February in Photos!!

February was another fun-filled month here at Lexis Byron Bay!!

As it was the month of love we had a special Valentine’s BBQ and Secret Valentines postbox for the students and teachers to send messages to each-other!

We held our monthly  Table Tennis Tournament with Roman walking away as the February Champion!!

Can he be beaten in the March tournament?!

Aswell as weekly Yoga we also had regular Coffee Lounge, where we enjoyed coffee, Tim Tams, card games and Jenga!

 

Beer Tasting was a very popular Friday activity, for both the morning and afternoon students!

 

The boys and Marta enjoyed a game of competitive game of Soccer in the summer sun, with the winning team cooling down with their prize beers!

For cooking class we made delicious Koala Cupcakes!!

Volleyball was, as always, a great afternoon at the beach!!

We also had another beautiful afternoon at the beach for Cricket!

 

The students created some brilliant designs at Boomerang Painting!

They also displayed their drawing skills with a game of Pictionary!

(I’m positive they didn’t just come for the free pizza!)

We welcomed 43 New Starters!

And sadly said farewell to 47 Graduates!

Looking forward to another great month in March!!!

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

New Starters! 27 February

Welcome to our three new starters starting at Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Chantal is from Brazil but has lived in Switzerland for the last 16 years. She has worked as a nurse in a hospital there for 9 years. Her favourite hobbies are scuba diving and hiking; both of which she’ll be able to do lots of in Australia!

Ann-Katrin, or Anki as her friends call her, is from Germany. She enjoys going out with her friends and sports; she’ll often go to the gym or climbing in her spare time. Whilst here in Byron Bay she’s doing our Surf in Action course so will also be learning this new skill! She would like to improve her English as she will be doing a course on ‘anglo-american law’ once she leaves Australia!

Shiho is from Japan, where she studies as a social worker. Her main hobby is listening to music. She wants to study English so she can then communicate with many people from various countries!

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing or Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Graduation! 24 February

Congratulations to our fourteen students graduating Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Altea is from Italy and graduates from Anji and Ellie’s IELTs class. She’s been a lovely friendly student in and out of class, and participated in all class activities with enthusiasm, which will very much be missed! We wish you all the best for the future!

Nil is from Spain and graduates from Anji and Ellie’s IELTs class. His skills in all areas of English have improved noticeably in his 6 weeks in IELTs and he’s been putting this to active use, both in speaking and listening! You should be very proud of your progress!

Adrian is from Spain and graduates from Anji and Ellie’s IELTs class. He’s a conscientious student who asks intelligent questions to further his understanding of the English language and always takes an active role in class discussions. We’re sure you’ll do great on your CAE course!

Claudio is from Austria and graduates from Anji and Ellie’s IELTs class. He has a great aptitude for the English language and has learnt quickly.  He should be very proud of the progress he’s made in his 4 weeks at Lexis. Good luck in your travels and with the business!

Yran is Brazil and graduates from Anji and Ellie’s IELTs class. In his 24 weeks with Lexis Byron Bay he has progressed through Pre-Intermediate to Intermediate to IELTs. He has an absolutely lovely personality and will be missed very much by everyone her at Lexis. Well done on all your progress; we wish you the very best for the future!

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Anna is from Germany and graduates from Kathleen’s Upper Intermediate class. She already had a great command of the English language when she arrived at Lexis but she has spent her time here refreshing and updating her grammar knowledge. She has a great sense of humour and her classmates will miss hearing her amusing anecdotes!

Jasmin is from Switzerland and graduates from Kathleen’s Upper Intermediate class. She demonstrated a very high level of English after her 6 weeks here with us at Lexis. She has great command of formal vocabulary and grammar. We wish you the best of luck for the future, you will be missed!

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Lena is from Switzerland and graduates from Mel’s Intermediate class. Her speaking ability has improved a great deal in her 6 weeks here with us at Lexis. She was  a pleasure to have in class and participated well with all her classmates during activities. We hope you enjoyed your time in Byron bay and wish you all the best for the future!

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Lukas is from Switzerland and graduates from Adrienne’s Intermediate class. He’s shown great improvement throughout his 8 week stay with us at Lexis. His participated well in class and asked great questions. Enjoy your travels in North Queensland and whatever you chose to do in life!

Axel is from Switzerland and graduates from Adrienne’s Intermediate class. He had a great enthusiasm for learning and class participation. His writing and grammar skills improved a great deal in his 10 weeks here with us at Lexis. Enjoy your travels!

