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Household Manager/Butler (full-time or part-time) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, vacancy 200042128

Date posted: 24 September 2021

 

We are looking for a Household Manager for a non-smoking family with 2 teenagers in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The family has a house in Denmark as well where they often stay in the summer and Christmas. As both parents work, they are looking for a highly organized and caring household and family manager to organize their daily life.

Although Dutch/Danish, the family speaks English at home and the daughters are internationally educated. The candidate might occasionally have to travel to Denmark or other locations to prepare the house at the start of summer or other holidays to ensure a smooth arrival.

A full-time (40 hours) position is preferred, however, the family might be open to a reduced number of hours (e.g. 4-5 days per week, half days from 3.30-7.30) for the right candidate.

 

Description of the position

 

The candidate is expected to provide a wide range of duties making sure of a smooth running of the household. You will be assisted twice a week by a cleaning lady (speaking English).

 

Duties and responsibilities but not limited to:

 

  • Cooking (lunches/snacks for the children and dinner for the family)
  • Helping the children with homework
  • Afternoon activities/sports with children after school
  • Booking, planning and preparing holidays
  • Occasionally providing service at parties
  • Keep the house tidy the rest of the time and teach the children to organize and tidy up after themselves
  • Traveling with the family (or forward to them) to Denmark or other places
  • Pet care when necessary (two cats, might get a dog as well)

 

 

Candidate Requirements

 

  • You have life experience, particularly with older children
  • A patient self-starter who loves children, can empathize but also direct them when necessary
  • Legal Dutch/European work permit and driving license
  • Good English speaking and writing, Dutch or Danish a plus but not required
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Able to creatively solve challenges without direction
  • Always being positive, friendly and having pleasure in your job
  • Clean police record

 

Working conditions & Supplements

 

  • Salary depends on experience, but highly competitive
  • Contract according to Dutch labor law
  • This is a live-out position in Amsterdam with housing available when in Denmark.
  • For those who are not living in Amsterdam or neighborhood, a solution will be found.

 

Starting date

 

Immediately, but the family will wait for the right candidate.

 

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to vacancy number 200042128

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

 

Butler (full-time) in France, vacancy 200042127

Date posted: 22 September 2021

 

We are looking for a top personal butler/concierge for a very high profile individual who travels constantly. The total family consists of two adults.

The job locations are Paris (Centre) and Montfort-L’Amaury.

 

Main character requirements are being very trustworthy and loving animals. You are a dynamic, flexible, positive and joyful person.

 

Description of the position

 

The candidate is expected to provide the traditional tasks, taking care of the family, the houses and everything that is to be done with assistance of a cleaning lady.

 

Duties and Responsibilities a.o.

 

  • Driving when necessary
  • Packing and unpacking suitcases
  • Service with lunches and dinners
  • Walking with the dogs (when owners are not present)
  • Maintenance of furniture and wardrobe
  • Attend to all needs and requests from the principals and guests
  • Preparing for traveling and traveling with employer on occasion
  • All usual butler tasks

 

Education and Experience

 

  • Preferable graduated with a professional butler training at The International Butler Academy
  • Experience in a same or comparable service position

 

Candidate Requirements

 

  • Driving license legal for France
  • Able to drive in the busy traffic of Paris
  • English speaking and writing (fluently) and preferable French
  • Organizational skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Able to work unsupervised                                                                                           
  • Clean police record

 

Working conditions & Supplements

 

  • Salary depends on experience
  • Housing negotiable
  • Starting in consultation with the employer

 

Starting date

 

In consultation.

 

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 200042127

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

 

Butler (full-time), The Netherlands, vacancy 200042126

Date posted: 22 September 2021

 

We are looking for a reliable and loyal butler with house management and personal assistant tasks in a private household in The Netherlands consisting of four family members of which two teenagers. The butler will also be supervising the part-time maid.

The work must be carried out carefully and conscientiously and in accordance with the instructions. Confidentiality, loyalty, respectability and service are self-evident. The working environment is informal, but it’s without saying that you know the difference between informal and “too informal”.

 

Description of the position

 

The candidate is expected to provide the traditional tasks, taking care of the family and the children, the house and everything that is to be done.

 

Duties and Responsibilities a.o.

 

  • Driving when necessary
  • Cooking
  • Service with lunches and dinners
  • Good knowledge of housekeeping including washing and ironing
  • Assisting in organizing
  • Helping with children’s activities (bringing to school when necessary)
  • Feeding the chickens and the dogs
  • Dealing with other staff
  • Light gardening
  • All usual butler tasks

 

Candidate Requirements

 

  • Committed, loyal, conscientious, trustful and discrete
  • Driving license legal for The Netherlands
  • Dutch speaking and writing (fluently)
  • Speaking und understanding English and/or German is not strictly necessary but highly  

recommended

  • Effective communication skills
  • Able to work unsupervised                                                                                          
  • Displays integrity and honesty
  • Good with dogs and chickens
  • Clean police record

 

Working conditions & Supplements

 

  • Salary and benefits to be negotiated
  • A car is available for shopping and bringing the children to school
  • Starting in consultation with the employer

 

 

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 200042126

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

Butler (full-time) in San Antonio, TX-USA, vacancy 200042125

Date posted: 15 September 2021

 

We are looking for an experienced butler with excellent skills for a family based in San Antonio, Texas. In this position you will provide next to the usual tasks, driving the principal and family, suit case packing and personal life management. Cooking is a plus. Age preferable 30+.

 

Description of the position

 

Managing the family daily life and residence. You will report directly to the principals.

 

Duties and Responsibilities a.o.

