House Manager Butler Job

Location West Midlands, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Butler
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  50449
Created 22 January 2019

House Manager / Butler Role for a Residence in South Shropshire


An opportunity has become available for a full time House Manager / Butler to oversee the day to day running and operation of a 12 bedroom, Grade 1 listed country home. The property is owned by a British family who will typically reside there during the weekend and school holidays. The successful candidate will be responsible for the care of the family and their guests throughout their stay.

The property has recently been renovated and is comprised of a farm, gardens, stables and shoot facilities, so the role will involve liaising on a regular basis with staff members from the wider estate and security team, as well as managing the private household.


Main Duties and responsibilities:

  • Management and direction of house staff

  • Day to day coordination of general maintenance of the property

  • Liaising with the estate manager, security team and wider estate staff

  • Liaising with the family office

  • Purchasing for and receiving deliveries to the house

  • Responsible for the care of a considerable antiques collection.


Desirable attributes and qualities:

  • Exceptional level of discretion and understanding of confidentiality

  • Well presented

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Confidence in delegating and organising staff

  • The ability to use initiative and respond proactively to changing situations

  • Ability to follow orders



Start date - ASAP

Live in or out - on site cottage is provided

Salary - competitive

Job ref - 50449

Responsible consultant – Paul Wells 01298 600 414

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