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Aila is from Switzerland and graduates from Michelle’s Pre-Intermediate class. She has been a great student and is always very friendly and helpful to her classmates. Her English grammar, speaking and writing have all improved greatly since she arrived at Lexis 7 weeks ago! Good luck for the future!

Stefania is from  Switzerland and graduates from Michelle’s Pre-Intermediate class. She has improved immensely in her 8 weeks here at Lexis. She learns quickly, asks intelligent questions and has always been great to have in class. We wish you the very best for the future!

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Sawako is from Japan and graduates from Kristy’s Pre-Intermediate class. She’s been a great student and lovely person to have here at Lexis! She has studied hard and learnt quickly which resulted in improvement in all areas of her English. Good luck for the future!

Yuri is from Japan and graduates from Kristy’s Pre-Intermediate class. She has learnt quickly and improved her English grammar and speaking confidence in her 4 weeks with us at Lexis. She was a pleasure to have in the class and hard working student. All the best for the future!

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing or Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Beach Cricket! 24 February

Yesterday we enjoyed a game of Cricket!

Byron’s main beach made a very beautiful setting for this activity 🙂

There was some tackling involved which I’m pretty sure isn’t permitted in the rules of cricket but I turned a blind on this occasion!

Iker had a very impressive run of batting, which led his team to victory!!

Well done to the winning team; Iker, Oscar, Thomas, Svenja and Isabella! Come see me in reception to get your beers!!

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing or Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

It’s The Weekend!! 24 – 26 February

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WEATHER

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SURF

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GIGS

FRIDAY

GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL, BYRON JOSHUA RAWIRI & THE INVISIBLE VIBRATIONS

RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON 7PM RAGGA JUMP

BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 5PM LUKE & SEBASTIAN 9PM CARAVANA SUN & GUESTS

BYRON MAIN BEACH 7AM BYRON SURF FESTIVAL FLUORO FRIDAY 10AM BEACH CLEAN UP 12PM PLASTIC FREE BEACH BBQ 7PM OPENING WITH OUTSIDE CINEMA & PAULA FUGA

BYRON BREWERY 7PM SEA GYPSIES

LONE GOAT GALLERY, BYRON 5.30PM SURF CULTURE NOW! ART OPENING

STICKY WICKET, BYRON 9PM LOCAL DJS 9.30PM LUKE MORRIS

WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON 9PM LO’99

TREEHOUSE, BELONGIL 7.30PM WARREN EARL BAND

PIZZA PARADISO, SUFFOLK PARK 7PM BELLA MAREE

BANGALOW HOTEL 7.30PM JOCK BARNES

 

SATURDAY

GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL, BYRON TAY OSKEE

RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON 7PM WILLY MCELROY & THE IMMIGRANTS

BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 7PM G LOVE & BOBBY ALU, PAULA FUGA, BAND OF FREQUENCIES, JACK MCCOY & MORE

MAIN BEACH, BYRON 7.30AM BBSF YOGA YURT 9AM SURF ART MARKET

BYRON THEATRE 11AM BBSF MICK WATERS OZ ADVENTURE SLIDE SHOW 12.15 ISLAND EARTH 2PM DAVE RASOVITCH THE ACTIVISTS TOOLKIT WORKSHOP 3.15PM REIMAGINING THE SURF INDUSTRY 4.30PM PEAR SHAPED 6PM SURFER’S BLOOD

BYRON BREWERY 7PM BROADFOOT

LONE GOAT GALLERY, BYRON 10AM SURF CULTURE ART SHOW WITH SURF LITERATURE LOUNGE & LIVE ACOUSTIC MUSIC FEATURING BEST OF BYRON BYRON

ARTISAN MARKET 4PM FAMILY NIGHT

STICKY WICKET, BYRON 9PM LOCAL DJS 9.30PM BIGGY P

WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON 9PM DJ JAMIE

TREEHOUSE, BELONGIL 7.30PM OUTSIDE THE ACADEMY

PIZZA PARADISO, SUFFOLK PARK 7PM BARRY FERRIER

BANGALOW HOTEL 7.30PM BILL JACOBI

 

SUNDAY

GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL, BYRON JESSE PUMPHREY

RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON 7PM ADAM BROWN & THE DIRTY CHANNEL

BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 4.30PM LATE FOR WOODSTOCK 8PM DJ FONZAIUS

