Butler job

Location Greater London, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Butler
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £35,000 GPA
Job Number  49290
Created 18 September 2018

Butler Job London

 

 

The Butler is expected to support the Butler team with a wide range of operationally essential tasks. All Under Butlers are expected to work in partnership with the estate team to provide the highest level of operational service and performance. You will be working in a busy estate where the ability to think on your feet is expected and lead by exampale.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Total discretion and the ability to provide exceptional service without being intrusive.

  • Front of House service, meeting and greeting guests.

  • Table, bar and pool service.

  • Laying up and clearing of meal service.

  • All types of service required including butler, silver and tray service.

  • Cleaning and restocking of bars, coffee, tea and water points as required.

  • Specialist cleaning techniques and polishing of china and silverware.

  • Maintaining general cleanliness in pantry areas, stock rooms, service areas e.g. Garden Pavilions.

  • Conservation and care of silver, gilt and crystal items.

  • Stock taking and inventories including china, silverware, crystal, cigars, wines and spirits.

  • Cellar management of fine wine, spirits and cigars.

  • Responsible for stock rotation.

  • Acceptance and movement of deliveries.

  • Furniture and room adjustments to Principal and guest preference as required.

  • 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.

  • Critical eye for detail.

  • Ability to work efficiently independently or as within the wider team.

  • To carry out any other duties that may be reasonably requested by the Head Butler or member of the senior management team.

  • Any other duties required to support the estate operation.

  • Total discretion is required by the Principals at all time.

  • This is a demanding and high-pressure role supporting the running of a private estate at the highest level.

  • A uniform will be provided.

 

 

Monday – Friday 8-10 hrs days per day

£35K gross per annum

Jules@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

 

 

 

 

Due to the volumes of applications we are receiving at present, sadly, we can only guarantee a response to successful applicants. We will always endeavour to respond to every applicant where possible

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