Live-out Butler

London, Chelsea, Salary circa £50,000

EHS #4286

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A VIP family based in Chelsea are looking for a Butler to join their large household team on a live-out basis.

Ideally you will have a minimum 5 years of Butler experience within private households or luxury London hotels.

Job description:

  • Supporting the Butler & Housekeeping Team in all aspects of service and in maintaining standards throughout the house.
  • Reporting to the House Manager.
  • Being present for all Principals' and Guests' front of house arrival and departure.
  • Receiving Guests to the establishment and offering hospitality.
  • Running personal household tasks for Principals.
  • Supervision of service vendors when onsite.
  • Liaising with personal contractors such as beauticians, masseurs etc and supervising their smooth arrival and departure.
  • Serving food and beverage to Principals and Guests.
  • Recording and updating of Principals' food/beverage and service preferences.
  • Arranging tables and tray service for food and beverage service.
  • Organising and supervising food and beverage and smooth operation of events such as dinner parties, afternoon teas, meetings, interviews and photo shoots.
  • Monitor ongoing food and beverage supplies and managing all food and beverage stock, including expiry dates management and good stock rotation.
  • Liaising with the Chef daily in regards to meal planning and service.
  • Silver service abilities when required.
  • Maintenance and regular upkeep of household silver.
  • Maintaining and checking technical operations of the household, reporting defects to the House Manager.
  • General valeting services. Including shoe care and cleaning.
  • Keeping wine cellar inventories and having knowledge regarding fine wines.
  • Travelling with the family as required offering of Butler services in secondary dwellings.
  • Ensure valuable items are secure at all times.
  • Follow security procedures put in place to ensure the property is secure at all times.
  • Help with general household duties as directed by the House Manager

You should be flexible, as you will be needed sometimes to be available to start early/work late.

Hours: 60-72 hours per week on a 5/6 day rota, will include weekend work. Flexibility and a can-do attitude is key with this role.

Salary in the region of £50,000 gross per annum, depending on experience. 

To apply for this role you must be based and legal to work in the UK.

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Live-out Butler

EHS #4286

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