Jenny Petzer has been appointed Wedding & Event Co-ordinator at the Novotel Vines Resort and Country Club, effective immediately.
Experienced and with over 25 years in the industry, Jenny immigrated to Australia from South Africa in January 2014 and started working at the Vines in February 2014 in the Banqueting department.
A Duty Manager position followed, and now she moves into her current role in weddings and events.
Jenny commenced her career working for Rennies Travel, and then with a South African domestic airline – Flightstar. Moving on to a position as International Marketing & Sales Manager for Sun International (Casino Hotel Chain) this was followed by a stint at Conservation Corporation Africa, now known as & Beyond.
Here she managed camps at private game lodges in Ngala Private Game Reserve, then Londolozi Bush Camp & lastly at Londolozi Safari Lodge.
Raising a young family she assisted with the family company, Komati River Chalets (self-catering B&B on the Komati River near the Kruger National Park) where she spent 13 years prior to moving to Australia.
In her new role, Jenny will manage all aspects of all weddings booked at The Vines Resort.
She meets with the bride & groom in the lead up to their big event, to ensure all their dreams are clearly understood and carried out, and liaises with the bride’s chosen suppliers to ensure a smooth wedding day, with beautiful memories and pictures, the end result.