Role: Butler

Days: 4 days on / 4 days off

Hours: Full-time

Location: Windsor, Berkshire

Salary: £45,000 – £60,000 gross per annum

Start: ASAP

We have a fantastic position for an experienced private household Butler to work for a high-profile family in Windsor, Berkshire.

You will work within a fully staffed property for an UHNW high profile family. Your role will be to take care of the front of house service, liaising with the Chef and Principals on daily menus, serving food and beverages (formal and informal table service), maintaining the organisation and cleanliness of service areas, assisting with the set up and organising private dinners and events at the property, greeting and welcoming the Principal’s visitors, valet duties, maintaining inventories, ad hoc errands for the family members.

You will be contracted to work on rotation with another Butler, with the working schedule of 4 days on 4 days off. Depending on the rota you may be required to cover weekends, so flexibility is essential. Flexibility to travel on occasion is required.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of formal experience working within a fully staffed private household as a Butler, be service orientated, highly discreet and be flexible and adaptable in approach.

The exact salary offered will depend on qualifications, skills and previous experience.

Interviewing now for an ASAP start.

Daily duties for the role will include;

  • Receiving guests to the property
  • Accepting deliveries and contractors to the residence
  • Change-over and upkeep of table services for breakfast, lunch and evening meal
  • Managing and supervising the creation and upkeep of floral displays and table arrangements
  • Serving food and drinks, ensuring proper service at all times
  • Storing and preparing wines correctly
  • Silver service and Butler service as required
  • Upkeep of silverware, china, and glassware
  • Be ‘on call’ and available for the Principals when in residence
  • Maintaining household inventories
  • Overseeing the service team during private dinners and events
  • Flexible to travel Internationally when required
  • Table layup and preparation for dinner parties

To be considered for this role you must;

  • Be eligible to work in the UK
  • Have a valid passport
  • Have excellent contactable references
  • Have 5+ years of experience working as a Butler within a formal private household
  • Possess (/be willing to get) an up-to-date DBS check

To apply for the position please send your CV to info@poppylaneplacements.com. You can also reach the team on +44 (0) 2072439049.