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

We have an exciting position with exposure to a variety of crops, for someone with a passion for farming!

Requirements
  • At least 10 years’ experience in a supervisory/management role on a farm
  • A working knowledge of fruit production, organisational skills, time management skills and supervisory skills
  • A knowledge of stone fruit and pome fruit will be to your advantage
  • Must be able to work under pressure and perform
Responsibilities
  • Personnel management, development and motivation
  • Management of production unit
  • Handling of audits
  • Management of day-to-day activities on the farm
  • Management of fertilising and pest control programmes
  • Irrigation scheduling
  • Admin

Please send CV and salary expectation to anneline@babylonstoren.com

We have an exciting position for someone with a passion for project management and continuous improvement.

Position available immediately.

Requirements
  • Degree/diploma in an appropriate field of study: - Engineering/Business Management/IT
  • No work experience required
  • An exceptional ability on computers (Office365/Excel/VBA)
  • Special interest in mastering new technologies for continuous improvement
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be able to take initiative and be creative
  • Experience in hospitality or retail is an advantage (waitron or similar)
  • Ability to communicate well in public spaces and small groups
  • Willing to work hands on
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Fluency in English and Afrikaans
Responsibilities
  • Report to industrial engineer
  • Manage and report on short-term projects
  • Autonomous problem solving

Please send CV and salary expectation to anneline@babylonstoren.com

Babylonstoren is looking for a dynamic PR & communications specialist to join our team – someone with excellent communication skills and an eye for aesthetics.

The successful candidate will work closely with the marketing team and our communication agency and will also be responsible for internal and external communication.

Responsibilities
  • Internal and external communication
  • Arranging and facilitating media visits, photoshoots or filming
  • Hosting media guests during visits to the property
  • Dissemination of Babylonstoren publicity material
  • Liaising with our communications agency

Skills and requirements:

  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must possess excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Have a full understanding of media needs and media relationships
  • Be proactive, reliable, responsible and accurate with an attention to detail
  • Tactical understanding of all primary social media platforms
  • Three to five years of proven working experience in public relations or media
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism or related field
  • Interest in the travel, wine or food industry will count in your favour
  • Fluent in both written and spoken Afrikaans and English

Please send CV and salary expectation to anneline@babylonstoren.com

Babylonstoren is looking for a dynamic social media intern to join our team for six months – someone with an eye for aesthetics, who eats, sleeps and breathes all things digital.

The successful candidate will assist the Digital Marketing Lead with social media publishing, community management, content plans and administrative tasks.

Responsibilities
  • Help manage and produce creative and original content
  • Scheduling and publishing daily content.
  • Managing and responding to advocates comments and questions, across Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google Reviews and blog.
  • In charge of escalating customers queries to customer service or relevant department.

Skills

  • Have a love and passion for social media and content.
  • Must possess excellent organisational and planning skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in both English and Afrikaans.
  • Naturally curious with a strong work ethic and willingness to learn.
  • Be reliable, committed and willing to go above and beyond if required.
  • Qualification in marketing, media or relevant field.

Please send CV and salary expectation to anneline@babylonstoren.com

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

Experience and qualificatins
  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Certificate/diploma in Bookkeeping or Accounting
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel
  • Buying experience
  • Effective communication with colleagues
  • At all times behaving in a professional manner in dealing with internal matters as well as external business contacts
Responsibilities
  • Assist with sourcing new suppliers and products
  • Prepare and send enquiries to existing and potential new suppliers
  • and compare quotes from various suppliers
  • Process orders as designated by the person in charge within the Purchasing Department; have them checked, signed, approved and forwarded to the relevant suppliers
  • Following up on suppliers with regard to order acknowledgements/confirmations; checking and rectifying these where necessary
  • Scanning and filing all purchase orders and order acknowledgments/confirmations
  • Data capturing supplier enquiries/quotes/price lists into Excel/SageX3 and expediting comments

Please send CV and salary expectation to anneline@babylonstoren.com

Babylonstoren has a great opportunity for a person with excellent people skills and a passion for retail who is not afraid to operate within a high-performance team!

Minimum Requirements
  • Relevant qualification
  • Experience in the sales/retail environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluent in Afrikaans and English
Responsibilities
  • Meeting and greeting guests
  • Assisting guests in purchasing products
  • Stocktaking

Please send CV to anneline@babylonstoren.com