 

  • Taking care of the family and residence 
  • Driving the principal and other family members
  • Wardrobe care and suitcase (un)packing
  • Planning and organize daily life and events
  • Prepare cocktails and serve dinner.
  • Identify and anticipate the family needs and ensure personalized service
  • Organize travelling and all travel arrangements necessary
  • Traveling with the family if requested
  • Providing the best service anyone can get in San Antonio
  • All other butler and house managerial duties

 

Education and Training

 

  • Trained for this profession or having comparable and verifiable experience.

 

Candidate Requirements

 

  • Driving license, legal for USA
  • Legal work permit for USA or US nationality
  • Speaking English fluently, Spanish is a great plus
  • Impeccable managerial and organizational skills
  • Travelling with the family on occasion
  • You are an experienced butler with exceptional skills, patient, honest and used to work in a confidential way. Of course you are flexible show initiative.

 

Working conditions & Supplements

 

  • Salary based on experience, range USD 80-100K
  • Living accommodation is negotiable
  • Health insurance provided

 

Starting date

 

As soon as possible.

 

 

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 200042125

 

 

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

 

Butler (full-time) in Turkey, vac.nr. 200042124

Job posted: 7 September 2021

 

We are looking for an experienced butler with excellent organizational skills for a family based in Bursa and Istanbul. They have a third residence and a boat for the summer season. In this position you will ensure that the family is living a 5-star lifestyle without any stress and incompleteness.

 

Description of the position

 

Managing the residences and boat including leading other staff and cooking duties and all other related activities. You will report directly to the principals.

 

Duties and Responsibilities a.o.

 

  • Taking care of the service and housekeeping. 
  • Wardrobe care, taking care of dry-cleaning .
  • Planning (day-to-day business and seasonal cleaning) .
  • In charge of the residence, staff and service meal preparation (breakfast and dinner) and clean up.
  • Prepare cocktails and serve dinner.
  • Prepare the menu and control (able to make easy snacks when needed)
  • Supervise and work together with the staff
  • Daily grocery shopping.  
  • Coordinate menu’s required for events
  • Oversee delivery of supplies
  • Arrangement of tables, décor and provision of services
  • Identify and anticipate the family needs and ensure personalized service
  • Liaise with other staff at home and external companies
  • Organize travelling on occasion abroad and domestic, all travel arrangements necessary
  • Booking tickets for events, arrange their clothes for the events, and daily
  • Traveling around the world
  • Traveling with the employer if needed

 

Education and Training

 

  • Trained for this profession or having comparable and verifiable experience.

 

Candidate Requirements

 

  • Driving license
  • Legal work permit for Turkey
  • Speaking Turkish and English fluently

 

  • Travelling with the family when needed (also on board)
  • You are an experienced butler with leading skills, patient, honest and used to work in a confidential way. Of course you are flexible and initiative solution finding being in charge of the other staff.

 

Other staff members

 

Housekeeping, chef, chauffeur and boat staff

 

Working conditions & Supplements

 

  • Salary based on experience
  • Living accommodation and daily meals will be provided

(Suitable housing for candidate with family is negotiable)

  • Six days working week
  • Other benefits negotiable

 

Starting date

 

January/February 2022.

 

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 200042124

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

 

Travelling butler (fulltime) based in Dubai, UAE vac.nr. 200042123

Job posted: 19 August 2021

 

General

 

The candidate will be working for a 40-year old businessman based in Dubai, travelling to Europe, USA and wherever needed. When not travelling, the butler would ideally assist the principal in managing the day-to-day functions of his home.

You are enthusiastic, honest, empathetic and used to work in a confidential way. Plus you are very flexible and initiative solution finding who can deal with multiple disciples at the same time. You have ideally 10 years’ experience with formal training.

You will provide in a formal and informal way the usual valet-butler tasks including travelling with the principal. You will be the companion in organizing the daily life and driving when needed.

This is a full-time position with housing negotiable.

 

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

 

  • Taking care of the employer
  • Coordinate with other team members
  • Facilitate the day-t-day activities
  • Valet duties
  • Packing and unpacking
  • Taking care of all needs during travelling
  • Ensure that the employer is living without any stress and incompleteness and able to focus on his work

 

Competency requirements

 

  • Good managerial and organizational skills
  • Able to work with modern communication devices
  • Able to work unsupervised                                                                                          
  • Maintains a positive attitude under all circumstances
  • Ideally 10 years’ experience with formal training
  • Fluently English speaking and writing
  • International driving license

 

Salary and conditions

 

  • Good salary depending on experience
  • Other benefits negotiable
  • Living accommodation negotiable
  • Mobile phone for functional use
  • Work permit will be provided in UAE
  • Starting date: Mid-September

 

For a complete job description and application for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 200042123

 Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

Allround Butler incl. PA Tasks in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (also available for couples), vac. nr. 20120401

Job posted: 16 August 2021

 

General

 

The candidate will be working for a family with 3 young children. Both are very busy and need somebody who can guarantee a smooth running of the household including cooking.

A couple is also welcome.

 

You are used to work informal with a professional distance, flexible, solution finding, multi-tasking and with excellent managerial skills. Cooking different meals and chauffeuring are part of the position.

 

You will also provide usual valet-butler tasks and take care of the organization of the other staff.

 

This is a full-time position with housing to be arranged.

