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Butler/ladies maid

Location Greater London, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Butler
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  55904
Created 28 November 2019

Ladies Maid/Butler

 

A family in Marylebone is looking for a candidate to join their team of a PA, 2 housekeepers and a Chef.

 

General duties

  • Managing the family’s preferences.

  • Overseeing and managing contractors.

  • Smooth running of households and servicing of the Principal and their guests, supervising other members of staff, replacement/substitution of staff in case staff is not available temporarily;

  • Storage, inventory and presentation of collectables including vehicles, antiques, jewelleries and fine arts, which may include dealing with art institutions and trading houses, care of silver, china, antiques and other specialist items (such as paintings and vehicles), keeping them clean and intact;

 

Table Service and Events

  • Planning and organizing parties and events;

  • Receiving and announcing guests and supervising formal dinner receptions of visitors;

  • Organisation and orchestration of social and family events;

  • Care of the clients’ guests and visitors;

  • Responsibly over stock control of households, bar, wine cellar;

  • Menu planning in conjunction with the Cook;

  • Formal dining etiquettes, formal service at dinner parties;

  • Care and serving of wines and other drinks;

  • Arranging the table for serving meals;

 

 

Other Duties

  • Ensure efficiency, harmony, and morale encouraged and maintained throughout the households;

  • Accompany the Principal in their trips, if requested, securing that all residencies, aircrafts, households, staff are prepared, managed and perform as expected according to the standards expected by clients and approved internal documents and policies;

  • Travelling to other residencies, including overseas, yachts, offices, etc., if requested, in order to inspect, prepare, manage residencies, households, staff, training of staff and performance other duties required by the Principal;

  • Regular inspection of all Principal’s residencies, households, yachts, aircrafts and staff in each residency, if so requested, securing that staff and households are managed and perform as expected according to the standards expected by the Principal and approved by him and the Estate Manager;

  • Packing and unpacking, the Principal’s travel preparations;

  • Valet duties;

  • Care of clothing

 

Monday – Friday 9 am – 6pm, odd occasion a Saturday but will know in advance

Salary – Negotiable

Jules@yahoo.co.uk

 

Yacht experience preferred

 

 

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