House Manager / Butler sought Live in – London (Westminster)

House Manager sought Live in - London (Westminster), England - www.butlerforyou.com
House Manager sought Live in – London (Westminster), England – www.butlerforyou.com

We are looking for a highly experienced House Manager / Butler to start immediately. The clients main residence is a 6 storey house in London (Westminster), England. This is a live-in position.

General Duties to include: 

* Overseeing the household staff. Dealing with holiday requests and temporary staff replacement.  

* Dog friendly 

* Knowledge of high social etiquette and formal service.

 * Knowledge of proper maintenance for fine dining equipment.

 * Receiving guests and family at the door and supervising the reception of visitors.   

 * Schedule and oversee household maintenance and other constructive duties.   

 * Assist with household inventory’s for insurance purposes.

 * Arranging restaurants, concerts, events and trips as requested

 * Assist with planning and organising parties and events in the home.  

 * Oversee and participate in proper table settings and entertainment preparation

 * Silver Service

 * Demonstrate knowledge of wines and oversee the wine cellar and liqueur inventory

 * Liaising with other staff as needed

 * Ability to drive in and outside of London

 * Budgeting/expenses for the household

 * Some basic cooking knowledge for emergencies

 * Running general errands

 * Driving in and around London

 House Maintenance:

* Receive tradespersons and oversee activities of all service providers in the House

* Reporting to Employer damages to the house during and after any period of occupancy

* Seeking quotations for making good repairs and implementing repair works as instructed.

Financials and Management:

* Assembling all invoices received and sending them to Employer on a monthly basis

* Running and managing the various house expenses including petty cash and credit cards

Numbers in household: 2 adults, 1 child

Pets: 2 dogs

Other staff employed: 1 laundress, 1 housekeeper, 2 part time housekeepers

Live in position

Start date ASAP

Days: 5 days per week (flexible)

Weekend and evening work, any overtime can be taken in Lieu

Salary: Very competitive for right candidate.

Interested candidates who meet or exceed the needs of this wonderful opportunity in London (Westminster), England should email Sebastian Hirsch with full work history, a current photo and written references to [email protected] .