 

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

 

  • Taking care of the employer and family
  • Taking care of guests and friends
  • Organize the daily life
  • Ensure that the employers are living without any stress and incompleteness and able to focus on their business
  • Chauffeuring if needed (bringing children to school daily)
  • Cooking daily meals (various) and taking care of F&B when friends are visiting

 

Competency requirements

 

  • Good managerial and organizational skills
  • Able to work with modern communication devices
  • Able to work unsupervised                                                                                          
  • Maintains a positive attitude under all circumstances
  • English and preferable Dutch speaking
  • Driving license and experience with big cars

 

Salary and conditions

 

  • Salary depending on experience (max EUR 50,000)
  • 2 days off per week (flexible)
  • Living accommodation will be provided
  • Starting date: as soon as possible

 

For a complete job description and application for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 20120401

 Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

 

Private Butlers, Kingdom Saudi Arabia, vac.nr. 20031001

Date Re-Posted: 6 August 2021

For our UHNW client in Saudi Arabia we are looking for experienced or trained butlers, of different ages and nationalities. Gender not important. Housing at the premises.

Candidates trained by The International Butler Academy have a preference.

Responsibilities

  • Identify and anticipate the Client’s needs and ensure personalized service;
  • Liaise with other staff;
  • Coordinate menu required for functions;
  • Oversee delivery of supplies, arrangement of tables, décor and provision of services;
  • Take care of wardrobe;
  • Liaise with Palace Manager to ensure the performance is kept to highest standards at all times;
  • Follow any other direct instruction of the Client; Oversee Client’s packing and travel preparations; accompany the Client on traveling when necessary and required, and make sure that everything is in place.
  • The job description and the site of employment can be revised as per the requirements and on the discretion of the client.

The salary is depending on the experience but above the average. Starting date as soon as possible.

If you are interested in these positions, please send a mail to us with the vacancy number mentioned above.

 

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us referring to  vacancy number  20031001

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

 

 

Butler (fulltime) in Milan, Italy, vac. nr. 200042121

Job posted: 30 July 2021

 

General

 

The candidate will be working for a family of five (3 children) living in the center of Milan. Together with other staff you will ensure smooth less lifestyle for the family in a formal setting.

 

You are enthusiastic, honest, empathetic and used to work in a confidential way. Plus you are flexible and initiative solution finding who can deal with multiple disciples at the same time. This is a live-in position including meals and insurances..

 

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

 

  • Taking care of the employers
  • Taking care of guests and friends
  • Organize the daily life
  • Organize the other staff (tutor, cleaning lady and wardrobe expert)
  • Cooking
  • Ensure that the employers are living without any stress and incompleteness and able to focus on their work
  • All common butler duties

 

Competency requirements

 

  • Good managerial and organizational skills
  • Show initiative
  • Strong work ethic, reliable, punctual and high integrity
  • Able to learn guest and friends preferences
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and thoroughness
  • Traveling with the employer if needed
  • English and Italian speaking

 

Salary and conditions

 

  • Salary to be discussed and depending on experience
  • Annual bonus on performance
  • Living accommodation and daily meals will be provided

 

Starting date

 

1.September 2021

 

For a complete job description and application for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 200042121

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

Housekeeper & Butler (fulltime) in Heidelberg, Germany (2 positions), vac.nr. 200042119 A and B

Date posted: 29 July 2021

 

General

The candidates will be working for a non-smoking family (4 adults, 2 children) living in Heidelberg.

You are enthusiastic, patient, honest and hands-on, not afraid of dogs. Besides this you are a flexible and initiative solution finding person who can do butler tasks, gardening, housekeeping and cooking.

These are full-time positions with housing (live-in) to be arranged, also available for a domestic couple.

 

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Taking care of the service and housekeeping
  • Daily cooking
  • Wardrobe care
  • Planning (day-to-day business and seasonal cleaning)
  • Gardening
  • Driving when needed
  • Food and beverage service
  • Taking care of dry-cleaning
  • Running errands

 

Competency requirements

  • Trustworthy when being alone in the house
  • Good organizational skills
  • Able to switch easily from informal to formal when needed                                             
  • Committed, loyal, conscientious, trustful and discrete
  • Good knowledge of clothing and maintenance
  • Able to learn guest and friends preferences
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and thoroughness
  • English and preferable German speaking

 

Salary and conditions

  • Salary range d.o.e.
  • Living accommodation will be provided
  • Working hours between 30-40 per week
  • Starting date: in consultation

 

For a complete job description and application for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 200042119

 Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

Butler – Personal Assistant (fulltime) in Lugano, Switzerland, vac.nr. 200042118

Job posted: 29 July 2021

General

The candidate will be working for a small young family without children, who partly lives in Lugano and Zürich. The lady works as a physician and the gentleman works for the family business. He will travels lot and they need assistance in the daily organization.

You are enthusiastic, patient, honest, empathetic and used to work in a confidential way. Besides this you are a flexible and initiative solution finding person who can deal with multiple disciples at the same time. You are preferable in the age range of 30-40 or with understanding of the way of living of people in their twenties and thirties.

You will also provide the usual valet-butler tasks and take care of the organization of multiple places. Traveling with the principal when needed. You will be the family companion in organizing their daily life.

 

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Taking care of the employer and the houses
  • Organize the daily life and planning
  • Ensure that the employers are living without any stress and incompleteness and able to focus on their work
  • Wardrobe care
  • All common duties
  • Driving when needed

 

Competency requirements

  • Trustworthy when being alone in the house
  • Good managerial and organizational skills
  • Able to switch easily from informal to formal when needed                                             
  • Good knowledge of clothing and maintenance
  • Able to work with modern communication devices
  • Effective communication skills
  • Able to work unsupervised                                                                                          
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and thoroughness
  • Flexible working hours
  • English and preferable Italian speaking
  • French and German is a plus
  • Driving license

 

Salary and conditions

  • Salary to be discussed and depending on experience
  • Living accommodation will be provided
  • Car for business and personal use
  • Starting date: in consultation

 

For a complete job description and application for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 200042118

 Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

Valet – Personal Assistant (fulltime) in Milan, Italy, vac.nr. 200042117

Job posted: 29 July 2021

General

The candidate will be working for a 21-year old young lady, who lives on her own in Milan. The lady is studying arts and needs an assistant to bring steadiness in her busy and chaotic life.

