Careers

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 anneline@babylonstoren.com with the position your are applying for in the subject line.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Essential oils sales assistant

Babylonstoren has a great opportunity for a people person who has a passion for retail and is not afraid to operate as part of a high-performance team!

Minimum requirements:
  • Relevant qualification
  • Experience in the sales/retail environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluent in Afrikaans and English
  • Experience in working with essential oils or work experience within the beauty industry will be to your advantage.
Responsibilities:
  • Meeting and greeting guests
  • Assisting guests with their product purchases
  • Stocktaking

Olive marketer and production assistant

Babylonstoren has an exciting opportunity for an Olive Marketer and Production Assistant in the olive industry. The successful candidate will be someone who is enthusiastic about olives, is able to get other people equally excited about the versatility of the product and is also able to market olives successfully.

Minimum requirements:
  • A good knowledge of olive production, product development and marketing.
  • A qualification in olive production would be a recommendation.
  • Experience in the olive industry would be a further recommendation.
  • Experience of marketing at shows would be to your advantage.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • A driver’s licence is a requirement.
  • Must be able to work over weekends and on public holidays if asked to do so.
Key functions:
  • The main focus is on olive marketing and the attendance of shows.
  • Must be able to help manage the bottling and oil production process.
  • Development of olive production.
  • Supervision of machinery and mechanised operations.
Remuneration:
  • Competitive

Media and communications internship

We’re on the hunt for the right person to join us as a media and communications intern!

Here’s what you need to know:

The position is a paid internship. You must want a career in lifestyle and tourism media. The right person for the job will be hard-working and dedicated, and 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,and location management of shoots. You will also have to run errands (which means that you will need your own transport).

We are looking for someone who:

is available to start immediately

is professional in the way he or she communicates and interacts with clients, the press and co-workers whatever the situation and whatever the deadline pressures

has strong digital skills with experience of design programs such as InDesign and Photoshop

is able to work to deadlines and multitask efficiently

has excellent written and verbal communication skills and is fluent in Afrikaans and English

is extremely organised, and has a laptop/computer

The shooting and printing deadlines you will have to meet will involve after-hours work and running around on the farm, so remember your hat!

Office hours: 08:00-17:00

Production manager: water and juice plant

Babylonstoren has an exciting opportunity for a Production Manager in the water and juice plant, someone who is enthusiastic about both the harvest-to-product process of juice extraction and the distribution of the product.

Minimum requirements:
  • A thorough knowledge of production and distribution.
  • A qualification in production management would be a recommendation.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Good human relations and communication skills are essential.
  • Must have a driver’s licence.
Key functions:
  • Supervision of the production and distribution of products (waters and juice).
  • Management of the purchases of fresh, seasonal ingredients as well as the packaging of products.
  • Management of product inventory (waters and juice).
  • Quality control of product (waters and juice).
  • Management of expenditure within the budget, as well as costing.

Hotel receptionist

Babylonstoren has an exciting opportunity for a Hotel Receptionist to join the Hotel team!

Requirements:
  • Diploma/degree in this field will be a recommendation
  • Experience as a Hotel Receptionist
  • Neat appearance and professional demeanour
  • Reliable and hard-working
  • Fluent in Afrikaans and English
  • Prepared to work hospitality hours
  • Computer-literate
  • Experience of the OPERA system will be to your advantage
Responsibilities
  • Receive guests and check them in
  • Check departing guests out and finalise their bills
  • Communication with guests and colleagues
  • Administrative tasks
  • Build up a good knowledge of the winelands and what the area has to offer