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Live-in Head Butler

Central London, Negotiable Salary

EHS #3073

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International Family requires an experienced live-in Head Butler for their formal residence in central London. This is a busy, fully staffed household, and 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.

Applicants must have previous private house experience, have a positive attitude, and be motivated and willing to work as part of a well-established team.  Excellent command of the English language and experience in formal etiquette is favourable.

Your duties and responsibilities would include, but not be limited to the below:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Inviting and welcoming guests
  • Helping with organisation of social events
  • Taking telephone calls, proper handling of correspondence
  • Travelling with the family at Christmas time and occasional other times
  • Be computer literate for the managing stock and supply operations

The role would be based upon a 5-6 day working week with flexibility, and more down time when the family are away.

Separate bedroom with en-suite facilities will be provided.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

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Live-in Head Butler

EHS #3073

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