Travelling Butler

Middle East, Salary £50,000 - £55,000 DOE

EHS #5456

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Our client is seeking a formal travelling Office Butler with fashion skills to work at their residence in the Middle East.

For cultural reasons the client is requiring a male candidate.

The key to this position is passion for details, making sure all the necessary tasks are done to the highest of standards.

Duties include a mix of serving, inventorying the Principal’s wardrobe, providing fashion advice and following up with orders and deliveries, packing and unpacking cases, traditional day-to-day Butler duties.

The Butler will need to be hands-on, calm and organised, and be flexible regarding tasks required.

A discreet, experienced, and highly organised Butler is required to ensure the seamless running of the Principal’s life. Candidates might be required to make travel and social arrangements, travel ahead and ensure continuity of all residences.

Duties include;

  • Supervising/managing staff at the Principals office and his household
  • General Butler duties such as serving tables, taking care of the humidor and cigar inventory
  • Travelling with the Principal
  • Taking care of the Principal’s wardrobe while travelling
  • Being responsible for the spotless presentation of the Principal’s surroundings
  • Some PA duties might be required such as organising reservations/bookings etc
  • Organise and manage lunch & dinner parties
  • Preparing and serving tea and coffee for meetings and other functions
  • Coffee and cigar expertise are a plus
  • Meeting and greeting of guests
  • Liaise between the Principal and other employees and third parties to satisfy the wishes or needs of the Principal
  • Experienced in delivering a thoughtful, discreet, and unobtrusive service
  • Discretion and confidentiality

Candidates must have;

  • Previous (long-term) experience in a similar role
  • Energetic, but know when to be discreet
  • Loyal, patient, and prepared to juggle different itineraries
  • Be able to think ahead at all times and see to the Principal’s every need
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Sense for latest high-end fashion 
  • Provide styling advice and prepare outfits for travel
  • Able to order fashion items and develop relationship with international fashion brands
  • Excellent English - written and oral
  • iPhone, iPad, Apple TV savvy

This is a live-in position with food also provided.

Days and hours will be discussed at interview stage. There will be core hours but due to the nature of the position the candidate will need to be very flexible.

Salary on offer of £50,000-£55,000pa depending on experience.

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Travelling Butler

EHS #5456

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