Senior Butler

London, Highgate, Salary £40,000-£45,000 per annum

EHS #2514

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We have a super position available for an experienced Butler to join a large domestic staff team based at a large formal residence in North London.  This is a demanding and high-pressured role running a private estate at 7* level.

Responsibilities include:

  • Total discretion and the ability to provide exceptional service without being intrusive.
  • Front of House service, meeting and greeting guests.
  • All types of service required including butler, silver, tray, bar and pool.
  • Cleaning and restocking of bars, coffee, tea and water points as required.
  • Specialist cleaning techniques and polishing of china, crystal and silverware.
  • Conservation and care of silver, gilt and crystal items.
  • Maintaining general cleanliness in pantry areas, stock rooms, service areas, eg Garden Pavilions.
  • Stocktaking and inventories including china, silverware, crystal, cigars, wines and spirits.
  • Cellar management of fine wine, spirits and cigars.
  • Coordinating luggage delivery and collection from rooms.
  • Valeting duties to include packing and unpacking.
  • Operate in a Spa environment.
  • Recording and relaying messages.
  • Flexible with working hours and adaptable to change which might include weekends and bank holidays at short notice.  Time will be given in lieu when overtime is worked.
  • Highest standards of personal grooming.
  • Antique Clock care.
  • Responsible for training, supervising and directing the Butler team.
  • Responsible for planning and organising the Butlers' tasks and prioritising their duties.
  • Creating, implementing, improving, and developing methods and systems of work for the Butler team to the desired standards.
  • Standing in for the Head Butler when required.
  • Ability to work efficiently, independently or within the wider team.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Previous Butler experience of at least 4 years.
  • Good written and spoken English skills preferred.

Preferred Skills:

  • Languages would be helpful.
  • Proficiency in excel and word.

A salary is on offer ranging from £40,000-£45,000 depending on experience.

Hours will be 45 hours per week excluding breaks.

20 days' holiday PA + Bank Holidays.

This position may involve occasional international travel.

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Senior Butler

EHS #2514

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