OUTSTANDING BUTLER REQUIRED FOR UHNW FAMILY


Reference Number
EA18
City
London
Country
United Kingdom
Salary
£45000.00
Salary Period
annum
Salary Information
Negotiable DOE
Job Type
Permanent
Job Hours
Full-time
Business Area
UHNW
Internal ID
1199
Vacancy Category
Private household

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OUTSTANDING BUTLER REQUIRED FOR UHNW FAMILY

A lovely UHNW family is looking for an outstanding Butler to assist them in their main residence in Kensington, London. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Butler who is looking for a long-term commitment to working alongside a team of Butlers, on a 3-day on 3-day off rotation.

You should have fantastic food and wine knowledge as your duties will be mainly service related. The family expect high-quality service at all times so you should feel confident serving all meals and snacks, greeting and hosting guests and making dining and entertainment arrangements when required. It is important to note that while the household is not a formal one, there will be times when silver service will be required.

Other duties will include helping with the general cleaning and upkeep of the property, receiving deliveries and sending back returns, and occasional driving when required. The ideal candidate should be proactive, energetic, an amazing communicator as well as a great team player. Ideally, the family is hoping to find a candidate who speaks Russian; however, this is not essential.

Candidates may be required to stay overnight, but this is only very occasionally and you may be required to travel with the family during the summer.

This is a live-out position so candidates should live within a reasonable commuting distance from Kensington Typical working hours would be either 6am - 6pm or 11am - 11pm working on a 3-days on/3-days off rota system. Candidates must be fully vaccinated against Covid and be pet friendly.

DUTIES TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
• Offering drinks and wine knowledge
• Stock maintenance
• Formal and informal service for the principal and guests
• Serve all meals and snacks
• Polishing glasses, silver, and cutlery
• General cleaning of the property
• Run errands and place orders
• Receiving deliveries and dropping off the post
• Occasional driving as required
• Additional duties as required
• Travelling to other residences as and when required

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA
• Russian-speaking preferred but not essential
• Excellent knowledge of drinks and wine
• Silver service experience
• Very high attention to detail
• Good listener, attentive and intuitive
• Flexible approach to tasks
• A strong multi-tasker
• Well-presented, articulate and an excellent communicator
• Live within a commutable distance from Kensington, London
• A great team player with the ability to work autonomously
• The right to live and work in the UK
• Be fully vaccinated against Covid
• Willingness to travel occasionally as part of the role
• Excellent checkable references

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