WATEGOS, BYRON 8AM BBSF FREESTYLE & STOKE SURF SESSIONS, DEMOS & BREKKIE, MCTAVISH TRIM, FINLESS COMP, DJ JAYWALKER

BYRON GOLF CLUB 4PM DJ 3RD EYE

TREEHOUSE, BELONGIL 12.30PM DJ EVA J, DJ NETFLIX, DJ CHILL

SUN BISTRO, SUNRISE 5PM SURF REPORT

BANGALOW HOTEL 12.30PM THE MADIGANS

 

 

PIGHOUSE FLICKS @ Byron Brewery

Friday 24th Feb

La La Land1:15pm
COLLATERAL BEAUTY3:45pm
Split5:45pm
Lion8:00pm

Saturday 25th Feb

Lion11:00am
Sing1:15pm
La La Land3:10pm
Lion5:40pm
Split8:00pm

Sunday 26th Feb

Sing11:00am
Moana1:00pm
Lion3:15pm
La La Land5:30pm
Lion8:00pm

 

MARKETS

Friday

Mullumbimby Farmers Market

Saturday

Bangalow Farmers Market

Kingscliff Markets

Blue Knob Farmers Market

Lismore Farmers Market

Sunday

Bangalow Market

Nimbin Markets

Murwillumbah Market

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing or Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Boomerang Painting! 22 February

Today we got creative with some Boomerang Painting!

We learnt a little bit about Aboriginal culture and art and then used this new knowledge to to paint our boomerangs!

We used examples of traditional Aboriginal art including the symbols for Australian animals and the method of dot painting.

It was a very relaxing and meditative way to spend an hour and everyone’s boomerangs looked amazing!

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing or Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Jobs!! 22 February

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HOSPITALITY

BARISTA

We are in need of a second barista to juggle hours with our head barista! Ideally will be an all rounder so you can get more hours waitressing etc when the barista is on!! If you have experience making coffee and can perform latte art, are friendly, efficient and keen to join our team at the Byronian please send me through your resume. Please don’t reply unless you have barista skills worthy of a cafe 🙂 mooconnell@windowslive.com

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DISHIE / KITCHEN HAND

We are looking for a fast, clean, self motivated person ready to help in a busy kitchen. Duties are to do dishes, clean with a clinic eye to details. Also may be required to give a hand in basic kitchen preps. Must have previous experience. It’s a part time position. If interested please send your Cv. 0432665927.

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CHEF

Very busy restaurant in Byron Bay is looking for a strong team player to join our well organised and friendly kitchen team. You must have a minimum of 12 months commercial kitchen experience, good knife skills and have worked in high paced, busy kitchens. Strong communication skills, the ability to work in a consistently fast and organised fashion and reliability are key. 30 – 40 hours plus per week. Full training on our system, recipes and methods will be provided. Great longer term prospects for someone with the right attitude.

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HOST / MAITE’D

Experienced Host/Mairte’d required for busy Byron Bay restaurant.This is a full time position, involving, day,night, weekend and public holiday shifts. Best suited to someone living permanently in the local area. Experience in a similar role is essential. 0423192668

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SOUS CHEF / KITCHEN SUPERVISOR

Busy Byron venue seeks competent chef / cook to work closely with the Head Chef. You will have a minimum of 18 months commercial experience in a fast paced kitchen and enjoy working with lots of dockets. We have an organised system led kitchen so you must enjoy working in a consistent way. You must have done some leadership / supervisory work in the past (not necessarily in a kitchen). Most important is that you want to work in a team and enjoy learning. Great opportunity to improve both your culinary and leadership/ management skills. Please email resume in first instance.

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EXPERIENCED COOK

Aquarius Rocks Café is looking for an experienced cook with a minimum of 2 years experience in a high volume environment. The candidate must be available to work mornings / nights. Casual hours up to 35 per week. Please drop in with your resume, and speak to Kath or Pat at the Rocks / Aquarius Café.

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CHEF

If you are nuts about our beer, driven by great food using local produce, and passionate about hospitality, this could be your next exciting endeavor. Byron Bay Brewery, home to the highly awarded Byron Bay range of beers, is on the hunt for a Chef de Partie to join the team, helping to bring the ultimate beer and food experience to life for your customers. As a leader in the kitchen, you will be someone with a passion for food and craft beer who wants to build and develop a supportive, high performing and well-connected kitchen team. As well as leading high standards of food production in the kitchen and overseeing the preparation and presentation of dishes aligned to our food vision and philosophy, you will also be a problem-solver who can streamline work processes to meet deadlines and to ensure adherence with health and hygiene standards. A few key things we require from you include experience at a similar level in leading and training a team in a kitchen environment, solid communication skills and a drive for delivering quality experiences for your customers. You will also have flexible availability to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings and weekends. In return we can offer you: – Great work life balance – no split shifts. – Fully laundered uniforms provided. – Fantastic career advancement opportunities.-  Industry leading Salary, including a bonus. – Beer. If you think you are perfect for this role then please apply including a cover letter on why you’re the ideal candidate.