You are enthusiastic, patient, honest, empathetic and used to work in a confidential way. You are also flexible and initiative solution finding without being the “supervisor” of the lady. You are in a younger age range aware of the way of living of people in their twenties.

The usual valet-butler tasks and from time to time travelling with the principal. You will be the companion in organizing the daily life, do shopping and driving when needed.

This is a full-time position with housing to be arranged.

 

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

 

  • Taking care of the employer
  • Taking care of guests and friends
  • Organize the daily life
  • Ensure that the employer is living without any stress and incompleteness and able to focus on her study and work
  • Wardrobe care

Competency requirements

 

  • Good managerial and organizational skills
  • Able to work with modern communication devices
  • Able to work unsupervised                                                                                           
  • Maintains a positive attitude under all circumstances
  • English and preferable Italian speaking
  • French and German is a plus
  • Driving license

Salary and conditions

 

  • Salary to be discussed and depending on experience
  • Annual bonus
  • Living accommodation will be provided
  • Car for business and personal use
  • Mobile phone for functional use
  • Starting date: in consultation but before the next academic year starts

 

For a complete job description and application for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 200042117

 Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

Full-time Butler in Central London, UK, vacancy 200042116

Date posted: 9 July 2021

 

We are looking for a top notch, experienced, all-round Butler-House Manager for a VIP family of 5 in Kensington. Family also employs a nanny, a live-in housekeeper and a part-time cleaner.

This is a live-out position and ideally the candidate lives close to the family.

 

Description of the position

You will deliver the traditional (British style) butler service including preparing breakfast, valet duties, table service and all other duties in a formal style, working closely together with the other staff.

 

Duties and Responsibilities, but not limited to

 

  • Managing, organizing and taking care of the house, family and guests
  • Thorough understanding of all food and beverage and supplies
  • Overseeing table settings for each meal
  • Cooking and serving food and drinks daily, cleaning and tidying up after meals
  • Organizing dinner parties, making eating, dining and entertainment arrangements
  • Wardrobe management and care of delicate fabrics; packing and unpacking
  • Maintenance of automobiles
  • Security
  • Occasional chauffeuring
  • All other traditional butler duties

 

Candidate Requirements

 

  • Polished, kind, organized, good manners and etiquette at all times
  • Love for children
  • Non-smoking person; no use of alcohol and drugs allowed while on duty
  • 5+ years of relevant work
  • Light cooking
  • Perform all duties with discretion, professionalism and a pleasant demeanour; ability to handle sensitive matters with efficiency and discretion
  • Fluent in English with Italian and/or Spanish a plus
  • Flexible work attitude
  • Possess or is willing to obtain an up to date DBS check
  • Available to travel with family for holidays, love for travel important

 

Working conditions & Supplements

 

  • Salary maximum GBP 40,000 depending on qualifications and experience.
  • Uniforms provided
  • Days off flexible
  • Working days: 5 ½ days per week, 12 hours per day
  • Extra days paid per additional day

 

Starting date

 

1 September 2021

 

 

For a complete job description and application for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 200042116

 

 

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

 

 

 

Full-time Housekeeper in Lexington, Kentucky USA, vacancy 200042115

Date posted: 29 June 2021

 

Ideally this will be a non-smoking British gentleman that will live in the home with the principals (2 adults). This is a new and informal position. The family is based in Lexington with a house in Palm Beach.

 

Description of the position

Managing the household including cleaning and cooking duties and all other related activities. You will report directly to the principals.

 

Duties and Responsibilities a.o.

  • Managing the household and providing the best service in Lexington.
  • Cooking all three meals and procuring healthy recipes together with the employers
  • Cleaning the kitchen
  • Cleaning, including laundry (folding and ironing), cleaning the inside of the home daily, including changing sheets and towels daily
  • Taking care of the cat Chan, including daily feeding and cleaning litter box
  • Managing contractors that might be doing work inside the house or outside of the house
  • Errands associated with the home will be required, such as grocery shopping, dry cleaning;  running personal errands related to the household, potentially giving a ride to the employers to a local location etc.
  • Assisting with entertaining at the home

 

Education

  • Trained for this profession or having comparable and verifiable experience.

 

Candidate Requirements

  • Driving license
  • Legal work permit for the USA
  • Speaking English fluently
  • Travelling with the family to Florida
  • Further on you are honest, loyal, kind, strong work ethic, Christian, desire to go above and beyond and have love and pride in your work.

 

Other staff members

At this moment there are no other staff members, but a live-in nanny will be hired upon addition of a child.

 

Working conditions & Supplements

Salary based on experience and pedigree. The clients are willing to pay well for a top candidate.

Live-in is negotiable.

Health- and life insurance.

 

Starting date

Late Fall/early winter 2021.

 

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 200042115

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Housekeeper in Switzerland (Zürich) vac.nr. 200042114

Date posted: 20 June 2021

 

General

You will be working for a four person family living in Zürich, Switzerland. This is a fulltime position for a candidate who is in the possession of a permit to work legally in Switzerland or resident of a EU/Schengen country and willing to commit for a longer period.

The client provides next to excellent conditions also a private apartment for the employee. 

You have excellent knowledge of housekeeping and the cleaning of delicate items. You are used to ensure that the residence is properly taken care of in a professional way.


Location

Zürich, Switzerland

 

Responsibilities

You are responsible for:

  • Cleaning
  • Laundry 

And of course all other common and usual tasks that goes with being a professional HK.

 

Traits and qualifications

Flexibility is a must, and the candidate must have an excellent attention to detail.

