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House Manager Job

Location Galashiels, Scotland, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role House Manager
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  53976
Created 16 August 2019

House Manager Job



Greycoat Lumleys’ client are seeking a House Manager for their client’s Estate in the Scottish Borders.


Whilst this is a traditional rural Estate with large principal country house our client and the Estate have a particular interest in the arts in the widest sense and they are positioning themselves to become a centre of excellence for the arts and makers to include furniture making, design and sculpture. The house and grounds have their own exceptional collections which are made available by arrangement to specialist tours and in addition the team are developing an annual programme of arts and creative events that supports the centre of excellence objective.


This role represents an excellent opportunity for someone with either an Arts, Hospitality or Private Estate background. The applicant must have the experience and skills to manage a team effectively, they must be able to take ownership of tasks and deliver on specific objectives, their verbal and written communication skills must be of a very high standard and experience working or studying the arts would be desirable.


This is a new role which will evolve over time which makes it a hugely exciting opportunity for the right candidate to grow with and shape the role.



Main Duties:


  • A senior role managing and co-ordinating the house team

  • PA to the Principal

  • Event co-ordination and delivery

  • Business development

  • Office Management and administration

  • Managing and overseeing the smooth running of all household operations

  • Overseeing all security, fire safety, H&S and all other policies and procedures

  • To provide the first point of contact for family, guests and other supplier, partners and contractors

  • Managing the house budget and expenditure


 Salary: Excellent and competitive package which will include accommodation if required.


Start Date: ASAP


Job Number: 53976



Consultant: Lesley Jones

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