HOUSEHOLD MANAGER/BUTLER/PERSON FRIDAY in MILAN -ITALY
This is a superb position for an experienced Household Manager/Butler/Valet/Person Friday who must have skills in running and managing a beautiful apartment in central Milan, working for a newly married entrepreneur.
You must be able to demonstrate longevity in previous positions and have a very flexible approach to your work.
This Principal is the son of a client who has been a Hutchinsons' client for over 20 years.
While the role is based in Milan, you will be required to travel on occasion.
Experience of running a property is essential, as is the ability to undertake front of house, elegant food, and beverage service and to drive the clients as required. The ability to work closely with the housekeeper, as part of a team is essential and while the maid deals with the cleaning and laundry, you must be prepared to lend a hand when required, run errands, care for the Principals' clothing, deal with wardrobe management and pack and unpack for him. Ability to deal with household accounts, inventory and stock control is required.
This is a wonderful opportunity for a career-oriented Butler to start up in a new venture with this client and to grow with the job over a long period of time. A loyal, trustworthy, and discreet person with impeccable references is required, together with a sunny personality and a "Can-Do" attitude to his or her work. Own accommodation and a negotiable salary. Some spoken Italian essential. The client prefers an applicant who is willing to take his or her time off during the long periods of time when he is travelling on business and during the summer when he and his wife travel to France for 2 months.
Salary circa EU3,000- 3,500 net per month. (HU3625)
ALRESFORD – HAMPSHIRE
RESIDENTIAL DOMESTIC COUPLE
DRIVER-HOUSEKEEPER-HOUSEMAN –STEWARD (average 48-50 hrs per week).
Friday 10.30 - 22:00
Saturday 13:00- 22:30
Sunday 13:00- 21:00
Experienced, full-time, live in domestic team of 2, required to partner with the existing long term domestic couple and work with other household team members including a House Manager, Chef and Nanny. The family consists of 2 principals and they have 4 children between 8 and 15 and a small dog. The property is used for weekends, holidays and during the Christmas period. You should be child and dog friendly and be willing to travel occasionally with the family.
Between the 2 of you, the following responsibilities would be shared:
Heavy housekeeping such as changing lightbulbs, changing plugs and cleaning external windows.
Cleaning outside areas/furniture
Household maintenance/handy person duties.
Serving the family including formal dinners on occasion.
Driving the principals when required.
Assisting the house manager with overseeing the contractors.
Daily housekeeping to include cleaning, washing, laundry and ironing to a high standard. Wardrobe management.
Maintaining inventories for housekeeping supplies.
Assisting the chef washing up, preparing light snacks, beverages, juices, and smoothies.
Ad hoc tasks and errands as required.
Willing to learn and be trained.
This is a position for 2 people that will work well in a small team, and who both take pride in their work. You will both be hardworking, like to produce results, be hands on with a good eye for detail, diligent and reliable. Able to follow instructions and use your initiative.
A good level of both written and spoken English is essential, one of you must be a very confident driver and ideally one of you should be tech savvy too. DBS checks will be required.
Accommodation: Newly refurbished separate 1-bedroom split level accommodation away from the main house.
Salary: Circa £60-65,000 plus Gross per annum. Days off Wednesday & Thursday. Driver with own car essential, sorry no pets or dependents. Fluent English written and spoken, and basic IT Skills required. Uniformed position – chinos and polo shirt. (HU3371)
Notting Hill, London
NOTTING HILL – LONDON W2
RESIDENTIAL DOMESTIC COUPLE
INDOOR COUPLE TO INCLUDE HOUSEKEEPING, COOKING, DRIVING, HOUSEMANAGEMENT
Informal family with four children between 12 and 3yrs, with a small dog and a cat.
Large family home, which is the families’ main residence, but travel abroad during school breaks.
The position will require a couple who has excellent background in domestic service, staff stay with them very long term and it is essential that the couple show long term commitment and loyalty in long term positions.
Duties will encompass all day-to-day housekeeping, cleaning, laundry, fresh healthy family cooking, shopping, menu planning, running errands, school runs, airport runs, liaison with contractors and gardeners, taking pets to the vets etc. There will also be general DIY and property maintenance duties to complete the role.
Duties are interchangeable and the couple must work well together, balancing the workload between you. The children are all nursery or school age, so essential that you enjoy working in a family environment and enjoy being with children.
You must enjoy working as part of a very happy and friendly team, which includes a full time and a part time nanny, and full-time daily housekeeper are also employed. This is a busy family home, that requires staff to all work together.
SALARY NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE – SELF CONTAINED ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT WITH OWN ENTRANCE.
DURING SCHOOL TERM MONDAY TO SATURDAY 7am to 6.30pm WITH SUNDAYS OFF
OUTSIDE SCHOOL TERM MONDAY TO FRIDAY WEEKENDS OFF
DRIVING LICENCE ESSENTIAL, NON-SMOKERS AND FLUENT ENGLISH. (HU3690)