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ABOUT VAL DE VIE ESTATE

WORK AT VAL DE VIE

Val de Vie Estate offers reliable, enthusiastic, and ambitious people the opportunity to become part of the Val de Vie brand.

Contact us at:

careers@valdevie.co.za

Unfortunately, we currently don’t have any job openings, but we are always looking for talented individuals. We appreciate your interest in joining the Val de Vie team and encourage you to check back regularly for updates on available positions.

POLO CLUBHOUSE MANAGER

PAARL, WESTERN CAPE

Operations Management:

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the clubhouse, ensuring efficient and effective functioning.
  • Supervise maintenance of clubhouse facilities, including grounds, amenities, and equipment.
  • Coordinate with relevant suppliers and contractors for repairs, maintenance, and upgrades.
  • Work with the food and beverage service provider on a day-today basis to ensure seamless service delivery for guests.
  • Implement and enforce health, safety, and security protocols to safeguard members and staff.

Administration:

  • Manage administrative tasks such as scheduling, payroll, budgeting, and purchasing for the clubhouse operations.
  • Maintain accurate records of clubhouse finances, expenditures, and inventory, working closely with the Polo Club Finance Manager.
  • Prepare reports and presentations on clubhouse activities for Polo Club management and Executive Committee as needed.
  • Handle correspondence, emails, and phone inquiries related to clubhouse operations and Polo Club social memberships.
  • Manage and handle the procurement, sale and distribution of official Club branded merchandise and playing shirts.
  • Work with Val de Vie Security & Enrolment for access to the Estate and Club for grooms, visiting players and teams.

Event Coordination:

  • Plan and coordinate various events held at the clubhouse, including tournament prize givings, Club social gatherings, and private members’ events.
  • Liaise with event organizers, sponsors, and participants to ensure smooth execution.
  • Arrange catering, equipment rentals, and other logistical requirements for events.

Staff Supervision:

  • Recruit, train, and supervise clubhouse staff, including receptionists, maintenance personnel, and event staff.
  • Schedule staff shifts and manage staffing levels to meet operational needs.
  • Provide ongoing coaching and feedback to enhance staff performance and professionalism.

Polo Club Member Relations:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for club social members regarding clubhouse-related inquiries, feedback, and complaints.
  • Foster positive relationships with members by delivering exceptional customer service and addressing their needs promptly.
  • Solicit feedback from members to identify areas for improvement and implement appropriate changes.

Compliance and Regulations:

  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, licensing requirements, and club policies.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, best practices, and legal developments affecting clubhouse operations.
  • Proactively identify and address potential compliance issues to mitigate risks.

Promotion and Marketing:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of marketing initiatives to promote clubhouse facilities and services.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to create promotional materials, advertisements, and social media content.
  • Collaborate with the Polo Manager to manage tournament and polo events, in terms of communication, administration and logistics.
  • Participate in networking events and community outreach activities to enhance the club’s visibility and attract new members.

All suitable candidates are requested to submit applications (condensed CV’s), to polo@valdevie.co.za. Should you not be contacted within three weeks after submitting your application, then unfortunately your application can be regarded as unsuccessful.

SALES OFFICE AND ADMIN MANAGER

PAARL, WESTERN CAPE

Cape Winelands Properties (Pty) Ltd, a luxury property estate agency in the Western Cape, is looking to recruit a dedicated and motivated office and admin manager to run their dynamic sales team. The Office and Admin Manager oversees the day-to-day running of the business and the management of staff. The successful candidate will be responsible for effective planning, directing, coordination, and decision making to ensure the smooth running of the business. The office manager reports on vital information to the business and overseas compliance and key administrative functions.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Effective management of the sales team enabling them to deliver the highest standards of service and to reach their sales targets.
  • Resolve issues with speed and professionalism.
  • Oversee daily office operations and provide administrative support to ensure operational excellence.
  • Manage resource allocation and workflow to optimise efficiency and productivity.
  • Serve as the point of contact for all sales agents, providing leadership and direction to ensure seamless team operations and communication.
  • Develop and enforce office policies and procedures.
  • Assist with budget management, expense tracking, and financial reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Systems management (e.g. HubSpot)

REQUIREMENTS

  • Tertiary qualification in business management will be beneficial.
  • Experience within the property development and/or real estate industry.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage effectively.
  • Strong customer-focused individual with excellent inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to work independently, problem-solve, and make sound, ethical decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Future orientated individual with a positive mind-set.
  • Keen interest in and ability to streamline systems and processes by utilising technology.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet targets.
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills.
  • Highly organised and proactive individual who has the ability to multitask and prioritise effectively;
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Fully bi-lingual in English and Afrikaans.
  • Valid S.A. code 8 driver’s licence.

