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Personal Assistant or Virtual Assistant

Remuneration:R2000 - R15000 per month market-related 
Benefits:Flexible Fridays, Birthday off
Location:Cape Town
Remote work:Remote work allowed optional
Job level:Mid
Company:Travel Tractions

Your role will be to assist the CEO of a fun, dynamic company, mainly in the marketing and tourism space.

We operate a guest house for digital nomads in Greenpoint, Cape Town, so applicants in this area will be preferred, but this can also be a remote position, and others will be taken into account.

However, only candidates with a few years of working experience and administration skills will be accepted.

PA responsibilities


  • Managing diaries and organising meetings and appointments
  • Ensure there are no overlapping appointments in the CEO’s diary and assist with queries 
  • Report any client, financial, HR, or administrative issues to the CEO.
  • Researching personal tasks for the CEO and company and compiling summary documents.
  • Check the CEO’s emails and assist with drafting emails (in Google docs and then sharing this in the #admin Slack Channel) when and if needed.
  • Booking and arranging travel, transport, and accommodation.
  • Typing, compiling, and preparing reports, presentations, contracts, and correspondence.
  • Advertise vacancies in the company and screen candidates for these positions.
  • Keep all employee records up to date and ensure documents are valid.
  • Assist team members with administrative queries and issues.
  • Assist in acquiring the best talent for various positions throughout the company.
  • Help compile and review contracts and legal documents.
  • Screening applicants to be interviewed
  • Compiling and arranging documents to send to the bookkeeper 
  • Uploading items to Wordpress, Notion and Sheets and Asana.
  • Reminding the manager/executive of important tasks and deadlines.
  • Managing databases and filing systems.
  • Implementing and maintaining procedures/administrative systems.
  • Liaising with staff, suppliers, and clients.
  • Collating and filing expenses.
Skills that would be advantageous
  • Sales
  • Accounting
  • Law
  • Social media
  • Customer service
  • Organisational
  • Time management
  • Communication
  • Problem-solving
  • Email management
  • Document preparation
  • Attention to detail
  • Record keeping
  • Problem resolution
  • Talent acquisition
  • Travel coordination
  • Contract management
  • Using the word banana in your application
  • Document management
  • Task management
  • Database management
  • Administrative systems
  • Expense management
We’re looking for a person who enjoys organisation and seeks to grow and learn, while enjoying a flexible work schedule with a great team.

If you think you are the correct person for the position and have your own laptop, stable Wifi connection etc, go to our website

No applications will be accepted via email.

Should you not receive a reply from us in two weeks, please be advised that your application was unfortunately unsuccessful.

Posted on 25 Jun 08:21, Closing date 31 Jul

Personal Assistant or Virtual Assistant
Cape Town, R 2000 - R 15000 per month
Your role will be to assist the CEO of a fun, dynamic company, mainly in the marketing and tourism space.
Travel Tractions
25 Jun 2024
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