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7 International Butler jobs available:

Butler / Valet

Ireland, Caribbean, Europe

Contract:
Permanent

Accommodation:
Live-in

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU2091

Job Categories:
Butler Jobs, Valet Jobs
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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. 

Lady's Maid / Butler

Doha, Qatar

Contract:
Full-time

Accommodation:
Live-in

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3536

Job Categories:
Butler Jobs, Lady's Maid Jobs
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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.

Responsibilities:

  • Front of House service, meeting and greeting guests
  • Accompanying the principal when requested
  • Managing a VIP wardrobe and setting up a digital wardrobe inventory
  • Maintaining household inventory, exhaustive, up-to-date inventories of goods.
  • Accompanying the family to different countries (when requested)
  • Keeping good order for the dressing table, stock and supply of cosmetics and toiletries
  • Serving principal, running errands
  • Set-up of residences and/or hotels to principal’s needs
  • Professional packing and unpacking, coordination of luggage
  • Organizing the day for the principals and coordinating with external and internal departments
  • Chauffeur responsibilities when and where required during the daily schedule

Requirements:

  • A keen eye for detail and a good capacity to adapt to any request or situation.
  • You will be working with a team of staff and looking after family members and VIP guests so you must be competent in your skills and willing to learn new ones to meet the family’s requirements.
  • You must be happy and available to travel with the family when requested.
  • Able to work alone without supervision and plan for the coming days
  • Tech Savvy – good knowledge of using iPhone’s, iPad’s, Macbook’s is a MUST.

Start Date: ASAP but willing to wait for the right candidate.
Salary: Negotiable
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. 

Butler / Lady's Maid

Geneva / Gstaad / London

Contract:
Full-time

Accommodation:
Live-in

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3534

Job Categories:
Butler Jobs, Lady's Maid Jobs
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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.

Requirements:

  • Have excellent attention to detail.
  • Gain the trust of and develops rapport with internal clients
  • Remains calm in difficult situations.
  • Able to multitask & comfortable with all types of requests concerning the house.
  • Identify areas that require improvement and suggest solutions.
  • Acts as a team player and contribute to the success of the team.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of initiative.
  • Previous private house experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of bar service and cocktails, Oenology and table service and setup.
  • Travel Flexibility
  • Geneva with travel to Gstaad and London
  • Fluent english and conversational french essential


5-day working week, Swiss Contract. Shared accommodation can be provided. Driver essential. 

House Manager / Butler / Personal Assistant / Companion

Saudi Arabia

Contract:
Full-time

Accommodation:
Live-in

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3226

Job Categories:
Butler Jobs, Household Manager Jobs, PA Jobs
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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.

  • Our client requires a top calibre candidate who has worked in a similar role previously.
  • Discretion and dedication are essential.
  • Driver essential.
  • Excellent accommodation provided.
  • Salary negotiable based on experience but in the region of £60,000 pa.

Maître d’hôtel / Head Butler

International

Contract:
Full-time

Accommodation:
Live-in

Salary:
€54,000-€75,000 pa

Job Ref:
HU3519

Job Categories:
Butler Jobs, Yacht Crew Jobs
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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.

  • 3-5 years’ Experience as a Lead/Head Butler, Household Manager, Chief Steward(ess) on a Yacht, and in Estates/ private properties is essential.
  • Experience with personal service for UHNWI principals with family, children (2) and different properties and yachts is essential.
  • You must be capable of organizing the frequent movements and personal travel.
  • High-end table service experience as well as organizing and running large dinners and events.
  • Excellent communicator and team player, able to juggle different forms of communication.
  • Able to work alone without supervision and plan for the coming days.
  • Experience in organizing the day for the principals and coordinating with external and internal departments.
  • Experience interacting and coordinating with service suppliers and consultants; (beauticians, hairdressers, coaches and others)
  • Administration and coordination experience and facility in keeping expenditures and planning agendas
  • Strong ownership of tasks and projects delivered to the highest standard
  • Fluent in English and another language such as German Italian or French is preferred.
  • Must be EU National due to travel required.


In addition, you should possess:

  • A keen eye for detail and a good capacity to adapt to any request or situation.
  • Resilient to stress and able to handle requests in a professional and efficient manner.
  • Able to take on the role of Airline Steward on the private jet. (Will be trained for all requirements)
  • Understanding of the concepts of privacy and confidentiality, invisible and available.
  • Attention to detail
  • Well groomed.
  • Excellent public communication skills.
  • Excellent coordination skills.
  • Well mannered.
  • Able to Travel with the family for longer periods of time between yachts and worldwide Estates as per Principal’s requirements. Working as part of a team of 3 persons.

Tasks and areas of responsibility:

  • Meal Service for the family, children and guests
  • Service of cocktails, hosting functions, and service with style and class.
  • Chef interaction and information relay on current and planned activities and movements
  • Shipboard information relay, keeping of daily schedule, ensure coordination of daily movements
  • Restaurant bookings & particularities, research and communicate dress code, late last order policy, cancellation policy, etc.
  • Owner’s and guest reception – Meet & Greet at the Gangway to exchange information and requests.
  • Inventory and issuance of vitamins and nutrition supplements, maintaining supplement list, bed side mise on place (keep-ready); stock /replenish when necessary
  • Newspaper print out and distribution.
  • Co-ordinate and interact with an array of external service suppliers (teachers, coaches, beauticians) communicating with them daily and managing their presence/leave based on the needs of the principals.
  • Service supplier data base, recording regular rates, pre-agreed prices, preference information, service quality – valued regular service suppliers to ensure all changes and new agreements are up to date.
  • Ordering upon owner’s request, organising purchases and order and deliveries of small to high value items, ensuring they are accounted for an and delivered promptly and stored correctly (with delegation and support from residence and vessels resources)
  • Guest receipts – Ensure private orders and costs are accounted for and categorised obtaining approval when required.

TERMS:

  • Salary 54,000-75,000 pa tax free
  • 90 days leave annually
  • Economy flights
  • Accident, Medical and Life insurance as well as Accident cover for disability and death
  • Accommodation and meals or per diem during working days on board or in residence
  • Uniform

German speaking Butler

Gstaad & St Jean Cap-Ferrat

Contract:
Full-time

Accommodation:
Live-in

Salary:
80,000 CHf pa

Job Ref:
HU3497

Job Category:
Butler Jobs
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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. 

Travelling Valet/Butler

Worldwide

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:

Salary:
£55,000

Job Ref:
HU3199

Job Category:
Butler Jobs
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TRAVELLING VALET/BUTLER-

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

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