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If you’d like to apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected] unless otherwise specified. Remember to read the job description carefully first. 

Sales & Reservations Executive - Johannesburg

Virgin Limited Edition takes its guests to some of the world’s most breathtaking sanctuaries for unforgettable experiences - including one of the most exclusive private islands in the world. The collection of unique retreats are chosen for their beautiful locations and magnificent surroundings with each offering a sense of fun, style, luxury and exceptional personal service.

The ultra-luxury brand includes the famed Necker Island and the Branson Estate in the Caribbean’s British Virgin Islands; Ulusaba Private Game Reserve in South Africa; Kasbah Tamadot in Morocco; The Lodge in Verbier; Mahali Mzuri, a tented safari camp in Kenya; Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in South Africa and Son Bunyola Hotel and Villas in Mallorca, Spain.

For more information check out www.virginlimitededition.com

 

Overview

This is a hybrid role, with a minimum of two days per week in the office, which is in Rivonia, where our office team works. Travel will be required on ad hoc occasions. The official office hours are 8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday however you would be required to work adhoc weekends and public holidays. Time off in lieu would be given for working ‘out of office’ hours.

The Sales & Reservations Executive will undertake reservations activities on behalf of Virgin Limited Edition, specifically focusing on properties located in Southern and East Africa.

To be considered for this role, you must have the right to work in the SA.

Here’s what you need in your tool kit:

Qualifications/ Experience

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar appointment with specific reservations experience in lodges and/or booking East Africa.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent financial awareness and skills

 

Behaviours and Skills

  • Committed to service excellence and guest satisfaction
  • Has passion, pride and ambition
  • Proactive and committed to the businesses’ interests
  • Flexible manner and willingness to learn
  • Works under own initiative
  • Team orientated and a team player
  • Works well under pressure and naturally goes the extra mile
  • Able to multitask
  • Plans and organizes effectively
  • Team orientated
  • Flexible manner and willingness to assist
  • Personality!!
  • Perform job functions with attention to detail, efficiency, and accuracy.
  • Works well under pressure
  • Assertive and proactive
  • Willingness to learn

 

What’s the gig?

Here’s what you’d do:

The role of the Sales & Reservations Executive will be to undertake reservations on behalf of VLE’s South and East African properties with the following key responsibilities:

  • Logging and responding to enquiries and making reservations for Ulusaba, Mont Rochelle and Mahali Mzuri.
  • Ensure reservations are handled in accordance with company minimum standards for turnaround/confirmation and follow up
  • Issuing invoices, chasing and receipting payments for reservations
  • To book internal flights and road transfers for guests as required and other adhoc 3rd party services.

 

Here’s the deal

  • Competitive Salary
  • Permanent Employment (Subject to 3-month probation)
  • Hybrid working: at least 2 days per week in our Rivonia office
  • 50% Company Contribution on Medical Aid
  • 7.5% Company Contribution on Pension Fund and life assurance
  • 18 working days leave
  • Additional day off for your birthday and a paid day off to support the charity of your choice
  • Two free passes for a Virgin Active Gym Membership
  • Discounts on Virgin products
  • The chance to visit and experience our wonderful properties!!
  • Fun and relaxed working environment

 

Tempting, right?

If this sounds like your next role, we’d love to hear from you very soon...

 

For information on how Virgin Limited Edition uses your data, please visit: Employment Candidate Privacy Notice 

Spa Therapist - Mont Rochelle - Franschhoek, South Africa

Mont Rochelle is a stunning 26-bedroom hotel and vineyard near Cape Town in the town of Franschhoek, South Africa. Mont Rochelle is part of Virgin Limited Edition, Sir Richard Branson’s award-winning collection of unique retreats and luxury hotels, chosen for their beautiful locations and magnificent surroundings; each offering a sense of fun, style, luxury and exceptional personal service. The rest of the group includes Necker & Moskito Islands in the Caribbean’s British Virgin Islands, Ulusaba Private Game Reserve in South Africa, Kasbah Tamadot in Morocco, The Lodge in Verbier, Mahali Mzuri, a tented safari camp in Kenya and Son Bunyola, located in Mallorca, Spain.

 

Overview

Mont Rochelle Spa therapists provide the overall Spa experience to our guests from their arrival at the spa until their departure, including all arrangements and treatments.

 

What's my contribution

  • Promotion of the spa to in-house guests, advising them of the treatments and retail products available.
  • Spa areas are prepared and ready for guests.
  • Welcoming guests to the spa as per Company standards.
  • Performing treatments according to guest’s preference and ensuring their wellbeing throughout the treatment.
  • Maintaining a high level of hygiene and cleanliness at all times.
  • Upselling of spa products.
  • Reporting any maintenance issues and ensuring they are fixed timeously.
  • Responding to guest feedback in a positive and timeous manner.