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CHEF

Looking for a Chef for a new vegan restaurant in town. Brand new kitchen, new equipment, new team. I’m hoping to find a qualified chef who has experience in fast paced restaurants and knows how to handle a busy service or two. We’re open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Experience in vegan cooking isn’t a must but would be great to have a few more ideas too. Pay will be based on experience! We’re looking for someone full time as soon as possible but also looking for helping hands a few times a week. Please attach your resume as a reply to this add rather than trying to call me during service hours.

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BARISTA

Please get in touch if you love to brew magical drinks and have a flair and passion for customers service. This is a role best suited to experienced baristas who have worked in establishments that have high standards in preparing and serving coffee. Knowledge of grind adjustment, technical operating procedures and latte art is required. You will be well looked after and feel part of a wholesome family. Let us know by email (hello AT folkbyronbay.com) and pop in to see us if this sounds like you!

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HOSPITALITY SUPERSTARS

We are a Byron Bay based start-up seeking detail oriented, hospitality or service industry superstars to help us with our new platform. Flexible hours through March and April. MUST HAVE: – A valid visa to work and drivers licence. Seeking a happy, collaborative spirit and creative problem solver. We also value excellent organisation and communication skills. – Previous work experience in hospitality or service industry a big plus! Please email resume with photo to: biancarawsons@gmail.com

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CHEF / COOK

We are looking for a young enthusiastic experience chef to join our kitchen team. Located in the centre of town. Serving hand made curries and using fresh thai ingredients, Any prior experience in Thai / Asian Cookery will be a plus but not a problem if not. Please send your CV to Mitch at mitchelllukepeters@gmail.com.

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BAKER

Baker needed for Sunday Sustainable Bakery Byron bay. Artisan experience would be great but not essential. Good fair pay, excellent hours and a really solid fun environment.

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SOUS CHEF

St Elmo Dining Room, located in Byron Bay, is looking for a talented,motivated and hardworking chef to join the kitchen. Applicants must be dedicated, have a passion for cooking and an interest in Spanish Food, as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. We are seeking a qualified and experienced Sous Chef who can assist our Head Chef with managing the day to day operations of the kitchen. Must be a team worker and able to delegate and manage the kitchen in a professional manner. Must have previous sous chef experience.This is a chance to work in great conditions with great chefs. Only career professionals need apply. Send through your resume to chef@stelmodining.com

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Information on RSA’s and Barista courses: https://lexisbyronbay.com/2017/02/01/rsa-and-barista-courses/

 

 

ALL OTHER WORK!

CLEANERS

Cleaner wanted for luxury holiday accommodation in Byron Bay. Average of 15 hrs per week. Must have experience, eye for detail, own car and ABN. 0434243335

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SALES ADVISOR

COTTON:ON was brought to life in 1991 and we’re the founding brand of our Cotton On Group family. We have kept our true Aussie spirit alive since we first began, and now with nearly 600 COTTON:ON stores across the globe, we continue to deliver value-fashion with a twist that always exceeds our customers’ expectations. We are passionate and hands-on, with a single focus: to deliver on-trend fashion, fast! All while making sure we’re having some fun doing it. ABOUT THE ROLE: The role of a Sales Assistant in our stores is hands-on and varied. You’ll take initiative to ensure our customers are given the very best customer service and you’ll look to your store manager for direction on operational store tasks and achieving goals. SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: – Understanding of delivering the very highest standards of customer service. – Completing tasks with a sense of urgency. – Confidence to actively introduce new and exciting products to customers and drive to achieve sales budgets. OUR CULTURE: To describe COTTON:ON in six words is easy; optimistic, passionate, real, energetic, collaborative and, most importantly, ethical. Our team members are a passionate group of people, committed to making a real difference in people’s lives through our philanthropic arm, the Cotton On Foundation. It is our shared belief that we can make a difference to lives of everyone we touch, from our backyard to the world. BENEFITS: – Competitive wage. – Exceptional product discounts. – Retail is no longer just a job, it’s a career. And careers that start here, can go anywhere!

