• Location: London
  • Type: Permanent
  • Categories Service
  • Salary £50,000 - £55,000 Per Year
  • ID 3888

Silver Swan is currently seeking a professional Butler for a lovely young family of 6 living in Kensington, West London. This is a full-time residence for the family, and they have other properties in Europe that are used during school holidays. The house is fully staffed, and the successful Butler will be working alongside a Head Housekeeper, Housekeepers, Nannies, Chef, and an additional Driver / Butler. You will be reporting to the Chief of Staff who is based in the South of France family office.

The family don’t entertain a lot, so it’s mostly an informal household. However, when they do entertain, the Butler will be expected to deliver more formal service. The family are happy to provide training or guidance where needed – the personality fit is more important for them.

Please Note: Candidates must have a legal right to live and work in the UK prior to applying as, unfortunately, we do not offer visa sponsorship.
If you do not have a legal right to live and work in the UK, your application will NOT be considered.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivering informal and formal service to the family and guests
  • Occasionally travelling with the principal for short trips of up to 3 weeks
  • Communicating with the Chef and kitchen when menu planning and wine pairing
  • Choosing wines and keeping wine inventory for the household
  • Liaising with the family office in France
  • Some wardrobe management
  • Packing and unpacking when travelling

Ideal candidate:

  • MUST have the right to live and work in the UK
  • Discretion and confidentiality at all times
  • Flexibility is key – the Butler will be expected to travel with the principal for trips of up to 3 weeks
  • Organised and well presented
  • Proactive approach
  • Excellent communication skills

Package:

  • Working week: 5 days / week, 10am – 5pm or 12pm – 9pm
  • Start: ASAP
  • Salary: £55k gross per annum approx.

Job status: LIVE
Responsible consultant: Laura Reeves

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