Richard Branson Is Hiring An Assistant To Live On His Private Necker Island

By on March 8, 2018 in ArticlesBillionaire News

It sounds like the setup for a modern day riff on The Most Dangerous Game, but hopefully it won't actually pan out that way. According to a job listing recently posted on Virgin's website, billionaire Virgin founder Richard Branson is looking for a personal and administrative assistant to help with two offices on Necker Island, the private island in the British Virgin Islands owned by Branson himself. Here's the deal:

"Necker Island's General Manager Keny Jones is looking for a new PA to combine with Richard Branson's office, who are looking for a new admin assistant. One person to help look after both offices!"

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As for what you'd be doing if you found yourself with the job, your main responsibilities would be "diary and email management, general correspondence, filing and archiving, booking travel and providing cover for Richard's PA when they're on holiday," as well as any other miscellaneous administrative tasks that might spring up as you while away your days on a tropical island paradise. Actually, that might be a mischaracterization, since the job listing also specifies that despite the location of the job you'll be quite busy straddling affairs for two different offices on the island.

The usual personality qualifiers also apply here, as the ideal candidate for the job is expected to be "self-motivated, outgoing and enthusiastic who can balance this with the essential need for discretion and confidentiality." Of course, that ideal candidate will also be willing and eager to pack up their bags and move to Necker Island indefinitely, although I'd imagine that will probably be the easiest qualification for applicants to check off on their applications.

Applications (in video form) are being accepted up until March 10th, so head over to the Virgin website and find the job listing if you see a new job on a new island in your future.

Articles Written by Joseph Gibson
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