The ideal candidate will have a “can do” attitude and be willing to go above and beyond.

And of course, you have/are:

  • Speaking English en preferable German
  • A team-worker
  • A strong work ethic, reliable, punctual, and high integrity
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and being ultra-discrete
  • Personable, friendly and polite, with good people and communicational skills
  • Devoted with positive attitude and a strong commitment to service
  • Able to adhere to the families’ needs and requirements
  • Able to follow professional code of conduct at all times
  • Able to oversee all aspects of work in a meticulous manner 
  • Organized and have attention to details
  • Willing to go for the extra mile when needed
  • Committed to personal health and safety
  • Flexible and able to accommodate spontaneous changes to routines and plans
  • Well-groomed and presentable
  • Able to switch easily from informal to formal when needed
  • Willingness to learn and grow in this position
  • Flexible and humble
  • Emphatic and compassionate

  • Naturally cheerful and positive, but also calm.
  • Showing initiative
  • Able to pass complete background, credit, and reference checks.

 

Education

You have been trained as a professional housekeeper or have comparable proven experience.

 

Working conditions and supplements

  • This is a fulltime position
  • Accommodation in an own apartment nearby will be arranged
  • Days off, holiday payment in line with Swiss regulations and law

 

Starting date

As soon as possible.

 

A candidate agreement including a NDA will be part of the recruitment process.

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 200042113

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

 

 

Full-time butler Doha, Qatar vac.nr. 200042113

Date posted 20 June 2021

General

The (female) candidate will be working for a small family of two adults based in Doha, Qatar.

The estate is located in a town setting, no pets and it’s a non-smoking household.

The family is looking for a butler being in charge of the residence, staff and service.

You are enthusiastic, honest, kind, persistent and used to work in a confidential way. Besides this you are a hard-working hands-on person with leadership capacities.

You will provide the usual butler tasks and possibly from time to time travel with the family.

This is a full-time, live-out position. You will report directly to Mrs.

 

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Taking care of the employers
  • Taking care of guests
  • Supervise and work together with the staff
  • In charge of the residence, staff and service
  • Ensure that the family is living a 5-star lifestyle without any stress and incompleteness

 Of course you also have the experience and competence of the usual butler tasks, such as but not limited to:

  • Managing and maintaining the household
  • Wardrobe care
  • Table service (set up and serving)
  • Organize day-to-day maintenance
  • Planning (events, day-to-day business and all other occurring events)
  • Attend to all needs and requests from the family, even when not asked for
  • Responsible of the service for the guests and visitors
  • Responsible in maintaining high standards and level of service
  • All common duties
  • Occasionally driving

Competency requirements

  •  Trustworthy when being alone in the house
  • Good managerial and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of floristry
  • You are a multi-tasker                                                
  • Able to switch easily from informal to formal when needed 
  • Committed, loyal, conscientious, trustful and discrete
  • Good knowledge of clothing and maintenance
  • Able to listen and follow instructions
  • Able to work with modern communication devices
  • Effective communication skills
  • Able to work unsupervised                                                                                          
  • Able to maintain a professional manner at all times (formal and informal)
  • Able to learn guest and visitors preferences
  • Displays integrity and honesty
  • Maintains a positive attitude towards principal, guests and visitors
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and thoroughness
  • Non smoker
  • Flexible working hours
  • Occasionally traveling with the family
  • A few years’ experience in comparable position and/or 5* hospitality
  • English speaking and French conversational
  • Legal to work in Qatar
  • You in the possession of a driving license or willing to learn

 Location

 Doha, Qatar

Salary and conditions

  • Salary USD 30,000 – 40,000 (30-40 hrs per week)
  • Annual bonus
  • Yearly flight to-from home country
  • Medical insurance
  • Live-out accommodation will be provided
  • Mobile phone for functional use
  • Starting date: August 2021

 

Please send your professional resume in ENGLISH together with a PHOTO and 2 last REFERENCES to:

recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

A confidentiality agreement will be part of the contract

 

Full-time Travelling Valet-Butler for a business man, vacancy 200042111

Date posted: 21 June 2021

 

General

The client is CEO and founder of a global company in beverage. This is a new role in the household of the client.

The client has 3 children who are staying occasionally with him, accompanied by their nanny.

He likes a healthy life-style.

He owns 5 estates in Scotland, London, Latvia, near Monaco and Miami US. In these estates are EM-ers and HM-ers working for him with staff.

He travels a lot, not only to the estates but also business trips, with his private jet.

About 2 times a year he is sailing on a yacht. It’s not mandatory that the candidate accompanies him on the yacht.

For this particular role and with regards to the composition of the team, the perfect candidate is a female with Japanese nationality.

 

Description of the position

You will be one of his closest staff members, travelling with him wherever he goes, taking care of him, his wardrobe, suitcases, drinks etc. You are the linchpin in his existence and able to think 10 steps ahead.

 

Duties and Responsibilities a.o.

•          Providing a good service foundation

•          Able to think 10 steps ahead

•          Familiar with keeping records

•          Good knowledge of clothing and packing

•          Keeping good relationship with the other staff

•          Communicate with the other staff in preparing his visits to   other estates

•          Travelling with the client is mandatory

•          Travelling ahead to the estates or other locations to prepare

•          Working in a team with the Japanese chef. Not cooking but discussing the dinners etc and helping him to translate.

•          All other job related duties

 

Education

Well educated and preferable trained as a butler by The International Butler Academy

 

Candidate Requirements

•           Not to old, but with some life experience

•          Much experience is not needed when it’s an intelligent person who learns fast and easy

•          Japanese speaking as well as fluent English.

