Archive for December, 2014

Butler / Household Manager – Cape Town

Posted on: December 29th, 2014 by Butler Academy No Comments

Exciting new position in Cape Town. Large property in Cape Town with two working parents and children, looking for a professional butler with minimum 2 years experience.


Duties include: running the household, wardrobe management, running the errands, some cooking, driving essential and people skills a must. The position is living-in on the property.


Requirements: Butler Certificate with either the South African Butler Academy or a similar 8 week butler training school, drivers licence, medically fit and fluent in English.


Salary: R20 000 per month with early increase of 10%


Please send your resume, training certificate and photograph to


Hotel Butler Employment – Hotel in Seychelles

Posted on: December 27th, 2014 by Butler Academy 1 Comment

Excellent opportunity available. The Butler Academy is seeking a professional head butler to train and provide superior services to VIP guests. Guests who travel to the Seychelles expects a high standard of service and top quality products.


Duties: General Butler duties will apply. Previous experience within similar position is essential. The ideal candidate must be: well presented, good communication skills,  ability to interact well with guests,  Strong overall personal interaction skills, housekeeping and  F&B service skills required.


Salary package includes: flights, accommodation, meals and 2 year contract.


Contact the South African Butler Academy for more information, please send your full CV, photograph, Certificates to



We did it again! Banyan Tree, Seychelles receives Hotel Butler Training

Posted on: December 20th, 2014 by Adriaan Coetzer No Comments

South African Butler Academy recently conducted Butler & Hospitality Training at the Banyan Tree Resort in the Seychelles.  The Butler Academy conducted an 8 day program for Butlers /Front of House / Food & Beverage / Guest Relations.  The program focused on attention to details, body language, product knowledge, Leading Quality Standards, Butler departmental structures, Food & Beverage, Etiquette and Management.


The South African Butler Academy would like to thank the Banyan Tree Resort and staff for the incredible hospitality and top achievements during the course. We see you back in 2015, Merci!


Take a look at our virtual resume of excellent training!

Operational Manager – Nigeria

Posted on: December 11th, 2014 by Butler Academy No Comments

Top position available in Nigeria. One of our long standing clients is seeking an “operational manager” for training centre in Nigeria.

A full job description is available.

The total package includes: accommodation, meals, transport, medical and regular visits to home country.

Salary $7000 per month

Please send your full CV, photograph, Certificates to




Butler – Constantia, South Africa

Posted on: December 5th, 2014 by Butler Academy No Comments


Exciting Butler / Manager position in  Constantia , Cape Town South Africa available.


Professional butler required full time for family in Southern Suburbs, Cape Town. Main duty is to run the household and efficiently maintain the estate. Our client is seeking a mature individual with abundance of passion and dedication. The ideal candidate must be able to: drive, manage the garden, maintenance, oversee the purchases, administrative duties, must be able to do shopping and pick the young ones from school, be extremely well presented and fun.


The main important task is to be: multi skilled, attention to detail and be passionate about service. Please send your CV, Butler Certificate, Drivers licence, Police Clearance, Two references and Full Length Photograph to


“This is a wonderful opportunity to kick start your butler career”


Our client is willing to provide the following to the ideal butler candidate: 


– Accommodation provided onsite

– medical aid contribution

– vehicle (company)

– Mobile phone allowance



Salary : R14 500 pm

Reference: 2014/05/25546




Butler Couple – United Kingdom

Posted on: December 5th, 2014 by Butler Academy No Comments

Excellent opportunity with long term clients who have recently relocated their main property and are now looking for a domestic couple, Butler and Cook.  The property is a formal house with strict rules. The property is absolutely beautiful with terraces and maize gardens. The Butler and Cook will be living on site in their own apartments.


The duties will include: cooking, cleaning, valet service, maintain high standard of decorum, pantry management, ironing skills, setting tables, culture diversity and a love for dogs.


Being a butler is about discretion and loyalty, for this position we require the highest standard of professionalism. As mentioned above “longstanding clients” we build strong relationships with our clients to ensure longevity with all placements.


The principals travel frequently and you will be required to act as caretakers and assume responsibility of the residence in their absence and also care for the family dogs,  delightful cocker spaniels. There are 2 full time daily housekeepers, so time off and absence from the property must be co ordinated with them.


We are looking for a young vibrant and passionate couple or 2 singles. Our clients will provide significant paperwork for the application for working visa. If you do have a UK passport you will have first option. Our clients will pay for all travel costs and visa applications.


“A dream position, worth applying for”

Salary on offer: Butler $3500  / Cook $3 000  (living in, all meals provided and travel allowance)

Reference: 2014/05/25511



Butler Household Manager – Clifton

Posted on: December 5th, 2014 by Butler Academy No Comments

Household manager, required for large property in Clifton, Cape Town. The position is full time and accommodation will be provided.


Main Duties: Appreciation for fine items (clothing, crockery, furniture, interior design, floral design), working with children and different cultures is important, working in a team environment,  driving is essential, cooking and cleaning, setting tables, knowledge of wine and food is very important and a strong passion for the service industry. Entertaining is one of the important skills the Butler possesses, the beautiful household is uniquely positioned overlooking the atlantic ocean. Administration, the property currently seeks a professional who can manage the property from maintenance to running a modern butlers office.


Driver’s licence and butler quilification is necessary. Candidate should be mature, humble and a good communicator. This is a living-in position. Accommodation and vehicle provided. Please provide the Academy with your butler certificate, updated CV , full length photograph, medical certificate, police clearance and 2 written references.  Send your details to


Salary: R 22 000 per month, experience will be considered for the position.

Reference: 2014/05/25511


Here is a wonderful video of Clifton and our glittering shores:


Butler Training – Step into our classroom

Posted on: December 3rd, 2014 by Butler Academy No Comments

Recently the butler students on the current course received top training lessons at Fairview and the Spice Route. It is important to have knowledge of cheese, chocolate and wine. The butler is a knowledgable person and provides a seamless service to his / her client. Here at the Academy we invest in the best possible training. Take a look at our latest video:




Posted on: December 2nd, 2014 by Admin No Comments