Jackson - House Sitter,Property Manager - Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Michele Jackson

Cape Town, WC, South Africa


House Sitter,Property Manager

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


Highly motivated Entrepreneur,reliable,honest.Trained in House management.Hotel School backround.
Staffing and training skills.

Work History

Founder & General Manager

Cape Town Concierge

• In-depth research of concierge business in South Africa

• Launch and management of Concierge business, teaching and training staff to be concierge

• With staff of up to 14, research, relocation and travel arrangements for high profile client base
(CEOs of international corporate groups)

• Clients include Waterfront Marina investors

• Operations Manager for 15 apartments

Regional Marketing Manager

Western Cape
Medway Fund Managers, Cape Town

• Recruited to establish new market for this successful Government Sector Medical Aid company
(head-office in Centurion)

• Market developed from zero to 30 000 members

• Setting up all systems and opening of Regional network of ten Hub Offices in Western,
Northern and Eastern Cape, and Namibia

• Recruitment and training of team leaders

• Presentations and sales at highest level

• Setup of new division (Prosecurus, originally in Kimberley), offering add-on products (Funeral,
Insurance Cover, Trust Accounts) to existing clients

Store Setup Manager & Marketing Manager

Access Park


• Joined Mr Steve Trimby and Dr Chris Faul to open and launch innovative new retail outlet

• Preparation of business, marketing and opening of new shop within five months

• Wholesaler to public with 5 000 frames on the floor plus extremely active Lens Laboratory and

• Management of Workshop, launching an entirely new "while you wait" concept, where
patients' spectacles were made up or repairs done to contacts lenses and spectacles

• As Head Dispenser I had six Junior Dispensers under me

• Employed and trained 12 additional administration staff

• New business development including development of franchises in Western Cape up to ten

• Group Buyer for frames, contact lenses, lenses and optical instruments

Head Dispenser and Technician

Van Spronsen & de Beer, Claremont and Cape Town

• Management of all sales and ordering of stock

• Buyer from Reps in the Frame Business

• Buyer of Lenses from Wholesalers, using my extensive experience in this field

Store Setup Manager & Marketing Manager

Frames Unlimited, de Waterkant

Cape Town

• Opening up of new retail outlet

• Marketing and management of outlet until established

Optical Manager / Dispenser Technician

Robert Ramsay


• Robert Ramsay, Optometrist (UK), offered me the opportunity to open a new Laboratory &
Retail Outlet for his practice

• Manufactured 20 to 30 pairs of Spectacles per day, launching "while you wait" concept

• Repaired Spectacles and Contact Lenses

Head Dispenser / Sales & Laboratory Manager

Joe Meyerson's


• Worked at all four of the company's practices in Johannesburg

• Duties included Dispensing, Laboratory Technician

• Contact lens training to patients

• Patient data base in Police Force

Lens Ordering Manager

African Optical


• African Optical, an affiliate laboratory to General Optical

• Responsible for the daily bulk ordering of lenses for existing optometrists in Johannesburg

• Trained in workshop for surfacing and smoothing of lenses

• Worked under Mr Nico Pienaar

Receptionist / Optical Technician

General Optical


• General Optical was the largest distributor of all optical equipment, lenses and frames in South
Africa at the time

• Started as receptionist

• After six months was moved to the Optical Technician Laboratory to do my Certificate for
Optical Training

Qualifications & Certifications

Sales of Sunglasses and Frames and as Buyer

Mo Jalie City of London College


JMB University Exemption

Rodean SA

Principal of Hotel School

Roedean School

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