Household / Front of House Manager job Shropshire

Location UK (excl London & Scotland)
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role House Manager
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Competitive
Job Number  46578
Created 13 December 2017

Household / Front of House Manager job Shropshire

(46578) Our client is looking for an experienced candidate to take on a very interesting role in a private shooting estate in rural Shropshire. You will be working with a small team of household staff including Housekeeping, Chefs, Estate Management team and Estate staff to ensure that this shooting lodge runs smoothly and to the highest of standards.


The property is privately owned and is used by the client and guests most weekends, especially during the shooting season, with their main home being in London. Our client is looking for someone who has top level experience and who will have a focus on front of house service and guests relations.


You will be working with the estate management team who will mainly look after the running of the property and the estate although you will be responsible for reporting the household budgets and administration to them using existing systems.


Day to day duties will include:

Looking after the guests before the shooting events – sending out invitations, dealing with their offices to ensure that the correct travel arrangements are made, ensuring that any special requests are dealt with, noted and recorded.

Working with the Housekeeper to ensure that all of the guest rooms are ready

Working with the Chef with regards to menus and special requests

Meeting and greeting the client and guests

Hands on Butler front of house in the dining room and drinks service – working with another Butler on larger events

Care and service of wine

Reporting any maintenance issues to the estate management team and dealing with contractors on site

Some basic cooking if it is just the client in residence without guests


Driver and country lover essential as this is a rural location and you may be needed to drive as part of your duties


Accommodation provided in the form of a staff flat within the main house although larger separate accommodation is in the planning stages


Start asap


£highly competitive based on experience


Laura Harrall North of England office 01298 600 414


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