Richard Branson Needs an Assistant — But You’ll Have to Work in Paradise

When you picture an administrative job, what do you see?

Probably a standard office, complete with fluorescent lighting, rows of identical cubicles and the lingering smell of burnt popcorn wafting from the community kitchen.

Picture this: You can have that same administrative job, but instead of cubicles you get white, sandy beaches. And instead of burnt popcorn, all you smell is the salty sea breeze and coconut sunblock.

The Virgin Group is on the hunt for a combined personal and administrative assistant to work on founder Richard Branson’s private island in the Caribbean.

The administrative and personal assistant job’s main responsibilities are your typical administrative duties, such as calendar and email management, general correspondence, booking travel and filing paperwork. The role also requires you cover for Branson’s personal assistant whenever they are on vacation.

It’s an entry-level position, but hopeful candidates should have previous administrative experience in a busy office and excellent organization skills. Virgin also lists wanting someone who is “self-motivated, outgoing and enthusiastic who can balance this with the essential need for discretion and confidentiality.”

If you want to apply, you have to be ready to move to Necker Island, located in the British Virgin Islands –– as if that’s some kind of chore.

While this does sound like a dream job, the listing warns that it’s not all fun and games.

The chosen candidate will be taking on a combined role across two busy offices: working as a personal assistant for Necker Island’s general manager and as an administrative assistant for Branson’s office.

So while you’ll be working in paradise, don’t expect your days to be full of beach lounging and hammock swinging.

Still interested? If you have the skills and you’re willing to relocate, then hurry up and apply: The deadline is on March 10.

No need to update your resume for this job. The listing only asks that you provide a cover letter and video pitch about why you are a good fit. Be sure to talk about your unique skills and include an interesting fact about yourself!

Oh, and when you do land this job, don’t forget to send us an invite for the weekend.

Kaitlyn Blount is a junior staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. The song “Two Tickets to Paradise” is now permanently stuck in her head thanks to this post.

This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

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