•          Informal but with a natural sense to change to formal

•          Discrete and reliable

•          Willing and able to learn preferences of him, the family and friends

•          Eye for details

•          Be very organized

 

Other staff members

There is a lot of other staff in all estates, so for the butler is no need to do other jobs than those she is appointed for.

 

Working conditions & Supplements

* Salary and package according to qualification and to be discussed

* 120 days annual leave (2 months on, 1 month off)

* Private rooms in the estates and hotels

* Flying sometimes ahead to the estates and/or destinations

 

Starting date

As soon as possible in consultation with the employer.

 

A candidate agreement including a NDA will be part of the recruitment process.

 

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 200042111

 

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

Full-time Butler for family and castle in France, vacancy 20030801

Date posted: 20 June 2021

 

General

You will be working at the Château in France mainly for the family consisting of Mr and Mrs and two children (16 and 6) and the cat Felix and the white rabbit Floconnelle, but also during opening hours for public receiving the guests.

Mrs is the president of the company, Mr. is the General Director. A good friend, comedian and director of decors, is visiting frequently.

The family organizes events and activities as well.

The castle (3,500 m2) is located in a rural area, about 1,5 hour drive from Versailles.

There are golf cars in the domain (96 ha with woods) and a little train. There are also horses with a carriage, which is taken care of by a coachman.

After the opening hours you provide the usual butler duties for the family.

 

Description of the position

You will take care of the daily ongoing business in the castle (working closely together with other staff) in close consultation with Mrs.

 

Duties and Responsibilities a.o.

  •  Organizing and planning
  • Receiving guests
  • Consult with the owner regarding activities
  • Carry out different hands-on tasks
  • All other butler and HM jobs

 

Education 

Well educated, groomed and preferable trained as a butler.

 

Candidate Requirements

  • You have life experience and patience
  • You don’t mind working and living in a quiet area
  • You are calm, serious, firm and respectful towards guests and staff.
  • You are discrete
  • You are mannerly, must take initiative but always in consultation with Mrs.
  • You are the “lynx eye” in the castle, which is a historical monument.
  • You have wine knowledge (preferable from Burgundy)
  • You have experience in tableware and decorating tables.
  • You know how to deal with visiting guests in a friendly and welcoming way, but also act decisively when needed
  • Thinking 10 steps ahead
  • Committed, loyal, conscientious, trustful and discrete
  • Driving license (the family owns a BMW and a Cadillac)
  • French speaking and writing fluently as well as English. Other languages such as Russian, German, Italian are welcome.
  • Able to work unsupervised

 

Other staff members

There are 10 other staff members (cleaning, gardening, maintenance) who will be under your supervision. However, it’s expected that you will cooperate with them in a friendly way at the same level.

 

Working conditions & Supplements

  • Salary EUR 3,800 gross
  • There is separate housing for the candidate available. There is a house with garden close to the castle to live or at choice of the candidate an appartement, one street from the castle.
  • Nationality not important but you must have a legal work permit for France

 

Starting date

As soon as possible.

 

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 20030801.

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

 

Butler-House Manager The Netherlands (replacement), vac.nr. 20051201

Date posted: 20 June 2021

 

Description of the position

Butler - House Manager for a businessman and his partner in the center of The Netherlands. This is a full time live-in position.

 

Location

Rural located estate in the center of The Netherlands of about 7,000 m2 including house and gardens.

 

Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for running the household, which means:
    • Organizing the agenda
    • Managing and coordination of the other household staff (cleaning maid, gardener)
    • Take calls/make calls
    • Oversee client’s packing and travel preparations
    • Cleaning duties
    • Chauffeuring on occasion

Next to this you will:

  • Run errands for the household as needed
  • Cleaning/laundry duties
  • Care of wardrobe
  • Daily grocery shopping
  • Meal preparation (breakfast and dinner) and clean up
  • Prepare cocktails and serve dinner when asked
  • Identify and anticipate the family needs and ensure personalized service
  • Liaise with other staff from the office, at home and external companies
  • Coordinate menu required for events
  • Oversee delivery of supplies, arrangement of tables, décor and provision of services
  • Ensure the performance is kept to highest standards at all times
  • Follow any other direct instruction of the principals

 

Relationships                                                                                                                                   

Direct report to principal.  

 

Experience

Ideally one or two years in a comparable position.

 

Traits

Flexibility is a must, and the candidate must have an excellent attention to detail. The ideal candidate will have a "can do" attitude and be willing to go above and beyond. Next to the principal and his (male) partner a close friend will be for 80-90% in the house.

And of course, you are:

  • Well-groomed and presentable
  • Able to switch easily from informal to formal when needed
  • Willingness to learn and grow in this position
  • Flexible and humble
  • Speak fluent English and preferable Dutch

 

Working conditions, salary & supplements

  • The contract starts with 3 months which will be extended after this period when the employers proceeds with you. The starting salary is average for The Netherlands. When you proof doing a good job, it will be rewarded by the employer of one year.
  • This is a full time live-in position. Separate housing is provided at the estate.
  • Days off, holiday payment in line with Dutch regulations and law
  • Pension plan available
  • Company car and mobile for business and private (only in The Netherlands) use
  • No animals allowed. Mind that the family has a cat.

 

Starting date

Immediately, this is a replacement.

 

A confidentiality agreement will be part of the contract.

For application or information, please contact:

recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

                                                                                                        

2 Full-time Butlers in Riyadh - KSA, vac.nr. 200042110

Date posted: May 26, 2021

General

The candidates will be working in shifts (1 day/1 night) for a business man. You have a clean police record and no previous work experience in The Middle East.

