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Posted 09/15/2021

Butler/Driver - Permanent - Kensington, London

We have an excellent new opportunity for a Butler/Driver to work in a professional yet informal modern household in Kensington. You will be working closely with the House Manager and mostly be assisting with the service aspect of the role, plus be flexible in your work approaching in also being able to assist the wider team - including occasional light cooking, driving and housekeeping. We're looking for an individual with high levels of attention to detail, with the ideal candidate having a profile similar to the Chief Stew of a luxury motor yacht or a Butler in a premium 5* chalet, villa or private home.

Responsibilities
  • Front of House service, meeting and greeting guests
  • All types of service required including butler, drinks and occasional driving
  • Cleaning and restocking where required
  • Cleaning and polishing of glass and silverware
  • Maintaining general cleanliness of the property
  • Recording and relaying messages for the House Manager
  • Serving and managing the property on the weekend and in the House Manager's absence
  • Ability to work efficiently independently or within the wider team
  • Willing to learn new skills and enhance current knowledge
  • Total discretion and the ability to provide exceptional service without being intrusive
  • Occasional basic/light cooking in the cook's absence
Ideal Candidate
  • Previous private Butler experience
  • Experience working in a 5* environment - yachts, chalets and villas beneficial
  • Critical eye for detail
  • Ability to multi task and use initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Full UK driving license
Package
Salary: £45,000

Start date: 1st October

28 days annual leave

Downtime when the Principals are travelling and are in the South of France over the summer

BUTLER/DRIVER

PERMANENT

KENSINGTON, LONDON

Posted 09/15/2021

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We have an excellent new opportunity for a Butler/Driver to work in a professional yet informal modern household in Kensington. You will be working closely with the House Manager and mostly be assisting with the service aspect of the role, plus be flexible in your work approaching in also being able to assist the wider team - including occasional light cooking, driving and housekeeping. We're looking for an individual with high levels of attention to detail, with the ideal candidate having a profile similar to the Chief Stew of a luxury motor yacht or a Butler in a premium 5* chalet, villa or private home.

Responsibilities
  • Front of House service, meeting and greeting guests
  • All types of service required including butler, drinks and occasional driving
  • Cleaning and restocking where required
  • Cleaning and polishing of glass and silverware
  • Maintaining general cleanliness of the property
  • Recording and relaying messages for the House Manager
  • Serving and managing the property on the weekend and in the House Manager's absence
  • Ability to work efficiently independently or within the wider team
  • Willing to learn new skills and enhance current knowledge
  • Total discretion and the ability to provide exceptional service without being intrusive
  • Occasional basic/light cooking in the cook's absence
Ideal Candidate
  • Previous private Butler experience
  • Experience working in a 5* environment - yachts, chalets and villas beneficial
  • Critical eye for detail
  • Ability to multi task and use initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Full UK driving license
Package 45000

Salary: £45,000

Start date: 1st October

28 days annual leave

Downtime when the Principals are travelling and are in the South of France over the summer

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