Ireland, Caribbean, Europe
Ireland – County Tipperary (5 months), Caribbean (5 Months), European travel (2 months)
Technologically minded Butler / Valet with travel
This is a wonderful role for a traditional butler to join a team of four butlers. You will need to have first class table, F&B service and front of house skills and know how to take care of the cellar, fine glassware and china and objects d’art.
Candidates must have a superb personality and the ability to get on with existing members of long-term Staff. You will ideally have formal house experience and/or a butler training diploma.
This is not a management position, but for a butler with a totally hands-on approach and who has a great eye for detail, whilst at the same time being a team player and one who has a warm and friendly manner.
You will need to be technically minded and able to deal with high-tech systems including iPad’s, computers, smart phones, sophisticated phones, Sky boxes, Sling box and general computer systems etc. Ideally you will have a passion for these things and an in-depth knowledge of all functions and addition benefits of highly automated homes.
The vacancy includes travel from early December through to April, where you will be employed in the owners’ other home in the Caribbean. There will also be additional travel to Europe, so freedom to travel is essential.
Full staff, all very long-term are employed in both households by these charming clients.
Candidates are required to be completely computer-literate, have a clean current driving license and a long-term work record in a similar role with excellent references is essential.
Salary negotiable based on experience. Accommodation provided (with another butler) 2/3-bedroom house on the estate, where your family are welcome to visit. Team rota of working covering 2 shifts 06.30am to 3.00pm and 3.00pm to close of house. One full day off per week.
Looking for a highly organised lady’s maid to work closely with the lady of the house. Must be female for cultural reasons.
The job is based in Qatar but will included international travel, including frequent visits to London.
Start Date: ASAP but willing to wait for the right candidate.
Accommodation: Own bedroom with en-suite, the client will consider live-out option after a 6 months probation trail period.
Hours & Days: 12 hours day and one day a week off.
Geneva / Gstaad / London
A private family based in Geneva is looking for an experienced, focused and motivated Butler. You will be required to provide outstanding service to the changing needs of the family, anticipating the needs of the principals, liaising with the rest of the service, kitchen and housekeeping teams. In addition to being able to maintain impeccable service standards throughout the home, the Butler provides hands-on service daily in other areas such as housekeeping.
You will work closely with the Head Butler and 2 additional butlers carrying out “white gloved” food and beverage service for all meals and preparation of drinks and cocktails. You must be highly flexible with an aptitude to adapt to changing situations.
5-day working week, Swiss Contract. Shared accommodation can be provided. Driver essential.
A fantastic new position based in Saudi Arabia with extensive worldwide travel. We require a self-sufficient, flexible, professional and discreet candidate for this role.
Duties will vary and will include overseeing and ensuring the smooth running of the Principal’s main residence, managing a team of staff, administrative tasks such as: diary management, bookings, budgeting, etc. In addition, you will be required to provide full butler/valet service and thus should have excellent F&B skills as well as wardrobe management.
This is an internationally travelling role, based largely on board a mega Yacht
Main focus: to assume the role of Maitre D’Hotel/Head Butler and be the central point of communication for the Principal and all on board hospitality operations and shore side activity coordination. Be the central point of communications with regards to Daily Routine, Owners Activities, F&B Service, thus a strong private house or yacht management experience and background is essential.
Working on a rota basis of three months on and one month off, the hours are long and so a fit and healthy person, immaculately presented, with exceptional communication and F & B service skills along with perfect references. You must be able to co-ordinate different tasks, as well as be hands on dealing with all service-related requirements. Previous experience being in direct contact with Principals and hosting guests.
In addition, you should possess:
Tasks and areas of responsibility:
Gstaad & St Jean Cap-Ferrat
Wonderful position for an immaculately groomed, German speaking Butler with outstanding presentation and excellent front of house and food and beverage service skills. This position is for a mature lady, with homes in Gstaad and St Jean Cap Ferrat – approximately 6 months spent in each residence.
The lady is a VVIP with exquisite taste and who entertains at the very highest level on a small scale.
