Temp House Manager/Butler Job in Devon

  • Sector: Private Households & Estates
  • Function: Butler
  • Contact: Jules le Roux
  • Contact Phone: +442072339950
  • Start Date: April 2024
  • Location: Devon
  • Salary: £200/250 per day
  • Job Ref: 115625
  • Contact Email: jules@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

Temp. 5-6 month contract House Manager, Devon

We have a position for a professional, dedicated and experienced House Manager/Butler to take care of a formal shooting Estate in Devon. The ideal candidate must enjoy working on a sporting estate and have a strong private household background.

This is a fully staffed household and the candidate must work well within a team and have a helpful and flexible attitude.

This is the main residence for just two principals, however during the shoot season it is at full capacity throughout.

Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Household management

  • Ensure the smooth day to day running of the Estate

  • Oversee Health and Safety procedures 

  • Act as fire Marshall for the property

  • Property security, setting alarms and locking up

  • Pet care, look after the two Labradors when principles are away

  • Budget management

  • Formal service for events

  • Provisioning for the household 

  • Meet and greet all quests and visitors

  • Oversee interior staff, (3 full time housekeepers)

  • Liaise with the maintenance team

  • Liaise with the gardening team

  • Liaise with contractors 

  • Oversee the upkeep of antiques and delicate items 

Accommodation provided on site - 2 bedroom apartment (no partners or pets) 

This is a temp role due to the principals waiting on a couple to start

Salary - Neg. depending on experience.