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UBER DRIVERS

WHO WE ARE: Drive with Uber and get paid weekly in fares by helping our community of riders get around town. Driving with Uber is a great way to earn cash on your schedule. The more you drive, the more you can earn. It’s simple and perfect for those looking for seasonal, work from home, entry level, temporary, or any type of opportunities. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: – Earn Great Money: The more you drive, the more you earn. – Flexible Schedule: Make your own schedule as a contractor – any time day or night. – Getting Started is Easy: Signing up is quick & easy! – Get Paid Weekly: Get checks deposited into your bank account weekly. REQUIREMENTS: – You’re at least 21 years old – You have a 4-door vehicle – You have a driver’s license and insurance – You’re friendly and excited to earn money on your schedule! ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: If you have previous experience in transportation (such as a delivery driver, driver, professional driver, truck driver, heavy and tractor-trailer driver, CDL truck driver, Class A or Class B driver, local truck driver, company truck driver, taxi driver, taxi chauffeur, cab driver, cab chauffeur, taxi cab driver, transit bus driver, bus driver, coach bus driver, bus operator, shuttle driver, bus chauffeur) you might also consider partnering with Uber and earn great money. We also welcome drivers who have worked with other peer-to-peer ridesharing or driving networks like Lyft, Sidecar, Deliv, Postmates, Roadie. Our driver partners come from all backgrounds and industries ranging from traditional driving and transportation industries to other industries. http://ubr.to/2gxSUQM

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TRAVEL AGENT 

We have three positions available for some full time travel agent super stars in three busy locations; Melbourne, Byron Bay and Airlie Beach. The position in casual, the qualified persons would be working 4-5 shifts a week, the position is not commission based, you will receive an hourly wage + bonus’. The position requires: -A valid Working Holiday Visa. -Extensive knowledge of the The East Coast of Australia and New Zealand. -Sales experience (crucial). -Strong customer service. -Website Travel experience preferred. -Great organisation and time management. -A bubbly and friendly attitude. This is the dream position and one of the most dynamic and fun environments you can work within the tourism industry. There are many opportunities for progression and even sponsorship.

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MAINTENANCE

We are currently recruiting for Autumn seasonal crew (March – May) to work within our busy team. You will load vehicles, travel to site, build and dismantle our Tents & Tipis and interiors, and carry out cleaning and maintenance tasks at the warehouse, as well as other duties. This is a physical and inspiring job, setting up, dismantling, and maintaining our Giant Tipis & Sperry Tents at weddings, private parties,corporate events and festivals. We work hard, take great pride in what we achieve and have an excellent reputation for customer service. Most of the time we work in beautiful parts of the countryside, and there’s great job satisfaction to be had creating a stunning structure on a bare patch of lawn. Essential: – Be reliable, courteous and honest with a professional attitude to your work. – Hard working and able with physically demanding work in an outdoors environment. – Be naturally enthusiastic with a positive attitude. – Be a practical person, good at working with your hands. – Be eligible to work in Australia. Preferable: – Live within 30 minutes drive of our warehouse at Newrybar, NSW and have your own transport to get there. – Hold a valid driving license – heavy vehicle license a bonus but not essential. – Experience working with tipis or other tents is not required,as full training will be given. – Full clean driver’s license. Contract Term/Work Pattern: You will be employed a minimum 10hrs-40hrs a week. There is some flexibility to choose the days and hours that you work, subject to being available to meet the demands of the business. Rental jobs are frequent throughout the period from September to November. During this period you will be required to work long hours including weekends. Please email your resume and availability to start to: hello@byronbaytipiweddings.com.au

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OFFICE SUPPORT / CUSTOMER SERVICE

Beaumont Consulting has a fantastic temporary role available located in Byron Bay. We are looking for an experienced Customer Service Officer who is computer savvy and has excellent communications skills both written and verbal. You will be dealing with customers in person and also over the phone, you will be service orientated with strong attention to detail and the ability to juggle multiple tasks.  We require a high level of accuracy with this role and extreme professionalism. Previous experience using MS Office and Outlook is essential, an understanding of MYOB would be highly regarded. Fast data entry and intermediate level MS office skills are required in order to be successful for this role. The hours are 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday, starting next week.  The role is confirmed until the end of April, but may go for an extra couple of months. We would like to short list candidates on Monday and interview on Tuesday next week, so please apply today and ensure that you are available to work full time hours for the duration of this assignment. For more information please call Justine on 0414 584 758 during business hours only.

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing or Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.