
  • Must be able to balance different tasks at one time
Qualifications & Experience:
  • Successfully completed NQF Level 4/Matric/Grade 12
  • Minimum of 6-12 months customer service experience
  • Knowledge of e-commerce and online shopping
  • Computer literate
  • Neat and professional
  • Own transport

Please send CV and salary expectations to