Absolutely TOP salary (Circa 80,000 CHF) who is trained and experienced at the highest level.
Previous private residence experience preferred and excellent references.
Superb single accommodation on offer.
Butler -houseman – head housekeeper
Lovely new position for a dedicated and flexible, experienced domestic couple to work as part of a team taking care of this beautiful Estate near Henley on Thames.
You will need to have previous experience in taking care of the interior of a private household. This property is a combination of both formal and informal service, with great attention to detail to high standards at all times.
The Estate is fully staffed and the couple must have a flexible and positive attitude and enjoy working as part of a team. The residence is occupied half of the year mainly Spring through the summer, the main house has 9 bedrooms and there are 3 guest cottages.
The head housekeeper will ideally have previous experience overseeing a small cleaning/housekeeping team.
Duties will include:
The working week is 5 days out of 7 on a rota, weekend working will be required especially when the principals are in residence. An average of 8 hours per day with any additional hours take in lieu.
Salary between £50-60,000 Gross per annum depending on experience. 2 bedroom apartment provided. Tagalog speakers very welcome.
RESIDENTIAL BUTLER/LADY’S MAID
LONDON WITH TRAVEL
(FEMALE ONLY FOR ACCOMMODATION REASONS)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly trained butler to be based in London with frequent travel to Europe and occasional travel to Asia. This role requires a candidate that can consistently provide a 5-star service with a positive attitude and a proactive approach to their duties. You should be forward thinking and eager to serve. You will be responsible for all butler duties including table service, valet duties, packing, unpacking, wardrobe management, ironing, etc. Additionally, there will be day to day housekeeping requirements, dusting, vacuuming, etc. Cooking skills would be a bonus. It is essential that you have strong attention to detail with excellent communication skills. Must be flexible to travel. Negotiable salary based on experience. 5-day working week. FLUENT ENGLISH REQUIRED. (
Highly recommended role, with a long-term Hutchinson’s client who is well known as being an outstanding client and whose staff stay with them in the very long-term.
This role is suitable for an experienced butler/valet who wants to travel extensively worldwide.
A quiet, professional, and elegantly presented person is required, with formal service and traditional valeting skills -the ability to press suits, shirts, polish shoes, pack, organise the wardrobe and required to undertake, lay out clothing and generally act in a traditional “Gentleman’s’ Gentleman” role.
Full staff is employed in each house to ensure that there is full personal cover for these delightful clients. Some nursing experience would be a bonus.
Salary £55,000 Gross per annum. FLUENT FRENCH AND ENGLISH
Long Term Hutchinson’s client with a very large, high tech and modern apartment in Highgate is looking for a really good Cook/Chef to assist in very light housekeeping duties and laundry. 2 daily housekeepers of many years are employed. The client travels a great deal. This lady is looking for an experienced cook who is familiar with gluten and dairy free diets and duties will include, shopping, provisioning, taking total care of the kitchen and producing a very good level of simple, but well-cooked and nicely presented dishes, using fresh, seasonal ingredients to dinner party standard. You will be required to care for the kitchen to an immaculate standard.
Partner to undertake the total running and maintenance of the home to very high standards, be self-sufficient and pro-active with dealing with contractors and deliveries etc. In addition, a safe and experienced driver, able to deal with the fleet management of the vehicles, deal with the audio visual, security and other high tech equipment in the house and a good DIY person, who can replace light bulbs and keep the place in working order, knowing when to call in a contractor. You will also be responsible for caring for the roof garden, sweeping balconies etc and serving drinks and dinner at informal dinner gatherings. There is a separate staff large two-bedroom apartment, sitting room and kitchen close by for the couples’ use. The apartment is fully furnished, and all utilities paid. Usually 11/2 days off Saturday afternoons and Sundays, when the client is in residence and then all weekends when she is away. The working hours will be approx 9-6pm, unless a dinner party is planned and then time off in lieu to be taken. Excellent salary negotiable for the right person. Start end Aug/Sept