TRAVELLING HEAD BUTLER
Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, English and French speaker essential
This is a varied butler role which involves performing duties and travelling with the owners between their three properties (Monaco, France and Sardinia) from April until November, then remaining in Europe during the winter months to run the European properties while in 'winter mode'.
Must hold an EU passport, speak perfect English and be fluent in French. You must be a non-smoker.
The clients are looking for someone who has previous extensive butler/ house manager experience and can hit the ground running. Candidates must be well versed in wines internationally. You should have a hands-on manner, be flexible and willing to adapt to the client’s needs when it comes to preferences on service style.
You must have an excellent front of house manner and be able to read the room. You will be working closely with the Lady of the house therefore personal assistant skills are an added bonus.
You will need to make sure each property runs smoothly as each property is run slightly differently due to location and surroundings. You will find the day to day service and routine is the same throughout.
The clients are a mature couple with two lovely dogs and no children. The dogs are a very much loved part of the family therefore you must be a dog lover and be willing to walk them on occasion.
The clients also employ a chef who will travel with you between properties.
Each property has both permanent managers and seasonal staff who remain at each property.
Accommodation is provided for at each property.
It is important to note that this position is 7 days a week from April to November months while the clients are in residence.
There is always time for a break in the afternoons and dinner is usually at 7pm with few late nights.
Salary negotiable depending on experience. (HU3012)
JOB REF: HU3012