Head Butler Job

  • Sector: Private Households & Estates
  • Function: Butler
  • Contact: Andy Hodges
  • Contact Phone: +442072339950
  • Start Date: ASAP for the right candidate
  • Location: Tuscany
  • Salary: €70,000 to €100,000 GPA
  • Job Ref: 116417
  • Contact Email: andy@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

Live-in Head Butler / Villa Manager opportunity UHNW family in Beautiful Tuscany, Italy

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Full-Time Resident Head Butler to join our clients team in Tuscany, Italy. As a key member of the estate management team, you will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of their stunning property, providing exceptional service to our family and guests.



  • Meet and greet guests upon arrival, ensuring they are settled in their rooms
  • Carry luggage for guests and assist with their needs
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of all spirits, wine, and cigar collections
  • Serve meals and pour drinks for guests, anticipating their needs and preferences
  • Supervise the housekeeping team and ensure rooms are cleaned and maintained to the highest standards
  • Care for clothing, silver, crystals, and other estate assets
  • Set up for afternoon tea and cigar lounge services
  • Communicate with housekeepers to ensure rooms are cleaned at convenient times
  • Recommend and arrange amenities for guests
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanour at all times
  • Ensure compliance with estate policies on safety and hygiene
  • Perform duties with discretion, professionalism, and a pleasant demeanour
  • Pet care for a one medium sized dog


  • Fluency in Italian & English is required
  • Experience as a Butler or similar role in the 5* hospitality industry is essential
  • Strong multi-tasking skills, excellent organization, and ability to adapt to a fluid environment.
  • Commitment to delivering exceptional customer service
  • Attention to detail, ability to handle sensitive matters with discretion, and knowledge of food and wine pairings
  • Must be “tech” savvy with better than average IT skills
  • Must be a Driver
  • Excellent references and a valid Background check (Advanced DBS or equivalent)


  • Salary: approximately €70,000 to €100,000 per annum gross
  • Holidays: 26 days per annum plus National holidays
  • Accommodation: Separate flat on the side of the main residence, 1 bedroom, kitchen, sitting room and 2 bathrooms, strictly no dependants or pets

Job no: 116417

Consultant: Andy Hodges