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Live-in Butler

Central London, Salary £30,000 gross per annum

EHS #2596

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Our client is seeking a Butler for a live-in position in a busy, fully staffed household in Central London.

The ideal candidate would be able to provide formal and informal service, feel comfortable greeting and serving dignitaries at receptions, have a positive outlook, and travel with the family if required.  The Butler will report to the Head Butler and work alongside a Junior Butler.

This is a live-in position, a separate bedroom with ensuite facilities will be provided.

Requirements for the role:

  • Butler training with positive references
  • Ability to provide formal service
  • Experience with private families
  • Fluent English
  • Ability to travel with the family if required
  • Positive attitude
  • Motivated and willing to work as part of a team

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Overseeing correct layout, change-over and upkeep of table services for breakfast, lunch and evening meals
  • Serving food and drinks, ensuring proper service at all times
  • Maintaining and cleaning valuable silverware, fine porcelain and crystal wares
  • Managing and maintaining employers' wardrobes (ensuring clothes are washed, pressed and arranged, shoes polished etc)
  • Preparing luggage, packing / unpacking if required
  • Managing stock and supply operations, in particular of high value commodities such as fine wines, cigars etc
  • Managing and supervising the creation and upkeep of floral displays
  • Understanding, promoting and defending household protocols among staff and guests
  • Maintaining exhaustive, up-to-date inventories of valuables
  • Welcoming guests
  • Travelling with the family if required

You would be required to work 6 days a week.

Salary - £30,000 gross per annum with accommodation.

To start ASAP.

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Live-in Butler

EHS #2596

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