You will provide all traditional butler service as well in a formal and in an informal way for the family and guests.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

but not limited to

• Traditional butler service

• Table service

• Receiving guests

• 24/7 Service in shifts

• Excellent wardrobe care

 

Requirements

• Committed, loyal, conscientious, trustful and discrete

• Able to work as a team with the other butler in shifts

• Occasionally travelling with the family
• Good working relationship with other staff members
• Good communication and organizational skills
• Attention to detail and thoroughness

 

Working conditions & Supplements

• Salary and other benefits according to qualification.

• VISA will be taken care off

• Accommodation and meals are provided

 

Starting date

As soon as possible

 

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 200042110

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

Full-time domestic couple in France, vacancy 200042109

Date posted: 26 May, 2021

General

The candidates will be working for an elderly couple living in a small castle nearby Orleans, France. You have a clean police record, clean driving license and a legal work permit for France.

You will provide all domestic related duties, in a close working relationship with the chauffeur. You report directly to the principals.

Speaking French is important, however candidates who are willing to learn are also welcome.

Duties & Responsibilities

(not limited to)

• Taking care of the family and house

• Managing and maintaining the household inside and outside

• Gardening

• Shopping

• Cooking

• Cleaning

• Chauffeuring when needed

• Receiving guests

Requirements

• Committed and loyal

• Easy witching to formal when needed

• Handyman skills

• Knowledge of fine fabrics

• Friendly, patient and well-groomed

• Live experience, not to young

• Experience in domestic working

• Hands-on approach

Working conditions & Supplements

• Salary EUR 2.000 nett per person

• Free housing at the estate in a big flat in front of the lake

 • F&B

Starting date

Ideally in June/July 2021

 

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 200042109

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

Butler (fulltime) in Los Angeles USA – live-in vac.nr. 200042105

Date posted: April 29, 2021

General

The candidate will be working for a small family of five (2 parents and 3 children) based in Thousand Oaks, Los Angeles CA, USA. There is an additional trained German Shepherd as guard.

You will provide the usual butler tasks, taking care of family, parents and guests, ensuring that the family is living a five star lifestyle without stress and incompleteness.

Description of the position

Supervising and serving the household together with the staff (3) in the broadest sense of the word, with a flexible working attitude. You are able to work unsupervised and thinking ten steps ahead with a perfect eye for details at a high level.

Duties and Responsibilities a.o.

  • Managing and maintaining the household
  • Organize daily and unforeseen activities
  • Occasionally cooking (for children)
  • Carry out different hands-on tasks
  • Attend to all needs and requests from the family
  • All other occurring activities

Education and Training

Well educated and preferable trained as a butler

Candidate Requirements

  • Ability to manage in the most efficient way, with disciplines and manner.
  • Trustworthy and well mannered
  • Taking initiative
  • Able to work with modern communications devices
  • Flexible
  • Legal to work in the USA (Green Card or US nationality)
  • Speaking English
  • Driving license
  • Non-smoker

Other staff members

  • Gardener
  • Nanny
  • Part-time cleaner

Working conditions & Supplements

  • Salary according to qualification and negotiable.
  • Live-in
  • Health insurance if needed

Starting date

The sooner the better.

 

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 200042105

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

Full-time Professional Household Manager in Cambodia (vacancy 200042104)

Date posted: April 22, 2021

General

The candidate will be working for a family of six and dogs, managing the household in terms of organizing the house and other staff.

You will provide all managerial duties that are required to keep the house disciplined and in a good order.

Description of the position

Manage the household, helpers and guards within the house's premises, in terms of organization, safety, handling procedures etc to ensure the house is well disciplined and well in order.

Duties and Responsibilities a.o.

  • Organizing and planning
  • Managing the staff
  • Supervising dinners for guests
  • Carry out different hands-on tasks
  • Attend to all needs and requests from the family
  • All other HM jobs

Education and Training

Well educated and preferable trained as a butler

Candidate Requirements

  • Ability to manage the most efficient and well maintained household, with disciplines and manner. Especially when we host dinners for guests.
  • Trustworthy and well mannered
  • Taking initiative
  • Experienced in leading staff
  • Flexible
  • Legal to work in Cambodia
  • Speaking English and preferable Khmer
  • Driving license not required

Other staff members

  • Local helpers/housekeepers and guards
  • Nannies
  • Gardeners

Working conditions & Supplements

  • Salary based on 40 hrs p/week USD 30,000 – 40,000
  • Live-in and basic health insurance

Starting date

June or July 2021.

 

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to  vacancy number 200042104

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

 

 

Full-time Butler-Assistant, Belgium and Luxembourg (vacancy 200042103)

General

You will be working for an elderly Belgian lady, located in Landen Belgium and Luxemburg.
The estate in Luxemburg is located in a rural area with separate housing for the candidate.
You need a clean police record, driving license and legal work permit for Belgium and Luxemburg.

You provide all butler and other related household duties.

Great attitude and relationship with the lady are the main requirements. You will commit for a long period.

Description of the position

You will be mainly taking care of the principal. You take care of the daily ongoing business in the house (working closely together with other staff).

Duties and Responsibilities a.o.

  • Organizing and planning
  • Escorting the lady with shopping, events
  • Cooking
  • Carry out different hands-on tasks
  • Attend to all needs and requests from the lady, even when not asked for
  • All other butler and HM jobs

 

Education and Training

Well educated and preferable trained as a butler

Candidate Requirements

  • You have life experience and patience
  • You don’t mind working and living in a quiet area
  • Thinking 10 steps ahead
  • Committed, loyal, conscientious, trustful and discrete
  • Driving license
  • French speaking and writing fluently, German is a plus
  • When needed travelling with the employer
  • Able to work unsupervised

 

Other staff members

Housekeeper, gardener, handyman

Working conditions & Supplements

  • Salary according to qualification and to be discussed
  • Housing at the estate in Luxemburg
  • Consult if necessary with the son and accountant

 

Starting date

As soon as possible in consultation with the employer.

