LAUNDRY MAN/WOMAN & BUTLER LIVE-OUT IN LONDON


Reference Number
KM21
Salary
£35000.00
Salary Period
annum
Job Type
Permanent
Job Hours
Full-time
Internal ID
289
Vacancy Category
Private household

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LAUNDRY MAN/WOMAN & BUTLER LIVE-OUT IN LONDON

LAUNDRY MAN/WOMAN & BUTLER FOR HIGH PROFILE UHNWI

 

Location: London, UK

 

Salary: £35,000-£45,000 negotiable depending on experience

 

Contract: Full-Time, Permanent

 

We have an amazing opportunity for an experienced Launder and Butler to work for a high profile ultra-high net worth individual in their two London residences, and additional residence outside of London. You will also be required to travel to principals’ residences overseas on occasion. The principal is a well-known prominent figure, who has a variety of business interests, as well as a portfolio of five properties internationally.

 

You will be responsible for management of the principal’s clothing to exacting standards including extensive laundry, managing delicate items, packing and unpacking for the principal, management of wardrobes, personal shopping and styling. In addition, you will also be responsible for other butler duties such as daily service (formal and informal) and assisting with the general cleaning and upkeep of the property to ensure high standards are maintained at all times.

 

Usual working hours are 9:30am – 9pm with two days off per week (required to work one weekend per month). Occasional international travel will be required, and out of hours on-call will be expected. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Laundry and Clothing Management:

·         Care and laundering of fine fabrics including cashmeres, silks, bespoke suit materials etc

·         Ironing, pressing, folding and appropriately hanging/storing all items

·         Management and organisation of all the principal’s clothing to an extremely high standard

·         Packing and unpacking to a very high standard

·         Understanding the routine of the wardrobe, personal effects and supplements.

·         Styling – sourcing and preparing outfits for events, liaising with designers to arrange clothing on consignment and arranging discounts where possible

·         Preparing daily clothing options – smart and casual options to allow choice (putting options away once selected)

·         Taking note of current items in wardrobe in order to make suggestions of outfits for events

·         Shopping with principal for clothing

·         Managing clothing consignments

·         Tailoring and alterations of clothing

·         Organisation and management of jewellery and watches

·         Managing and caring for extensive shoe collection

 

Butler and Household:

·         Formal and informal service daily for the principal and guests

·         Serve and supervise at private functions and events

·         Polishing silver and cutlery

·         Ensure the highest standards are maintained throughout the household

·         Daily walk-through of household to check all standards are of the highest possible level

·         Assisting cleaners in all aspects

·         Household organisation – both on a daily basis and on occasion you may be required to travel ahead of the principal to his other homes and ensure that everything is prepared before his arrival

·         Take stock of all household items ensuring everything is well-stocked - managing inventory and stock lists

·         Shopping for new household items

·         Smaller household jobs when required, i.e. changing light bulbs, picture hanging etc

·         Turn down service

·         Additional duties as required

 

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

·         Previous experience in a similar role supporting an UHNWI within private households, private yachts, hotels or in hospitality

·         Highly skilled at laundry, clothing maintenance and luxury brands

·         Very high attention to detail

·         Team player

·         Has the attitude that no job is too small

·         Experience in serving guests

·         Discreet

·         Confidence when dealing with big personalities

·         Happy to travel at short notice

·         Trustworthy and handles confidential information appropriately

·         Good standard of written and spoken English

·         Right to work within the UK

·         Driving license

Excellent checkable references.

Please send applications to kerry@19yachtcrew.com

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