All suitable candidates are requested to submit applications with a condensed CV. Should you not be contacted within three weeks after submitting your application, then unfortunately your application can be regarded as unsuccessful.

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT

PAARL, WESTERN CAPE

Our dynamic finance department is seeking a skilled accountant to join our team. The ideal candidate will manage full financial functions for multiple companies up to trial balance, with a strong accounting background (including debtors, creditors, payments, and bank reconciliations). The successful candidate will ensure all administrative duties are conducted professionally and promptly.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Financial Administration (debtors, creditors, and payments)
  • Maintaining accurate financial records through detailed cost allocations
  • Processing accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions
  • Ensuring timely bank payments and bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of basic financial reports such as income statements and balance sheets
  • Assisting in financial year-end closure, preparing annual audit files, and helping with audit queries
  • Maintaining confidentiality of financial information and adhering to company policies
  • Supporting the Financial Manager with ad-hoc tasks for new financial and management reports
  • Performing all other financial and administrative duties as required

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field (preferred)
  • Tertiary Accounting/Bookkeeping Qualification (essential)
  • Excellent computer literacy (MS Office, specifically Excel)
  • Experience in Microsoft Business Central is advantageous
  • Basic understanding of accounting principles and concepts
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and have reliable transportation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Prior work experience in accounting or bookkeeping is essential

All suitable candidates are invited to submit their applications with a concise CV. If you do not receive a response within three weeks of submission, please consider your application unsuccessful. Top of Form

 SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

PAARL, WESTERN CAPE

The Val de Vie Group of Companies is looking to appoint a creative and strategic Social Media Coordinator to join our Marketing Department. The ideal candidate will be passionate about digital marketing, have a comprehensive understanding of social media platforms, possess excellent communication skills and support our photographers and videographers with content creation. Proven experience in a social media management role, excellent writing skills, a basic understanding of photography and an eye for detail are essential.

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

Strategy Development

  • Develop and execute impactful social media strategies to align with company objectives.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and emerging platforms.

Content Creation

  • Create engaging and shareable content across various platforms.
  • Curate relevant and trending content to enhance the brand’s online presence.

Platform Management

  • Manage and optimise social media profiles on platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and others.
  • Monitor and respond to comments, messages, and mentions in a timely and professional manner.

Analytics and Reporting

  • Utilise analytics tools to track and analyse performance metrics.
  • Provide monthly and quarterly reports on key performance indicators, highlighting successes and areas for improvement.

Campaign Execution

  • Plan and execute social media campaigns, contests, and promotions to drive engagement and achieve marketing goals.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure consistency in messaging across all channels.

Community Engagement

  • Foster a sense of community by actively engaging with the audience and building relationships with influencers and partners.
  • Implement strategies to increase follower growth and audience engagement.

Qualifications, Skills and Personality Traits:

  • Qualification in marketing, communication or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Social Media Manager or similar role, minimum 5 years’ experience.
  • In-depth understanding of social media platforms, algorithms, AI and best practices.
  • Familiar with social publishing tools such as Meta Business Suite and HubSpot.
  • Familiar with photography/video editing tools such as Adobe Premier Pro and Final Cut.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Afrikaans and English.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Takes initiative and is willing to learn.
  • A problem-solving-orientated mindset.
  • Multi-tasker.
  • Team player.
  • Responsible and accountable.
  • Comfortable working with multiple brands.

The successful candidate will be based at The Yard Wellness Centre in the Marketing Office, on Val de Vie Estate in Paarl on a full-time basis, and report to the Head of Marketing & Brand.

All suitable candidates are invited to submit their applications with a concise CV. If you do not receive a response within three weeks of submission, please consider your application unsuccessful.Top of Form