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us, referring to vacancy number 200042103

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

 

 

Full-time Butler, North of Spain (vacancy 200042102)

Date posted: April 12, 2021

General

You will be working for a Dutch family, mother and daughter. Because of the working circumstances, female candidates are preferred.
The estate is located in a rural and wooded area.
You need a clean police record, driving license and legal work permit for Spain and The Netherlands.
You provide all butler and other related household duties, in close working relationship with the other staff in a very informal setting.
Great attitude and relationship with the daughter are the main requirements. You will commit for a long period.

Description of the position

You will be mainly taking care of the family, especially the daughter when mother is sick. You take care of the daily ongoing business in the house (working closely together with other staff), shopping, cooking and all other tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities a.o.

  • Organizing and planning
  • Bringing and picking up the daughter to and from school
  • Carry out different hands-on tasks
  • Attend to all needs and requests from the family, even when not asked for
  • All other butler and HM jobs

 

Education and Training

Well educated and preferable trained as a butler

Candidate Requirements

  • You don’t mind working and living in a quiet area
  • Thinking10 steps ahead
  • Committed, loyal, conscientious, trustful and discrete
  • Driving license
  • English speaking and writing fluently, Dutch and Spanish are a plus
  • When needed travelling with the family
  • Able to work unsupervised                                                                                          
  • Able to entertain the daughter when needed
  • Able to keep on taking care of the daughter until she reaches the grown up age
  • Willingness to grow with the family

Other staff members

Housekeeping couple, gardener, handyman

Working conditions & Supplements

  • Salary according to qualification
  • Housing at the estate

Starting date

End of May, begin June

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us referring to  vacancy number 200042102

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

 

 

Full-time (junior)Butler in Maryland – USA (vacancy 200042101)

Date posted: April 9, 2021

General

The candidate will be working for a five person private family. You need a clean police record, clean driving license and a legal work permit for the USA.

You will provide all butler and other related household duties, in a close working relationship with the other staff (4).

Candidates at the beginning of their career are also accepted. Great attitude and adaptability are the main requirements.

Description of the position

Main duties will be taking care of the house (housekeeping tasks), organizing services (cleaning, driving, traveling), shopping, cooking and all other butler and house management tasks to the highest standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Managing and maintaining the household
  • Housekeeping
  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Wardrobe care
  • Table service
  • Organize day-to-day maintenance
  • Carry out different hands-on tasks
  • Planning
  • Attend to all needs and requests from the principal, even when not asked for
  • Responsible for the safety of the house
  • All other butler and house management jobs

Requirements

  • Preferably graduated with a professional butler training
  • Committed, organized, loyal, conscientious, trustful and discrete
  • Maintain good working relationship with other staff members
  • Good communication skills and ability to work with modern devices
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness
  • English speaking and writing
  • Legally able to work in the United States

Working conditions & Supplements

  • Salary and other benefits according to qualification.

 

Starting date

June 1st, 2021- flexible for the right candidate.

 

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us referring to  vacancy number 200042101

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

 

Butlers (Female), United Arab Emirates, vac.nr. 21011901

Date Posted: 19th January 2021

For our VVIP client in the Emirates, we are looking for different butlers roles: Butler Supervisor, Head Butler, Children's Butler.

Location: United Arab Emirates

Conditions and requirements:

  • You have proven working experience in relevant field
  • You have VVIP experience
  • You are able to work independently and remain motivated.
  • You are able to prioritize and have time management skills.
  • You show professionalism along with speed and attention to detail.
  • All the Butler candidates must be Female. This because of the working situation.
  • For the Children Butlers shared Accommodation will be provided.
  • For the Senior Butler Positions shared Apartment will be provided.
  • The company will provide one annual return ticket plus fully paid 30 days’ vacation.
  • While at work the company will provide balanced meals and beverages.
  • Preferable non-Arabic speakers.
  • Considering the establishment of nationality mix in the staff, Western candidates have a preference.

The focus is on getting quality profiles and therefore salary will be negotiable depending on qualification and experience.      

 

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us referring to  vacancy number  21011901 

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

 

 

Palace / Estate Manager in Qatar, vac.nr. 20121401 (m/f)

Date Posted: 14th December 2020

Palace Manager in private service for a royal client.

Candidates with no experience in the Middle East will be considered.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee palaces
  • Supervise staff
  • Maintain the highest standards
  • Identify and anticipate the Client’s needs and ensure personalized service
  • Coordinate menu required for functions
  • Oversee delivery of supplies, arrangement of tables, décor and provision of services
  • Manage and handle Food & Beverage complaints/ feedback
  • Administer petty cash: initiate necessary purchase, record expenses and provide account statements on request
  • Liaise with other managers to ensure the performance is kept to a high standard at all times
  • Follow any other direct instruction of the Client
  • Oversee Client’s packing and travel preparations; accompany the Client on the holiday and other travel if needed, and make sure that everything is in place
  • The job description and the site of employment can be revised as per the requirements and on the discretion of the Company. 

 

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us referring to  vacancy number  20121401

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com

 

 

Butlers for Qatar, vac.nr. 20090801

Date Posted: 8th September 2020

For our clients in Qatar we have an ongoing request for butlers (m/f) for different positions. Experience is desired, although with the right training and attitude, starting butlers will also be considered.

Applications of candidates who have worked before in KSA, Emirates or Bahrain will not be processed.

 

To apply for this vacancy, please contact us referring to  vacancy number  20090801

Mail: recruitment@butlerschool.com or butlersguild@butlersguild.com