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Butler- Kensington

Butler required to join large team of staff in Kensington. You will be working alongside an additional Butler, who can assist you with getting settled into the role, until you are familiar with the Principals' routine and general preferences of the household.

Salary
£38,000.00-£45,000.00 per annum
Location
Kensington, London
Position
Permanent

Your duties will include usual butler tasks including greeting the family and guests, laying and serving at the table for breakfast, lunch, business lunches and dinners.

You may be required to travel to the Principals’ residence in the South of France during the months of July & August, where excellent accommodation is provided.

When the household are in residence in London, you may be required to work long hours, on such occasions accommodation will be provided for you (as you may be required to stay overnight).

The clients are looking for a highly polished candidate with impeccable front of the house skills and a good notion of etiquette and protocol, who is pro active and well organised.

An understanding of Russian is essential for this role.

 

Responsibilities

  • Working well within the existing team, learning the routine and preferences of the family and any frequent guests
  • Greeting family and guests
  • Assisting with all meal times and entertaining/business lunches & dinners
  • Working under the direction of the House Manager in the care and preparation of wines (and the rotation of the wine cellar)
  • Flexible to travel to France throughout July & August
  • Must stay overnight during busy periods when the family are in residence (the household travel very frequently, so this is not usually a ‘live-in’ position)

Key qualifying criteria

  • Previous experience within Butler/Front of house positions
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of wines
  • Understanding of Russian
  • A good notion of etiquette and protocol
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