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Butler Employment | Cape Town | Salary R35 000pm

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Excellent opportunity available in Cape Town.  The position is living out in Constantia / Bishops Court. The position is for an Italian Family Residing in South Africa.   General running of the home, managing other staff members in residence (Housekeeper, Gardener), suitcase packing/unpacking of clothing, going to Home Affairs to sort out ...

Surround yourself with positivity! It may seem obvious, but surrounding yourself with positivity is undoubtedly the best way to achieve your goals. Although true motivation comes largely from within, positive people and experiences do make you feel good about your decisions and ultimately will help encourage you to stay motivated. Share your goals with close friends, colleagues and managers and find positive ways to overcome challenges which could slow you down.


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“The more people in the mix, the more precautions need to be put in place,” This is an important topic on the Estate and Manor Magazine Website. Here are some tips: Keep a well-stocked First Aid Kit (we recommend first aid household training) , Understand an emergency procedure (design a protocol safety guide) , Children is first priority as we need to think and prepare with caution (child proofing) and off course safety in the Kitchen is always important  – clean as you go….


The term Grace in Butler vocabulary means routine! There are just no words to describe the robotics of this routine. Drawing the curtain, switching off the lights, setting the alarm, make the coffee, switch on the kettle, feed the dogs, water the plants, open the gates etc… So remember Morning Grace meaning Routine… No one asked you to do it, you took it onto yourself as a mandatory routine.


Salary is often loosely used to mean Net Salary. Net Salary is your take home pay and it is what you get after all statutory deductions have been made. Gross Salary is your basic salary + Additions. Basic Salary is fixed; it is an agreed amount paid regularly at a fixed date usually monthly.


An Executive Personal Assistant works directly with the principal on all aspects of running their business and personal calendars. They also liaise between household staff and office staff on behalf of the principal.

An Executive Personal Assistant may be required to manage some vendors (e.g. office supplies, florists, hair/makeup artist, etc…), run errands, personal shop, answer phones, and make appointments and travel plans for the principals.


Wearable devices are more than just a major trend in the hospitality industry, they are a standard. From smartwatches that unlock guest rooms to smart bands that act as tickets; this technology provides incredible insight into understanding guest patterns, behaviors and desires.


At SABA, we understand how difficult it can be to work and keep up a good study schedule. There are so many things each of us needs to do in a day and it’s easy to forget and run out of time. By making use of lists, it becomes an easy and convenient way to track your progress and cross items off your list when you have completed the task. Yes we know, filing is boring – but you probably have no idea how much time it saves in the long run.

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Did you know? Nectarines make a great healthy dessert when grilled with honey and thyme served with yogurt.

Great Butlers tip!


Strategize Gift-Wrapping

Start wrapping presents early, but add ribbons, bows, and tags later (label gifts with sticky notes so that you don’t forget who gets what). Unadorned boxes are stackable and, as a result, will be easy to store and transport.

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That the South African Butler Academy receives top Butler employment daily by Guild Recruitment International as they have relationships with Europe, Asia, USA, Africa and Indonesia. The Academy is focused on providing SABA Butlers to International and local Resorts / Hotels, Residents, Yachts & Lodges situated literally in every continent.  Join the Academy and receive top class employment! We have an excellent track record since 2008.


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Sun International | The Cascades receives Butler Training

The South African Butler Academy is currently onsite at the prestigious Sun International Hotel in Sun City called Cascades. We are conducting an intensive 14 day Hotel Training program. The program is focused on immense skills and abundance of product knowledge.  Thank you to Sun International for our 8th training ...


Butler Academy on HEART 104.9 with Tracey Lange Thursday`s @ 10.30

Move forward for a professional approach to manners! The South African Butler Academy team is hosted on the incredible morning show on Heart 104.9 Thursday`s with Tracey Lange.   Tracey is a self-confessed triple-B girl, bright, bold and bubbly with a boisterous laugh that gives her away every time. She is known ...