 

Personal Criteria

  • Results and standards orientated.
  • Works with passion, pride, and ambition.
  • Proactive, uses initiative and committed to the interests of the business.
  • Committed to service excellence, guest satisfaction and internal customers (your colleagues).
  • Flexible manner with the ability to respond and adapt to situations.
  • A team player with the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills.
  • Structured and organised approach.
  • Works well under pressure and naturally goes the extra mile.
  • Knows how to have some fun!

 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience within a 5* spa environment would be an advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills including telephone etiquette.
  • Relevant spa qualifications/training.
  • Ability to work on Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Driver’s license and own transport (if not residing in the Franschhoek Valley).

 

What's the deal?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Commission: Between 5% and 10% on all treatments performed and retail sold.
  • Hours: Usually five days per week, as per operational requirements.
  • Provident Fund: 5% Company Contribution (and 5% deduction).
  • Annual Leave: 15 working days plus an additional day off for your birthday.
  • Notice Period: One month (after successful completion of the probation period).

 

Tempting, right?

If this sounds like your next role, we’d love to hear from you very soon...

 

For information on how Virgin Limited Edition uses your data, please visit: Employment Candidate Privacy Notice 

Assistant Maintenance Manager - Mont Rochelle - Franschhoek, South Africa

Mont Rochelle is a stunning 26-bedroom hotel and vineyard near Cape Town in the town of Franschhoek, South Africa. Mont Rochelle is part of Virgin Limited Edition, Sir Richard Branson’s award-winning collection of unique retreats and luxury hotels, chosen for their beautiful locations and magnificent surroundings; each offering a sense of fun, style, luxury and exceptional personal service. The rest of the group includes Necker & Moskito Islands in the Caribbean’s British Virgin Islands, Ulusaba Private Game Reserve in South Africa, Kasbah Tamadot in Morocco, The Lodge in Verbier, Mahali Mzuri, a tented safari camp in Kenya and Son Bunyola, located in Mallorca, Spain.

 

Overview

Assists with and co-ordinates the team who maintains all aspects of the property and gardens of Mont Rochelle Hotel

 

What's my contribution

  • Ensures that the hotel, hotel facilities, guest areas, guest rooms and all public areas are maintained in good working order.
  • Supervises and monitors the performance and daily activities of the maintenance and gardens staff, assigns jobs, work schedules and prioritize work load to ensure optimum productivity and timely response.
  • Consistently provides on-the-job supervision and training, provides necessary technical information for repair, maintenance, operation, modification, replacement and new construction activities to ensure that all jobs are being done correctly.
  • Ensuring that all staff within the maintenance team are guided, trained for the correct job allocated and that all goals set are maintained and monitored and recorded.
  • Works closely with other departments to coordinate the engineering work activities, to minimize adverse impact and maximize timely response.
  • Advises and confers with Manager on the effective and conservative use of heat, light and power programs and policies in order to maintain low energy costs and align with Virgin Sustainability goals.
  • Participates in efforts to evaluate and update administrative systems that relate to the spare parts and supplies, time and materials, inventory control, preventative maintenance, project control and work order system to provide the hotel with the most op-to-date programs and procedures
  • Maintains a preventative and planned maintenance schedule throughout the year whilst on demand work continues.
  • Maintains accurate work records
  • Assists with the daily maintenance tasks as required
  • Comply with all Virgin and statutory Health & Safety regulations

 

Personal Criteria

  • Strong people management skills, an excellent motivator with the ability to influence, mentor and develop team members.
  • Practical, hands-on approach and leads by example.
  • Excellent communication skills (team and guests alike).
  • Organised and structured approach.
  • Energy and passion with a sense of fun.
  • Excellent observation skills/ attention to detail
  • Works well under pressure and naturally goes the extra mile

 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience within a 5* hotel/property advantageous.
  • Technical qualification advantageous
  • Driver’s license with own transport

 

What's the deal?

 

  • Monthly Salary: R (Negotiable/Dependent on experience)
  • Hours: As per operational requirements
  • Provident Fund: 5% Company Contribution (Old Mutual)
  • Annual Leave: 15 days off (plus an additional day off for your birthday)
  • Notice Period: 1 Month

 

Tempting, right?

If this sounds like your next role, we’d love to hear from you very soon...

 

For information on how Virgin Limited Edition uses your data, please visit: Employment Candidate Privacy Notice (https://www.virginlimitededition.com/en/careers/candidate-privacy-notice)

Next steps

Once you've successfully sent your covering letter and CV to us, you'll receive an email confirmation. While for some of you the journey will stop here, if you’ve caught our attention our team will contact you regarding the next steps. 

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