DYNAMIC BUTLER/DRIVER FOR FORMAL LONDON HOME


Reference Number
CD238
City
London
Salary Information
Negotiable, DOE
Job Type
Permanent
Job Hours
Full-time
Internal ID
1144
Vacancy Category
Private household

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DYNAMIC BUTLER/DRIVER FOR FORMAL LONDON HOME

We have an amazing opportunity for a professional, hands-on, and energetic Butler/Driver to support an UHNW family of four in their 5-bedroom home in Knightsbridge. The ideal candidate will have previous experience either working as a Butler/Driver, or in 5-star hotels or on superyachts in a transferable position.

A staffed home, our client is looking for a team player who is able to work autonomously when required, consistently providing a 5-star service in collaboration with the wider team. You will be exceptionally confident in all service styles and have in-depth F&B experience, as well as the confident ability to liaise with suppliers and vendors.

You will also be required to regularly drive for the principals, so a confident London driver is a must for this role, and ideally you will have prior experience driving luxury vehicles. Further responsibilities will include ensuring that the vehicles are always fueled and immaculately cleaned, inside and out.

Being travel-ready is essential for this role, as you will be expected to travel internationally for around 60 days per year, usually for about 7-10 days at a time. You will also have experience with delicate garments, as you will be responsible for managing the principal’s wardrobe, with an emphasis on packing and unpacking during travels.

A live-out position, you will work 5 days per week, with working hours split into rotating shifts, so you will either work the early or the late shift. There will be occasional weekend work required, after which 2 days will be given off in lieu during the week.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Providing 5-star food & beverage service at all times in a formal setting
• Meeting and greeting visitors
• Offering drinks knowledge and advising on wine-pairing and cocktail choices
• Management of stock and inventories in collaboration with other butlers
• Safely driving the family when required and maintaining the vehicles
• Travelling ahead of the principal to various destinations
• Packing and unpacking, wardrobe management
• Liaising directly with the principal to ensure that all of their needs are met

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:
• Positive, patient, confident and able to maintain the utmost confidentiality and discretion
• Experience with high level entertaining with a strong eye for detail
• Safe driver with valid UK driving licence
• Polished, professional, and boundaried
• Excellent communication skills and a good team player
• Hardworking, dedicated, and loyal
• Experience working in a 5-star hotel or on superyachts desirable
• Live locally in London and have the right to live and work in the UK
• Willingness to travel internationally
• Have excellent checkable references

If this sounds of interest, and you meet the essential criteria, then please apply directly or get in touch to find out more.

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